A Republican effort to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission for the first time in 27 years has net neutrality advocates nervous as they worry that stronger congressional control over the agency would hamper its oversight of internet providers.
A Republican effort to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission for the first time in 27 years has net neutrality advocates nervous as they worry that stronger congressional control over the agency would hamper its oversight of internet providers.
President Donald Trump has frequently lashed out at news organizations for reporting "fake news" about him and his administration, but most Americans continue to maintain faith in at least one media pillar -- their local news outlets.
President Donald Trump has frequently lashed out at news organizations for reporting "fake news" about him and his administration, but most Americans continue to maintain faith in at least one media pillar -- their local news outlets.
When trade negotiators from the United States, Mexico, and Canada convene in Washington this week to begin the hard work of modernizing the 1992 North American Free Trade Agreement, they will turn on their laptop computers, access secure documents, and communicate with their leadership instantaneously via iPhones.
When trade negotiators from the United States, Mexico, and Canada convene in Washington this week to begin the hard work of modernizing the 1992 North American Free Trade Agreement, they will turn on their laptop computers, access secure documents, and communicate with their leadership instantaneously via iPhones.
Though they received only a two-week extension to a deadline for public comments on proposed changes to net neutrality rules, rather than the eight weeks they had sought, net neutrality proponents say they remain focused on making sure the Federal Communications Commission continues to hear from the public.
Though they received only a two-week extension to a deadline for public comments on proposed changes to net neutrality rules, rather than the eight weeks they had sought, net neutrality proponents say they remain focused on making sure the Federal Communications Commission continues to hear from the public.
The Better Deal will take meaningful steps in modernizing American antitrust to give regulators what they need to do their jobs well in today’s environment. Schumer has pointed in the right direction. Let’s be smart enough to follow his lead.
The Better Deal will take meaningful steps in modernizing American antitrust to give regulators what they need to do their jobs well in today’s environment. Schumer has pointed in the right direction. Let’s be smart enough to follow his lead.
Republican lawmakers are seeking to eliminate the Federal Communications Commission’s newspaper and broadcast cross-ownership rule through draft legislation reauthorizing the federal agency.
Republican lawmakers are seeking to eliminate the Federal Communications Commission’s newspaper and broadcast cross-ownership rule through draft legislation reauthorizing the federal agency.
National Urban League and Lyft Inc. are joining forces to advance ride-hailing services for every community, especially those that are underserved.
National Urban League and Lyft Inc. are joining forces to advance ride-hailing services for every community, especially those that are underserved.
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Briefings

Tech Brief: Lobbying Tech Groups Target NAFTA Renegotiations

According to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, the number of tech companies and trade associations registered to lobby U.S., Canadian and Mexican government officials has more than doubled in the last few months. Companies like Cisco Systems Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are looking to zero out tariffs for tech goods and remove restrictions on cloud storage as officials prepare to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Tech Brief: Intel CEO Leaves Trump’s Manufacturing Council

Brian Krzanich, Intel Corp.’s chief executive, joined the chief executives of Merck and Under Armour in announcing that he would leave Trump’s council on American manufacturing following the president’s response to violence during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Krzanich said he resigned “to call attention to the serious harm our divided political climate is causing to critical issues.” 

Tech Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit will not block the Federal Communications Commission’s April decision to eliminate price caps for much of the business broadband market. The FCC’s business data services ruling deems certain local markets as competitive, even when there is only one broadband service provider.

Tech Brief: Benchmark Capital Sues Former Uber CEO Kalanick

Benchmark Capital is suing Uber Technologies Inc.’s co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick for not honoring the terms of his resignation and allegedly trying to stack the company’s board with allies to prepare for a return as CEO. The Silicon Valley venture firm, one of Uber’s biggest shareholders, alleges that Kalanick is attempting to “entrench himself for his own selfish ends” — an accusation a Kalanick spokesman called “without merit.”

Tech Brief: Kaspersky Lab, Microsoft Reach Antitrust Resolution

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab plans to withdraw antitrust complaints it made in Europe against Microsoft Corp. after the U.S. tech company agreed to work with outside antivirus vendors on delivery of its security updates for Windows users. The Moscow-based security company in June accused Microsoft of abusing its dominance in the computer market by favoring its own antivirus software over those of independent security companies.

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