The future of mobile data pits cellphone carriers against cable giants

A new version of LTE could improve your download speeds. But critics say it threatens a longtime standard in WiFi.

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    Mark Zuckerberg and Stephen Hawking just had the most awe-inspiring exchange ever

    Zuckerberg held an online Q&A Tuesday and covered a lot of ground, from his workout routine to his thoughts on transgender issues.

    It’s not you, it’s me: Why I won’t be paying for Apple Music

    It’s not you, it’s me: Why I won’t be paying for Apple Music

    Why the economics of streaming music right now argue against paying for music.

    Placing a phone call in Europe is about to become a lot more like calling within the United States

    Placing a phone call in Europe is about to become a lot more like calling within the United States

    The European Union has a plan to abolish roaming fees and implement net neutrality.

    Thinking about Apple’s new Music service? Here are the basics.

    Thinking about Apple’s new Music service? Here are the basics.

    Here’s a quick rundown of Apple Music based on the five sections of the new app.

    Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case

    Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case

    An appeals court found Apple was guilty of conspiring with book publishers to drive down the price of ebooks.

    Jim Beam (yes, the whiskey maker) says we need broadband competition

    Jim Beam (yes, the whiskey maker) says we need broadband competition

    The company says it relies on small Internet providers that should be protected by the FCC.

    Always click the first Google result? You might want to stop doing that.

    Always click the first Google result? You might want to stop doing that.

    Critics claim that Google manipulates search results to put its products first, even if there are better results elsewhere.

    The FBI is willing to pay $4.2 million to get these hackers

    The FBI is willing to pay $4.2 million to get these hackers

    The five hackers are accused of stealing health, employment, and banking data, or trying to force people to pay a ransom to regain control of their devices and running fake online auctions.

    From Google.sucks to HillaryClinton.sucks, here are the biggest .sucks domains that have been taken

    From Google.sucks to HillaryClinton.sucks, here are the biggest .sucks domains that have been taken

    A shortlist of .sucks registrants — and what it says about identity and the Internet

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    Apple, Pandora, Spotify, oh my!

    Apple, Pandora, Spotify, oh my!

    Here’s a list of pros and cons for Apple Music, Pandora One and Spotify so you can find the best fit.

    It’s time to open up our patent system

    It’s time to open up our patent system

    A more open model will allow inventors to share their ideas while also protecting them.

    The 2015 summer reading list for innovators

    The 2015 summer reading list for innovators

    These ten books will open up your mind.

    Washington Post starts to automatically encrypt part of Web site for visitors

    Washington Post starts to automatically encrypt part of Web site for visitors

    Visits to homepage, National security section, and the Switch to use https starting Tuesday.

    Here’s how you can help crowdfund a Greek bailout

    Here’s how you can help crowdfund a Greek bailout

    Save the land of Ouzo and feta with this campaign.

    More than 21 million people watched gaming’s biggest annual show on Twitch

    More than 21 million people watched gaming’s biggest annual show on Twitch

    Twitch grabbed more than 21 million viewers during E3. That’s more than New York, San Francisco and London, combined.

    PayPal walks back its controversial robocalling policy

    PayPal walks back its controversial robocalling policy

    The company is heeding concerns from skeptical regulators and consumers

    Student researcher doesn’t quit after SpaceX rocket fails

    Student researcher doesn’t quit after SpaceX rocket fails

    She’s twice lost experiments to rocket explosions. But she isn’t giving up.

    From unmanned fighters to orbital lasers, how the U.S. and China could fight a war

    From unmanned fighters to orbital lasers, how the U.S. and China could fight a war

    A new novel by Washington think tankers uses real-world technologies to explore the future of warfare.

    What my bathroom scale shouldn’t tell Google

    What my bathroom scale shouldn’t tell Google

    Stepping on a scale may one day trigger you seeing weight-loss ads online.

    SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

    SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

    It was the third cargo mission to the International Space Station to be lost in recent months and was a setback for plans to test the landing of a rocket booster on a platform at sea.

    No one in Washington is talking about the problems with the sharing economy, except this lawmaker

    No one in Washington is talking about the problems with the sharing economy, except this lawmaker

    We have 25 people running for president, and no one is talking about the fastest-growing area of work in our country. -- Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

    Meet the first tablet made just for your local library

    Meet the first tablet made just for your local library

    A new product, the Playaway Launchpad, has been designed for the children’s sections of libraries.

    Tim Cook: ‘Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love.’

    Tim Cook: ‘Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love.’

    He also managed to tie the victory to an Apple advertising campaign.