Grant GrossWashington Correspondent, IDG News Service

Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for the IDG News Service, and is based in Washington, D.C.

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.

Leaked bill aims to create net neutrality law

A leaked legislative proposal would create a net neutrality law while limiting the FCC's ability to create its own rules.

FCC opens up 'white spaces' spectrum to mobile devices

The FCC has voted to open up unused spectrum in the television band to unlicensed wireless broadband devices.

Mobile marketer sues T-Mobile for blocking texts

Mobile marketer EZ Texting has filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile USA, after it began blocking its subscribers from exchanging texts with EZ Texting customers.

FCC asks for more feedback on net neutrality

The FCC will ask for a new round of comments on net neutrality, with the questions focused on managed services and mobile broadband.

Page-load survey informs net neutrality debate

Internet users have growing expectations for Website performance, with implications for a debate over net neutrality rules, authors of a survey say.

HP agrees to pay $55 million to settle gov't fraud charges

HP agreed to pay $55 million to resolve charges that it engaged in a contracting kickback scheme involving the U.S. government.

FTC settles complaint about fake App Store reviews

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has settled a complaint it made against a public relations firm accused of using employees to pose as ordinary customers to post reviews of video games on Apple's iTunes store.

Auditor: FCC should collect more data about mobile industry

The GAO recommends that the FCC collect more data about special access rates in the telecom industry and mobile early termination fees.

Apple manager arrested over $1 million in kickbacks

An Apple manager with responsibilities for the company's contract manufacturing in Asia was arrested Friday and charged with accepting kickbacks.

House Democrats oppose net neutrality deal

Four Democratic lawmakers voiced opposition to a net neutrality proposal from Google and Verizon.

Net neutrality supporters to protest at Google HQ

Opponents of a net neutrality proposal by Google and Verizon plan a rally at Google's headquarters Friday.

Google, Verizon net neutrality plan limits FCC

Critics of a network neutrality proposal released Monday by Verizon Communications and Google have complained that it would exempt wireless broadband and managed services from enforcement, but the biggest departure from recent practices may be its proposed major limits on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's authority.