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Jul 23, 2014

Google rival slams EU Commission over antitrust settlement proposals

One of the complainants in an antitrust case against Google has slammed the European Commission for apparently adopting wholesale Google’s proposal to settle the case, while giving complainants no fair chance to express their views on the settlement.... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.

Jul 18, 2014

Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists say

Plans to favor some Internet packets over others threaten consumers’ hard-won right to use encryption, a digital privacy advocate says. Activists and tech companies fended off efforts in the U.S. in the 1990s to ban Internet encryption or give the go... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.

Jul 16, 2014

A Deluge of Comment on Net Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has received hundreds of thousands of comments on a plan that would govern how data is passed along through the Internet... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.

Jul 16, 2014

F.C.C. Is Deluged With Comments on Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has received hundreds of thousands of comments on a plan that would govern how data is passed along through the Internet... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.

Jul 12, 2014

Lyft delaying NYC launch of car-hailing service

After state officials took the controversial ride-sharing app to court Friday, the company put the brakes on its planned Friday night launch in Brooklyn and Queens, and announced it would work with the Taxi and Limousine Commission to comply with cit... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.

Jul 11, 2014

FCC approves plan to spend $1B a year on school Wi-Fi

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to spend US$2 billion over the next two years on improving Wi-Fi networks at schools and libraries, despite questions from Republican commissioners about the source of those funds. The FCC, in a 3-... #Federal Communications Commission #U.S. Republican Party

Jul 11, 2014

Sandra Day O'Connor decries judge elections

The retired U.S. Supreme Court justice has released a plan for revamping the selection process for state court judges with the Quality Judges Initiative, which advocates to replace elections for judges with bipartisan nominating commissions... #Sandra Day O'Connor #Supreme Court of the United States

Jul 11, 2014

Chicago panel approves Wrigley Field renovation much larger than last year's $500 million plan

Wrigley Field took a step in the direction of every major league baseball park in the country Thursday when a city commission unanimously approved a major expansion of planned renovations including several more electronic signs and erecting a Jumbotr... #Sandra Day O'Connor #Supreme Court of the United States

Jul 25, 2014

Arts commission has big plan for major new work

For the past several years, Fort Worth has made substantial additions to its public art collection and, thanks to a decision by the City Council in 2001, there will be a lot more to come... #Sandra Day O'Connor #Supreme Court of the United States

Jun 27, 2014

IOC says Tokyo 2020 Olympic venue changes not as radical as some feared

The IOC wrapped up its first coordination commission meeting for the Tokyo 2020 Games on Friday, saying proposed changes to the venue plan are not as drastic as some have suggested... #Tokyo #International Olympic Committee
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