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Elise Hu

Elise Hu appears in the following:

1 Million Net Neutrality Comments Filed, But Will They Matter?

Monday, July 21, 2014

The last time the FCC saw this much public interest was after the Janet Jackson Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction. But research shows comments aren't likely to sway the agency's policy decision.

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Better Culture Could Have Prevented Viral Comcast Call

Friday, July 18, 2014

A Comcast service call making the rounds this week sounded really familiar to millions of Americans. But some companies have figured out how to make the universally unpleasant experience a lot better.

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Don't Fire The Comcast Guy, Says Caller Who Tried To Cancel

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The man whose frustrating call to Comcast went viral says the customer service rep should not be fired. Ryan Block says the problem he encountered is far more systemic than one person.

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FCC Extending Net Neutrality Commenting Time After Site Buckles

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.

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Apple Teams Up With Former Rival IBM On Business Apps

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world

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Comcast 'Embarrassed' By The Service Call Making Internet Rounds

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

In case you missed it, a customer posted eight minutes of a bleak call with Comcast. His attempt to cancel his cable set a new standard for bad customer service.

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Tech Giants Make Net Neutrality Case As Deadline Nears

Monday, July 14, 2014

The nation's top Internet companies are officially pressing for broad regulation to maintain free and equal access to the Internet.

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Tech Week: Google's World Cup Play, Amazon Sued And Kids Tracked

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Also in this week's roundup, a tech company that may not exist, using sensors to keep your plants alive and what the debate over sandwich taxonomy teaches us about innovation.

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Friday Feline Fun: A Ranking Of The Most Famous Internet Cats

Friday, July 11, 2014

Forget the Forbes Celebrity 100. This is the Friskies 50 — the new definitive guide of the most influential cats on the Internet. The list is based on a measure of the cats' social media reach.

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What Burritos And Sandwiches Can Teach Us About Innovation

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Is a burrito a sandwich? The answer may sound simple to you ... but the question gets at the very heart of a tension that's existed for ages.

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The Future Internet Is Not So Free Or Open, In Pew's New Survey

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Pew surveyed more than 1,400 tech industry leaders and academics to find a troubling consensus: By 2025, the Internet will be more balkanized, more surveilled and less open.

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Facebook Manipulates Our Moods For Science And Commerce: A Roundup

Monday, June 30, 2014

The scientific experiments of Facebook fueled wide Internet outrage over the weekend, when news surfaced that it was purposely manipulating users' emotions through content on their feeds.

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Tech Week: Google's Plans, Aereo's Loss And Occupied Stalls

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Google rolled out a slew of new products and ideas at its annual developers conference, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to a TV startup, plus more headlines in this week's tech news roundup.

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A Rogue Libyan General Tries To Impose Order With An Iron Fist

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Khalifa Hifter was one of Moammar Gadhafi's top generals who eventually fled to the U.S. Now he's back in Libya, a polarizing figure waging a harsh crackdown on Islamist militants.

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The Binge-Watch Before The Purge, Now That Aereo Is Likely Done

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Supreme Court gave big broadcasters a win in their battle against the streaming TV service Aereo. For the service's subscribers in 13 cities, now what?

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Facebook's Diversity Numbers Are Out, And They're What You Expect

Thursday, June 26, 2014

As the industry grapples with a gender gap, major tech firms are starting to release the gender and racial breakdowns of their staffs. Facebook's workers are mostly male and white.

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Watch This To Put Your Facebook Feed In Perspective

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

What's on your mind? is a piercing short film reminding us that the social media lives showing up on various feeds are limited to what we want others to see.

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Tech Week: Yo, The Amazon Fire Phone And Apple's iWatch?

Saturday, June 21, 2014

An app based around a single word, a phone from Amazon that helps you buy stuff from Amazon and details about Apple's expected wrist candy. All that and more in the week's tech news.

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Darkness Comes Alive: The Paradox Of Lana Del Rey

Friday, June 20, 2014

Despite the fact that critics have dismissed her, Lana Del Rey's music — and her message of complicated love that approaches addiction — is more sophisticated than you might think.

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Turn Any Cup Into A Spillproof Sippy Cup For Your Kids

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

This week's innovation pick is a simple solution to a pesky problem for parents — having to keep up with and clean sippy cups and their separate lids.

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