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Uber accused of ignoring drunk driver complaints in California

In the latest string of bad PR for Uber, the company could be facing down yet another fine from regulators in the state of California, this time for allegedly failing to look into rider complaints of drivers on the service being under the influence….

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Internet giants resist the FCC’s relaxed net neutrality rules

It's no secret that many people object to new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's plans to soften net neutrality rules, but the companies affected by these plans have now had a chance to object directly to his strategy. The Internet Association lobbying group, w…

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Russia hopes legitimizing Bitcoin will thwart crooks

Russia's existing stance on bitcoin and other digital currencies is… less than welcoming. You could face website bans and prison time just for using it. However, the country is making an about-face on the idea. Deputy Finance Minister Alexey Moi…

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FCC axes plan to allow phone calls on flights

There hasn't exactly been a groundswell of support for in-flight phone calls in the US, and regulators are now ready to drop the idea. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed that his agency cancel a 2013 proceeding that would have let people make cellpho…

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FDA clears 23andMe to warn you about potential health risks

Good news for everyone who wants to do at-home DNA tests: 23andMe has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration to tell customers if they're at risk for 10 potentially debilitating diseases. “These are the first direct-to-consumer tests author…

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