America’s leadership of the industries of the future -- from connected health care to autonomous vehicles and more -- is at risk. A global race to be the first to deploy 5G -- fifth generation wireless networks -- is underway, and China, Japan and South Korea, among others, are doing everything they can to win.
America’s leadership of the industries of the future -- from connected health care to autonomous vehicles and more -- is at risk. A global race to be the first to deploy 5G -- fifth generation wireless networks -- is underway, and China, Japan and South Korea, among others, are doing everything they can to win.
Expanding high-speed internet access to rural areas has been one of the few issues that's drawn bipartisan support in a sharply divided Congress. And while nothing's assured, backing by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai may help push those congressional efforts across the finish line.
Expanding high-speed internet access to rural areas has been one of the few issues that's drawn bipartisan support in a sharply divided Congress. And while nothing's assured, backing by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai may help push those congressional efforts across the finish line.
Following five months of intrigue, the last Obama-appointed head of the patent office, Michelle Lee, has resigned. President Donald Trump will now appoint a new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Following five months of intrigue, the last Obama-appointed head of the patent office, Michelle Lee, has resigned. President Donald Trump will now appoint a new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Russian hackers targeted state election databases ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a Department of Homeland Security official told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.
Russian hackers targeted state election databases ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a Department of Homeland Security official told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.
Fixed broadband internet at home has revolutionized how we communicate with our friends and family, as well as how we access information, news and entertainment. Few things are more important for the development of our societies, economies and democracies than making sure that people have access to affordable unlimited broadband at home.
Fixed broadband internet at home has revolutionized how we communicate with our friends and family, as well as how we access information, news and entertainment. Few things are more important for the development of our societies, economies and democracies than making sure that people have access to affordable unlimited broadband at home.
Favorability ratings for Tesla and SpaceX improved after Elon Musk, the chief executive for each company, resigned from two of President Donald Trump’s advisory councils in protest of the administration's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, according to Morning Consult Brand Intelligence data.
Favorability ratings for Tesla and SpaceX improved after Elon Musk, the chief executive for each company, resigned from two of President Donald Trump’s advisory councils in protest of the administration's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, according to Morning Consult Brand Intelligence data.
From where I stand now, and given my experience as a former FCC commissioner, I can safely say that the Federal Communications Commission's process is broken. Chairman Ajit Pai has an opportunity to restore integrity, openness and transparency to the FCC. But will he?
From where I stand now, and given my experience as a former FCC commissioner, I can safely say that the Federal Communications Commission's process is broken. Chairman Ajit Pai has an opportunity to restore integrity, openness and transparency to the FCC. But will he?
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Tech Brief: Russian Hackers Targeted Elections in 21 States, DHS Official Says

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security official told the Senate Intelligence Committee that Russian hackers targeted election-related databases in 21 different states leading up to the 2016 presidential election. Only two states — Arizona and Illinois — have been publicly identified as having their election systems targeted, and officials would not comment on the identities of the other 19 states.

Tech Brief: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

Uber Technologies Inc. CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down from the helm of the ride-hailing service after five of the company’s major investors demanded that he resign. Kalanick’s resignation comes after a series of scandals forced him to take an indefinite leave of absence from the company last week.

Tech Brief: Data on 198 Million Voters Left Exposed Online

A proprietary data set containing the names and personally identifying information of approximately 198 million registered U.S. voters was left unprotected online for at least 12 days in a large cache of electronic files. The information was compiled by consulting firm Deep Root Analytics, which helps Republican campaigns with voter targeting efforts, and appears to include information on nearly all the estimated registered voters in the United States.

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