Netflix tries to explain its apparent sudden flip-flop on net neutrality

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    The Switchboard: Clinton e-mails under review by the State Department

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    6 reasons to be excited for self-driving cars

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    The FTC wants to know how companies are tracking you across computers and smartphones

    The FTC wants to know how companies are tracking you across computers and smartphones

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    ‘Rock Band’ is coming back this year

    ‘Rock Band’ is coming back this year

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    Silent Circle pivots to corporate security with new products

    Silent Circle pivots to corporate security with new products

    After the Sony cyberattack, the Blackphone maker is setting its sights on corporations.

    This new GOP bill would completely gut the FCC’s net neutrality rules

    This new GOP bill would completely gut the FCC’s net neutrality rules

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    Apple Watch: In “Vogue,” but in vogue?

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    IKEA, Samsung push wireless charging forward

    IKEA, Samsung push wireless charging forward

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    The Switchboard: Clinton says she’ll release her e-mail

    The Switchboard: Clinton says she’ll release her e-mail

    Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.

    Watch out Silicon Valley, here comes China

    Watch out Silicon Valley, here comes China

    The country is well-positioned with money, smart minds, a huge market and hungry entrepreneurs.

    Vertical videos find redemption

    Vertical videos find redemption

    Snapchat and Mindie are embracing the long-hated format.

    Uber is putting tablets for kids in hundreds of cars in the D.C. area

    Uber is putting tablets for kids in hundreds of cars in the D.C. area

    Nabi 2 tablets are a new feature for Uber Family cars -- but only in the DMV.

    Are virtual reality goggles safe to use?

    Are virtual reality goggles safe to use?

    The CEO of a prominent virtual reality company attacks his competitors, but his claims are overstated.

    Five start-ups chosen for Northern Virginia cybersecurity program

    Five start-ups chosen for Northern Virginia cybersecurity program

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    The Switchboard: Clinton’s private e-mail helped thwart FOIA requests

    The Switchboard: Clinton’s private e-mail helped thwart FOIA requests

    Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.

    Clinton may not have sent classified e-mail from her personal account. But that may not matter.

    Clinton may not have sent classified e-mail from her personal account. But that may not matter.

    Unclassified communications can still be sensitive.

    Obama is upset that China wants tech companies to undermine their own security

    Obama is upset that China wants tech companies to undermine their own security

    Obama finally comes out against backdoors in encryption — if China can access them.

    Pizza Hut, Visa and Accenture want you to buy pizza from your car

    Pizza Hut, Visa and Accenture want you to buy pizza from your car

    Visa hopes to expand the service so that drivers can eventually shop, pay for gas and parking on the go.

    Why Comcast, AT&T and other Internet providers might not sue the FCC after all

    Why Comcast, AT&T and other Internet providers might not sue the FCC after all

    Industry groups could take the lead as broadband firms, with high-stakes deals on the table, take a back seat.

    BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

    BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

    BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software.

    6 failed attempts to thwart the iPhone

    6 failed attempts to thwart the iPhone

    The traditional camera industry went down with a fight, but never really had a chance.

    The Switchboard: Hillary Clinton used personal e-mail for everything at the State Department

    The Switchboard: Hillary Clinton used personal e-mail for everything at the State Department

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    Why drivers are winning the labor war between Uber and Lyft

    Why drivers are winning the labor war between Uber and Lyft

    The market for drivers is heating up as they increasingly play one company off the other.

    ULA ready to compete against Elon Musk’s space startup, CEO says

    ULA ready to compete against Elon Musk’s space startup, CEO says

    ULA chief Tory Bruno says the company is transforming itself in the wake of challenges by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.