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TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril....

Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says that some of the federal government's information technology systems are archaic and that "we need to upgrade them" to get serious about improving security....

UK lawmakers say proposed spy law fails to protect privacy
LONDON (AP) -- British government plans to strengthen spies' powers to snoop on the Internet are muddled and don't do enough to protect privacy, lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing the country's intelligence agencies said Tuesday....

Feds find Fiat Chrysler gear shifters can confuse drivers
DETROIT (AP) -- Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined....

With restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michael "Burnie" Burns hears a discrepancy....

India Internet ruling blocks Facebook 'Free Basics' program
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- India's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services....

Insider Q&A: Competing with cable's Internet offerings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. His new Internet service, Starry, would compete with cable companies in big cities....

License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through, the system would sound an alert. If someone burglarized a house, the data could be mined to see who was on the road at the time....

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday....

Obamas seek better WiFi service for next first couple
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says one improvement he'd like to make at the White House for his successor is to upgrade the WiFi system....

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TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

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Obamas seek better WiFi service for next first couple

Insider Q&A: Competing with cable's Internet offerings

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