The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.
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.
Some 7 million small businesses were also compromised in the computer attack over the summer -- far more than the 1 million customer accounts initially thought to have been breached.
The number of households in Silicon Valley earning at least $150,000 rose significantly, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data.
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Hulu, the site for streaming next-day television online, will bundle an online subscription to premium cable network Showtime -- and you get a cut on the combined price if you opt for both.