Post Tech: fcc


Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 01/20/2012

The Circuit: Megaupload seizure prompts retaliation; Republican candidates pan SOPA; Verizon, Comcast

Megaupload seizure prompts hacker retaliation; Republican candidates pan SOPA; Verizon, Comcast

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Google, IP, FCC, Verizon, Comcast, Spectrum

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 01/09/2012

FCC’s Genachowski seeks to expand discount telephone program for low-income households to include broadband service

FCC chairman outlines a draft proposal that would reform the commission’s Lifeline program.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:38 AM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/06/2012

The Circuit: FCC taps Katz for chief of staff, more support for OPEN, Google TV at CES

FCC taps Katz for chief of staff, more support for OPEN, Google TV at CES

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ATT, LTE, Google, Twitter, Facebook, FCC

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 01/05/2012

FCC names Zachary Katz as chief of staff

Zachary Katz, currently the agency’s chief counsel, will replace Eddie Lazarus in the post.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:12 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 01/03/2012

The Circuit: SOPA and PIPA, Sprint and LightSquared, Apple’s media event

SOPA and PIPA, Sprint and LightSquared, Apple’s media event.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Apple, Sprint, LightSquared, FCC, IP

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 12/22/2011

FCC proposes new media ownership rules

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to relax its media ownership rules.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:08 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/19/2011

The Circuit: BT sues Google, FCC urged to investigate Verizon, FTC asks ICANN to slow down

BT sues Google, FCC urged to investigate Verizon, FTC asks ICANN to slow down

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, FTC, ICANN, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Net Neutrality, Google, International

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Sprint, C Spire granted motion to stay AT&T lawsuits

Sprint and C Spire have been granted stays in their lawsuits against AT&T.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:18 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, T-Mobile, ATT, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 12/09/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, T-Mobile hearing; Cybersecurity and ‘Buckshot Yankee’; Verizon ends deal with DirectTV

AT&T, T-Mobile hearing; Cybersecurity and “Buckshot Yankee”; Verizon ends DirectTV deal, FiOS expansion

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:29 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, International, IP, Verizon, Spectrum, Boradband, Cybersecurity, ATT, T-Mobile, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Grassley threatens to hold up FCC nominees over LightSquared

The Iowa Republican first wants information on the agency’s actions regarding the broadband firm LightSquared.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, FTC, LightSquared, Spectrum, Commerce

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011

The Circuit: ‘Payola’ segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House

“Payola” segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Netflix, FTC, DOJ, Privacy, Facebook, FCC, Google, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/02/2011

FCC applauds BART’s actions to protect cellphone use in stations

Chairman Julius Genachowski said the San Francisco transit agency took an “important step” in codifying its rules.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 12/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T and T-Mobile have no plan B, AOL alums to launch start-up fund, Carrier IQ

AT&T and T-Mobile have no plan B, AOL alums to launch start-up fund, Carrier IQ

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, FCC, Privacy, AOL, T-Mobile, AT&T

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011

The Circuit: FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, FTC, FCC, ATT, T-Mobile, DOJ, Privacy

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 11/11/2011

The Circuit: Facebook and the FTC, Senate upholds net neutrality, Twitter/WikiLeaks

Facebook and the FTC, Senate upholds net neutrality, Twitter/WikiLeaks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:14 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, Twitter, Wikileaks, FCC, Net Neutrality, Facebook, FTC, FCC

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 11/04/2011

The Circuit: Groupon IPO; LightSquared issue tangles FCC nominations; cyber spying report

Groupon IPO; LightSquared issue tangles FCC nominations; cyberspying report points to China, Russia.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, Facebook, Cybersecurity, IP, International, FCC, Groupon

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 11/03/2011

The Circuit: Sprint, C Spire can continue cases; emergency alerts; ‘wardrobe malfunction’ ruling

Judge says Sprint, C Spire can move ahead with cases; emergency alerts; court rules on “wardrobe malfunction.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:01 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, FCC, ATT, T-Mobile

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Senate may be nearing vote on net neutrality

The Senate may be close to voting on a resolution to overturn the FCC’s open Internet rules.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:50 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Net Neutrality

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 11/02/2011

The Circuit: Julian Assange loses extradition case, FCC reform bill, parents helping to bend Facebook rules

Julian Assange loses extradition case, FCC reform bill, parents helping to bend Facebook rules

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:20 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Wireless, Kids Online, Privacy, FCC, Cybersecurity

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 11/01/2011

The Circuit: Obama nominates Rosenworcel, Pai to FCC; AT&T promises jobs; hacking traced to China

