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The government’s most ‘social’ chief information officer

David A. Bray, the chief information officer of the Federal Communications Commission, is modernizing the agency’s information technology systems to better meet mission needs. He tweets as @fcc_cio and was named the most social CIO in the world for 2015 by Forbes magazine. In an interview with Tom Fox, Bray talked about his transformation efforts […]

The Sesame Street/HBO Partnership Is Good for Kids

Early in 1969, Dean Burch, the new Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, called me to ask for some advice. "Ok, big shot," he said, "you talked me into taking this job. You told me I could do good in the world. Show More Summary

Dish Network & Sinclair End Blackout, No Retransmission Deal Yet

They pulled the plug last night, more than 150 stations went dark across the nation in the biggest such blackout ever and then they fought out in public who’s fault it was. The Federal Communications Commission and its chair Tom Wheeler even stepped in. Show More Summary

FCC Hopes To Resolve Largest TV Blackout In U.S. History

last weekNews : The Two-Way

The Federal Communications Commission called a meeting with Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcasting Group. A dispute between the companies has blocked major channels for over five million people.

Apple's new versions of 'Bluetooth Magic Mouse' and wireless keyboard leaked.

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission surprised Apple when a pair of filings appeared on the organization's website. The filings listed the possible upgrades that Apple had in store for their Magic Mouse and wireless keyboard. These were accompanied by images showing the FCC label location on a new mouse, revealing that new mouse's name as "Magic Mouse 2".

Main Street Dem opposes municipal broadband

Rep. Michael Wray co-authors a propaganda-laced op-ed: The Federal Communications Commission, in Washington, D.C., recently voted to overturn a North Carolina law that set limits on municipal broadband networks. We’ll leave the question...Show More Summary

Black Capitalism in Telecommunications

Remember these names: Tom Wheeler; Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel. They are, respectively, the Chairman and the two Democratic commissioners sitting on the five-member Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FCC-regulated media...Show More Summary

Black Capitalism in Telecommunications

Remember these names: Tom Wheeler; Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel. They are, respectively, the Chairman and the two Democratic commissioners sitting on the five-member Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FCC-regulated media...Show More Summary

The messy battle to protect your data from your own Internet provider

2 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to develop new privacy rules for Internet providers this fall, an outgrowth of its net neutrality decision earlier this year that could have big implications for companies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast. The long-awaited effort began quietly with an FCC workshop a few months ago, but as it gains steam, it's raising concerns […]

FCC nails another Wi-Fi blocker

A company that provides Internet services for major convention centers around the U.S., has been hit by the Federal Communications Commission with a $750,000 fine for blocking the personal mobile Wi-Fi hotspots used by convention attendees and exhibitors. Show More Summary

Company That Blocked Wi-Fi Hotspots At Conventions Must Pay $750,000 Fine To FCC

#FreeTheWiFi. The Federal Communications Commission has fined Smart City Holdings $750,000 and ordered it to stop blocking visitors' mobile hotspot Wi-Fi at its various convention centers across the country. Read Full Story

FCC fines company $750,000 for blocking hotspots

The Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday that it is fining Smart City LLC $750,000 for blocking Wi-Fi hotspots. The company provides hotels and convention centers in Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, Orlando, and Phoenix with its own brand of wireless connectivity. Show More Summary

FCC Fines Freedom-Hating Hotel Wi-Fi Provider for Blocking Personal Hotpsots

The Federal Communications Commission has just slapped a $750,000 fine on Wi-Fi provider that routinely blocked people in hotels and convention centers across the US from setting up their own mobile hotspots. The company, Smart City,...Show More Summary

It's About Damn Time: FCC Says Convention Centers Can't Block Wifi

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We’ve all been ripped off when paying for wifi. But now, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is cracking down on companies that block you from using anything but their exorbitantly priced services. The agency just slapped a company with a $750,000 fine for blocking wifi hotspots at convention centers. Read more...

FCC Votes to Deny $3.3 Billion in Discounts Sought by Dish Network

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to deny discounts sought by two small partners of Dish Network in an airwaves auction earlier this year.

FCC says Dish can't use $3.3B in credits in airwaves auction

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission said Monday that Dish Network Corp. can't apply $3.3 billion in small-business credits toward the purchase of airwaves it gained in a government auction. The government sells spectrum to carriers like AT&T and Verizon so they can add more capacity for wireless Internet. [...]Show More Summary

Apple's Magic Mouse 2 and new Bluetooth keyboard spotted in FCC filing

Apple is getting ready to launch two new Mac accessories. A recent filing with the Federal Communications Commission shows that the company will release a new version of its Magic Mouse product soon, along with a new Bluetooth keyboard. Show More Summary

Apple to update Magic Mouse & wireless keyboard with Bluetooth LE, integrated batteries, FCC reveals

Two newly published filings with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission reveal that Apple is planning to release a new Magic Mouse and wireless keyboard with support for the power sipping Bluetooth Low Energy specification.

New 'Magic Mouse 2' and Apple Wireless Keyboard With Bluetooth 4.2 Appear in FCC Filings

A group of filings posted to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission website yesterday (via SlashGear) reveal impending upgrades for Apple's Magic Mouse and wireless keyboard accessories. Images accompanying the filings point to the...Show More Summary

Whirling dervishes of blade and robot? FCC reaches for rubberstamp

Machines designed to cut down prey gets OK from watchdog The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has okayed robotic appliance maker iRobot to continue work on its line of lawnmower droids.…

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