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FILE - This combination of photos shows logos for social media platforms, from left, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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AP News
June 26, 2020 - 2:29 pm
Facebook, Twitter shares drop as European giant pulls ads
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In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, the logo for T-Mobile appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. T-Mobile, one of the three largest mobile carriers in the U.S., said it's working to fix a widespread network issue.
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AP News
June 16, 2020 - 12:37 pm
FCC calls hours-long T-Mobile service outage 'unacceptable'
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo characters from Disney and Fox movies are displayed. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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WRVA News
October 22, 2019 - 11:51 am
By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is offering new and current customers a free year of Disney+ as the battle for streaming customers heats up. The offer extends to certain new and existing unlimited 4G and 5G customers as well as the vast majority of new home-internet customers. The...
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October 01, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By MARCY GORDON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission could dump rules that keep internet providers from favoring some services over others, but couldn't bar states like California from enacting their own prohibitions, a federal court ruled. While Tuesday's ruling...
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dreamstime
July 12, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By MARCY GORDON , AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it...
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dreamstime
June 19, 2018 - 11:09 am
FRANK BAJAK, AP Cybersecurity Writer Verizon is pledging to stop selling data to outsiders through intermediaries that can pinpoint the location of mobile phones, the Associated Press has learned. It is the first major U.S. wireless carrier to step back from a business practice that has drawn...
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June 13, 2018 - 11:31 am
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:38 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess...
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dreamstime
May 22, 2018 - 12:05 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) - FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was in Virginia. He stopped in Richmond to tour VCU Medical Centers Telemedicine facility. Pai also made a stop at Renwood Farms in Charles City where he saw how farmers are using technology to their advantage. Pai, who is a former lawyer for Verizon, is...
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