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FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. ‘net neutrality’ rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to recast the digital landscape.


Trump says AT&T plan to buy Time Warner ‘not a good deal’

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his criticism of pay TV and wireless company AT&T’s deal to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner Inc, which the Justice Department has sued to stop.


U.S. prosecutors charge Iranian in ‘Game of Thrones’ hack

(Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors have charged an Iranian national with hacking into cable TV network HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including “Game of Thrones,” then threatening to release the data unless he was paid $6 million.


Russia to act against Google if Sputnik, RT get lower search rankings: official

SAN FRANCISCO/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin will take action against Alphabet Inc’s Google if articles from Russian news websites Sputnik and Russia Today are placed lower in search results, the Interfax news service cited Russia’s chief media regulator as saying on Tuesday.


Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp’s plan to raise some $5.4 billion through a sale of new shares will help it avoid a delisting, but will also see more than 30 overseas investors, including activist funds, own 35 percent of the embattled conglomerate.


Marvell Technology clinches roughly $6 billion deal to buy Cavium: sources

(Reuters) – Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd has agreed to acquire smaller peer Cavium Inc for around $6 billion, as it seeks to expand in the networking equipment sector, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.