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FCC's Broadband 'Nutrition' Labels Aim to Clarify Speed, Price
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FCC's Broadband 'Nutrition' Labels Aim to Clarify Speed, Price

Internet services will soon have a label with a breakdown similar to the nutrition facts on groceries.
More People Opt to Use Cellular Data in Lieu of Broadband
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More People Opt to Use Cellular Data in Lieu of Broadband

In 2013, 70 percent of Americans had home broadband, according to a Pew study of more than 6,000 American adults. This year, only 67 percent did.
Kif Leswing
Chicago and Los Angeles Could Get Google Fiber. And That's a Very Big Deal for Entrepreneurs.
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Chicago and Los Angeles Could Get Google Fiber. And That's a Very Big Deal for Entrepreneurs.

Bringing super-fast Internet to the second and third biggest cities in the U.S. has the potential to turbocharge the entrepreneurial communities there.
Catherine Clifford
Your Internet Signal Is Going To Be Transmitted Through Light
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Your Internet Signal Is Going To Be Transmitted Through Light

Next generation wi-fi, called 'li-fi,' has the potential to be 100 times faster than current data transmission.
Catherine Clifford
This 73-Year-Old Billionaire Is Joining Millennials in Cutting the Cord
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This 73-Year-Old Billionaire Is Joining Millennials in Cutting the Cord

Mario Gabelli, the CEO of GAMCO Investors, says he understands why consumers are choosing streaming over cable TV.
New York Attorney General Investigating Possible Broadband Speed Overcharges
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New York Attorney General Investigating Possible Broadband Speed Overcharges

Verizon, Cablevision and Time Warner are all involved in the probe.
U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Net Neutrality Lawsuits in December
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U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Net Neutrality Lawsuits in December

Opponents of the net neutrality rules sued the FCC this year, saying the commission violated regulations when it passed the rules.
FCC Chairman Derided as 'Dingo' Backs Idea That Bites Broadband Industry
Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Derided as 'Dingo' Backs Idea That Bites Broadband Industry

Chairman Tom Wheeler endorsed using the commission's regulatory authority to override state laws hobbling communities that want to build public broadband networks.
Peter Page
The Broadband Cartel and America's Entrepreneurs
Net Neutrality

The Broadband Cartel and America's Entrepreneurs

Broadband is essential for an entrepreneurial future but broadband providers are more like the electric company or Ma Bell from days past. The FCC needs to regulate them that way.
Peter Page
FCC Advances Controversial Rules That Could Allow Internet Fast Lanes
Net Neutrality

FCC Advances Controversial Rules That Could Allow Internet Fast Lanes

The preliminary proposal seeks public comment and allows the FCC to change course based on the feedback it receives.
Benjamin Kabin
Net Neutrality, Explained
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Net Neutrality, Explained

As the debate over net neutrality rages on, here's some basic information about how you might be affected.
Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City
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Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City

Google's high-speed network, known as Fiber, delivers the internet at speeds of up to one gigabyte per second, 100 times faster than average broadband
Benjamin Kabin
A Small Step Toward Better Connections
Technology

A Small Step Toward Better Connections

Femtocells can help patch that nasty drop zone in your mobile office.
Technology

More Broadband for Your Buck

Low-cost approaches to connectivity that appeal to business owners' frugality.
Jason Meyers