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For Web startups with big ambitions, regulation increasingly on the radar

For Web startups with big ambitions, regulation increasingly on the radar

RANCHO PALOS VERDES Calif. (Reuters) – Internet startups are starting to see what could come between them and their ambitions: regulators. Recent lawsuits and government investigations into high-flying “sharing economy” services have put the issue front and center. Now, Web companies developing services in everything from healthcare to transportation are crafting strategies for working with [...]

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Florida turns to smart phone app to track invasive lionfish

Florida turns to smart phone app to track invasive lionfish

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – Florida has a new phone app to help cull the invasion of its waters by the spiked lionfish, a venomous species that is devouring other fish and harming reef ecosystems. The state is home to more than 500 non-native species, but few as rampant in the wild as the marauding lionfish, [...]

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Google in quandary over how to uphold EU privacy ruling

Google in quandary over how to uphold EU privacy ruling

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google and other internet companies find themselves in a quandary over how to strike a balance between privacy and freedom of information as the top world search engine took a first step towards upholding an EU privacy ruling. Google moved overnight to put up an online form that will allow European citizens [...]

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