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Post Tech: January 9, 2011 - January 15, 2011

The Circuit: Groupon reportedly worth $15 billion, Intel has strong 4Q, The Daily delayed

The Circuit: Groupon reportedly worth $15 billion, Intel has strong 4Q, The Daily delayed

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 14, 2011; 8:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Apple, Facebook, Gaming, Microsoft, Social media  
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OKCupid online dating service tweaks privacy controls

Last week, OKCupid launched some new functionality allowing its users to control who can see their profiles. Last week, OKCupid launched some new functionality allowing its users to do just that. It let its users know about the new features in targeted e-mails.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 13, 2011; 1:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Privacy, Social media  
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Google search guru in Washington to lobby against Internet search engine rules

Google search engine guru Matt Cutts met with members of the Federal Trade Commission and staff on Capitol Hill this week to argue why the firm opposes federal rules on Internet search results. The visit, what Cutts calls his "education...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 13, 2011; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Antitrust, Google  
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The Circuit: NTIA worried about LightSquared, Winklevoss twins appeal settlement, T-Mobile U.K. backs down on data limits

The Circuit: NTIA worried about LightSquared, Winklevoss twins appeal settlement, T-Mobile U.K. backs down on data limits

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 13, 2011; 8:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AT&T, Apple, Broadband, FCC, Facebook, Social media, Spectrum, T-Mobile  
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Comcast-NBC merger expected to have net neutrality conditions

Federal regulators aren't expected to decide this week on whether to approve a merger of Comcast and NBC Universal, as they weigh placing conditions on Internet access, as well as other requirements, according to sources familiar with the reviews. The...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 12, 2011; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Comcast, DOJ, FCC, Net Neutrality  
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Facebook to start sharing AMBER Alerts

Facebook has teamed up with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Department of Justice, and the Virginia State Police to make it easier to spread news about abducted children. Representatives from the social network announced their plan to make AMBER Alert bulletins available to users by region.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 12, 2011; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Facebook, Social media  
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The Circuit: Verizon iPhone preorders, Facebook paid $8.5M for fb.com, Microsoft challenges Apple trademark

The Circuit: Verizon iPhone preorders, Facebook paid $8.5M for fb.com, Microsoft challenges Apple trademark

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 12, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AT&T, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Social media, Verizon  
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Metro PCS rebuts accusations of net-neutrality violations

Metro PCS on Tuesday rebutted accusations by consumer groups that it was violating net-neutrality rules and sent a letter to the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission promising to respond to specific allegations. In a statement to Post Tech, Metro...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 12, 2011; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  FCC, Net Neutrality  
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Verizon iPhone spurs new war of words with AT&T over networks

With the just-announced Verizon Wireless iPhone comes a whole new level of warfare between the nation's two biggest mobile service operators as they race to lure and retain valuable smartphone customers. AT&T and Verizon are among the nation's biggest spenders...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 11, 2011; 12:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  AT&T, Apple, Verizon  
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Treasury moves to the cloud

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is migrating four existing sites into the Amazon Web Services cloud and will work with the company to host a new agency Web site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 11, 2011; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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Consumer groups urge FCC to investigate Metro PCS for net neutrality violation

Public interest groups on Tuesday called for the Federal Communications Commission to investigate new data plans by Metro PCS that they say block certain Web sites on cell phones and violate net neutrality rules. The action comes as carriers race...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 11, 2011; 10:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  FCC, Net Neutrality  
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The Circuit: Verizon's iPhone, The Daily for iPad, good news for Groupon

The Circuit: Verizon's iPhone, The Daily for iPad, good news for Groupon

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 11, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AT&T, Apple  
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FCC loses 'Survivor' winner/sexiest man Yul Kwon

With the new year come many staff changes at the Federal Communications Commission, starting with the agency's own "Survivor" star, Yul Kwon, who left the agency last week and headed back into show business. Kwon, former deputy chief of...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 11, 2011; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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CES: Gadgets that appeal to the online mom

LAS VEGAS - The world's biggest tech show primarily focuses on gearheads and businessmen, but this year it put at least one spotlight on another market that's proving just as eager for the latest gizmos: moms. The Consumer Electronics Show...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 10, 2011; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  CES  
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CES 2011: Top five tweets from Cecilia

Cecilia Kang was on the scene at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show last week and tweeting up a storm. You can follow her here @ceciliakang, but here's a sampling of her top tweets from Las Vegas as she caught up with tech policy big shots at the show

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 10, 2011; 9:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  CES, Twitter  
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The Circuit: Twitter and WikiLeaks, E&C subcommittees, Commerce to work on Internet ID

The U.S. Justice Department has asked Twitter to hand over information on a number of users who support the Web site WikiLeaks; House Energy and Commerce chairman Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) has released the full list of subcommittee members for the 112th Congress; The Obama administration will tap the U.S. Department of Commerce to lead the initiative to give Americans an Internet ID.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | January 10, 2011; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AT&T, Apple, DOJ, Facebook, Google, Mobile, Privacy, Social media, Twitter, Verizon  
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