An activist contends the FCC's Lifeline benefit, which aims to help low-income Americans pay for a phone, is widely abused.
The Dow jumps 109 points after rising as many as 191. Oil-price jitters and rising rates trim gains. Those factors and the Fed may weigh on markets Tuesday.
The George Orwell classic has climbed by more than 3,000% on Amazon since the leak about US government surveillance programs.
With 'free WiFi' tied to your cable contract, is wireless access still a public service, or a private utility?
Despite telecom and Internet company denials about sharing data with intelligence agencies, the Prism program makes it clear that privacy only exists offline -- way offline.
The Obama administration is creating yet more controversy with unprecedented records snooping.
Played smartly, a bond portfolio still has an important role for investors.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Children from lower income families are at greater risk of suffering accidental injuries and being sickened by food, according to a Consumer Federation of America study.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.