Rather than negotiate net neutrality legislation in Congress, consumer activists are doubling down on a failed gamble to transform the Internet into a public utility. The strategy is now moving to the state and local level, splintering the Internet in…
Karlie Kloss is on a mission to celebrate women working in STEAM. “The saying, ‘You can’t be what you can’t see’ is so true,” says Kloss. “I want to bring light to these women because it shows all that can be possible with these skills or with an under…
The fight over net neutrality is about to go nuclear, as the FCC prepares to review the Commission’s 2015 order that primarily served to transform broadband networks into public utilities. Utility advocates are more determined than ever to conflate th…
Sprint’s unlimited wireless plans are the cheapest among all the national carriers (Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile) and offer great value despite Sprint being ranked by OpenSignal for having the worst LTE network in the U.S.
Samsung decided to ship it’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, despite a serious design flaw, misplacing the fingerprint reader, that affects the device’s user experience and security. The upcoming Galaxy Note 8, expected in the second half of th…
The FCC has proposed to end a decades-long review of enterprise broadband services, promising to deregulate most of the market. Better late than never.
ISPs’ massive ad networks are the biggest beneficiaries from Congress vote to repeal incoming privacy rules.
Claims that Congress authorized ISPs to sell personal information in a vote this week are wildly inaccurate. Rejecting proposed FCC rules instead leaves in place a wildly-successful policy that makes free content possible.
Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler took a risky gamble that common carrier rules wouldn’t reduce investment at the core of the network. It didn’t pan out.
Just when we thought Qualcomm was done with Mobile World Congress announcements, they pull an ace from their sleeve, a 5G modem that also supports 4G, 3G, and even 2G.
The agency wants to expand access and awareness toward free content and features smartphones could already offer for when data is low or networks are down, but which manufacturers often keep quiet.
It took less than a day for T-Mobile to strike back against Verizon’s unlimited mobile data offer. But while the so-called “un-carrier” mostly matched its larger rival, CEO John Legere added a few sweeteners that will intrigue many potential switchers.
Verizon finally joined the competition with an unlimited data plan, responding to relentless competition from T-Mobile and others. Is this the offering that will allow Big Red to vanquish all comers? Or is it too little, too late?
Congress and the FCC are reconsidering controversial FCC regulations on advertising and consumer privacy passed just before the election. Much of former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s other efforts to regulate the Internet may soon follow.
A stumble earlier this week from Verizon in terms of slow growth in its wireless services, and increased competition from AT&T and Comcast, is driving its interest in Charter Communications and its rich fiber networks.
The good news for tech: incoming FCC Chair Ajit Pai wil provide stable, consistent, light-touch regulation of the Internet. The bad news: the media is slamming him as a net neutrality-hating monster.