Grant GrossReporter, IDG News Service

Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for The IDG News Service.

Net neutrality rules face uncertain future after House vote

A U.S. House of Representatives vote to kill net neutrality rules may not survive in the Senate.

Lawmaker introduces online do-not-track bill

A U.S. lawmaker introduced a bill to create an online do-not-track tool for all U.S. Internet users.

AT&T revenue up, driven by smartphone growth

During its last quarter as the exclusive service provider of the iPhone in the U.S., AT&T saw revenue rise 2.1 percent for the fourth quarter, as income fell sharply. AT&T reported a net gain of 2.8 million mobile customers on the strength of 4.1 million iPhone activations.

Consumer Watchdog calls for investigation of Google

Consumer Watchdog, an advocacy group largely focused in recent years on Google's privacy practices, has called on a congressional investigation into the Internet giant's relationship with the Obama administration.

Verizon files lawsuit over FCC net neutrality order

Verizon has filed a legal challenge to FCC net neutrality rules.

Lawmaker: Congress will kill FCC's net neutrality rules

The U.S. House of Representatives will move quickly to kill net neutrality rules from the Federal Communications Commission, a lawmaker says.

Firm files patent lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, Zynga

Walker Digital filed a patent lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, and Zynga, alleging that some of those developers' most popular games infringe on an online tournament patent.

Reports: Facebook raises $500 million, faces SEC inquiry

Facebook faces an SEC inquiry focused on private investments, according to news reports.

What's in the FCC's new net neutrality rules?

The FCC's new net neutrality rules would prohibit wired broadband providers from blocking legal Web content and services.

What's next for the FCC and net neutrality?

The FCC likely faces a lawsuit and congressional action opposing its recent net neutrality vote.

FCC approves compromise net neutrality rules

On Tuesday, the FCC voted to implement compromise net neutrality rules.

FCC's Genachowski pushes for vote on net neutrality

The FCC's chairman outlines a proposal on net neutrality and pushes for a vote Dec. 21.

FCC proposes mobile 'bill shock' rules

The U.S. FCC proposes rules that would require mobile carriers to warn customers when they're about to incur new charges.

Senator, FCC look to end mobile phone 'bill shock'

The FCC and a U.S. senator offered proposals to end so-called mobile phone bill shock.

Motorola files patent lawsuits against Apple

Motorola files two patent lawsuits and a trade complaint against Apple.