One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.
The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that passengers can now use portable electronic devices such as e-readers, video players and video games throughout all stages of a flight.
Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.
The four largest wireless phone carriers have agreed to relay text messages to 911 emergency call centers in 2014.
The Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to require broadcast TV stations to post online the advertising rates they charge political candidates and advocacy groups.