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Apple Watch’s SOS feature calls 911 after car crash

AT&T, Oracle sign major cloud agreement

Verizon sells cloud, managed hosting business to IBM

New technology boosting efforts of San Diego police helicopters

Wrong number: Nevada missing out on federal 911 funding

Straight Path says revised $135.96-per-share offer from unnamed bidder is ‘superior proposal’ to AT&T bid

In wake of deal to avoid a government shutdown now, Trump calls for one in the fall

FBI director Comey thinks a law against encryption is possible under Trump

Ransomware is on the rise and getting more expensive

Representatives launch virtual-reality caucus

Latest cyber executive-order draft focuses on workforce competitiveness

Hundreds of privacy-invading apps are using ultrasonic sounds to track you

Apple announces $1 billion fund for American manufacturing

Analyst: The cord-cutting future has arrived

Andrew Seybold: The feds, state and locals—who wins battle on wireless-antenna siting?

Will artificial intelligence’s impact on jobs finally force Silicon Valley to grow up?

How T-Mobile’s plan for super fast 5G charts its own path

When push comes to shove, how quickly will you give up your data for convenience?

How a fake cyber statistic raced through Washington

Trump said government has one 40-year-old IT system. It actually has at least 10

Lessons from Isaac Asimov’s Multivac

 

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Verizon blog: We didn’t bid in 600 MHz incentive auction, because we don’t need the spectrum

Available now: Updated compilation of NG911 standards

Join FirstNet throughout May in recognizing our nation’s first responders

Recognizing firefighter personnel on International Firefighters’ Day

Statement of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on introduction of the Gigabit Opportunity Act