There may soon be new rules on how the Internet should work and be regulated. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will likely pass new Net neutrality rules that would keep the Internet open and reclassify broadband as a public utility. CNET's Maggie Reardon and Sumi Das on what the rules will mean for consumers.
In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.
Samsung, battling to hold on to its lead in the smartphone market, needs to win back consumers from Apple with its next big thing. But will the new Galaxy S6 be big enough?
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Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.
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One day after the FCC adopted new Net neutrality rules, consumers are left scratching their heads about what it means for their Web-surfing experience. Has anything really changed?
Yes, it seems US and UK spy agencies tried to snoop on people's smartphones, the company says. But privacy and security harm to users is limited by Gemalto's own network security and newer encryption used on modern networks.
Automotive supplier Visteon makes advanced connected dashboard systems for cars, and is now showing off a system for motorcycles that gives riders navigation and communication.
The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.