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Sen. Schumer Calls for FTC Probe into Apps

March 5, 2012 7:08 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Sen. Charles Schumer, (D-N.Y.), is calling on the FTC to launch an investigation into the app download practices of Apple and Google/Android...

Verizon, Cable Ops Defend AWS Sale

March 5, 2012 7:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless defended its $3.9 billion purchase of spectrum from four cable companies against critics of the deal in documents filed with the FCC on Friday...

Verizon, MetroPCS Net Neutrality Suit to Proceed

March 2, 2012 7:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The ruling is a largely procedural victory for Verizon and MetroPCS, who first filed suit over the open Internet rules last January.

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FCC to Vote on 700 MHz Interoperability, MSS

March 1, 2012 6:54 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Small wireless operators whose LTE services can't roam onto the networks of national providers because of interoperability problems...

Verizon, Cable Deals Slated for Senate Hearing

February 29, 2012 6:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The Senate antitrust committee has scheduled a March 21 hearing on Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion deal to buy a nationwide swath of AWS spectrum from four cable companies.

It's Official: Obama Signs Spectrum, Public Safety Bill

February 24, 2012 6:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The bill includes a number of items pertaining to the wireless industry.

Shanghai Court Suspends iPad Trademark Ruling

February 23, 2012 7:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lawyers say a Shanghai court has suspended proceedings in a lawsuit by a Chinese electronics maker against Apple...

T-Mobile to FCC: Block Verizon AWS Deal

February 22, 2012 7:32 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA has asked the FCC to block Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion acquisition of a nationwide swath of AWS spectrum held by four cable companies.

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More Trouble for LightSquared: Layoffs Reported

February 22, 2012 7:26 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared is showing more signs of distress in the wake of the FCC's decision to block its wireless network.

AT & T Pressures FCC on Dish Buildout

February 21, 2012 7:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T continues to pressure the FCC to force Dish into rapid buildout requirements for its planned mobile broadband network...

FTC Survey Probes Kids' Apps, Safety

February 17, 2012 7:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking to protect the privacy of kids and teens, a tech-savvy, although vulnerable demographic...

China Faces Conflict of Law, Business in iPad Row

February 17, 2012 7:16 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Chinese officials face a choice in Apple's dispute with a local company over the iPad trademark — side with a struggling entity that a court says owns the name or with a global brand that has created thousands of jobs in China.

Curb the Car Dashboard Technology, Government Asks

February 17, 2012 7:14 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Auto dashboards are becoming an arcade of text messages, GPS images, phone calls and web surfing, the government says, and it's asking carmakers to curb those distractions when vehicles are moving.

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LightSquared's Options Few in Wake of FCC Block

February 16, 2012 7:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC's decision to block LightSquared from launching its network leaves it with few options, and the company has yet to give a clear answer...

Reports: More Chinese Cities Seize iPads

February 16, 2012 7:13 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Authorities have seized iPads from retailers in more Chinese cities in an escalating dispute between Apple Inc. and a struggling local company over the trademark...

The Consumerization of IT: Preventing a Security Nightmare

February 15, 2012 11:21 am | by Steve Durbin, Information Security Forum | Articles | Comments

Unfortunately, many of today's most popular mobile phones and tablets weren't designed from the start as business tools and therefore do not offer the level of security comparable to present-day desktop and laptop computers.

End of the Road for LightSquared?

February 15, 2012 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has hammered what could be the final nail in the coffin for LightSquared's LTE plans.

Path's Misstep Prompts Apple Probe

February 15, 2012 7:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

User privacy and the security of electronic data continues to be of concern in Washington, D.C. Energy and Commerce Committee ranking member...

Chicago Asked Not to Stifle Wireless at Summits

February 15, 2012 7:06 am | by Don Babwin, Associated Press | News | Comments

Protesters are coming by the thousands to Chicago, armed with smartphones, video cameras and social media links that will allow them to instantly map strategy, share plans and disseminate images of what's happening...

Groups Push Congress to Protect White Space Spectrum

February 14, 2012 7:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

More than 100 corporations, trade associations and public interest groups are worried that white space spectrum could become a casualty...

Chinese Company to Seek Ban on iPad Import, Export

February 14, 2012 6:49 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

A Chinese company said Tuesday it will ask customs officials to ban imports and exports of Apple's iPads...

Apple Joins FLA, Supply Chain Inspections Underway

February 13, 2012 7:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The Fair Labor Association (FLA) today announced that Apple will join the association as a participating company, effective immediately.

Apple Expands Samsung, Motorola Patent Fight

February 13, 2012 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple took new steps last week in its international patent battles against Motorola Mobility and Samsung...

Chinese City Seizes Apple iPads in Name Dispute

February 13, 2012 7:04 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Authorities have seized Apple iPads from retailers in a city in northern China due to a dispute with a domestic company that says it owns the iPad name...

Dead Zones? The FCC Has a Map For That

February 10, 2012 10:58 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Forget the colorful maps wireless operators use to advertise their coverage. The FCC has come out with a map of its own in black, white and grey.

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