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The midterms gave Democrats control of the House of Representatives while the Republicans held onto the Senate. As Axios' David McCabe writes, the fallout is that Congress may start aiming harder at Big Tech. Here are five stories this week buried beneath the election coverage.

Catch up quick: Amazon will now sell Apple-authorized products; traditional sports are looking to new tech to survive; GitHub users created 100 million repositories; Tesla picked Robyn Denholm as new board chair; and the Supreme Court will not hear challenges to net neutrality regulations.

Supreme Court won't hear challenges to repealed net neutrality rules

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Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and his successor, Ajit Pai. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The Supreme Court said Monday it wouldn't hear challenges to the 2015 net neutrality rules that banned internet service providers from blocking or slowing the delivery of content, or offering fast lanes for a fee.

The big picture: The Federal Communications Commission repealed the rules last year, a move that has already been challenged.

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