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FCC: Use USF Cash for Broadband, 3G

March 8, 2010 7:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC wants to reform the Universal Service Fund (USF) to provide subsidies for rural broadband services instead of wireline voice.

Apple, Nokia Patent Fight Stalled Over ITC Decision

March 4, 2010 7:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A judge in a Delaware federal district court has put Apple and Nokia's patent fight on hold...

Microsoft CEO: Google merits regulatory scrutiny

March 3, 2010 7:02 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer intends to keep the regulatory heat on Google as his company strives to lessen its rival's dominance of Internet search.

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Think Tank: Net Neutrality Rules Harmful, Unnecessary

March 2, 2010 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The American Consumer Institute says net neutrality regulations are not only unnecessary but could restrict growth and innovation in the broadband industry.

Apple Levels Patent Suit at HTC

March 2, 2010 7:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Fresh off defending itself again patent infringement charges filed by Nokia, Apple today filed a similar lawsuit against Taiwanese OEM HTC.

Verizon Sued Over $1.99 Data Charges

March 1, 2010 7:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit over $1.99 data fees alleged to have been improperly charged to non-smartphone customers.

ITC to Launch Probe into Apple, Nokia Complaint

February 22, 2010 7:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is busy with the wireless industry these days.

eHealth, Education Get Top Billing in Broadband Plan Update

February 22, 2010 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has named healthcare and education as two of its top priorities in its upcoming National Broadband Plan.

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RIM, Apple on Hot Seat over Kodak Camera Complaint

February 18, 2010 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The ITC has agreed to investigate allegations that the digital cameras in Research in Motion's BlackBerry and Apple's iPhone infringe on patents held by Eastman Kodak.

Privacy Group Files FTC Complaint on Google Buzz

February 17, 2010 6:49 am | by Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A privacy watchdog group complained to federal regulators on Tuesday about Google's new Buzz social networking service.

MS, Apple Accused of Patent Infringement

February 11, 2010 7:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It's patent infringement allegation time again, and now it's Apple and Microsoft on the hot seat.

Qualcomm Granted Stay in Japan FTC Case

February 11, 2010 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm says it has been granted a stay to a cease-and-desist order issued in September 2009 by the Japan Fair Trade Commission.

Nokia to Fight Class Action Lawsuit

February 8, 2010 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia started the week by responding to a class action lawsuit accusing it of securities fraud and separately announced the layoff of almost 300 employees at a Finnish manufacturing plant.

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Via Licensing, Sisvel Report Progress on LTE Patent Pools

February 5, 2010 7:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sisvel and Via Licensing say they are making progress in their efforts to start a patent pool for LTE technology.

SEC Drops Civil Action Against ex-Broadcom Execs

February 5, 2010 7:06 am | by Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The SEC said Thursday it will not pursue a civil action against four former Broadcom Corp. executives for allegations of securities fraud.

Korean, U.S. Firms Embroiled in Chip Espionage Case

February 4, 2010 7:10 am | by Kelly Olsen, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The world's top producers of computer memory chips are embroiled in an apparent case of industrial espionage after South Korean prosecutors indicted 18 people over alleged technology theft.

Study: Distracted Driving Laws Don't Stop Crashes

February 1, 2010 7:11 am | by Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A new insurance industry study has found that state laws banning the use of handheld devices to make calls or send text messages while driving have not resulted in fewer vehicle crashes. 

AT & T Settles ETF Class Action

January 29, 2010 7:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T recently settled a class-action lawsuit pertaining to what New Jersey customers say were unfair early termination fees (ETF).

Motorola, RIM Patent Fight Heats Up

January 25, 2010 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola is going after Research In Motion (RIM) with a patent complaint filed Friday with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Big, Small Carrier Concerns Clash

January 21, 2010 12:39 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Cellular South cut ties with CTIA on the grounds that the industry association is indifferent to the welfare of its smaller members.

Motorola Sues Ex-Exec Over Move to Nokia

January 20, 2010 7:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola is suing former executive David Hartsfield to prevent him from taking a post at Nokia.

Apple Fires Back at Nokia with ITC Complaint

January 18, 2010 7:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

On Friday, Apple asked the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to ban imports of Nokia devices it claims infringe on its patents.

Kodak Sues Apple, RIM Over Patents

January 14, 2010 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Kodak wants the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to stop the import of iPhones and BlackBerry devices it claims infringe on its image viewing patents.

DOJ Settles Kindle-On-Campus Cases

January 14, 2010 7:02 am | by Devlin Barrett, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Three universities testing Amazon's Kindle in the classroom have agreed to shelve the electronic book readers until they are fully functional for blind students...

Blindness Groups, ASU Settle Suit Over Kindle

January 12, 2010 7:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two organizations representing the blind have settled a discrimination lawsuit against Arizona State University (ASU) over its use of Amazon's Kindle e-reader device.

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