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Ahead of the Bell: Netflix climbs after upgrade

Netflix Inc.'s stock got a boost in premarket trading Monday after a Citi Investment research analyst upgraded the online movie rental company's shares and said the company's strong revenue growth is sustainable and it could reach 50 million subscribers by the end of 2013. Full story

Time Warner Cable sees Web future as 1Q tops views

Time Warner Cable Inc.'s high-speed Internet service overshadowed its core cable TV business as a boost in broadband subscribers contributed to a 52 percent increase in first-quarter net income. Full story

Amazon cloud disruption hits some startups

Disruption to Inc servers that host Internet services took down a raft of social networking websites including Foursquare and Quora early on Thursday, underscoring concerns about reliability as more companies turn to the "cloud." Full story

EU to probe if Internet providers hinder content

The EU's telecoms chief threatened on Tuesday to impose tougher rules to ensure Internet providers do not discriminate against some content companies such as internet voice call providers like Skype. Full story

Uganda threatens to block social media over protests

Uganda will order social media sites Twitter and Facebook blocked locally if further protests over high food and fuel prices take place because they are being used to fan unrest, a senior official said Tuesday. Full story

Georgia alleges scavenger, 75, shut down Internet

An elderly Georgian woman who allegedly shut off Internet service in her country and neighboring Armenia while scavenging for copper cable is facing charges that could lead to three years in prison. Full story

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Internet Back On in Egypt After Five Days

Internet goes dark in Libya

Internet ruling could choke innovation: Canada

Lawmakers seek to overturn FCC Internet rules

EchoStar buying Hughes for $1.34 billion

Egypt ISPs to offer refunds for cutting service

Cuba gets fiber-optic cable link to Venezuela

FCC proposes moving phone subsidy focus to Internet

Egypt braces for 'day of rage'

Comcast completes NBC Universal merger


  #Egypt: Staunching the flow of social media

In a country where 90 percent of those unemployed are under the age of 30, the Egyptian government has tried to unplug the mass protest by shutting down the internet--but as continued activity on Twitter and other social media sites shows, it's not that simple. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

  A tangled web for Internet providers

Daily Rant: David Goodfriend sounds off on the new rules for Internet providers and whose interests those rules protect.

  Cash-strapped USPS could cancel Saturday delivery

The Postal Service said Tuesday it is facing the very real possibility of bankruptcy as internet services like e-mail and online banking continue to take a huge bite out of its business. NBC's Tom Costello reports.

  How Google messed with the magic

Nov. 3: The New Yorker's Ken Auletta talks about his new book, "Googled" and how the Internet company redefined how the media makes money.

  FCC Chief to Propose New Internet Rules

The head of the FCC delivered a major policy speech this morning, proposing new rules that would force Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally. CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the details.

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