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Net Neutrality Shouldn’t Be Up To The FCC, Republicans Sayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  House Republicans on Friday challenged the existing framework for how net neutrality rules are set and enforced. At a hearing held by the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust law, the Republican members said the Federal Trade Commission, not the Federal Communications Commission, should have authority when it comes to net neutrality. Read More (IT news)

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Inside Jobs: The Facilities Manager Who’s Been Google, Facebook And Now Flipboard’s Secret Weaponview story

http://techcrunch.com –  On a perfect day for Scott Oligher, most of his coworkers will hardly notice the work he’s done at all. That’s because as the head of facilities at Flipboard, Oligher is in charge of making sure everything that happens behind the scenes at the company’s Palo Alto headquarters runs smoothly. (IT news)

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Missouri May Amend Its Constitution To Require Warrant For Digital Searchesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  A proposed state constitutional amendment could grant residents of Missouri stronger digital privacy protections. The amendment passed the state’s legislature, and will be voted on by the general electorate in August. Read More (IT news)

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Developers Look To Create Transparency With Microsoft Kinect V2view story

http://techcrunch.com –  At NUI Central’s Kinect for Windows Hackathon, a projector on the ceiling creates an image of sand and shrubbery on the ground. The terrain is supposed to be Afghanistan. After walking around on the small projected space expecting nothing to happen, a boom and a white flash hit my senses. I stepped on a land mine, or at least that’s what the app, Sweeper, wants me to think. (IT news)

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Google’s Tepid Plan To Boost Diversity At Tech Conferencesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Less than a month after admitting it hires too many white dudes, Google is committing to increasing the number of women and minorities in tech to better reflect society at large. Read More (IT news)

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The Race To Ubiquitous, Free Cloud Storageview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Two interesting things happened today in the realm of cloud storage: Microsoft cut its prices for OneDrive and gave out more free gigabytes, and Box took its editing tool Box Notes mobile. (IT news)

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Google Gets Into Domain Salesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  So, you want to buy a domain name. Who do you go to first? GoDaddy? NameCheap? Whoever happens to have a sale going on right now? How about Google? (IT news)

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Yahoo Releases Aviate Homescreen For Android To Organize Your Lifeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Yahoo has today launched a new smartphone UI experience called Aviate, which is available for Android phones (English speaking only). The idea is that the company can dip their toes in the mobile OS waters without going all-in on anything, as Yahoo works to strengthen its mobile portfolio. Read More (IT news)

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SF Sends Cease-And-Desist To Apps Selling Public Parking Spotsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Turns out you’re not allowed to rent away public property like parking spots as if you owned them. Parking app Monkey Parking received a cease-and-desist order today from San Francisco’s City Attorney, which has also asked Apple to remove it from the App Store for violating local law. Two other apps Sweetch and ParkModo were also warned they’d receive C&Ds. (IT news)

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Google Play Quarterly App Revenue More Than Doubled Over Past Year, Thanks To Games, Freemium Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  How well the Android app marketplace on Google Play is performing is the subject of a new report from recently expanded app analytics firm App Annie, out today ahead of this week’s Google I/O 2014 developer conference. (IT news)

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Google Glass Goes On Sale Outside The USview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Ahead of Google’s I/O developer conference, which kicks off this Wednesday, Mountain View has opened up sales of its augmented reality wearable goggles, Glass, to people outside the US. Read More (IT news)

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A Little Startup Called Cruise From The Socialcam, Twitch Founders Is Tackling Self-Driving Cars Tooview story

http://techcrunch.com –  From mobile-social video apps to self-driving cars? Kyle Vogt, one of the founders behind Justin.tv, Socialcam and Twitch, is getting back to his undergraduate research roots in autonomous vehicles with a new self-driving car startup called Cruise. He’s recruited a team of engineers and roboticists from MIT. Read More (IT news)