Obama nominates Rosenworcel, Pai to FCC; AT&T promises jobs; hacking traced to China.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, International, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 10/28/2011

The Circuit: FCC approves USF reform, HP keeps PC unit, Samsung overtakes Apple

FCC approves USF reform, HP keeps PC unit, Samsung overtakes Apple

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, lightsquared, facebook, cybersecurity, samsung, apple, hp, FCC, broadband

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 10/27/2011

The Circuit: House copyright bill, Open Range, USF Reform

House leaders introduce copyright bill; calls for Open Range investigation

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:17 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Groupon, FCC, Broadband, Spectrum, IP

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 10/26/2011

CTIA files intervention in net neutrality appeal

The wireless industry group weighs in on the FCC’s open Internet suits with consumer groups.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:29 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Verizon. Net Neutrality

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 10/26/2011

The Circuit: Hooking up rural homes, FBI seeks more personal data, Amazon profit falls

Hooking up rural homes, FBI seeks more personal data, Amazon profit falls.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:29 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nokia, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, FBI, Privacy, FCC, Broadband

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011

The Circuit: Netflix; Google Buzz; Kids and media

Netflix; Google Buzz; kids and media

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, DOJ, FCC, FTC, Google, Netflix

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 10/24/2011

The Circuit: AT&T vs. Sprint, using social media to track gangs, small-business cybersecurity

AT&T vs. Sprint, using social media to track gangs, small business cybersecurity.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:21 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, YouTube, Microsoft, Cybersecurity, FCC, Commerce, Facebook, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 10/19/2011

C Spire lands the iPhone 4S

C Spire has been a leading voice in the fight against AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:22 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Apple

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 10/14/2011

The Circuit: FCC wants more on merger jobs; iPhone 4S on sale; Microsoft closes Skype deal

FCC wants more on merger jobs; iPhone 4S on sale today; Microsoft closes Skype deal

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, Hulu, Google, Microsoft, Skype, Apple, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/13/2011

FCC to AT&T: Let’s talk jobs

FCC asks for information on whether AT&T/T-Mobile deal will add jobs.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/11/2011

The Circuit: Online privacy, news ‘neighborhooding,’ A&T/T-Mobile merger

Online privacy, news “neighborhooding,” AT&T/T-Mobile merger.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Netflix, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Comcast, Privacy

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 10/10/2011

The Circuit: WikiLeaks, Sprint and C Spire defend suits, supercommittee calls for auctions

WikiLeaks; Sprint and C Spire defend suits; supercommittee calls for auctions.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, DOJ, FCC, Spectrum, Yahoo, Apple, Cybersecurity

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 10/07/2011

The Circuit: FCC challenge; building broadband in rural areas; cybersecurity; LightSquared documents; Yahoo in Japan.

FCC challenge; building broadband in rural areas; cybersecurity; LightSquared documents; Yahoo in Japan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:29 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Yahoo, Lightsquared, cybersecurity, FCC, Net neutrality

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 10/06/2011

The Circuit: Steve Jobs dead at 56; children’s privacy; FCC talks USF

Steve Jobs dead at 56; Children’s privacy; FCC talks USF

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:25 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kids online, microsoft, yahoo, fcc, privacy, Apple

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 10/05/2011

The Circuit: Children’s privacy; Apple iPhone 4S; HTC security flaw

Children’s privacy; Apple iPhone 4S; HTC security flaw.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:20 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, HTC, Samsung, Apple, ITC, Kids Online, Privacy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, Facebook privacy, Twitter maps the world’s moods

LightSquared, Facebook privacy, Twitter maps the world's moods.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, LightSquared, FCC, FTC, Privacy, Twitter, Amazon

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/29/2011

The Circuit: DOJ wants more on Google-Motorola, Amazon’s $199 tablet, suit over open Internet rules

DOJ asks for more on Google-Motorola, Amazon’s $199 tablet, Media groups sue over open Internet rules.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Nokia, Microsoft, Kids Online, Nokia, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 09/27/2011

The Circuit: Facebook’s PAC, AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Spotify and Facebook

Facebook’s PAC, AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Spotify and Facebook

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:31 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC, Amazon, Facebook, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 09/26/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared promises jobs, increased access; Facebook privacy; Netflix, DreamWorks sign a deal

Facebook privacy; Obama, House leaders in Silicon Valley; Netflix, DreamWorks sign a deal

