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AT&T accuses Federal Communications Commission of favoritism

The FCC is dragging its feet on granting AT&T a waiver to offer a Wi-Fi calling feature, while letting competitors go ahead, says the company. The feature fails to meet accessibility rules for the disabled.

By October 2, 2015

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Obama asks Congress for $19 billion to stop hacks

The White House has submitted a massive budget proposal that shows just how serious the president is about cybersecurity.

By February 9, 2016

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Google unleashes free speedy Internet service on low-income homes

Google puts its money where its mouth is with a plan to provide public housing residents with free access to its 1 gigabit-per-second Fiber service.

By February 3, 2016

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It's time to kill the cable box with apps

Commentary: A proposal by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler calls for cable companies like Comcast to "unlock the set-top box." Unlocking isn't enough. The box should die, once and for all, and be replaced by apps.

By January 28, 2016

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Carriers ruin Drake's 'Hotline Bling' in T-Mobile's Super Bowl ad

Technically Incorrect: For its Super Bowl push, the uncarrier shows how Drake's music can be unblinged by its rivals.

By February 2, 2016

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Unions charge T-Mobile with shady business practices

A complaint with the FCC accuses the "Uncarrier" of adding unauthorized charges to customer bills and deceptive advertising practices.

By January 27, 2016

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It's Data Privacy Day. Do you know where your data is?

As you're reading this, companies are collecting everything they can about you. Some groups want to do something about it.

By January 28, 2016

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AT&T sees video as its new special sauce

The company has big aspirations for its DirecTV acquisition and plans to unveil a new video service before spring.

By January 26, 2016

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AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile questioned over streaming freebies

The Federal Communications Commission wants to know more about services that let customers stream music and videos without it counting against their monthly data caps.

By December 17, 2015

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Google faces new US antitrust scrutiny, this time over smartphones

Like European authorities, the US Federal Trade Commission has begun looking into how Google treats mobile apps that compete with its own, Bloomberg says.

By September 25, 2015