Kemper Project costs rise another $300 million, delayed until 2016

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, Public Utilities, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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The final cost on the oft-delayed Kemper Project has risen to $6.1 billion as the first-of-its-kind plant won’t open until 2016.

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Verizon doubles down, says it’s not interested in ‘fast lanes’

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  National, News, Public Utilities, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Internet “fast lanes” are a “phantasm,” Verizon told a top senator Wednesday.

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FTC sues AT&T; claims it’s throttling data speeds

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  National, News, Public Utilities, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Federal regulators are suing the nation’s No. 2 wireless carrier as agencies fight over jurisdiction in an Internet turf war.

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Study: Competition from Uber and Lyft helps the poor

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Local Government, National, Nevada, News, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Low fares of competing taxi and ridesharing services enable the companies to serve low-income communities, according to a study published Tuesday.

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Privacy advocates blast New York financial regulators over Bitcoin licensing scheme

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  National, News, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Privacy advocates ripped into financial regulators Tuesday, saying potential regulations for digital currencies could harm free speech.

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Minority conflict over net neutrality goes to root of tech divide

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  National, News, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Organizations such as the NAACP and National Urban League, in addition to various Hispanic advocacy groups, are under fire for failing to advocate stricter regulation of Internet service providers, i.e., net neutrality.

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