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Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator’s successful effort to repeal net neutrality rules. The Justice Department said Markara Man, 33, of Norwalk, California, sent the email Read More

TV networks emerge as obstacles on YouTube’s hunt for ads

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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three years ago, the beginning of the end of the U.S. television business looked certain when one of the largest ad buying agencies vowed to move a big chunk of its purchases to YouTube from TV budgets. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile device users are seen next to a screen Read More

GE’s rising bonds offer another endorsement of CEO Culp

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – General Electric Co shareholders offered their latest endorsement of new Chief Executive Larry Culp this week when they approved a pay package that could net him up to $233 million down the road. FILE PHOTO: General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp mingles with shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Read More

Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in fourth quarter

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(Reuters) – Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported deeper losses than feared of monthly phone subscribers despite discount offerings, raising concerns that the wireless carrier may not be sustainable if its pending merger with T-Mobile is not approved. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a Sprint store in New York City, U.S., April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater transparency in Silicon Valley. The announcements were dotted throughout nearly two hours of product updates Read More

Pornhub teases Tumblr takeover to restore former adult content ‘glory’

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Pornhub wants to buy Tumblr and reverse the microblogging site’s recent controversial decision to purge adult content from its pages. The website has seen a flop in traffic since removing porn posted by its users. Verizon is reportedly preparing to sell Tumblr, and Pornhub VP Corey Price told BuzzFeed that his company is “extremely interested” Read More

U.S. attorney general recuses self from T-Mobile, Sprint merger probe

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department’s deliberations on whether to Read More

T-Mobile profit jumps, beats estimates; subscriber additions cited

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FILE PHOTO: A T-Mobile logo is seen on the storefront door of a store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc first-quarter revenue and profit jumped from a year earlier, beating Wall Street’s estimates, the company said on Thursday, citing competitively priced wireless plans that enabled it Read More

T-Mobile, Sprint lobby regulators to win U.S. approval for tie-up

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior executives at T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp made the case to U.S. officials in Washington last week that they should approve a planned tie-up between the two wireless companies, arguing a combined firm would have incentives to “aggressively lower prices.” FILE PHOTO: A smartphones with Sprint logo are seen in Read More