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‘Big Data’ Plus Big Broadband Equals Better Government and Private Sector Services, Say ITIF Panelists

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WASHINGTON, January 25, 2013 – Data-sharing in a broadband-enabled world enables greater productivity for the government and the private sector, said officials at the first annual “Data Innovation Day” hosted Thursday by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Representatives from Amazon Web Services and the U.S. Department of Education touched on a common thread that…

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Amazon.com Boldly Goes Where No Big Service Has Gone Before By Launching Music Service In The Cloud

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2011 — Amazon.com on Tuesday launched a new ‘cyberlocker’ service that allows music lovers and owners to remotely access their music collections on any device of their choosing.

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Apple Goes After Amazon.com For Its Use of “Appstore.”

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Apple Inc. on Friday sued Amazon.com for trademark infringement when Amazon launched its online ‘app store’ to sell software applications for mobile devices.

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Appeals Court Decides That Search-Related Infringement Case Against Google Isn’t Frivolous

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A search-related tech company’s patent infringement lawsuit against Google wasn’t frivolous and deserved a full hearing even though the smaller company’s CEO publicly proclaimed in a blog post that its technology is different from Google’s, and even though the legal system agreed with that conclusion, ruled a federal appeals court on Tuesday.

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Net Neutrality Comments: Amazon.com Believes That Only Consumers Should Prioritize Internet Traffic

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WASHINGTON, January 15, 2010 – Amazon.com is another supporter of network neutrality, and has historically urged the FCC to support this principle.

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Microsoft, Yahoo Weigh In On FCC’s Proposed 'Open Internet' Rules

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WASHINGTON, October 29, 2009 – Microsoft and Yahoo on Thursday gingerly weighed into the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed rules governing internet access – otherwise known as “Net neutrality” – that were announced last week. The two companies offered up, to BroadbandCensus.com, carefully crafted comments splitting the difference between the hardening battle lines between Google and AT&T.

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Convergence, Innovation Push Boundaries of Network Neutrality Debate, Experts Agree

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ARLINGTON, Va., June 19, 2009 – Representatives of network operators, internet companies and consumer advocates said they are prepared for a network neutrality policy to emerge from the Obama administration, but during a panel at Pike and Fischer’s Broadband Policy Summit they remained very much divided over the best approach to solving problems of network management while protecting consumers.

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The Internet: More Than Digital Voice or High-Definition Television

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DALLAS, May 4, 2009 – Broadband is and must be more than better-quality voice signals, higher-definition television, and more digital products bundled together, internet visionary David Isenberg said at the Broadband Properties conference here.

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Next Breakfast Club: How Do We Get More Broadband Competition?

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WASHINGTON, March 3, 2009 – The role of broadband competition is central to discussion about a National Broadband Strategy, and to the emerging process for states and companies to tap into the $7.2 billion in federal funds allocated last month for broadband services.

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