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Reading between the redacted lines

The redacted Mueller report highlighted, at least from a tech perspective, much of what we’d already known since the indictments were first announced, including of course the top-line takeaway that Russia indeed sought to use Facebook and Twitter,

Trump administration at war with itself over 5G airwaves

The Trump administration is feuding internally over the fate of airwaves critical to 5G networks, threatening to undermine the country's push to speed development of the super-fast wireless service and set the global standards around the technolog

Facebook's FTC worries go beyond a massive fine

Facebook may be facing a multi-billion dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission over its privacy practices, but it’s the possibility of mandated changes to its data-driven business model that could be much more threatening to the company and

Karl Rove jumps into wireless battle that is dividing Trump world

Karl Rove isn't a registered lobbyist, but he is actively working Capitol Hill on one side of the 5G wireless fight that has split President Donald Trump's advisers.

FCC USF Cap Pushback

Count Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) as critics of a proposal from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to explore a spending cap on telecommunications subsidies to expand telephone and broadband access.

PBS chief: ‘I wish I knew’ why President Trump wants to defund us

For the third year in a row, the Trump Administration’s proposed federal budget would zero-out funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. And PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger doesn’t understand why.  “I wish I knew,” Kerger said.

Tech takeaways from the Mueller report

Here’s what you need to know about Attorney General Barr’s summary of the special counsel investigation into Russian election interference in 2016 — and what it said about social media: