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Trump’s new rules will let Sinclair gobble up Tribune

For the moment, the fate of the Sinclair-Tribune deal rests in the hands of the Federal Communications Commission as well as the nation’s antitrust regulators.

How TV has trivialized our culture and politics

A Q&A with Lance State, a professor of communications at Fordham University.

Full transcript: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Recode Decode

A Q&A with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai.

Let’s read between the lines on what the FCC boss told us about his net neutrality plans

[Commentary] Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai stressed the importance that net neutrality protections come in the form of “light-touch regulation.” And his public notice leaves it up for tech and telecom companies to debate exac

Podcast: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai calls for a ‘lighter touch’ to internet regulation

A Q&A with federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on network neutrality.

The first 100 days of the Trump White House left Silicon Valley scratching its head

President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office have galvanized tech engineers, who vigorously protested the president — and in some cases, turned their fire on executives like Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, to get them to strike more forcefully at the

The uproar over Unroll.me selling user data to Uber shows most people don't understand ad-based business models

[Commentary] This week saw a furor surrounding Unroll.me, a service that offers to unsubscribe users from unwanted e-mails, but which apparently sold user data to Uber in the past in a way that wasn’t transparent to users.

Comcast, the largest broadband company in the US, is getting even bigger

Comcast used to be the biggest cable TV company in the US. And it still is. But now it’s something more important: It’s the biggest broadband company in the US.

Voters have faxed 800,000 pages of political opinions to their elected officials using Resistbot

As voters scrambled for new ways to raise their voices after Election Day, two Silicon Valley engineers introduced Resistbot — a tool that turns voters’ text messages into notes faxed directly to their members of Congress.

Google is updating its search to demote fake news

Google is demoting misleading and offensive content in its search by updating algorithms and offering users new ways to report bad results.