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Sony attacks bode ill for what's in store in 2015; Obama administration in secret net neutrality deals?; More

The top news stories for Dec. 18, 2014.

News Scan: Net neutrality critics fear new taxes; IT security experts weigh in on data breach lessons; more

The top news stories for Nov. 17, 2014.

News Scan: Cisco's Chambers blasts Obama on net neutrality stance; Are you contributing to IT skills gap?; more.

The top news stories for Nov. 13, 2014.

Obama calls for broadband to be regulated as a utility

"We cannot allow Internet service providers (ISPs) to restrict the best access or to pick winners and losers in the online marketplace for services and ideas," President Obama said in a statement.

News Scan: BPO efforts too often fail to provide efficiencies; IT outsourcing deals reach record levels; More

The top news stories for Oct. 31, 2014.

News Scan: Layoffs aside, Microsoft ponders H-1B worker hiring; Did internet providers mislead FCC regarding net neutrality?; More

The top news stories for Oct. 3, 2014.

Fair is fair, regardless of technology

I find CTIA's argument that wireless faces unique challenges that preclude equal treatment under the net neutrality rules unconvincing. As I've argued in this column before, it is reasonable to treat wireless and wireless carriers the same when it comes to net neutrality rules. Fair treatment is fair treatment, regardless of technology.--Fred

Wheeler at CTIA: Net neutrality, incentive auctions, and the mobile future

For my Editor's Corner, I want to take a deeper dive into FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's keynote Tuesday to kick off CTIA's Super Mobility Week, which I am attending.

Should net neutrality rules apply equally to wireless, wireline carriers?

While it seems reasonable to treat wireline and wireless networks carriers the same when it comes to net neutrality rules for the Internet, there might be less to the controversy than meets the eye. Mobile users are much more likely to use their devices to download apps than to the surf the web. So mobile users might have settled the issue regardless of what the FCC ultimately decides.

News Scan: FCC probes mobility, net neutrality nexus; Microsoft loses $1.2B on Surface;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for May 19, including mobile net neutrality at the FCC, the money sink that is Microsoft Surface, Groupon's entrance into the POS market on iPads, Good Technology's planned IPO and how Phablet users differ from their smartphone and tablet counterparts.