A 3-2 vote is the first step in allowing municipalities all over the country to offer their own Internet service in the name of competition.
The agency plans to vote on a proposal later this month that strikes down provisions in state laws limiting the expansion of municipal broadband networks.
The FCC has raised the benchmark for broadband speed to 25 megabits per second, above the speed that many Americans receive with their home connection.
Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.
President Obama gave the FCC his blessing this week to use its regulatory authority to pre-empt state laws prohibiting cities and towns from building broadband networks, but the agency will face opposition.
At the North American International Auto Show, a 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 with a difference is on display.
If you gravitate toward the devilish rather than the elvish at Christmastime, you just might want to head to Tennessee for an attraction like no other.
With the expanded list, Apple says its mobile-payments system now supports cards that account for 90 percent of credit card purchases in the US.
Pink slime? Poultry beaks and feet? Former "MythBusters" host Grant Imahara visits Tyson food-processing plant to investigate what McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are actually made from.
US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.