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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 Feb. 3, 2014

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Congressional leaders call for Communications Act makeover

Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) say it's time to bring the 1996 law, which governs the nation's communications networks, into the 21st century.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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European Commission approves Microsoft's Nokia buy

The EU clears the way for Microsoft's planned purchase of Nokia's mobile devices and services business.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Federal judges may be ready to rule against Net neutrality

A panel in a federal court indicates it may strike down part of the law that stops ISPs from discriminating against certain Web sites.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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FCC holds first hearing on Sandy communications failures

FCC is conducting field hearings to examine what went wrong following Superstorm Sandy, and how to keep Internet and wireless service up following the next disaster.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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FCC, stakeholders align on communications policy -- for now

Relative ease in relations among government and private interests in the Internet ecosystem are a welcome change of pace at CES. But it could be the calm before the storm.

By Jan. 11, 2013

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FBI arrests alleged NullCrew hacktivist on federal charges

After several corporations and universities were targeted in cyberattacks, the US government arrests Timothy French for allegedly posting thousands of people's usernames and passwords online.

By Jun. 18, 2014

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European Commission to investigate "freemium" apps

Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.

By Mar. 2, 2014

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Carrier IQ privacy flap may spur new federal law

The embattled software maker is already the subject of lawsuits and probes by two federal agencies, but one member of Congress thinks another federal law is necessary.

By Jan. 30, 2012

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How Air Force One's communications are 'hardened'

The Air Force's 346th Test Squadron ensures the service's aircraft, including Air Force One, don't unintentionally leak important data. CNET Road Trip 2014 was all ears.

By Jun. 30, 2014