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Post Tech: April, 2013

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 04/29/2013

The Circuit: Sprint receives waiver from SoftBank to speak with Dish

Waiver allows Sprint to get more information from Dish, but not to negotiate

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:17 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/26/2013

The Circuit: T-Mobile targeted for ‘deceptive’ advertising

The carrier must offer refunds to customers after a complaint from the Washington state attorney general.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:34 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 04/25/2013

The Circuit: FTC answers lingering questions about children’s privacy law

The Federal Trade Commission released an FAQ on forthcoming children’s privacy regulations

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:28 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 04/24/2013

The Circuit: MetroPCS shareholders approve T-Mobile deal

Shareholder approval was the last hurdle to the deal, which has already gotten nods from regulators

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:51 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/23/2013

The Circuit: Privacy groups oppose requests to delay kids privacy law

Privacy advocates wrote to FTC chairman Edith Ramirez asking her to implement the rules as planned.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/22/2013

The Circuit: German agency fines Google over WiFi data collection

Also: Do Not Track; social media bans.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 04/19/2013

The Circuit: Google makes push for renewable energy

The search giant is asking utilities to make it easy for others to request renewable power options.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:37 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 04/18/2013

The Circuit: FCC says carriers have fulfilled ‘bill shock’ promises

The FCC said Thursday that carriers made good on promise to alert about network usage.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:35 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 04/16/2013

The Circuit: Immigration legislation addresses H-1B visas

Proposal includes provision to double number of visas in H-1B program.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:34 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 04/15/2013

The Circuit: Dish makes a bid for Sprint

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:19 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Dish proposes $25.5 billion merger with Sprint

Move would upset proposed deal between Sprint and Japanese wireless company Softbank.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:11 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 04/12/2013

The Circuit: BlackBerry seeks SEC review of analyst report

BlackBerry will file a formal request for an SEC review of an analyst report on return rates for new smartphone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:26 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 04/11/2013

The Circuit: Mark Zuckerberg launches to lobby on immigration reform

Group includes other tech industry heavyweights such as Google’s Eric Schmidt and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:47 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/09/2013

The Circuit: Google Fiber stakes out new ground in Texas

The company announced Tuesday that Austin will be its next gigabit city.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Google expands super-fast broadband to Austin

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was on hand for the broadband announcement; Google plans first connections for mid-2014.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Google faces new E.U. complaint over mobile search

FairSearch, a group that includes Microsoft and Nokia, files complaint over Android.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:01 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/08/2013

The Circuit: Cybersecurity top topic of discussion this week

The House Intelligence Committee is expected to mark up CISPA this week.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 04/05/2013

The Circuit: White House proposes day of ‘civic hacking’

The White House will host a hackathon in the first week of June, focusing on its We the People petition site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:10 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/02/2013

The Circuit: FTC announces robocall contest winners

The Federal Trade Commission split its $50,000 prize between two developers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013

FTC announces winners of robocall contest

The Federal Trade Commission awarded $25,000 each to two men with ideas for how to screen out unwanted calls.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 04/01/2013

The Circuit: Aereo wins New York appeal

Ruling ‘validates’ streaming service, company says.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:07 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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