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FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

commentary The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it?

By May 14, 2013

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Comcast sued by customer who claims company got him fired

After complaining about his Comcast service, Conal O'Rourke claims the cable giant contacted his boss and got him fired.

By October 17, 2014

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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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Telephone history from switchboards to mobiles (photos)

Nerdy New Mexico visits the Telephone Museum of New Mexico to view a microcosm of phone history. Check out all the stops from Alexander Graham Bell to mobile phones.

11 Images By April 12, 2012

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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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Intel meets its 'makers,' with chips for DIY set and the firms they'll found (Q&A)

The next wave of consumer electronics could come from the maker movement and indie developers. Intel's Edward Ross wants to make the company's chips a key part of that trend.

By October 4, 2014

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Art of the Brick rebuilds the Mona Lisa, Jimi Hendrix and a dinosaur in Lego

Artist Nathan Sawaya shows off his amazing giant Lego sculptures in an exhibition at -- where else? -- Brick Lane.

By September 29, 2014

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Immortalize yourself on a brick in the Nikola Tesla Museum

A new Indiegogo campaign lets you get your name or a short phrase (or even a haiku!) on a brick in the upcoming museum for the storied inventor.

By September 28, 2014

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DirecTV shareholders approve $48.5 billion AT&T takeover

The deal, still awaiting regulatory approval, would give AT&T a national presence in the television business.

By September 25, 2014

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For FCC, a push to tighten Net neutrality rules for wireless

The agency has heard from the public and has seen the new realities of wireless access for consumers. Now it must decide on a course of action.

By September 16, 2014