Huawei Pushes Back Again on FCC Proposal That Would Hurt Its Business

FCC officials say the Chinese telecom poses a national security threat to U.S. networks.

How Using Open Wi-Fi Could Get Safer

A standard called Enhanced Open aims to make using free networks more secure than it is now.

Schumer, Rubio Seek to Reverse Trump Reversal on ZTE Ban

Trump wants to help ZTE as part of a U.S.-China trade deal, but lawmakers say the company’s a national security risk.

FCC Bans Surprise Phone Charges

The agency is also cracking down on surprise network switching.

Huawei Slams FCC Efforts to Bar It From Federal Communications Program

Government officials say the Chinese telecom poses a hacking threat to national security.

ZTE Kerfuffle Shows Cybersecurity Doesn’t Operate in a Vacuum

Lawmakers have decried the president’s efforts to reverse a ban on a Chinese telecom, citing security fears, but there’s a lot more at stake.

FBI Considering One $5 Billion Contract For All IT Supplies, Services

A request for information sheds light on the FBI’s upcoming IT Supplies and Support Services contract, including the bureau’s preference to include all such services in a single contract.

AT&T Won Secret $3.3 Billion NSA Contract Despite More Expensive Bid

Legal documents shed light on one of NSA's most important tech contracts.

$17.5 Billion Defense IT Contract Award Survives Four Protests

DISA’s ENCORE III contract is now open and ready for use after the Government Accountability Office dismissed several protests.

Congress Mulls a CIO's Authority, Future of Homeland Security and Data Breaches

And one caucus is concerned about climate change data vanishing form federal websites.

5G Could Be Coming To A City Near You

2018 could be the year of lightning-fast internet—depending on where you live.

Watchdog: GSA Assuming ‘Unnecessary’ Risk in Telecom Transition

The Federal Acquisition Service has doled out $9 million to agencies supporting the EIS rollout without receiving the required interagency agreements.

How It Became Normal to Ignore Texts and Emails

Digital messages mimic the speed of real conversation, but often what people like best is the ability to put them off.

Trump Signs Executive Order to ‘Streamline’ Rural Broadband

The order offers no funding for broadband projects but aims instead to reduce bureaucratic barriers for industry.

IT Modernization and the Benefits of Cloud Collaboration Systems

Efforts to updates systems will also transform how employees will work.

Proposed FCC Rules Could Threaten Local Broadband Competition

Rural areas, in particular, may continue to go unserved if small wireless internet providers get shut out of bidding wars for large license areas by the mobile industry.

FTC 'Do Not Call' Numbers Get 375,000 Robocalls Every Month

New tech is making it easier for telemarketers to make calls and hide from law enforcement.

How Puerto Rico is Rebuilding Its Network Three Months After Maria

Puerto Rico's post-Maria communications effort could serve as a disaster-response playbook for other governments.

Hurricane Maria Has Made Puerto Rico a Testbed for New Technology

Government, tech companies, and nonprofits have all worked to bring the US territory back online.