News tagged with government regulators

Riverbed Technology accepts $3.6B takeover bid

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo and a Canadian teacher pension will pay about $3.6 billion to take Riverbed Technology private a couple months after the computer networking equipment maker promised a thorough review of its ...

dateDec 15, 2014 in Business
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Canada's antitrust regulators scrutinizing Google

Government regulators in Canada are poised to open a formal investigation into whether Google is abusing its dominance of the Internet search market to stifle competition and drive up digital advertising prices.

dateDec 14, 2013 in Internet
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Adversaries, zombies and NIPCC climate pseudoscience

The warm start to Australian spring has been accompanied by a deluge of pseudoscience. Anti-vaccination campaigners andaliens made appearances, but the deluge was primarily climate pseudoscience in the Murdoch Press and talk radio. ...

dateSep 26, 2013 in Environment
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The science of collaboration

It's a long, expensive, risky road to turn a scientific breakthrough into a treatment that can help patients. Fewer organizations are trying to tackle the challenges alone, says a new paper from MIT researchers published ...

dateAug 28, 2013 in Social Sciences
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eBay chief says Web privacy clashes coming

Internet companies will soon have to find a way to protect user privacy to avert a "clash" which could lead to increased government regulation, eBay chief executive John Donahoe said Wednesday.

dateJan 30, 2013 in Internet
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Microsoft renews plea for crackdown on Google

Microsoft began the new year harping on a favorite theme: The software maker is arguing that government regulators need to crack down on Google to preserve fair competition in the Internet and smartphone markets.

dateJan 02, 2013 in Business
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89 nations sign controversial UN telecom treaty

A controversial new global treaty on telecom regulations was signed on Friday by 89 International Telecommunication Union member states despite US objections to potential regulation of the Internet.

dateDec 14, 2012 in Internet
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