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House Minority Leader Pelosi pushes for House vote on preserving net neutrality

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is pushing for a floor vote on a bill that would stop the Federal Communications Commission from repealing network neutrality.  “December’s radical FCC vote to dismantle net neutrality has endangered the A

Senate votes to extend NSA spying program

The Senate passed an extension of a government surveillance program, sending the bill to President Donald Trump's desk, where he is expected to sign it into law. Senators voted 65-34 on the bill, which includes a six-year extension with minimal ch

Senate Commerce Committee Approves FCC's Carr Nomination for Full Term

The Senate Commerce Committee has narrowly--14 to 13-- FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr for a full, five-year, term on the Federal Communications Commission. Carr is currently serving out the unexpired term of former chair Tom Wheeler, which expires

Put broadband first for rural Americans

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission estimated in 2017 that to deploy high-speed broadband to 98 percent of American homes, it would cost $40 billion. For 100 percent, the cost doubles.

Apple pledges to spend $350 billion and bring 20,000 jobs to the US within next five years

Apple said that it will spend $350 billion in development and create 20,000 jobs to the United States in the next five years, following the recent corporate tax changes and a greater push to increase manufacturing in the US.  As part of this inves

Supreme Court will decide if online retailers must collect sales tax

The Supreme Court agreed to reconsider one of the most contentious issues in the business world: whether online retailers must collect sales taxes.

Chamber of Commerce president warns against growing 'techlash'

Thomas Donohue, the president and CEO of the US Chamber of Commerce, warned against the growing skepticism of technology giants, arguing that the businesses are vital for growth and innovation. In his 2018 “State of American Business Address,” Don