Ina Fried

There's an unlimited number of unlimited plans

The good news is that, after years of having to pay per gigabyte, unlimited plans are now the norm at all of the major US wireless carriers.

The Founding Fathers vs. social media

When people think about the challenge that Facebook and Twitter pose to our democracy, they don't often think about James Madison and the Federalist Papers.

Big Tech still struggles with President Trump

For tech executives, the Trump administration's child separation policy provided a moment of clarity when the choice to speak out was relatively easy. But after Trump's executive order, companies were once again struggling to figure out how to res

With net neutrality gone and mergers galore, it's a new internet

The dissolution of net neutrality regulations and the AT&T/Time Warner decision could shape the internet for years to come. 

Commissioner Clyburn keeps up the fight as she nears end of FCC tenure

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn of the Federal Communications Commission says every route should be pursued to restore network neutrality rules, from the courts to Congress.

Everyone says they'll be first with 5G

When it comes to the four major carriers, everyone says they are going to be first with 5G. It's always a race to be first with a new generation of technology (and to claim being first, which isn't always the same thing.) The stakes are extra high

Unlike most of the tech industry, the four telecom giants have been silent on Trump’s travel ban

While the tech industry as a whole started speaking out against President Donald Trump’s travel ban over the weekend, one segment has been noticeably silent: The big telecommunication firms.

For the sake of national security, Donald Trump needs to trade in his cellphone

As president-elect, Donald Trump has continued to use his Android device as his primary means for both keeping in touch with associates and expressing his displeasure with news outlets and “Saturday Night Live.” But experts say that, as president,

Apple confirmed it’s putting $1 billion into the SoftBank fund that Donald Trump loves

Apple is indeed investing some of its cash in a SoftBank fund that has won praise from President-elect Donald Trump for promising to put $50 billion into US tech companies.

After failing to strike a new deal, Nokia is suing Apple for patent infringement

After failing to strike a new deal with Apple, Nokia is suing the iPhone maker for patent infringement in both Germany and the US.