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Sprint faces federal lawsuit over illegal 'cramming'

A federal consumer protection agency is suing Sprint over allegations that it allowed third-party companies to "cram" customers' bills with fraudulent charges.

By December 17, 2014

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Fight or flight: Amazon gets tough with the FAA

Amazon says if the US agency won't play, its drone operations will end up overseas. We'll see whether that threat gets off the ground.

By December 10, 2014

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Web backbone companies warn against Net neutrality regulation

Companies including Intel, Qualcomm, IBM and Cisco claim tightened rules by the FCC could pinch broadband providers and lead to billions of dollars in lost investments.

By December 10, 2014

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​FCC sides with T-Mobile on data roaming

Federal Communications Commission's decision to clarify what it means by "reasonable" rates for wireless data roaming could result in stronger wireless competition.

By December 19, 2014

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​T-Mobile reaches $90 million settlement with feds over cramming

As part of its settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million in customer refunds, as well as penalties and fines over complaints that it put bogus charges on customer bills.

By December 19, 2014

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Qualcomm laying off about 600 employees globally

Cuts at the mobile-chips giant come as it faces a handful of ongoing government investigations into its business practices.

By December 9, 2014

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US to push for mandatory car-to-car wireless communications

The government believes vehicle-to-vehicle data links will help improve driver safety, and will push for legislation requiring it in "a future year."

By February 3, 2014

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FCC proposal removes hurdle for online TV providers

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler believes online video services should have the same access to content as cable companies, and he has proposed tweaking regulation to ensure that happens.

By December 19, 2014

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For the US connected classroom, a leap forward

Commentary: Cisco's John Chambers and former FCC chief Julius Genachowski applaud the FCC's funding boost for expanded broadband in schools, calling it a big win for modern digital learning.

By December 19, 2014

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Google aims to put kibosh on Android antitrust lawsuit

The search giant wants a dismissal of a suit that claims the company violates antitrust laws by requiring smartphone vendors to make its own apps the default on Android devices.

By December 18, 2014