Articles By Grant Gross

Group calls for faster broadband in U.S. schools

Group calls for faster broadband in U.S. schools

WASHINGTON -- Schools in the U.S. will need broadband speeds of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students and staff members by...

May 22nd, 2012 Grant Gross
FCC launches new mobile broadband subsidy

FCC launches new mobile broadband subsidy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun the process to get competitive bids for new mobile broadband subsidies...

May 2nd, 2012 Grant Gross
Congress to vote on cyberthreat bill

Congress to vote on cyberthreat bill

WASHINGTON -- A vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on a controversial bill aimed at expanding the amount of...

April 25th, 2012 Grant Gross
White House launches big data R&D push

White House launches big data R&D push

WASHINGTON - Six U.S. government agencies will spend more than US$200 million to help the government better organize and analyze...

March 30th, 2012 Grant Gross
US, EU to take different approaches on privacy

US, EU to take different approaches on privacy

WASHINGTON  -- The development of online privacy protections is at a critical moment as policy makers in both the U.S....

March 21st, 2012 Grant Gross
U.S. allows Google acquisition of Motorola Mobility

U.S. allows Google acquisition of Motorola Mobility

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice approved Google Inc.'s acquisition of mobile-phone and tablet maker Motorola Mobility for about...

February 14th, 2012 Grant Gross
SOPA and PIPA: What went wrong?

SOPA and PIPA: What went wrong?

WASHINGTON -- For Internet activists, last week's Web protests against two controversial American copyright enforcement bills were a huge victory...

January 24th, 2012 Grant Gross
Opposition rises in Congress to U.S. copyright bills

Opposition rises in Congress to U.S. copyright bills

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has postponed a vote on the controversial Protect IP Act, scheduled for...

January 20th, 2012 Grant Gross
ICANN CEO defends new gTLD plan

ICANN CEO defends new gTLD plan

WASHINGTON -- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will open up applications for new generic top-level domains...

January 11th, 2012 Grant Gross
Governments can’t fight social media, says U.S.

Governments can’t fight social media, says U.S.

WASHINGTON -- Government officials worldwide should stop fighting against the use of social media and embrace conversations with their citizens...

January 10th, 2012 Grant Gross