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AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on a proposal that would not only undo the Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015, but will forbid states to put anything similar in place....

The Latest: Disney says James Murdoch future role unclear
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on Disney's deal for large part of Fox (all times local)...

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business....

As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight
NEW YORK (AP) -- As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight....

Amazon will stream AVP beach volleyball tour
Amazon is going shopping for TV content, and it's putting some beach volleyball in its cart....

Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results
BOSTON (AP) -- Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out new features on its Bing search engine powered by artificial intelligence, including one that summarizes the two opposing sides of contentious questions, and another that measures how many reputable sources are behind a given answer....

Trump's Alabama evolution _ a tale told in tweets
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump likes to trumpet his opinions on Twitter, even when they change dramatically. He put his presidential weight behind two different candidates for the U.S. Senate from Alabama, and both lost. A look at Trump's tweets over the course of the race:...

Men plead guilty to creating 'botnet' used to crash the web
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Three men pleaded guilty to creating a "botnet" known as Mirai that was used to paralyze chunks of the internet in 2016....

Cellphone company T-Mobile to launch TV service next year
NEW YORK (AP) -- T-Mobile is launching a TV service next year, becoming the latest company to marry wireless and video....

Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside."...

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