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  1. 4K Set-top Box (STB) Market To Reach $7.18 Billion By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

    ... power is positively impacting the industry growth. The initiatives undertaken by the Federal Communications Commission for supporting third party STB manufacturers is paving the way for the expansion of the Ultra High-Definition (UHD) STB industry. ...

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  2. Gas station myth or fact: What you need to know when you refuelRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Proctor Journal

    ... Fahrenheit is just 1 percent - not enough to be noticeable at the pump. According to the Federal Communications Commission, there is no documented incident of a wireless phone causing a gas station fire or explosion. It's true that many fuel ...

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  3. Michelle Singletary: Reporting IRS impersonators can help shut them downRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... trick people. TIGTA is also working with other agencies - the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission - to combat this issue. So when you see a suspicious number on your caller ID, search for it online using any search engine, ...

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  4. In the face of IRS impersonators, vive la resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... trick people. TIGTA is also working with other agencies - the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission - to combat this issue. So when you see a suspicious number on your caller ID, search for it online using any search engine, ...

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  5. Cable Box OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WKBT

    ... open up. You can find out about Consumer Reports campaign here: unlockthebox.com. The Federal Communications Commission is now collecting public comments on new rules for cable boxes. The final rules will need to be approved by the FCC. The cable ...

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  6. Can't call 911? Now you can send a text - Tuesday, 23 August 2016 13:32Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | West Linn Tidings

    ... 'Even with a voice call on a cell phone, we have a much better idea of where you are.' The Federal Communications Commission requires all cell phone carriers to route 911 texts to the nearest emergency service and to immediately send a 'bounce-back' ...

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  7. Sprint Still Under Fire For '50% Off' Promos...That Aren't -Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Broadbandreports

    ... ) that the group "has referred advertising claims made by Sprint Corporation to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for further review after the company failed to revise certain claims made as part of its "Save 50%" advertising campaign as ...

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  8. T-Mobile in Hot Water Over Slowed HotspotsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Response

    ... customers pay an extra $15 for each 5GB allotment. EFF may file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The plan, which costs $70-per-month for "unlimited data" limits video to about 480p resolution and requires customers to ...

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  9. Sprint Ads Draw BBB Ad Group's AttentionRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Response

    WASHINGTON The National Advertising Division , a unit of the Better Business Bureau, has referred Sprint to the Federal Communications Commission regarding ads stating that mobile customers can save 50 percent on their monthly rates by switching to Sprint. NAD recommended Sprint revise the ads in May by "clearly and conspicuously" stating that the 50-percent-off deal only applied specific T-Mobile plans.

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  10. Mozilla Supports New Cable Box RulesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Response

    ... it easier for people to watch TV programs on tablets and smartphones. In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Mozilla's public policy head Chris Riley wrote that the company believes the rules will help "open a technology ...

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  11. Engaged Voters Are Internet-Connected VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Switched

    ... Internet, they also have limited access to campaign data and fact-checking resources. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently announced an internet subsidy for low-income users to combat the unequal access between the rich and poor. ...

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  12. FCC filings reportedly reveal the Samsung Scoop, a portable Bluetooth speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    ... spotted pics - captured, it seems, as the device underwent compliance testing by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission - of what appear to be an as-yet unannounced Bluetooth speaker adorned with electronics maker's distinctive lettering. The ...

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  13. More Spectrum Key To U.S. Wireless InnovationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Switched

    ... demands and plow the way for next-generation technology is well known. Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously approved its, "Spectrum Frontiers Order", which freed up almost 11 GHz of spectrum for use in next-generation ...

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  14. Low-power volunteer radio station in Columbus seeks permission to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. daily over low-power station WCRS (102.1). It has filed with the Federal Communications Commission to move to a new frequency - 92.7 FM - and operate around the clock using the call letters WCRM. "We filed to transfer our half ...

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  15. U.S. 600 MHz auction bids exceed US$12.6BRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Total Telecom

    FCC completes ninth bidding round in the forward phase of the incentive auction; increases number of rounds to three a day. The Federal Communications Commission said bids in the country's 600-MHz spectrum sale exceeded US$12.6 billion after nine rounds on Monday, and also upped the pace of bidding in a move presumably designed to prevent the process from dragging on indefinitely.

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  16. FCC to vote on lower rates for business-data servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A $45 billion market is facing its biggest regulatory threat yet -- a measure that would dramatically cut the phone bills of businesses across the country. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission could vote before year's end to lower rates for business-data services.

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  17. Missing Rooftop Transmitters Put Wireless Firm in FCC CrosshairsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    It was use-it-or-lose-it time: the wireless venture needed to show it was using its airwaves before its government-granted permission expired. So the company, now known as Straight Path Communications Inc., assured the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in filings leading to license renewals in 2011 and 2012 that it was providing service over the designated frequencies with transmitters around the country, many of them at hotels.

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  18. Kim Kardashian and family warned to remove 'paid endorsements' from InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Coming down from the Kardashians? Kim and co warned to remove 'paid endorsements' from Instagram or face action from consumer watchdog But consumer pressure group Truth In Advertising has threatened the Kardashians with action unless they remove supposedly paid-for endorsements from their Instagram pages. It claims to have found found more than 100 such postings that were uploaded without being marked as advertising, and they have sent a letter warning the family to remove them or they will be reported to the Federal Communications Commission.

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  19. Ced Kurtz's Techman Texts: Canceling subscriptions on the webRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... Apple and Verizon are among the members of the "Robocall Strike Force," which met with the Federal Communications Commission on Friday. "This scourge must stop," said FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, calling robocalls - which are used by telemarketers and ...

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  20. Success Far From Certain for FCC-Backed Robocall Strike ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNet News

    NEWS ANALYSIS: The level of attention to the problem of Robocalls from the FCC and other stakeholders is promising, but the complexity of this issue makes success questionable. Everyone seems happy about the launch of the Robocall Strike Force, which AT&T is facilitating at the behest of the Federal Communications Commission.

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