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David Caplan
May 28, 2020 - 9:39 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a historic executive order that will limit the broad legal protection that federal law provides to social media platforms. See the details.
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Mike Dougherty
May 03, 2020 - 1:37 pm
A grant from the Federal Communications Commission is helping a health system in Delaware expand telehealth services, and some of the money will be used to connect people in communities of need. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
January 31, 2020 - 4:30 am
The 5G bandwagon is rolling down the road with the full support of the Trump administration. But meteorologists across the world have voiced concerns about the potentially harmful impact the wireless technology could have on their ability to forecast the weather. Read more here.
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AP News
December 12, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
December 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Federal Communications Commission is voting Thursday on creating the phone number as the national suicide prevention and mental health hotline. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
November 20, 2019 - 4:30 pm
A movement is underway to create a new three-digit number to combat suicide, and the Federal Communications Commission is considering the move. Read more here.
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The Federal Communications Commission's broadband report is being hammered by critics who say it paints too rosy a picture of high-speed internet availability in the U.S.
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May 30, 2019 - 5:10 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission's broadband report is being hammered by critics who say it paints too rosy a picture of high-speed internet availability in the U.S. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia joined two dissenting FCC commissioners in criticizing the...
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Ian Bush
April 10, 2019 - 12:33 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio) — The House passed a bill Wednesday to restore Obama-era "net neutrality" rules, but the legislation faces slim odds of making it through the Republican-controlled Senate. The Save the Internet Act passed the Democrat-controlled House 232-190 Wednesday, with only...
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The logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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February 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington came Tuesday in...
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Nearly half the calls made to US cell phones in 2019 will be spam, according to a study by First Orion referenced in a Federal Communications Commission report Thursday.
CNN
February 14, 2019 - 10:32 pm
By Katie Bernard, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly half the calls made to US cell phones in 2019 will be spam, according to a study by First Orion referenced in a Federal Communications Commission report Thursday. Ninety percent of those calls will have familiar caller IDs, but there isn't an effective way of...
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