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4 Takes On Netflix's Streaming Deal With Comcast

Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.
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Netflix Pays Comcast To Ensure Its Videos Stream Smoothly

Content companies and internet service providers have disagreed over who should pay for broadband infrastructure upgrades. A new agreement between Nextflix and Comcast suggests that's changing.
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British TV Criticized For Airing E-Cigarette Commercial

The first commercial for electronic cigarettes has aired on British TV screens. Some medical authorities fear it is sending the wrong message. Five decades ago, cigarette ads were banned in Britain.
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Apps That Allow You To Post Anonymously Gain Popularity

A growing number of social apps provide anonymity to users. One of the most popular is Whisper. It allows people to share secrets without disclosing their identities.
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Netflix, Comcast Reach Streaming Agreement

Under the deal, Netflix will pay Comcast a fee to ensure its movies and TV shows stream smoothly. Consumers complain they encounter buffering and slowdowns when they try to access Netflix shows.
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Shipping Container Of Cigarettes Washes Ashore

The container with 14 tons of cigarettes washed ashore in Britain. It is thought to be one of many lost from a cargo ship on Valentine's Day that was battered by 30-foot waves during a fierce storm.
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Pentagon Officials To Outline Defense Budget Priorities

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will outline budget priorities during a news conference on Monday. A key question for the Pentagon: How to curb growth of military pay and benefits?
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America's Richest Political Activists Pour Money Into SuperPACs

Hedge fund billionaires Thomas Steyer and Paul Singer are among those deploying their money to promote their issue agendas. Selected congressional candidates will receive political contributions.
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Moviefone To Go Silent, App Will Continue

To find out movie listings, all you needed to do was call 777-FILM. Because calls have dropped off, the automated phone service will be discontinued. The app will still show movie listings.
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Industry Challenges EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rules In High Court

The case focuses on the Clean Air Act permitting required of companies that want to build or modify facilities expected to emit a lot of gases. Critics call the requirement costly and time-consuming.

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