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    Today Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski laid out plans to establish the FCC's authority to regulate broadband. Genachowski wants to ensure an "open Internet" and prohibit "unreasonable discrimination" by broadband providers against certain websites. He's not issuing laws or mandating so-called net neutrality today -- at this point he's simply looking to secure the commission's direct authority.

  • Cable company stocks fell Thursday after a new policy was announced by the Federal Communications Commission, two analysts told CNBC.

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    In the latest push to expand its product line to a wider demographic, luxury goods maker Coach will debut its first-ever standalone men's store on Friday, to determine whether an expansion on the category—or a slew of men's-specific locations—could be a profitable investment.

  • My sources breakdown how the FCC plans to regulate broadband going forward.

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    At either extreme, the social Web is empowering consumers. Before, the high cost of mass media put advertising out of reach for all but corporations. But now, social networking hands us a modern-day megaphone to shout our opinions and extend our influence far and wide.

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    The head of the Federal Communications Commission is pledging to apply only narrow regulations to high-speed Internet access to ensure the agency has adequate authority to govern broadband providers without adopting heavy-handed rules.

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    What a difference a year makes." That's how Sumner Redstone, chairman of CBS kicked off the company's first quarter earnings call.

  • The FCC is set to announce whether they will allow cable companies to price according to bandwidth. This would benefit subscribers, but not the cable companies themselves.

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    News "flash," and I use the term "flash" very, very loosely: When I first heard about Cupidtino, the first thing I did was look at a calendar. Was it April Fools again? But no, all signs (astrologic and otherwise) point to Cupidtino, a new dating website that seeks to match Mac lovers with one another, is real.

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    Facebook is trying to fix a glitch that was exposing users' private chats to some of their friends on the social media site, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

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    OK, I know there are plenty of serious issues facing investors right now. Apple shares were getting slammed again this morning, and same goes for Google , though tech is staging a valiant comeback from their earlier lows today. (Google is now roaring back!) The images from Greece are horrifying. There's big time concern over Portugal.

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    According to a new survey by research firm ForeSee Results, satisfaction among the top 100 online retailers shifted to an all-time high 78 out of 100—a five-point increase over this time last year.

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    The phenomenal success of Avatar and strong performance at the cable networks helped grow the company's revenue 19 percent over last year to $8.8 billion.

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    Avatar's record-breaking performance — $2.7 billion in ticket sales worldwide, more than any other film (unadjusted for inflation) — should give 20th Century Fox record results.

  • A $3.4 billion acquisition by two private equity firms reflects the increasing momentum in leverage ratios.

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    Apple built a name for itself railing against Big Brother....Flash forward 30 years and near death experiences by both the company and the CEO who co-founded it have spawned a competitive urgency that has at once transformed Apple into one of business history's all-time success stories, and maybe into the corporate monolith it originally tried to displace.

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    The networks consider this a crucial month not just for Sweeps, but because it's a crucial time to snag eyeballs and ad dollars as the season wraps up, before TV viewing drops during the summer.

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    Anybody who’s worked in a big company knows how hard it can be to find “the right someone” on short notice to help you solve a pressing business-innovation problem...But three big companies have begun to figure out how to build these large-scale pull platforms to create value for customers...and in the process, they’ve driven sustainable long-term results.

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    To provide the best protection for your organization, your IT team members need to change the way they think about network security monitoring.

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    Apple says its new iPad exceeded 1 million units sold this past weekend, after less than a month on the market.