Tag: FCC

fake cable box

The FCC is Cracking Down on Pirate Cable Boxes

The FCC has asked Amazon and eBay to stop selling fake cable boxes that run on Kodi software and bear the FCC logo illegally. Kodi (formerly XBMC for Xbox Media Center) is free media software...
CEOs of Sprint and T-Mobile shaking hands

A Partnership and a Merger Amid Net Neutrality’s Last Stand

This article details news about Comcast and Tile’s partnership, as well as a last-ditch effort to save Net Neutrality. It also details recent actions such as the proposed Sprint and T-Mobile merger. You might have...
SpaceX Finally Receives FCC Approval For Satellite Broadband Services

SpaceX’s “StarLink” Receives FCC Approval for Satellite Broadband Services

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission finally approved SpaceX's plans to provide satellite broadband services in the United States. The agency has given Elon Musk the green light to push through with his ambitious project...
Digital Media

The State of Digital Media

Over the years, the digital media industry has grown immensely. Let's take a look at the current state of internet media, and where it may go in the future. I spend a lot of time watching...
Microwave Frequencies Used by Researchers to see Through Walls

Microwave Frequencies Used by Researchers to see Through Walls

Researchers have found a way to use microwave frequencies to see through walls. A recent study published in the journal Optica explains how researchers from the Duke University devised a way to see through walls...
Reactions of Tech Companies on FCC's Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality

Tech Leaders and Politicians React to FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal

The vote to repeal net neutrality has been made, creating havoc within the online community and tech world. On Thursday, the Republican-controlled FCC finally cast the vote to repeal net neutrality, a move that sent...
rural america broadband FCC

3 Reasons why the FCC is Investing $2b to Bring Broadband to Rural America

Despite supporting the retraction of net neutrality, the FCC is investing in broadband access for rural America. Just think of your life pre-internet: Minesweeper, Jules Verne, and wall ball were great. But remember the first...
SpaceX Satellite Network Soon to be Named 'StarLink'

Meet SpaceX’s Worldwide Satellite Internet ‘StarLink’

Reports are now out that tech billionaire Elon Musk has finally filed for a trademark registration for 'STARLINK'--the supposed name of his future SpaceX satellite network. It was in 2015 when Tesla CEO Elon Musk...
russia moves to block proxies and vpns

Internet Restricted Worldwide as Russia Moves to Block Proxies and VPNs

China has a restrictive firewall blocking specific content from their citizens and Russia may be following suit.  While VPNs and proxies are decent workarounds, will the U.S. share the same fate if Net Neutrality fails...
day of action

Net Neutrality Supporters Plan Internet-wide day of Action

July 12th is a big “day of action” for the proponents of net neutrality, as they plan something of a counter-attack to the FCC’s plan to repeal Title II rules. Last month, the FCC, led...