Kenneth CorbinFreelance Writer, CIO

Kenneth Corbin is a Washington, D.C.-based writer who covers government and regulatory issues for CIO.com.

Congress punts cybersecurity, so White House may act alone

Now that the latest effort to advance comprehensive cybersecurity legislation has failed in Congress, attention is now shifting to the White House, where officials have been developing an executive order to better protect the nation's critical infrastructure from digital attacks and vulnerabilities.

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FCC paves way for 4G LTE mobile broadband service

The Federal Communications Commission adopts framework proposed by AT&T and Sirius XM to provide for LTE service without disrupting satellite-radio transmissions. The agency also updates progress on wireless 'bill shock' initiative.

Voters turn to mobile phones this election season

Mobile devices are becoming an increasingly important channel for voters to seek out information about the political candidates and campaigns ahead of next month's presidential election, a new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project reports.

FAA to Reconsider In-Flight Rules for Electronic Devices

The Federal Aviation Administration acknowledges that consumers want to use their iPads, Kindles, smartphones and other electronic devices.

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AT&T Campaigns Against Texting-While-Driving

'It Can Wait' launches in September to warn teens and others about the dangers of distracted driving, especially involving mobile devices.

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Lawmakers Weigh Future of Online Video

As online distribution grows, House members consider an update to the 20-year-old Cable Act, debating whether to relax rules on cable- broadcast negotiations...

Dell 'Super Excited About Windows 8,' Vows No Dell Smartphones

Michael Dell talks plans for a bevy of mobile device to launch with Windows 8, weighs in on company's strategy for security, cloud computing.

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Samsung, Qualcomm Team to Advance Wireless Charging

Industry players form technical alliance to develop a new standard.

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FTC Issues Privacy Report, Calls for Do-Not-Track Tool

The Federal Trade Commission Monday released the long-awaited final version of its report on online consumer privacy.

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Petitioners Urge Apple to Address Factory Working Conditions

Activists deliver petitions seeking labor reform in overseas factories that produce iPhones, iPads, and other popular Apple products.

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