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Emerging Broadband-Related Issues

The Internet’s first gatekeepers are getting older, and the Web is leaving them behind

April 1, 2015

GoDaddy, the world's biggest provider of domain names (like washingtonpost.com) and a major cheerleader of risqué TV ads, saw its stock price climb 30 percent on April 1, to about $26 a share, during its first day of public trading.

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Newspaper future is one (or $1) vexing question

April 1, 2015

This week came word that Cablevision had offered one dollar -- yep, just one -- to buy the Daily News. We also learned that The New York Times, known for many things but hardly its brevity, is going to be producing one-sentence stories, "specially crafted for small screens," for Apple Watch users.

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Sens Booker and McCaskill urge a more tech-savvy Senate

April 1, 2015

Sens Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent a letter to the Senate Rules Committee, pressing to make it easier to approve new vendors, adopt cloud-based technology and publish legislative information in simple, universal formatting, among other things.

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