News tagged with regulation

China tightens regulations for online films

Chinese authorities are requiring makers of online films to gain licenses and report their content before it is posted, tightening regulation of what in recent years has been a more freewheeling genre than ...

dateJan 23, 2014 in Internet
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Finding meaning in gene expression 'noise'

Static models of gene regulation networks are inevitably oversimplified, indicating how one gene specifically switches certain target genes on while turning others off. However, the reality is much more dynamic ...

dateJan 10, 2014 in Biotechnology
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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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German antitrust agency shelves Amazon probe

German antitrust regulators say they've shelved a case against Amazon.com Inc. after the American online retailer agreed to lift a regulation prohibiting third-party traders from selling their products cheaper elsewhere.

dateNov 26, 2013 in Business
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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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3Qs: How 'tweet' it is?

Last week, the social media giant Twitter tweeted that it had filed for a planned initial public offering with U.S. regulators. We asked Linlin Ma, who joined the Northeastern faculty this fall as an assistant ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Business
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