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FCC's New CTO Could Help Fix Net Neutrality Issue

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a new chief technology officer, which is great news for everyone who hopes to see net neutrality rules imposed on US Internet providers. Scott Jordan, the new appointed CTO is a professor of computer science ... [Published Softpedia - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Weekend news round-up: Apple bites into NFC, 3D-printed rockets

In our round-up of weekend tech stories, Apple has signed NFC deals with Visa, MasterCard and American Express, Uber and Lyft’s rivalry, and NASA is testing 3D-printed rocket components.Apple plants new financial seedsDespite its promise, over the past ... [Published Silicon Republic - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Cities hold sway on cable

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has a beef about customer service from cable provider Comcast Corp. and its merger partner Time Warner Cable Inc. – and unlike most people, he’s got a chance to do something about it.De Blasio asked U.S. regulators last week ... [Published Journal-Gazette - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

FCC's new CTO is well-tooled for the upcoming net neutrality ruling | VentureBeat | Business

The CTO position at the FCC demands a person who is technically proficient in networks and the Internet, and also one who isn’t afraid to get neck-deep in policy making.At least that’s what the past has shown. The last CTO, Henning Schulzrinne, played ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Lower Cost for Vehicle Registration Begins Monday

Starting Monday Florida residents will pay less to renew Florida vehicle registrations.Motorcycles registrations will be about $17 less.Car and truck registrations will cost about $20 less.The fee reductions were proposed by Governor Rick Scott earlier ... [Published WJHG - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

Thanks to Netflix, Comcast's Acquisition of Time Warner Cable May Be in Jeopardy

Comcast Corporation ( NASDAQ: CMCSA     ) is hoping it can acquire Time Warner Cable  ( NYSE: TWC     ) to become a much larger and more dominant Internet, phone, and TV service provider. The problem for Comcast is heavy scrutiny from regulators, and ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATED: Founder Of Camping World Dies After Home Accident

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --Authorities said Garvin was working on the roof of his home when he got too close to the edge and fell off.Garvin was the founder of Camping World, which began in Warren County, before spreading to more than one hundred locations ... [Published WBKO - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

The case for net neutrality reclassification gets stronger

Another voice for net neutrality. The drumbeat for the Federal Communications Commission to solve the threat to net neutrality by reclassifying broadband as a public utility has been gaining steam. That now includes a letter[1] from Sen. Carl Levin saying ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 6 reports

Cable companies want the FCC to squash local cities' own networks

Local governments in two US cities have taken the internet into their own hands, building high-speed networks for their residents to use.And broadband association USTelecom - which represents Comcast, Time Warner and other internet providers - is determined ... [Published TechRadar.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Fastest Internet in US? It's Chattanooga, TN, Thanks to Local and Fed $$$ (Ps. Big Cable Very Angry)

Yes, you read that right.  Internet speeds as fast as 1 gigabyte per second are the norm in the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee .  Not the spot you might have predicted, would you.  Certainly not the place I anticipated would have faster, better internet ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

T-Mobile Fined $819K by FCC for Cell Phone Issues With Hearing Aids

The fine was imposed because T-Mobile harmed consumers by not offering enough cell phone models that are compatible with hearing aids from 2009 to 2010, according to the FCC.T-Mobile USA has been fined $819,000 by the Federal Communications Commission ... [Published eWeek - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 4 reports

Portland urges FCC to put strict conditions on Comcast-Time Warner cable TV deal

As the Federal Communications Commission weighs whether to allow Comcast's $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, the city of Portland wants its voice heard.And its voice is saying "no."Portland joined Los Angeles County, Montgomery County (Maryland) ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 30 2014]

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...does, while telling lawmakers and the public to just trust them," Michigan state representative Tom McMillin said in a statement in June 2014. "Among other things, this technology can mimic cell towers to collect data, and citizens wouldn’t have any way of knowing their privacy, or worse their rights, have been violated. To me, that runs into our constitutional rights."
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"They're so obsessed with us not having a market share of 40 percent in countries like Ireland, countries with 3 million inhabitants, but they're not concerned about a well-known company having 90 percent of the market in search engines" Alierta said

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The Comunicano Daily for Monday September 1, 2014 [Published VoIP Watch - 6 hours ago]
The Comunicano DailyI've been remiss in publishing so over the past few days I've started to write again. Onmy blog, in the new LinkedIn Pulse (have you noticed how much LinkedIn has gotten into content?) and now again, here in the Comunicano Daily.This ...
FCC’s new CTO is well-tooled for the upcoming n... [Published Venturebeat - 22 hours ago]
Above: Anti-"Fast Lane" protestors camped outside FCC. Image Credit: Fight for the Future The CTO position at the FCC demands a person who is technically proficient in networks and the Internet, and also one who isn’t afraid to get neck-deep in policy ...
Sports fan lobbyist fights NFL blackouts, taxpa... [Published Ars Technica - 22 hours ago]
David Goodfriend, founder of the Sports Fans Coalition. Since 1973, the National Football League has prevented local TV stations from broadcasting games when tickets aren’t sold out—and Federal Communications Commission rules enable this decidedly ...
Tech at Night: Don’t Break the Net [Published RedState Blog - Aug 31 2014]
Don’t break the net by imposing a new, radical regulatory scheme. Internet access should not be a public utility. It has nothing to do with Net Neutrality. It would kill investment and expansion of high speed services to more people. More regulations ...
Can the FCC clear the way for cities to build b... [Published GigaOM Network - Aug 30 2014]
Small cities want the federal government's help in sweeping aside state laws that prevent them from offering better internet service. The dispute has triggered a broader debate about the FCC's power under the Constitution. Can the FCC clear the way ...
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It's No Longer All In The 'Framily' At Sprint [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Aug 19 2014]
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Clock ticks down on Internet speed debate [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 18 2014]
Clock ticks down on Internet speed debate [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 18 2014]
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