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Aug 25, 2014

Planet Labs begins launching second set of satellites

A San Francisco startup that wants to provide daily updated satellite views of the entire planet has begun launching its second batch of satellites. The first pair of Planet Labs’ “Flock 1b” constellation of imaging satellites was released from the I...

Aug 25, 2014

Key Take-Aways From HubSpot's IPO Seeking $100 Million

HubSpot, a leader in cloud-based marketing automation software, filed their long-awaited S1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission today.  The company plans to raise $100M to fund future global expansion and will be listed on the New York Stock ... #Securities and Exchange Commission #HubSpot #New York Stock Exchange

Aug 19, 2014

Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children who want to use Google services may no longer have to lie about their age, as the company reportedly plans special accounts for users under the age of 13. Try to create an account now on Google if you’re not at least 13 years old, and the We... #Federal Trade Commission #Google Inc.

Aug 29, 2014

Big plans in store for high-speed rail in Texas

Those who worry that the plan to build a high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas by 2021 is overly ambitious were probably having heart palpatations after the seven-member Commission for High-Speed Rail in Dallas/Fort Worth expanded its visio... #Texas #Fort Worth, Texas #Dallas, Texas

Aug 09, 2014

FCC doesn't buy Verizon's throttling rationale, wants all carriers to explain themselves

On Friday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler dismissed Verizon’s reasoning for throttling certain mobile broadband users, and announced that the Commission was questioning other mobile carriers’ throttling policies as well, Reute... #Texas #Fort Worth, Texas #Dallas, Texas

Aug 29, 2014

Fresno council considers chemical warehouse in southwest Fresno

The Fresno City Council will consider Thursday a plan to put a chemical distribution warehouse in southwest Fresno, a proposal that was denied by the Fresno Planning Commission... #Texas #Fort Worth, Texas #Dallas, Texas

Aug 06, 2014

Public Knowledge readies complaint on mobile traffic throttling

Digital rights group Public Knowledge will file net neutrality complaints against each of the four largest mobile carriers in the U.S. over their practice of throttling some traffic, in some cases on so-called unlimited data plans. Public Knowledge o... #AT&T Inc. #Federal Communications Commission #Verizon Wireless #T-Mobile

Sep 01, 2014

Johnson won't back Heathrow expansion as 'Boris Island' idea sinks

Mayor says third runway at London's busiest airport would be disaster, as plans for Thames estuary hub are grounded Boris Johnson has signalled he will continue to battle Heathrow expansion, despite being told that his plans for a four-runway Thames ... #London #Heathrow Airport #Boris Johnson #Thames, NZ

Aug 29, 2014

Briefs: Malaysia Airlines cutting 6,000; Google building drones; Camel, Newport deal probed

Here's what's happening in the world of business on August 29, 2014. Big story Malaysia Airlines plans to cut 6,000 workers and sell its stock to a government investor as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul attempt for the brand devastated by two disaste... #Chrysler #Fiat #Malaysia Airlines #Google Inc. #Lorillard Tobacco Company #Philip Morris International #Commerce Department #Federal Trade Commission #Europe #New Jersey #European Central Bank #Atlantic City, NJ #Fitch Ratings

Aug 26, 2014

GOP challenger in baseball campaigning calls on Comptroller DiNapoli to come to bat

ALBANY -- Republican candidate for state comptroller Bob Antonacci who is trying to build a roster of supporters by campaigning at minor league baseball games is calling on state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to agree to a debate, which could bring far... #Andrew Cuomo #U.S. Republican Party #Thomas DiNapoli