53 Results for



13 things you need to know about the FCC's Net neutrality regulation

Having trouble digesting all 400 pages of the FCC's Net neutrality order? Have no fear, CNET's Marguerite Reardon is here to tell you what you really need to know.

By March 14, 2015


Artificial traveling sun warms hearts in winter

Two Norwegian artists create a giant glowing light sculpture and take it on a road trip through regions that get little or no sun in winter.

By September 24, 2013


Transit directions field test: Apple Maps vs. Google Maps

The loss of transit directions in Apple Maps is a blow to iOS users. In our last mapping field test, CNET shows just how bad the user experience is.

By September 26, 2012


The 404 952: Where time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana (podcast)

Treat yourself to the HTC Buffy, mobile app ratings from the ESRB, online Twilight: Breaking Dawn tickets, and Final Fantasy XIII-2 on today's episode of The 404!

By November 22, 2011


FCC chairman proposes changes to subsidy program

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is getting the agency ready to revise the Universal Service Fund, which subsidizes phone service and helps provide Internet to schools and libraries.

By February 7, 2011


Tech priorities for new Congress: From old to new

What tech policy is likely to take center stage this year? At the State of the Net conference, legislators and others hint at Net neutrality, wireless spectrum, and universal service.

By January 19, 2011


The man behind the National Broadband Plan (Q&A)

Blair Levin, who led the government's efforts to create a blueprint for ubiquitous broadband access, discusses the plan and his frustrations at the slow pace of implementing it.

By November 3, 2010


Accused 'Hurt Locker' pirates turn to law school

Few are as familiar with the lawsuits filed by indie film studios against accused file sharers as Robert Talbot. The law professor represents 23 such people free of charge.

By November 1, 2010


FCC says wireless market is 'concentrated'

This is a reversal from previous reports, which indicated the wireless market in the United States was sufficiently competitive.

By May 20, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 1206: Lies, damn lies, and AT&T's lies

You would not believe the rants in this episode ... coming out of Tom. No, seriously. Something about AT&T's ongoing attempts to have their anti-regulation cake and eat your Universal Service Fund fees, too just sends him into a frothing fury. Plus, there's rage to burn on the U.S. government reporting that there are essentially zero facts or evidence to back up claims of billions of dollars in losses due to digital piracy.

By April 14, 2010