As Samsung coaxes users to “unbox your phone” ahead of its Galaxy S8 launch Friday, people appear to have moved on from the company’s scandal involving the last model, which risked catching on fire.
As Samsung coaxes users to “unbox your phone” ahead of its Galaxy S8 launch Friday, people appear to have moved on from the company’s scandal involving the last model, which risked catching on fire.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday passed two measures aimed at easing regulations in the business data services and television broadcasting markets.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday passed two measures aimed at easing regulations in the business data services and television broadcasting markets.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's proposed rules to deregulate the business data services market are still scheduled for a vote at the agency's open meeting on Thursday, despite calls for delay from the tech industry, Democrats in Congress and the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's proposed rules to deregulate the business data services market are still scheduled for a vote at the agency's open meeting on Thursday, despite calls for delay from the tech industry, Democrats in Congress and the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy.
The lone Democratic commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, Terrell McSweeny, is criticizing the recent reversal of privacy regulations passed by the Federal Communications Commission, saying her agency cannot be solely responsible for policing internet service providers' privacy practices and maintaining the principles of an open internet.
The lone Democratic commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, Terrell McSweeny, is criticizing the recent reversal of privacy regulations passed by the Federal Communications Commission, saying her agency cannot be solely responsible for policing internet service providers' privacy practices and maintaining the principles of an open internet.
Republican lawmakers are already experiencing backlash over the recent repeal of the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy rules, with Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (Wis.) facing pointed questions at town halls in the past week.
Republican lawmakers are already experiencing backlash over the recent repeal of the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy rules, with Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (Wis.) facing pointed questions at town halls in the past week.
When Vice President Mike Pence travels to Tokyo next week to meet with Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso, it will mark the start of a promising economic dialogue for the Trump administration with a pivotal Asian power.
When Vice President Mike Pence travels to Tokyo next week to meet with Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso, it will mark the start of a promising economic dialogue for the Trump administration with a pivotal Asian power.
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Tech Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and ranking member John Conyers (D-Mich.) have requested Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats provide an estimate of how many Americans have been impacted by surveillance under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by Monday. The law expires at the end of 2017 and will require reauthorization from Congress.

Tech Brief: T-Mobile Wins FCC Spectrum Auction

T-Mobile US, Inc., Dish Network LLC and Comcast Corp. were the largest winners of the Federal Communications Commission’s spectrum auction, with T-Mobile spending $8 billion, Dish spending $6.2 billion and Comcast spending $1.7 billion. The spectrum, in the 600 megahertz range, is crucial for any company looking to expand its wireless capabilities.

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