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:41 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Groupon, Google, Net Neutrality, Netflix, Facebook, Online privacy, LightSquared, spectrum, FCC, Verizon

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/23/2011

The Circuit: Call for LightSquared investigation; Meg Whitman in as HP CEO; online video competition heats up

Call for LightSquared investigation; Meg Whitman in as HP CEO; Blockbuster streaming video

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  facebook, cybersecurity, streaming video, ebay, hp, fcc, lightsquared, spectrum

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/22/2011

FCC adviser Daniel Ornstein leaving the agency

Ornstein was the first person FCC Chairman Genachowski recruited to the agency

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/22/2011

The Circuit: AT&T makes small gains in hearing; Google's Schmidt defends practices; Facebook preps for announcements

AT&T makes small gains in hearing; Google's Schmidt defends practices; Facebook preps for announcements

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, HP, FTC, FCC, DOJ, Facebook, Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 09/20/2011

The Circuit: Cellular South sues to block merger, Falcone defends LightSquared, FCC and Comcast kick off low-cost Internet plans

Cellular South sues to block merger, Falcone defends LightSquared, FCC and Comcast kick off low-cost Internet plans

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, FCC, Comcast, LightSquared, Spectrum, GPS, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 09/16/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, data privacy, House Dems say settle AT&T-DOJ suit

LightSquared, data privacy, House Dems say settle AT&T-DOJ suit

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:19 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  yahoo, netflix, ip, at&t, doj, t-mobile, privacy, lightsquared, spectrum, fcc

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 09/14/2011

FCC announces public testing of TV white spaces

The Federal Communications Commission is starting a test database for ‘Super WiFi’ waves.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Spectrum

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 09/09/2011

The Circuit: Spectrum initiative in Obama jobs plan, LightSquared, America Invents Act

Obama jobs plan includes spectrum measures, LightSquared faces questions from GOP, Senate passes America Invents Act

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:44 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC, Cybersecurity, IP, Spectrum, broadband, FCC

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 09/01/2011

AT&T will likely fight DOJ to the end, analysts say

AT&T will put up a tough fight in court, analysts say.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:03 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, T-Mobile and the DOJ; lawsuit alleges Microsoft tracking; Apple responds to pollution criticism

AT&T, T-Mobile and the DOJ; lawsuit alleges Microsoft tracking; Apple responds to pollution criticism.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 08/31/2011

The Circuit: AT&T pledges 5,000 U.S. jobs if merger approved, CNN grabs Zite, Oracle probed by feds

AT&T promises to return 5,000 U.S. jobs, CNN grabs Zite, Oracle probed by feds.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, Cybersecurity, DOJ, SEC, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/26/2011

FCC restarts the clock on AT&T, T-Mobile deal

The Federal Communications Commission has restarted the shot clock on AT&T’s proposed merger with T-Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 08/25/2011

The Circuit: Apple’s Jobs resigns, China cyber-security, FCC looks into cellphone blackouts

Apple’s Jobs resigns, China cyber-security, Hulu bids extended.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Hulu, Online Video, Yahoo, Google, Amazon, DirecTV, Verizon, Sprint, International, Cybersecurity, Apple

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/24/2011

The Circuit: WikiLeaks releases new cables, earthquakes jam cell networks, Sprint iPhone report

WikiLeaks releases new cables, earthquakes jam cell networks, Sprint iPhone report

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Facebook, Privacy, Twitter, Sprint, Apple, Broadband, FCC, International

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011

The Circuit: Sprint pans AT&T model, FCC strikes ‘fairness doctrine,’ ruling helps Web music lockers

Sprint pans AT&T’s new model, FCC strikes “fairness doctrine,” court ruling helps online music lockers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HHS, Facebook, CTIA, Security, IP, Amazon, Google, FCC, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 08/22/2011

The Circuit: Skype snaps up GroupMe, July tops social media metrics, smartphone patents

Skype snaps up GroupMe, July tops social media metrics, smartphone patents.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:42 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Spectrum, FCC, IP, Facebook, Twitter, Verizon, Skype

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Sprint filing raises new challenges to AT&T, T-Mobile merger

Sprint said that AT&T and T-Mobile’s “piecemeal” filings have made it impossible to react.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:18 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/12/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, Verizon wins injunction, LinkedIn privacy

LightSquared says GPS industry causes interference, Verizon wins injunction against striking workers, LinkedIn revamps ads for privacy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Privacy, LinkedIn, Verizon, FCC

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 08/11/2011

The Circuit: AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Verizon strike, spectrum may be a debt panel issue

Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.) pans AT&T merger, Verizon and striking workers appeal to Congress, Upton and Kerry on “supercommittee” may see spectrum debate.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Cybersecurity, spectrum, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 08/09/2011

The Circuit: AT&T/T-Mobile merger, London riots, LinkedIn

FCC stops clock on AT&T/Qualcomm to combine with T-Mobile proposal, Twitter and BBM play role in London riots, LinkedIn hit hard in market fall.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RIAA, Verizon, LinkedIn, RIM, Twitter, International, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/03/2011

The Circuit: China hacks, broadband speeds, international cybercrime bill

China hacks, broadband speeds, cybercrime bill

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Broadband, facebook, IP, Cybersecurity, International, FCC

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/02/2011

The Circuit: Residential broadband, Zediva ordered to shut down, FCC carriage order

Residential broadband, Zediva ordered to shut down, FCC carriage order.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, International, FCC, Cable, IP, Broadband

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 07/29/2011

The Circuit: FCC staff on LightSquared waiver; GOP and net neutrality; Google faces patent complaints

FCC staff excluded in LightSquared waiver; GOP presses on net neutrality; Google faces patent complaints

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, LightSquared, Broadband, Net Neutrality, IP, Kids Online, Groupon, SEC

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 07/28/2011

The Circuit: DOJ looks at Google’s Admeld pickup, government surveillance, Sprint-LightSquared deal

DOJ looks at Google’s AdMeld pickup; government surveillance; Sprint strikes LightSquared deal.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:39 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, Kids, Comcast, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, LightSquared, Spectrum, Google, DOJ

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/27/2011

The Circuit: Franken bashes merger; data caps frustrate customers; Amazon earnings

Franken bashes merger; data caps frustrate customers; Amazon earnings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, Security, NSA, Amazon, Broadband, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 07/26/2011

The Circuit: Netflix faces slower growth, data caps; GAO criticizes Pentagon cyber efforts; Google Street View

GAO criticizes Pentagon cyber efforts; Netflix faces slower growth, data caps; Google Street View

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, APple, IP, HTC, Internaional, DHS, Cybersecurity, Google, Privacy, Netflix, Broadband

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011

The Circuit: FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Groupon, Microsoft, FTC: Apple, Hulu, Online video, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011

The Circuit: Dems against merger, Murdoch’s D.C. lobbyist, White House cutting back data centers

Dems against merger, Murdoch’s man in Washington, cutting back data centers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, Security, OMB, FCC, FTC, DOJ, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 07/18/2011

The Circuit: Wireless jobs, phone hacking, Apple scores a patent victory

Wireless jobs, phone hacking, Apple scores a patent victory.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:18 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Spectrum, FCC, FTC, IP, Apple, FBI

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011

The Circuit: Lawmakers criticize Murdoch, Netflix expected backlash, privacy hearing

Lawmakers criticize Murdoch, Netflix expected backlash, privacy hearing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Microsoft, Security, Privacy, FCC, Net neutrality, Netflix, FBI, DOJ, SEC

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 07/13/2011

The Circuit: Senate hearing on cramming, merger puts White House in tough spot; changes for Netflix

Senate hearing on cramming, merger puts Obama administration in a tough spot; Netflix changes its plans.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:54 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kids Online, International, Netflix, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, FTC, DOJ, Bill shock

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011

The Circuit: States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Security, Kids Online, FTC, Google, Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Amazon, FTC, Broadband, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 07/08/2011

The Circuit: ISPs fight piracy, FCC ownership rule rejected, Google + not yet for businesses

ISPs fight piracy, FCC ownership rule rejected, Google + not yet for businesses

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, FCC, Net neutrality, IP

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 07/06/2011

The Circuit: Twitter ‘town hall’, Morgan Stanley, Verizon ending unlimited plans

Twitter ”town hall,” Morgan Stanley loses data, Verizon ending unlimited plans

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:25 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Verizon, Security, Twitter

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T amps up lobbying effort; LightSquared, GPS interference; FTC,Twitter

AT&T amps up lobbying effort, LightSquared and GPS industry find interference, FTC asks questions about Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Spectrum, Mobile, Privacy, Comcast, Google, FTC, Twitter, LightSquared, AT&T, T-Mobile, NTIA

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Reps. Bono Mack and Walden to hold series of Internet privacy hearings

Two Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold several hearings, starting July 14.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:47 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FCC, FTC, Commerce

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 06/28/2011

The Circuit: FCC neutral on competition; location-based services forum; Citigroup says $2.7 million lost in hack

