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FCC head defends Internet neutrality rules on the road
NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of the Federal Communications Commission is taking the defense of new Internet regulations on the road....

BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software....

WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: Gadget fans in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Gadget lovers from around the world are in Barcelona to view the latest in handheld and wireless technology....

WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect
NEW YORK (AP) -- High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people more ways to use those devices....

Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen - from selling smartphone data plans, to using solar-powered drone aircraft as floating cell towers to partnering with telecom providers in the developing world to get people hooked on apps....

Google selling wireless plans to get more people online
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider?...

Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few lessons at this year's Game Developers Conference....

First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality....

AP Exclusive: Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat....

Venture capitalist testifies in Silicon Valley sex bias suit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist who helped direct early investments in Google and Amazon testified Tuesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that his firm is not run by men....

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FCC head defends Internet neutrality rules on the road

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WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: Gadget fans in Barcelona

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BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

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WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: On the ground in Barcelona

Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world

WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect

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