The Lamest Official Reactions Against Net Neutrality

Let's all agree on one thing: The Federal Communications Commission passing the strongest net neutrality rules in America's history is a step in the right direction. But that didn't stop an army of naysayers from crowing about an imaginary government takeover of the internet or how the new plan would slash their… » 2/27/15 10:00am 2/27/15 10:00am

Did the Internet Win Yet? No. But Here's What We Got.

It's a good day for the internet: Wired just published an op-ed by FCC chairman Tom Wheeler detailing his new proposal for strict net neutrality rules, rules that largely resemble the terrific plan President Obama outlined a few months ago. Great! But let's be real: An opinion piece is not a new policy. » 2/04/15 3:09pm 2/04/15 3:09pm

Verizon Has Quietly Killed Its Embattled Tech News Site 

A few months ago, Verizon set up a silly-sounding but innocuous-looking tech news site called SugarString. Then its editor said the site would not cover net neutrality and government surveillance, hot button issues that could impugn Verizon. DSL Reports notes today that the SugarString is no longer online. » 12/02/14 7:27pm 12/02/14 7:27pm

Put Android Wear on Your Wrist for $100, Plus More Wearables

The current crop of Android Wear smart watches certainly isn't perfect, but the LG G Watch was actually a pretty good first attempt. If you're curious how a smart watch might fit into your life, you can score one from Verizon's online store right now for just $100. [LG G Watch, $100] » 11/27/14 9:52am 11/27/14 9:52am

Report: Verizon's Tech News Site Will Ignore the NSA and Net Neutrality

Who doesn't want to have their own tech site these days? According to the Daily Dot, Verizon's recently launched SugarString will have two very conspicuous holes in its tech coverage: U.S. government surveillance and net neutrality. What a big fat coincidence that Verizon is embroiled in both. » 10/28/14 7:17pm 10/28/14 7:17pm