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Apple's unnamed 'wireless device' is electronic door reader

Apple`s recently submitted application for an unnamed "wireless device" to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approval turns out to be a door access system, most likely to be used for the Apple Park campus.

Mar 20, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

Spanish stock market falls

Spain's 10-year bond interest rate slid from 1.8 percent on Monday to 1.65 percent on Friday.

Nov 21, 2015, 05:19 AM IST

AT&T's $48.5 billion DirecTV purchase gets final US okay

AT&T received final U.S. regulatory approval on Friday to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, combining the country`s No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider.

Jul 25, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

FCC approves AT&T-DirecTV merger: Sources

The US Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to approve a proposed $48.5 billion merger of AT&T Inc and DirecTV , according to people familiar with the votes.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

Google Glass 2.0 coming soon?

The FFC tests electronic products to ensure that they are safe for human contact.

Jul 05, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

US broadband trade group sues FCC over net neutrality rules

A US trade group representing broadband providers on Monday appealed in court the Federal Communications Commission`s recently approved net neutrality rules, marking the first of several anticipated legal challenges.

Mar 24, 2015, 08:58 AM IST

Tougher Internet rules hit US cable, telecom companies

US regulators on Thursday imposed the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks.

Feb 27, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

Mexican billionaire to be top shareholder in big Spanish builder

Mexican telecoms magnate Carlos Slim, the world`s second-richest man, will invest 650 million ($800 million) euros to become the main shareholder in Spain`s big but debt-laden builder FCC, the company said Thursday.

Nov 28, 2014, 02:44 AM IST

Obama presses for tough 'open Internet' rules

US President Barack Obama voiced support Monday for "free and open Internet" rules to protect against putting online services that don`t pay extra fees into a "slow lane."

Nov 11, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

Google fires back at FCC on Wi-Fi investigation

The FCC says it subpoenaed an unidentified Google engineer as part of its investigation, but the employee invoked his Fifth Amendment rights against incriminating himself.

Apr 27, 2012, 09:29 AM IST

AT&T strategy annoys judge in T-Mobile case

T&T's decision to focus on its antitrust battle with the US Justice Department for its purchase of T-Mobile may have backfired, irritating the judge overseeing the case and laying the groundwork for a possible deal-killing delay.

Dec 10, 2011, 13:31 PM IST

FCC to open up vacant TV airwaves for broadband

A new Wi-Fi flavor with longer range & wall-piercing power can show up in wireless gadgets in a year.

Sep 13, 2010, 12:55 PM IST

FCC loses key ruling on Internet `neutrality`

A federal court threw the future of Internet regulations into doubt Tuesday with a far-reaching decision that went against the FCC and could even hamper the government`s plans to expand broadband access in the United States.

Apr 07, 2010, 11:36 AM IST