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New D.C. Taxicab Chief Wants Drivers To Become Ambassadors

In his first interview since his appointment in January, interim D.C. Taxicab Commission Chairman Eric Rogers tells WAMU 88.5 that he wants drivers to focus on the "totality of the experience."

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.
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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes yes, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.
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What Net Neutrality Rules Could Mean For Your Wireless Carrier

The FCC votes Thursday on rules that would make Internet providers treat all traffic equally. Big wireless companies say that will make it harder to keep their networks from getting too congested.
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When Tech Workers Arrive On Visa, What About Their Spouses?

When tech companies hire foreign workers, their spouses are often not allowed to work. The president's recent executive action on immigration would offer work permits to some of these spouses.
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The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.
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Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C.

The decision to test drones over the nation's capital comes shortly after an unmanned aircraft landed on the White House lawn.

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Turkish Web Entrepreneurs Boost Luxembourg's Tech Profile

Seeking to raise its high-tech profile, the tiny country of Luxembourg looks to Turkey for startup pitches. Turks are trying to make a mark in the international high-tech community.
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Lenovo Sued Over Superfish Adware

Renee Montagne talks to Jordan Robertson of Bloomberg News about computer maker Lenovo, which allowed controversial spyware to be embedded onto the operating systems of laptops sold in the U.S.
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Recruiting Better Talent With Brain Games And Big Data

Some companies are using surveys or brain games to assess what kind of workers candidates are. Employers say the tests can help reduce turnover and surface talent recruiters might otherwise overlook.

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