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Load Web pages in a flash with Speedafari for iOS

By stripping pages of extraneous elements, this app promises to preserve both battery life and data.

By October 9, 2015


Regulators push for more broadband competition, but is it enough?

FCC chief Tom Wheeler says the agency is doing all it can to promote broadband competition, but smaller wireless providers disagree.

By June 26, 2015


HBO Now (finally) launches on Roku

Roku, which tends to attract the most avid streamers of video, is the last of the major streaming devices to get HBO Now.

By October 8, 2015


Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households

The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.

By June 18, 2015


Feds to cable industry: Embrace broadband competition, or else

Speaking at the cable industry's annual convention, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tells cable operators to expect policies that promote broadband competition.

By May 6, 2015


Sorry, your broadband Internet technically isn't broadband anymore

The FCC has raised the benchmark for broadband speed to 25 megabits per second, above the speed that many Americans receive with their home connection.

By January 29, 2015


Broadband companies sue over new Net neutrality rules

A pair of lawsuits challenge agency's new Internet traffic rules, calling them a violation of federal law.

By March 23, 2015


Obama: This federal council will jumpstart broadband

President Barack Obama issues a memorandum to bring 25 federal agencies together to help encourage private industry to deploy broadband.

By March 23, 2015


Apple's iPhone upgrade program: What you need to know

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon looks into Apple's new program that lets customers upgrade their iPhone every year. How does it compare with similar plans from the big wireless carriers?

By September 12, 2015


Airbnb's next big push? China

Many of the top tech titans have faced roadblocks in China, but the CEO of the home-rental marketplace says he believes his company can be different.

By October 6, 2015