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U.S. Investigates Security of Mobile Devices
Security

U.S. Investigates Security of Mobile Devices

The Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission have asked mobile phone carriers and manufacturers to explain how they release security updates amid mounting concerns over security vulnerabilities.
Obama Urges FCC to Open Cable Box Competition
Cable

Obama Urges FCC to Open Cable Box Competition

The rule would allow consumers to obtain video services from providers such as Alphabet, Apple and Tivo.
FCC's Broadband 'Nutrition' Labels Aim to Clarify Speed, Price
Labels

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.
FCC Advances Proposal Forbidding Internet Providers From Collecting User Data Without Permission
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FCC Advances Proposal Forbidding Internet Providers From Collecting User Data Without Permission

Under the rules providers would need to tell consumers what information is being collected, how it is being used and when it will be shared.
FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal
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FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal

The plan would require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent, disclose data collection, protect personal information and report breaches.
Verizon Wireless to Cough Up $1.35 Million Over 'Supercookies'
Verizon

Verizon Wireless to Cough Up $1.35 Million Over 'Supercookies'

The largest U.S. mobile firm inserted unique tracking codes in its users traffic for advertising purposes.
FCC Approves Proposal to Boost TV Set-Top Box Competition
Television

FCC Approves Proposal to Boost TV Set-Top Box Competition

The new rule would allow customers to obtain video services from providers such as Alphabet, Apple and Tivo.
The FCC Is Going to War Over Set-Top Boxes
Television

The FCC Is Going to War Over Set-Top Boxes

As well as opening up the set-top box market up to third parties, the proposals are expected to make the cost of renting a box a whole lot cheaper.
FCC Summons AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile to Explain Data Cap Exemptions
Net Neutrality

FCC Summons AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile to Explain Data Cap Exemptions

Some net neutrality advocates have expressed concerns over the potential of companies' programs to harm innovation.
Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial
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Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial

The hot-button issue will be argued in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals today.
U.S. Business Need to Speak Up to Protect the Open Internet
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U.S. Business Need to Speak Up to Protect the Open Internet

Internet service providers are trying to undo the FCC's landmark Open Internet rule. Businesses must do more to defend all they've gained.
Pantelis Michalopoulos and Georgios Leris
A Robotic Lawn Mower Gets FCC Approval
Robotics

A Robotic Lawn Mower Gets FCC Approval

The newest product from iRobot, makers of the Roomba, will be a lawn mower that wirelessly connects with signal beacons.
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.
Hoverboards, Uber Protests and Taylor Swift: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Hoverboards, Uber Protests and Taylor Swift: Your Weekly News Roundup

Taxi drivers reject an Uber service they say is unfair. Also this week, Taylor Swift takes on Apple.
Tanya Benedicto Klich