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Feds OK rate for Google offshore transmission line

Federal energy regulators approved rates for a proposed $5 billion offshore wind power transmission line that are lower than the developers of the Google-backed venture had sought. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced Thursday that it had approved a 12.59 ...

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Investors itching to get in on LinkedIn’s IPO

SAN FRANCISCO — Investors are clamoring to connect with the online networking service LinkedIn Corp. in the latest sign of the fervor for Internet companies that specialize in bringing together people with common interests. The demand to buy a piece ...

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William Galkin: Congress takes a look at cellphone location data and user privacy (access required)

Privacy is certainly a hot topic in Congress these days. However, as fast as bills are introduced to address the potential harm from ubiquitous gathering of personal information (five this year so far), new and seemingly more insidious methods of ...

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Senate panel grills Apple, Google on location data

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel is questioning executives from Apple and Google about why iPhones and handheld wireless devices running Google’s Android software store location data that can be used to track where their owners have been. The Senate Judiciary ...

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