687 Results for

telephone

Article

I watched live from my first-grade class as Challenger exploded

Commentary: Thirty years ago, seven astronauts lost their lives in front of a global TV audience, including millions of schoolchildren. The event affected one of those kids in profound and lasting ways.

By January 27, 2016

Article

Your next insurance agent will be a robot

Smarter machines mean more jobs are at risk of automation. Yours may be next.

By January 28, 2016

Article

Japanese company creating a robot companion for your desk

MJI Robotics has almost completed its More Joyful Innovation Communication Robot, an egg-shaped cyber companion with a 5-inch screen, built-in cameras and telephone functionality.

By December 9, 2015

Article

How Electronic Arts stopped being the worst company in America

After being named the worst company in America two years in a row, current and former executives, employees and partners tell us how EA redeemed itself.

By June 2, 2015

Article

FCC got Net neutrality 'right,' but fight isn't over, Franken says

Sen. Al Franken says regulating the Internet like a telephone service is the only way the FCC could withstand legal challenges from the telecom industry.

By March 3, 2015

Article

Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

Article

FCC strikes in Net neutrality war: Run Internet like a utility

The new rules would prohibit speeding up, slowing down or blocking broadband Internet traffic, under regulations that date back to the early days of the telephone business.

By February 4, 2015

Article

AT&T ushers in the cross-country call, 100 years ago

On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call in the US, after completing the challenging stretch from Denver to San Francisco.

By January 25, 2015

Article

Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015

Article

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