May 20, 2013 Inventors of an experimental solar aircraft simply want to prove it’s possible to fly long distances using energy from the sun.
May 2, 2013 The Federal Communications Commission has a new chairman, Tom Wheeler. If confirmed by the Senate, he'll replace Julius Genachowski, who resigned in March.
Apr 16, 2013 Can a plane's cockpit be hacked? One researcher, who used a smartphone to hack the cockpit of a virtual airplane, says yes. The FAA says its unlikely, if not impossible.
Mar 8, 2013 The Transportation Security Administration has announced a policy change that would allow airline passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment onto planes, beginning next month. Flight attendants and air marshals protested.
Mar 7, 2013 The FCC may allow Internet phone providers to assign any area code regardless of the customer’s actual geographic location. Do area codes still matter? How has our relationship with area codes evolved?
Feb 7, 2013 Federal regulators may want Wi-Fi Internet connections to get more widespread and powerful, but the government is not giving the service away for free.
Feb 5, 2013 Some American cities tried this and ran up against a buzz saw of opposition from companies that sell Internet service.
Feb 5, 2013 The FCC looks at what can be done to minimize disruptions to phone service during natural disasters.
Jan 8, 2013 Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner caught on fire yesterday after landing in Boston. No passengers were injured, but the verdict is still out on the injuries Boeing might suffer.
Nov 9, 2012 AT&T announced this week it will invest $14 billion over the next three years to beef up its wireless and broadband services. The news is good for wireless customers, but could portend the demise of the old fashioned landline phone.