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Post Tech: January 10, 2010 - January 16, 2010

Highlights of what AT&T, Google told FCC about net neutrality

Public comments for the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality proposal poured in Friday, and here are some of the highlights from Post Tech’s initial readings: AT&T said it doesn't think there is a need for new regulation, especially a rule...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 15, 2010; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AT&T , Net Neutrality , Verizon  
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FCC considers ways to assert authority over Web access, as court questions oversight

The Federal Communications Commission is considering aggressive moves to stake out its authority to oversee consumer access to the Internet, as a recent court hearing and industry opposition have cast doubt on its power over Web service providers. The FCC,...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 15, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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All things Congress -- there's an app for that

Want to get the latest tally on Congressional votes while on the fly? Wish you could tap into a calendar for markups and find out who is backing which bills? There's now an app for that. The Sunlight Foundation is...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 15, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Tech leaders provide Web tips to improving government

Here are a few ideas corporate leaders plan to offer to the White House this afternoon during a meeting about how technology can be used to make the federal government more efficient and effective: Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook and...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 14, 2010; 1:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Update: Donations Reach $5.2 million to Haiti relief through text messages

Update: donations top $5.2 million as of 6:30 p.m. Thursday Thousands of cell phone users in the U.S. have sent more than $5.2 million in donations via text message to the Red Cross and other relief organizations, according to wireless...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 14, 2010; 8:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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White House hosts corporate executives to get tech ideas for government

The federal government has corporate envy. So the Obama administration has invited dozens of the nation's top executives to the White House on Thursday seeking tips on how the federal bureaucracy can become leaner and meaner. That means thinking of...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 14, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Yahoo, others respond to Chinese attacks on Google

Yahoo wouldn’t disclose whether it was also a victim of cyber attacks in China, saying it doesn’t disclose such information. Microsoft said its Internet applications were not targeted by cyber attackers. On Tuesday, Google said it might withdraw it business...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 13, 2010; 12:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Returning your Nexus One? Prepare to pay up to $550.

Thinking of returning Google’s Nexus One phone? Customers may think twice after confronted by penalties from both Google and service provider T-Mobile that could amount to $550 in early equipment return and contract cancellation fees. Full price for the phone...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 13, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Early Termination Fees , FCC  
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FCC faces net neutrality hurdles, questions going forward

As comments on net neutrality pour into the Federal Communications Commission this week, fresh doubt has emerged over whether the agency even has the ability to enforce proposed new rules over broadband Internet service providers. If a federal court decides...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 13, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Broadband  
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Comcast exec blogs about FCC's lack of authority on net neutrality

Comcast executive vice president David Cohen said Sunday that Comcast's dispute with the Federal Communications Commission on a ruling against the company for allegedly blocking a Web application is more about legal definitions and jurisdiction than the issue itself. The...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 12, 2010; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Comcast , Net Neutrality  
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Study: broadband boosts jobs, but not salaries

Broadband Internet access creates jobs within local economies, but the effect on individual users is less clear, according to a report by Public Policy Institute of California, a think tank In a report released Tuesday called "Does Broadband Boost Local...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 12, 2010; 10:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Broadband  
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Customers complain Google Nexus One phone can't get Internet signal

Days after Google launched its new smartphone, Nexus One, some users were searching for a signal. Hundreds of customers complained on the Web sites of Google and partner T-Mobile, saying they were having difficulty getting a 3G Internet signal on...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 12, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  AT&T , Apple , Early Termination Fees , Google , Mobile , Verizon  
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NAB showcases Sezmi, a hybrid broadcast-broadband television service, in debate over spectrum

The National Association of Broadcasters is asking federal regulators to keep over-the-air spectrum for next-generation digital television services that could bring their beleaguered businesses new ways of making money.

By by Cecilia Kang  |  January 11, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Spectrum  
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Secretary Clinton dines with high-tech titans to talk diplomacy

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met last week with a handful of high-tech’s titans to talk about how the Internet and gadgets can intersect with the nation’s foreign diplomacy needs. But unlike the many from the Obama administration and federal...

By Cecilia Kang  |  January 11, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  International  
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