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A new anti-robocall law pummels spam callers with fines and pressures phone companies to stop robocalls in their tracks — but it won’t end...

The TRACED Act increases fines on spam callers and requires phone companies to stop robocalls and identify spoofed numbers with fake Caller IDs.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos both have grand plans to colonise space.

Amazon wants to skip a regulatory line to launch 3,236 high-speed internet satellites, but SpaceX is crying foul

Amazon missed a regulatory deadline 3 years ago for permission to launch internet-beaming satellites. Now the tech giant is asking the FCC for a pass.

‘988’ could soon be the ‘911’ of suicide prevention in the US, making it easier for anyone to call and get help

Suicide rates are skyrocketing in the US. While there's already a suicide prevention 1-800 number, proponents say the shorter code could save lives.
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei.

Huawei is suing the FCC, which is trying to block it from providing equipment to rural America

The FCC last month cut Huawei off from a $8.5 billion pot of government subsidies designed to help rural communities buy telecoms equipment.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai.

Huawei snarled back at US attempts to freeze it out of $8.5 billion in mobile subsidies

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to stop USF dollars being used to make purchases from "any company – like Huawei – that poses a national security threat"
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites and provide global high-speed, low-latency internet service from orbit.

SpaceX may want to launch 42,000 internet satellites — about 5 times more spacecraft than humanity has ever flown

Elon Musk wants to cover Earth in high-speed Starlink web access. But crushing SpaceX's competition may require tens of thousands more satellites.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook is acting like a broadcast station when it comes to running ads from politicans. What if the FCC regulated it like one?

Facebook told Elizabeth Warren it agreed with FCC regulations for broadcast ads from politicians. But what if the FCC regulated Facebook?

Robocalls are a growing problem for Americans everywhere — here’s when you’re most likely to get spammed

Insider analyzed FCC data to figure out the exact times when you're most likely to get annoyed by a robocall.

Apple and Samsung phones are reportedly being investigated by the FCC after a test found they emitted too much radiation

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 — and Samsung's Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy J3 — emitted more radiation than they should have in an independent test.

Sprint falls as its merger with T-Mobile is reportedly likely to blow past a second deadline

The two companies plan to extend their merger agreement deadline as they iron out conditions for a new telecom competitor.