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FCC Chairman Says U.S. Has Early 5G Lead

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 15:34
Telecom regulator says spectrum policy helps U.S., but Chinese equipment makers pose threat.

FedEx to Test Robot for Same-Day Delivery

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 15:09
FedEx will soon start testing robots that could make same-day deliveries of medicine, pizzas and other items to consumers’ homes, pushing the parcel-delivery giant into a new market competing against startups like Postmates that use humans for rapid deliveries.

Mozido Founder Accused of Fraud, Money Laundering

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 10:31
Federal prosecutors accused Michael Liberty, the founder of Mozido, of criminal fraud and money laundering, the latest sign of a crackdown on the activities of privately held technology companies.

As 5G Technology Expands, So Do Concerns Over Privacy

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 08:07
Enhanced location tracking and more data collection means there will be fewer places to hide.

HP Sales Rise, but Fall Short of Estimates

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 05:50
HP’s sales missed Wall Street targets in the most recent quarter, but the company maintained its full-year outlook on adjusted profit.

TikTok Settles With FTC Over Data Collection From Children

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 03:39
The popular short-video and social-media app TikTok agreed to a $5.7 million settlement with federal regulators over allegations that it illegally collected personal information from children.

Where China Dominates in 5G Technology

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 03:01
Chinese companies are leaders in 5G patents and standards proposals. That means big royalties ahead.

EBay Is Expected to Give Activist Shareholders at Least 2 Board Seats

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 02:30
The agreement eBay is nearing with shareholders Elliott Management and Starboard Value would give each one a board seat, with possible input on another seat.

How 5G Will Change So Much More Than Your Phone

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 01:43
New wireless technology promises to make everything connected. Here’s a sample of what that could mean.

Five Small 5G-Related Companies That Investors Should Watch

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 23:53
These companies are trying to get a jump on offering 5G applications as the networks are built out.

How the U.S. Can Catch Up in the 5G Race

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 23:30
Government collaboration is much more important in building out the network than it was for 4G.

New York City Tries to Even Out Access to Wireless Networks

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 22:51
Municipalities across the country grapple with uneven access to faster wireless service as 5G approaches.

U.S. Takes Huawei Fight Directly to Telecom Industry

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:49
U.S. officials came to the world’s largest telecom trade fair to press allies to exclude Huawei equipment from next-generation cellular networks, calling the Chinese company’s gear a security risk.

How Much 5G Could Cost Users

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 09:43
Wireless carriers are still grappling with how much to charge consumers and businesses for this faster, next-generation service.

Tesla's Elon Musk Strains at SEC Leash With Tweets

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 08:01
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has until March 11 to answer federal regulators’ claims that tweets he issued last week violated an enforcement settlement he reached last year, a federal judge decided Tuesday.

Activist Investors, eBay Nearing Settlement That Sets Stage for Possible Change

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 06:49
Online marketplace eBay and activist investors Elliott Management and Starboard Value are nearing a settlement deal that would give the activists board seats and could open the door to the company breaking itself up.

Apple, Facebook Fight Global Encryption Battle

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 04:25
International governments are passing laws that allow authorities to pressure tech companies such as Apple and Facebook for access to digital secrets.

Outbrain to Acquire Native-Ad Specialist

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 22:49
Outbrain, a company that puts ads on publishers’ websites that recommend content elsewhere, is acquiring Ligatus, a subsidiary of German media giant Bertelsmann that specializes in native advertising.

Washington Considers Overhaul of Music-Licensing Rules

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 20:32
Justice Department officials and lawmakers are looking afresh at longstanding rules that have pitted songwriters and publishers against the businesses, broadcasters and streaming services that want to play their music.

SEC Asks Manhattan Federal Court to Hold Musk in Contempt

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:57
The Securities and Exchange Commission says in a court filing that a Feb. 19 tweet regarding projected production volumes in 2019 violated terms of a prior settlement.