(Alex Wong/Pool via AP)FILE - In this June 24, 2020 file photo, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation committee hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pai, a Republican, says he is leaving the telecommunications regulator on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2021.  President-elect Joe Biden will choose a new Democratic head for the agency. A new administration typically picks a new chairman.   (Alex Wong/Pool via AP, File)

What the FCC chair departing means for the agency

The FCC has been busy for the last several years. Now longtime chairman Ajit Pai is getting ready to make his exit.

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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, a person with a smartphone enters the Federal Communications Commission building in Washington. Tech companies and nearly two dozen U.S. states clashed with the government in federal court Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, over the repeal of net neutrality, a set of Obama-era rules aimed at preventing big internet providers from discriminating against certain technology and services. The action rolling back the neutrality rules

Investigation finds interagency group lacked authority to oversee Chinese telecom companies

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In this March 5, 2020, photo, a Royal Mail employee wears gloves as he hold parcels and the signature handheld as he delivers in London. While white collar workers trying to avoid contagion can work from home or call in sick if they experience symptoms of the new virus, such precautions are not an options for the millions of waiters, delivery workers, cashiers, ride-hailing drivers, museum attendants and countless others who routinely come into contact with the public. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Lawsuit filed against SSA for refusing electronic signatures

The National Federation of the Blind and four individual plaintiffs file a lawsuit in federal court against the Social Security Administration for its…

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Pentagon releases last of four solicitations to test 5G technologies

DoD’s latest request for prototypes looks for technologies that can share critical mid-band spectrum between 5G networks and existing military radar systems.

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More telework means more strain on internet and phone systems

Internet and phone systems have shown strain as the coronavirus continues to impact nearly every part of life around the world.

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