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  • Post Snowden, secure smartphones on the rise Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a tapping proof BlackBerry mobile device

    While there has been much talk of large-screen smartphones, another trend has begun to emerge: secure phones that ensure your privacy.

  • Watch out for this ‘game-changing’ new commodity Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    A new broadband tower rises into the sky (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

    Traders could find themselves buying and selling a new commodity in two years' time: wireless broadband.

  • Boeing to launch secure 'black phone' Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Boeing Black Smartphone front and back view.

    Boeing has begun offering a specialized phone aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure.

  • FCC study 'suspended; not 'cancelled'  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Ajit Pai, Federal Communications Commission, discusses the suspension of the controversial FCC study into how media organizations gather and report news.

  • FCC noising the newsroom  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    The FCC announced they would suspend a study to send researchers into news organizations to find out how they decide which stories to run. Blake Zeff, Salon.com columnist and former Obama Presidential Campaign aide, and Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post Right Turn, weigh in.

  • Netflix strikes deal with Comcast  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses whether Netflix's deal to pay Comcast for faster speeds for video services will interfere with Comcast's plans to acquire Time Warner.

  • FCC to review open internet rules  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    The FCC says it will start over with its open Internet rules, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. It will not try to reclassify its broadband as a public utility.

  • FCC skeptical about Sprint, T-Mobile deal Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 10:55 AM ET
    Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

    FCC's chairman his skepticism about a potential merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc in a meeting with Sprint.

  • Sprint CEO Daniel Hesse, weighs in on the growing competition for family viewers, wireless consolidation, and subsidies carriers pay to Apple.

  • Sprint's high-speed 'ConnectED' pledge: CEO  Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    Daniel Hesse, CEO of Sprint, discusses how his company plans to double the speed of Internet connectivity in schools and libraries without raising additional taxes.

  • Isaacson on net neutrality ruling  Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president & CEO, shares his thoughts on a court's decision to strike down the FCC's net neutrality rules.

  • NFL: End of the blackout era?  Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    The FCC is considering lifting the controversial blackout rule on NFL games that are not sold out. Super Bowl winning coach, Brian Billick does not think the FCC has the right to insert itself into the business of the NFL.

  • Airlines ban in-flight calls, whatever FCC does Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    No matter what the FCC decides, there will be no in-flight phone conversations by passengers on Delta or JetBlue, the airlines say.

  • Peter DeFazio, (D-OR), explains why he is backing a ban on in-flight calls on commercial flights. The cellphone industry has been fighting me on this for years, says DeFazio.

  • Debate on in-flight phone calls grows louder Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 5:11 PM ET

    The Department of Transportation said it will consider a ban on in-flight phone calls as part of its consumer protection.

  • Phones on planes  Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Kevin Rogers, AeroMobile CEO, shares his thoughts on why the FCC should change existing regulations and allow passengers access to voice, texting and mobile data in flight.

  • Court bans political ads on public stations Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    U.S. court upheld a ban on political ads on public television and radio stations, rejecting an argument it violates the First Amendment.

  • FCC head says he's not a fan of in-flight calls Saturday, 23 Nov 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    The head of the U.S. FCC said Friday he personally opposed cellphone use on planes but the decision would be up to airlines.

  • FCC proposes use of phones on plans  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    The Wall Street Journal reports the FCC is to consider use of cell phones on planes. CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Maria Bartiromo discuss.

  • FCC reviews cell phone rule  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports on the FCC decision to change their policy of cell phone restriction on planes.