FCC neutral on competition; looking at location-based services; Citigroup says $2.7 million lost in hack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:14 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Facebook, Google, Cybersecurity, IP, FCC, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 06/27/2011

The Circuit: Microsoft leading white-space spectrum test, LulzSec disbands, international Internet regulation

Microsoft leading white-space spectrum test, LulzSec disbands, international Internet regulation

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:53 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, FCC, International, Cybersecurity, Microsoft, Spectrum

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 06/17/2011

FCC appoints Zachary Katz chief counsel

Zachary Katz served as legal adviser to the FCC chief and replaces Rick Kaplan, who will head the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:21 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 06/16/2011

FCC proposes fines for telephone bill ‘cramming’

The Federal Communications Commission proposed $11.7 million in penalties against four companies that allegedly charged thousands of customers for long-distance services without authorization.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:24 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/16/2011

The Circuit: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra to Harvard, CIA site hit by LulzSec, Citigroup releases breach details

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra to step down in August, CIA site briefly taken down by LulzSec, Citigroup says more than 300,000 accounts breached.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, FCC, T-Mobile, AT&T, Security

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/09/2011

The Circuit: Citigroup admits breach, Facebook tagging, Sony faces more questions

The Circuit:Citigroup admits breach, Facebook tagging, Sony faces more questions

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, FCC, Security, Facebook

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 06/08/2011

The Circuit: Facebook knows your face, Commerce talks cybersecurity, Google and Kazakhstan

Facebook rolls out facial recognition feature, Commerce takes on business cybersecurity, Google responds to Kazakh Internet order

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:18 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Google, Privacy, Security, Commerce, FCC, Spectrum, Kids Online

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/01/2011

The Circuit: Google’s Schmidt on Microsoft, Pentagon lists cyber-weapons, critics and lobbyists petition FCC on AT&T/T-Mobile

Google chairman Eric Schmidt on Microsoft, Pentagon lists cyber-weapons, critics and lobbyists petition FCC on AT&T/T-Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Cybersecurity, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 05/27/2011

The Circuit: Obama taps Twitter CEO, Bloomberg challenges Comcast, PayPal sues Google

The Circuit: Obama taps Twitter CEO, Bloomberg challenges Comcast, PayPal sues Google.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:31 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Skype, IP, Comcast, AT&T, T-Mobile, Google, Comcast, Broadband, FCC, Twitter, Facebook

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 05/26/2011

The Circuit: Merger hearing; Google contactless payments; Facebook CEO talks privacy, music

AT&T and Deustche Telekom AG CEOs to testify on competition; Google launching “Google Wallet”; Zuckerberg clarifies comments on Facebook users under 13.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Apple, Google, Twitter, International, Kids Online, Facebook, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Privacy, IP, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Leap Wireless, International, Facebook, Google, Amazon

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 05/23/2011

The Circuit: Sony expects loss, autocratic regimes on the Web, Senate to examine cybersecurity plan

The Circuit: Sony expects loss, autocratic regimes fight dissenters on the Web, Senate to examine White House cybersecurity plan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Twitter, Facebook, FCC, Apple, Microsoft

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 05/20/2011

The Circuit: Facebook IPO ‘inevitable,’ USA Today pans AT&T/T-Mobile, Comcast restores money after critical tweet

The Circuit: Facebook COO says IPO “inevitable,” USA Today pans AT&T/T-Mobile deal, Senate addresses kids’ privacy

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, LinkedIn, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, FTC, Apple, Google, Verizon, Wireless

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; kids’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; teens’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, FCC, Privacy, FTC, DOJ, Google

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/05/2011

The Circuit: Net neutrality; Skype’s rumored joint venture talks; Apple, Google, Intel sued over pay

The Circuit: Net neutrality hearing; Skype in rumored joint venture talks; Apple, Google, Intel sued for pay fixing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Skype, Facebook, Google, Apple, Intel, Microsoft, Yahoo

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/03/2011

The Circuit: Google Korea offices raided, Twitter said to acquire TweetDeck, Sony’s 2nd breach

The Circuit: Google’s Korea offices raided, Twitter said to acquire TweetDeck, Sony reveals second breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, privacy, Twitter, Security, FCC, AT&T

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 04/22/2011

The Circuit: iPhone data; AT&T, T-Mobile file with FCC; Samsung fires back at Apple

The Circuit: iPhone data; AT&T, T-Mobile file with FCC; Samsung fires back at Apple.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:25 AM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/21/2011

The Circuit: Tech firms lead stock climb, Apple earnings up, iPhone tracking draws scrutiny

The Circuit: Tech companies lead stock climb, Apple earnings up, iPhone tracking.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Microsoft, FCC, Privacy, Tablets

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Genachowski touts spectrum auctions, skirts merger questions

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski was eager to talk about spectrum issues in a question-and-answer session before the Economic Club of Washington, but evaded questions about a proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:02 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Spectrum, AT&T, Verizon

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Level 3 to acquire Global Crossing

The acquisition will create a network with service to 70 countries.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, FCC, DOJ

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/08/2011

The Circuit: Google reorganizes, net neutrality vote rescheduled, SEC may ease investor rules

Google reorganizes, net neutrality vote rescheduled, SEC may ease investor rules.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Antitrust, DOJ, Net Neutrality, FCC, SEC, Facebook

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/07/2011

The Circuit: Net neutrality, FCC votes on data roaming, Google faces new regulations

The Circuit: Net neutrality, FCC votes on data roaming, Google faces new regulations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Net Neutrality, FCC, Google, Facebook, Mobile

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 04/06/2011

White House pushing ahead with airwaves auction plan

The Obama administration will make an economic case Wednesday for moving ahead with a controversial auction of broadcast airwaves, even as some analysts argue that AT&T’s proposed merger with T-Mobile throws a wrench into the plan.

By Cecilia Kang  |  08:25 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, FCC

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Sen. Udall reintroduces measure to curb cellphone ‘bill shock’

Sen. Tom Udall wants cellphone companies to warn customers when they’re nearing their data plan limits and get customers’ permission for more charges.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:09 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/05/2011

The Circuit: Nasdaq rebalance, TI to buy National Semiconductor, Google may face FTC antitrust probe

The Circuit: Nasdaq rebalance, TI to buy National Semiconductor, Google may face FTC antitrust probe

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, FTC, FCC, Antitrust, Online video

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. do-not-track bill, Verizon 911 calls

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. Do Not Track bill, Verizon 911 calls.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC, FCC, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Antitrust, AOL

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Sprint vows to fight AT&T/T-Mobile merger

Sprint made an official statement Monday voic

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:12 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/25/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, T-Mobile pitch the FCC, Google may face state antitrust probes, India to ban .xxx

AT&T, T-Mobile pitch the FCC, Google may face state antitrust probes, India to ban .xxx.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, International, Tablets, Mobile

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 03/22/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint at CTIA; more merger talk; Apple sues Amazon

All eyes in the telecom world will be trained on Orlando as CTIA’s annual conference kicks off.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:55 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, microsoft, google, sprint, t-mobile, att, verizon, FCC

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Battle over AT&T, T-Mobile deal begins in Washington

Congress promised to take a “close look” at the $39 billion proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile and whether the union, which would create the nation’s largest cellphone company, would mean higher prices and less choice for consumers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Clearwire, Apple, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/21/2011

The Circuit: AT&T plans to acquire T-Mobile, Google says Gmail blocked in China, Facebook acquires app maker

AT&T announced Sunday afternoon that it plans to buy T-Mobile, which would lead to the merger of the second- and fourth-largest mobile networks in the country.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, DOJ, FCC, Google, International, Facebook

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 03/17/2011

The Circuit: Twitter and taxes, Microsoft makes list of ethical companies, administration calls for a privacy bill of rights

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:28 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  privacy, twitter, microsoft, fcc, ntia

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/16/2011

The Circuit: Online privacy hearing, Netflix looks at content creation, Google-ITA merger

Today’s online privacy hearing may be a chance to gauge where the GOP and Dems stand on legislation versus self-regulation.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  privacy, online video, google, netflix, ftc, fcc, net neutrality

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 03/07/2011

The Circuit: Net neutrality; Facebook and Skype in rumored talks; Google deals with malware apps

LEADING THE WEEK: Net neutrality talk is back on the Hill this week as the communications subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee prepares to hold hearings on net neutrality and the economy. The Federal Communications Commission is expected to turn in a report today on how its net neutrality rule will affect the economy. House Republicans requested the report Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fcc, google, facebook, online video

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 03/03/2011

Hill push to overturn net neutrality to face uphill battle

House lawmakers will examine the FCC’s net neutrality rules again next week, amid vocal calls by Republican leaders to overturn the rules or pull funding from the agency.

By Cecilia Kang  |  01:23 PM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  net neutrality fcc, republicans net neutrality, hous net neutrality, cecilia kang, post tech blog