Ajit Pai

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Jack Dorsey, co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter,  and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook: Lawmakers are upping pressure on technology companies over election meddling, alleged anti-conservative bias and antitrust questions. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

While the most attention-grabbing tech event this week was the appearance of two high-profile Silicon Valley executives before two US congressional co(...)

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, with the company’s Falcon Heavy rocket: the firm  will on Saturday officially enter the race to bring internet access to all parts of the earth’s surface with the planned launch of its first test satellites for a globe-encompassing communications network

SpaceX will on Saturday officially enter the race to bring internet access to all parts of the earth’s surface with the planned launch of its first te(...)

Sign displays “There is no threat” in Oahu, Hawaii, after a false emergency alert said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii. Photograph:  Instagram/@sighpoutshrug/via Reuters

The government of Hawaii did not have reasonable safeguards in place that would have prevented the transmission of a false alert about an imminent mis(...)

The late Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone: Apple used to really innovate. Photograph:  Tony Avelar/AFP/Getty Images

In late 2002, I boarded a flight for a press trip to Lyon.  A few weeks earlier, I’d ordered a new Mac, and couldn’t resist the offer of an iPod(...)

New neutrality:  The general public and the business world have never been as aware of privacy issues as they are now. Photograph: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

In terms of media coverage, 2017 was a fine year for alternately fretting or fawning over AI (artificial intelligence) and robots. Hardly a week seeme(...)

A very happy marzipan pig, the work of confectionery company Niederegger in Lübeck, Germany. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP

Image of the week: Marzipan woes For many, it’s merely that intriguing layer between the icing of a cake and the cake proper, but in Germany, no Chri(...)

Net neutrality advocates rally in front of the Federal Communications Commission  ahead of Thursday’s vote. Photograph: Reuters

The Republican-dominated Federal Communications Commission in the United States has followed through on its pledge to scrap net neutrality rules adopt(...)

People protest during a rally in Los Angeles to ‘Protect Net Neutrality’ as they voice their opposition to the impending FCC vote on the matter on December 14th. Photograph: Kyle Grillot/Reuters

Net neutrality, the notion that all internet traffic should be handled equally by internet service providers, faces the axe in the United States. &nbs(...)

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, at the federal agency’s headquarters in Washington. Photograph: Eric Thayer/the New York Times

The head of the US Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to scrap landmark 2015 rules intended to ensure a free and open interne(...)

The US Federal Communications Commission is preparing a full repeal of net neutrality rules that require broadband providers to give consumers equal a(...)

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