Wall Street Journal

FCC Chief Ajit Pai Develops Plans to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

Apparently, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai laid out preliminary plans to roll back the agency’s network neutrality rules in a meeting with trade associations.

FCC Tees Up Rule Change That Could Spur Wave of TV Industry Mergers

Federal regulators plan to reverse an Obama-era rule that prevented major television-station owners from buying stations or readily selling themselves, a move that could touch off a wave of deals among media companies.

State Department Press Room Goes Dark — At Least for Now

For the first six weeks of the Trump Administration, the State Department didn’t hold a single on-camera press briefing — long a fixture of US diplomatic communications — finally beginning them on March 7.

Geoffrey Fowler: Facebook Wants to Help You Be a Better Citizen

Facebook wants to get us more politically active in the real world. Facebook has rolled out a nonpartisan civic engagement service in the US called Town Hall.

A President’s Credibility

[Commentary] If President Donald Trump announces that North Korea launched a missile that landed within 100 miles of Hawaii, would most Americans believe him? Would the rest of the world?

Time Warner and AT&T Are a Deal-Anxiety Barometer

The Trump administration at times wears its populist hat and at others its pro-business hat. When it comes to antitrust enforcement, investors are betting it is sporting the latter.

Web Browsers, Not Apps, Are Internet Gatekeepers for the ‘Next Billion’

[Commentary] The number of internet users world-wide has roughly doubled in the past eight years to around 3.5 billion.

Google Faces New EU Complaint Over Android

A group of Google adversaries announced a new formal complaint to the European Union’s antitrust watchdog over the Alphabet unit’s behavior with its Android mobile-operating service.

ZTE to Pay $892 Million to U.S., Plead Guilty in Iran Sanctions Probe

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp has agreed to pay $892 million and plead guilty to violating US sanctions on Iran and obstructing a federal investigation, ending a five-year probe that has raised trade tensions between the US and China.

Facebook, Rushing Into Live Video, Wasn’t Ready for Its Dark Side

On orders from Mark Zuckerberg, more than 100 employees at Facebook were put into what the company calls “lockdown” when they showed up for work one Thursday early in 2016.