David Shepardson

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US sets aside up to $23bn for broadband upgrades

US sets aside up to $23bn for broadband upgrades

Auction process to improve access to internet services.
Jun 11 2020 6:22AM
Trump's push to regulate social media faces uphill battle

Trump's push to regulate social media faces uphill battle

Regulators say they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms.
Jun 2 2020 6:37AM
Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen US plant next week

Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen US plant next week

Signs staff are already back at work.
May 14 2020 1:30PM
Pentagon blasts FCC decision to approve Ligado spectrum plan

Pentagon blasts FCC decision to approve Ligado spectrum plan

Argues it could pose severe risks to GPS used by military.
May 8 2020 10:20AM
Verizon, AT&T, Comcast won't cancel service through June due to coronavirus

Verizon, AT&T, Comcast won't cancel service through June due to coronavirus

US attorneys general ask carriers to consider extensions until August.
Apr 28 2020 12:27PM
FCC may halt US operations of state-controlled Chinese telcos

FCC may halt US operations of state-controlled Chinese telcos

Citing national security risks.
Apr 27 2020 1:10PM
Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

To talk about how networks are holding up as tens of millions of Americans work from home.
Apr 1 2020 6:55AM
Major US internet firms agree not to cancel service over next 60 days

Major US internet firms agree not to cancel service over next 60 days

If subscribers are unable to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus.
Mar 17 2020 6:37AM
Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

If customers can't pay bills due to coronavirus-related disruptions.
Mar 14 2020 10:55AM
US judge says Amazon likely to succeed on key argument in JEDI challenge

US judge says Amazon likely to succeed on key argument in JEDI challenge

Amazon contends contract awarded to Microsoft because of improper influence by Trump.
Mar 9 2020 6:34AM
Trump signs order to test US infrastructure's vulnerability to GPS outage

Trump signs order to test US infrastructure's vulnerability to GPS outage

Guards against disruption or manipulation of satellite-based global positioning system.
Feb 13 2020 6:43AM
Tesla driver in fatal crash had reported problems before with 'Autopilot' feature

Tesla driver in fatal crash had reported problems before with 'Autopilot' feature

Vehicle data shows driver had previously corrected issue.
Feb 12 2020 1:38PM
White House dismisses idea of US buying Nokia, Ericsson to challenge Huawei

White House dismisses idea of US buying Nokia, Ericsson to challenge Huawei

After unusual suggestion from US Attorney General William Barr.
Feb 10 2020 6:43AM
Huawei, ZTE urge US not to impose national security risk labels

Huawei, ZTE urge US not to impose national security risk labels

Huawei labels bans "unlawful and misguided".
Feb 4 2020 12:33PM
US senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system

US senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system

Investigations into Autopilot-related crashes underway.
Jan 28 2020 2:00PM
White House proposes regulatory principles to govern AI use

White House proposes regulatory principles to govern AI use

Suggests European officials do the same.
Jan 8 2020 10:23AM
US auto safety agency to investigate fatal Tesla crash

US auto safety agency to investigate fatal Tesla crash

May be tied to Autopilot driver assistance system.
Jan 1 2020 4:57PM
Tech industry asks US court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

Tech industry asks US court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

After October ruling upheld earlier repeal.
Dec 16 2019 1:00PM
US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

After a Model 3 rear-ended a parked police car in Connecticut last week.
Dec 16 2019 6:43AM
US lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports

US lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports

After company revealed it received over 3000 reports of sexual assault.
Dec 9 2019 6:40AM

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