Latest Julius Genachowski Items
On Oct. 11, after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had taken extraordinary measures to stall an embarrassing vote as long as possible, the Senate decisively rejected President Obama's "jobs" plan. The same day, in Pittsburgh, Mr. Obama explained to his union allies that he would move forward regardless. "We're not gonna wait for Congress," Mr. Obama explained. "We can act administratively without additional congressional authorization and just get it done." Now we know that part of what he meant was yet another mortgage bailout - one that will cost bond investors billions - via subsidized refinancing.
The boss of an upstart Virginia company said Wednesday that his firm is on the cusp of solving technical problems that have dogged its effort to build a nationwide high-speed wireless network that critics worry will cripple military and commercial navigation systems.
Wireless networks fell quiet Sunday in some coastal areas of North Carolina and southern Virginia, but calls were going through in most areas affected by Tropical Storm Irene, the Federal Communications Commission said.
R ecently, a national business journal asked small-business owners to identify their "most valuable business tool." Nearly three-quarters chose the Internet; up nine points in just one year. Technology and the Internet have become integral to small-business operations, as online tools foster greater productivity, reduce costs, and expand revenue-generating opportunities. In particular, applications for use on smartphones and mobile devices are having a significant impact on small-business productivity and growth.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski is poised to make a politically connected billionaire happy while potentially stranding millions of travelers. Venture capitalist Philip Falcone bet big money that the upstart firm LightSquared could provide faster and better wireless Internet access than well-established cellphone companies. That would be excellent, if true. There's just one hitch: LightSquared's technology can cause devices that use the global-positioning system (GPS) to go haywire.
June 21 marks the six-month anniversary of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) illegally imposing itself on the World Wide Web in order to assert patently absurd "net neutrality" rules.
Congressional Republicans want the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to silence the Fairness Doctrine once and for all. Although the policy that gave government the power to regulate political speech in radio and TV broadcasts was dropped by President Reagan's FCC, nostalgic leftists periodically seek to revive the measure as a means of muzzling conservative talk radio.
The Federal Communications Commission has appointed a partner in the Washington law office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati to oversee its review of AT&T Inc.'s proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA.