“Oh my god, how cute is Dennis, right?” squawks the woman three feet from your ear for the fourth consecutive hour as you sit, captive, constructing a sound obfuscation chamber out of airplane pillows and blankets.
Sony’s new device runs between 41 degrees and 95 degrees Fahrenheit, which should reduce its risk of failure.
Federal regulators are expected to give a nod of approval to Japanese telecom company SoftBank’s bid for a controlling stake in wireless carrier Sprint.
The Department of Justice, once worried about the implications of a Sprint-Softbank buyout on national safety, has pushed the deal through to the FCC for final approval.
President Obama made a visit to a school in Mooresville, North Carolina today, and announced an ambitious plan to get 99 percent of American students connected to lightning fast Internet within five years.
The Obama administration is rumored to announce Tom Wheeler as its pick for the next head of the Federal Communications Commission this week, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
The Federal Communications Commission announced today it has hired Michael Steffan as the director of digital learning. Steffen will lead initiatives to expand access to broadband Internet in schools.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT just released its budget plan for 2014, which would increase its funding. But it’s a little-reported line item that’s causing a stir among entrepreneurs — a proposal to boost fees for electronic health record vendors.
The tech industry will play close attention to Genachowski’s replacement.
Good news, everyone! Your frequently crappy cell phone signal should be improving soon.
Contrary to earlier reports, the FCC is not planning a nationwide Wi-Fi network. Sorry, wireless fans!
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission chair has proposed a plan to blanket the entire country in Wi-Fi. But don’t hold your breath.
The Federal Communications Commission released a new set of rules today aimed at making it easier for airline carriers to offer their passengers in-flight Internet access — and I don’t think I’m alone when saying it’s about freakin’ time.
More spectrum for AT&T means better LTE service for AT&T’s customers.
The Federal Communications Commission wants people to get smarter about their phones as we head into the holiday season — a time for giving gadgets.
Late last week, the FCC enacted new rules that allow cable companies to encrypt basic cable for the first time ever. Turns out the new rules aren’t scaring prominent set-top box maker Boxee, which was glad some strings were attached.
The Federal Communications Commission has decided to start reporting on mobile broadband speeds across the country, the agency announced today.
Federal Communications Committee has approved a deal that will see Verizon purchase a portion of wireless spectrum from a handful of big cable television providers.
By gaining approval from the Justice Department, Verizon has passed another hurdle to make its cable spectrum deal a reality.
Verizon may be close to sealing its spectrum deal with major cable companies, say sources close to the company’s negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission.
A provision of the Cable Television Protection and Competition Act that requires cable companies to provide unencrypted basic-tier cable could soon become obsolete, putting the life of young set-top box-maker Boxee in jeopardy.
The United States Congress is readying a new piece of legislation aimed at preventing unauthorized use of your cellphone data.
The Stop Online Privacy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act may be on hiatus, but what’s really at stake are two equally critical values that don’t necessarily have to be in opposition of each other, Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski stated in a fireside chat at the Digital Life Design conference in Munich today.
Question: What costs over $4 billion and a coveted slice of wireless spectrum? Answer: The stipulation included in AT&T’s bid to purchase rival carrier T-Mobile USA in the event the sale doesn’t go through.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has requested a trial-like hearing for the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger after deciding that the deal would hurt consumers.
The Federal Communications Commission has released its Fifteenth Report on wireless competition, and the big news is that there’s no big news.
The Dutch Parliament on Wednesday passed a law that prohibits Internet service providers from slowing down any kind of Internet traffic unless it’s to ease congestion, preserve security, or block spam.