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3 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute
The federal government is yet again acquiescing to the ridiculous anti-free market demands of the Left.
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7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
In today's world, there's one area of technology that can almost never be fast enough: the wireless networks that power our mobile devices.
9 hrs ago | The Technology Liberation Front
The Supreme Court hears oral arguments today in a case that will decide whether Aereo, an over-the-top video distributor, can retransmit broadcast television signals online without obtaining a copyright license.
13 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute
The Federal Communications Commission has a Procrustean problem. The agency would do well to acknowledge it as a means of reforming its regulatory process.
16 hrs ago | JD Supra
Health care information technology facilitates the delivery of personalized medicine by providing and supporting the infrastructure for patients, consumers and health care providers to communicate and distribute information.
The tech industry is pressuring the Obama administration to set aside more free, unlicensed airwaves that help fuel Wi-Fi networks, a demand that will create tension as the government tries to also boost revenue-producing licensed airwaves.
The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with a plan to hold a highly anticipated "incentive auction" in 2015 that will open up low-band spectrum for wireless providers and give broadcasters an opportunity to relinquish airwaves for a portion of the proceeds.
The Federal Communications Commission is coming under pressure for its attempt to raise the minimum amount that companies can charge for basic phone service and still get a government subsidy.
Enforcement letters going to more than 82,000 Ohioans this month mark the latest step in a crackdown on abuse of a federal program that provides free cellphone service to low-income individuals.
Ever since the D.C. Circuit court ruled that the government can't ban Internet providers from blocking or prioritizing Web traffic, the Federal Communications Commission has been looking for a way to get around the ruling.
David Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast Corp., left, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Arthur Minson Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Cable Inc., in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 20--The next generation of wireless devices will enable users to text or tweet 911, but emergency service centers won't be able to receive those messages without expensive upgrades, and the state has an outdated, "horse and buggy" system for paying 911 costs, officials said.
Modern technology is helping offer communications tools to low-income deaf-blind individuals.
The Federal Communications Commission chairman described spectrum as "a finite public resource" in a blog post Friday.
At Purple Communications, Annette Quiroga, left, call-center manager, demonstrates the video relay service as she signs to video interpreter Priya May. "You have a customer using sign language contacting you with the Purple VRS system," May, 31, spoke into a headset to the man who picked up at Seattle's MOD Pizza.
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