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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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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.

LightSquared Customers Plead with FCC

February 10, 2012 6:41 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared has been signing up customers for its planned wholesale LTE network from the beginning despite the fact that it didn't have FCC clearance...

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Delay Sought in Verizon, Cable AWS Deal

February 9, 2012 7:38 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

DirectTV, T-Mobile USA and Sprint want the FCC to stop the clock on its review of Verizon Wireless' $4 billion deal to buy a nationwide chunk of AWS spectrum from four cable companies.

AT & T, Competitors Spar Over FCC Legislation

February 9, 2012 7:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T and a number of its competitors have come out on opposite sides of the fence about provisions in a House bill which would strip the FCC...

DOT Counters LightSquared GPS Standards Plan

February 8, 2012 11:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The Transportation Department mulls regulations that would ban services that interfere with GPS - services like LightSquared's.

Report: Apple Called on ETSI to Define Patent Standards

February 8, 2012 7:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple back in November asked the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to clarify its rules regarding standards-essential patents under Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) terms...

Apple Granted Temporary Suspension of German Injunction

February 6, 2012 7:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A German court has granted Apple a suspension of an injunction of some of its products in that country, according to a report filed by the BBC.

LightSquared Deserves a Hearing

February 2, 2012 12:32 pm | Blogs | Comments

The government should figure out how the LightSquared saga came to be.

Senate Antitrust Panel to Probe Verizon, Cable Deals

February 2, 2012 7:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless' $4 billion deal to buy a nationwide swath of AWS spectrum from four cable companies is headed for a hearing before a Senate antitrust committee.

FCC OKs Lifeline Reforms

February 1, 2012 6:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC passed broad reforms of its Lifeline program at its open meeting Tuesday, paving the way to overhaul a program that provides subsidized...

EU Opens Probe of Samsung Patent Practices

January 31, 2012 6:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The European Commission today announced that it has opened an investigation into Samsung's use of certain patents to distort competition...

LightSquared GPS Argument Up for Public Comment

January 30, 2012 6:57 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has opened part of LightSquared's embattled wireless plans for public comment

Samsung Dealt New Blow in Apple Patent Fight

January 27, 2012 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Fresh on the heels of Samsung's defeat in a German court last week, a Mannheim judge has reportedly tossed out the electronics giant's second complaint against Apple.

AT & T Seeks Approval for Spectrum Transfer

January 24, 2012 7:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T has officially submitted to the FCC a request for approval to transfer $1 billion worth of spectrum to T-Mobile USA.

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