A Kickstarter project designed to encourage teens to do their chores works by slowing their Internet connection down to a painful crawl.
Under agreement with FCC, the carrier will provide customers with tools that accurately gauge the connection speeds they are experiencing after reaching their monthly data caps.
The company says it made the decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.
The wireless carrier's argument that "all the kids do it" isn't good enough, the official says in a press conference.
Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.
FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.
With rumors hinting at an upcoming streaming device to incorporate more gaming, the Web giant buys the Atlas controller and Arena app-maker.
Along with its 1,400 "store in store" kiosks at Best Buy venues across the US, Samsung is expanding its retail beachhead in Canada and across Europe.
An app developed by the Max Planck Institute can be used for free to detect meddling in the use of BitTorrent, eMule, and Gnutella.
The tech giant is going full throttle with the project, but could do with the expertise of car manufacturers.