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  • Mark Zuckerberg

    It's clear why conservatives are meeting with Facebook on Wednesday. But what's in it for Facebook? Jake Novak explains.

  • NEW YORK, May 12- Charter Communications Inc said on Thursday its proposal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc was approved by the California Public Utilities Commission, overcoming the last hurdle to complete the deal. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission confirmed last week that it approved the deal that would turn Stamford, Connecticut- based Charter into...

  • The FCC said the joint inquiry by the commissions was "to better understand, and ultimately to improve, the security of mobile devices." The FCC sent letters to six mobile phone carriers on security issues, while the FTC ordered eight mobile device manufacturers to provide information about how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in mobile...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission on Monday jointly sent letters to mobile carriers including AT&T Inc, Sprint Corp, Verizon Communications Inc and others asking questions about how they release security updates in the wake of growing questions about security vulnerabilities, the agencies said.

  • The FCC- imposed conditions "are largely extensions of the longstanding consumer friendly values and practices of our company," Rutledge said. A majority of the five-member FCC voted to approve the deals earlier this week. The FCC said in a statement Friday that an "order detailing the commission's reasoning and the conditions will be issued in the coming days."

  • WASHINGTON, May 6- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission confirmed on Friday that it had voted to approve Charter Communications Inc's acquisitions of Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks. A majority of the five-member FCC voted to approve the deals earlier this week. The FCC said in a statement Friday that an "order detailing the commission's...

  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler had already voted to approve them. The two other FCC commissioners have yet to vote on the matter. The FCC declined to comment on Thursday.

  • Cablevision Systems president and CEO Jim Dolan speaks at The Internet and Television Expo in Chicago, May 6, 2015.

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved European telecoms group Altice's acquisition of U.S. cable company Cablevision Systems.

  • WASHINGTON, May 3- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late on Tuesday it has approved European telecoms group Altice NV's acquisition of U.S. cable company Cablevision Systems Corp in a $17.7 billion deal. Altice still needs approval from the state of New York. Cablevision has 3.1 million subscribers, mostly in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

  • Net neutrality and the election

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at where the candidates stand on the issue of net neutrality as the 2016 presidential election draws closer.

  • TV Cable Box FCC

    With a vote to free boxes from the stranglehold of cable providers, the FCC may have triggered a battle between media companies of all stripes.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.

    The FCC on Thursday approved a new rule that would allow consumers to swap cable set-top boxes for less expensive devices.

  • FCC to vote on cable box rules

    The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on a proposal that could boost cable box competition.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wednesday stocks on the move

  • Fiorina: Big & powerful use government to their advantage

    Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is asked about when she said in 2010 an Internet sales tax would be a bad idea. Fiorina says the government trying to level the playing field between Internet and brick-and-mortar creates a problem.

  • TiVo's new Bolt all about speed: Tom Rogers

    Tom Rogers, TiVo president & CEO, discusses the latest features in TiVo's new set-top box, including the ability to skip ads.

  • Investors have poured $210 million into drone ventures so far this year, close to double the full-year total in 2014, spurred in part by the Federal Aviation Administrations decision to approve exemptions to a ban on commercial drone flight as the regulator works on setting permanent rules.

    Companies led by Amazon are lobbying the federal government to use drones, adding pressure to an already messy legal landscape.

  • Sinclair out of the dark with DISH

    Sinclair stations back on Dish Network as retransmission negotiations resume.

  • The seal of the Federal Communications Commission at FCC headquarters in Washington.

    Smart City is accused of blocking consumers from connecting with personal hotspots if they did not pay an $80 per day access fee.

  • Dish deal avoids blackout

    Dish and Sinclair Broadcasting Group extend talks and avoid blackout.