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  • UPDATE 1-Uber suspends operations in Boise, Idaho Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:41 PM ET

    "Steep and growing costs that come from offering thousands of free rides combined with unworkable and onerous regulations being proposed by the City leave Uber no other choice than to suspend operations in Boise for the foreseeable future," the company said in a blog post. Uber has been offering its ride sharing services in Boise since October.

  • Forestry company J.D. Irving filed a notice with Canadian regulators this week, saying it was "vitally concerned" about how TransCanada Corp's proposed Alberta- to- New Brunswick pipeline would affect its operations. In a filing with the National Energy Board on Monday, J.D. Irving said about 170 km of the proposed pipeline route would cross its forest holdings in...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- U.S. regulators on Thursday imposed the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks. The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines, with Democrats in favor, to approve new "net neutrality" rules that seek to restrict broadband providers' power to...

  • Cuban on net neutrality: It will be whac-a-mole Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Enshrining net neutrality into Federal Communications Communications rules subjects the Internet to the whims of politicians, Mark Cuban tells CNBC.

  • Forestry company J.D. Irving filed a notice with Canadian regulators this week, saying it was "vitally concerned" about how TransCanada Corp's proposed Alberta- to- New Brunswick pipeline would affect its operations. In a filing with the National Energy Board on Monday, J.D. Irving said about 170 km of the proposed pipeline route would cross its forest holdings in...

  • Altice seeks EU okay with concessions for Portuguese deal Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:07 PM ET

    BRUSSELS, Feb 26- Telecoms group Altice has offered concessions in an effort to gain European Union antitrust approval for its 7.4 billion euro bid for the Portuguese assets of Brazil's Grupo Oi, the European Commission said. Altice's founder, Franco-Israeli telecoms entrepreneur Patrick Drahi, has expanded his portfolio of cable and mobile telecoms...

  • Feb 26- Diagnostics company Corgenix Medical Corp said on Thursday U.S. health regulators had approved its rapid Ebola test for emergency use, in response to the world's worst outbreak of the virus that killed more than 10,000 so far. The company's ReEBOV Antigen Rapid Test, which involves putting a drop of blood on a paper strip and waiting for at least 15 minutes...

  • BISHKEK, Feb 26- Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted on Thursday to give the government one month to finalise talks with Centerra Gold on the future of the Kumtor project and threatened to nationalise the Canadian company's gold mine if no agreement is reached. The Central Asian state and the Toronto- listed investor have been locked in uneasy talks for more than a...

  • Battle over the Internet  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:08 AM ET

    Max Levchin, PayPal co-founder shares his thoughts on net neutrality and classifying the Internet as a utility.

  • FCC vote on net neutrality  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the upcoming FCC ruling on net neutrality and what it means to Internet users.

  • The 'father of net neutrality' breaks it all down  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:37 AM ET

    Columbia Law School Professor Tim Wu explains the polemics behind the FCC vote to regulate the Internet.

  • What is net neutrality anyway?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes to the streets of New York City to find out what Americans know about net neutrality.

  • Net neutrality faceoff in Washington, DC  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:03 AM ET

    The FCC is expected to approve rules that insure Internet providers treat all content equally but will categorize the Internet as a public utility, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Feb 26- Google Inc has combined its two European regional divisions as it seeks to meet the challenges of tougher regulation across the continent, a source close to the company said on Thursday. In response, Google has argued that for Europe to remain competitive in global markets, it needs to form a single digital market instead of relying on national...

  • New Mexico House panel OKs Uber, Lyft regulation bill Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:01 AM ET

    SANTA FE, N.M.— A measure aimed at regulating ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft in New Mexico cleared its first hurdle Thursday. Monica Youngblood, R- Albuquerque, and Sen. Last year, the Public Regulation Commission ordered the San Francisco- based Lyft to cease operations in Albuquerque.

  • Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:05 AM ET

    "Today is a red-letter today for Internet freedom," said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursday's meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in support of the change. "Today's FCC decision will protect innovation and create a...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— For the second time in two years, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Thursday sent a proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-controlled wine and liquor store system, but it faces an uncertain fate and is challenged as a long-term fiscal loser for the state government. "It has been way too long in Pennsylvania."

  • FACTBOX-What is net neutrality? U.S. debates once again Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    That means companies such as Comcast Corp or Verizon Communications Inc would be barred from blocking or slowing access to any website or content on the web, for instance to benefit their own services over those of competitors. The FCC, which regulates U.S. cable and other companies that provide broadband services, has tackled net neutrality rules several...

  • Tougher Internet rules to hit cable, telecoms companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    It culminated in the FCC receiving a record 4 million comments and a call from President Barack Obama to adopt the strongest rules possible. The FCC sought new net neutrality rules after a federal court rejected their previous version in January 2014. The shift gives the FCC more authority to police various types of deals between providers such as Comcast Corp...

  • SEC probes companies' treatment of whistleblowers - WSJ Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:16 PM ET

    The inquiries come as SEC officials have expressed concern about a possible corporate backlash against whistleblowers, the newspaper said. It couldn't be determined how many or which companies were sent the letters or what penalties the SEC could potentially levy in the probe, the Journal said. The 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law gave the SEC the power...