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Warning: Court rules that a text sender could be responsible for an accident caused by a distracted recipient

FDIC reports five ‘major incidents’ of cybersecurity breaches since fall

Facing privacy tradeoffs to restore trust and the rule of law

Regulators want answers on delayed security updates for smartphones

Edward Snowden: Without encryption, everything stops

U.S. carriers form ‘resiliency cooperative’ to handle emergency situations

Inventor of the cell phone says that wireless charging is the next big thing

Ransomware is now the biggest cybersecurity threat, according to Kaspersky researchers

Police and tech giants wrangle over encryption on Capitol Hill

One of the biggest hacks happened last year, but no one noticed

FCC lets Qualcomm test LTE-U with T-Mobile

FirstNet board: ‘We need federal participation’

T-Mobile bows out of FirstNet bidding to focus on spectrum, LTE network

Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns—a founding co-chair of the E-911 Caucus--dies

Entire Canadian city evacuated as inferno rages

Researchers have stumbled upon a battery breakthrough that could change energy storage forever

Verizon makes ‘last’ offer to striking workers

Verizon suspends benefits of striking workers

Flaw-ridden bloatware puts nearly every Lenovo PC at risk from hackers

Department of Justice is crafting a body-camera catalog for local police forces

Officials: Scant evidence that Clinton had malicious intent in handling of e-mails

Andrew Seybold blog: The hot new technologies have roots in the 1990s

 

Briefing Room   
News announcements from our industry

UTC launches new name

FCC grants approval of Charter-TWC-Bright House Networks transaction

FCC launches inquiry into mobile device security updates

Open invitation for carriers to participate in the 911 Location Technologies Indoor Test Bed for 2016

FCC releases order on 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service

Information Assurance Specialists announces availability of game-changing Converged Communications Edge Services Router

Google post on self-driving minivan initiative with Fiat Chrysler

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler blog: All that’s old is new again

UTC announces 2016 award winners