Om Malik Interviews FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

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Regardless of your political affiliation or whether or not you follow politics or think that they are important, here’s an interview worth reading. It is also worth reading if you want to gain some insight into the Federal Communications Commission, the US agency that will determine many of the policies about how the sometimes seemingly […]

Schmidt Resigns from Apple Board after FCC Starts Inquiry

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Timing is everything and whether or not Eric Schmidt resigned from Apple’s Board of Directors because of the FCC starting an inquiry over the Apple pulling the Google Voice apps and not allowing Google’s own app for Google Voice to go forward or not, this will always look like their is a cause and effect. […]

Senators Ask FCC To Scrutinize Carrier Exclusivity

The Rural Cellular Association along with several US Senators is asking the FCC to take a look at the practice of exclusivity agreements that carriers use to subsidize cell phones and other mobile gadgets. The Senators set on the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet and are planning to hold a hearing […]