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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, a man uses a cell phone. The Federal Communications Commission is setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
(AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
AP News
December 12, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. Once it's implemented, people will just need to dial...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
AP News
October 01, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By MARCY GORDON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission could dump rules that keep internet providers from favoring some services over others, but couldn't bar states like California from enacting their own prohibitions, a federal court ruled. While Tuesday's ruling...
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(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 11, 2018 - 2:38 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess...
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dreamstime
May 22, 2018 - 12:05 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) - FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was in Virginia. He stopped in Richmond to tour VCU Medical Centers Telemedicine facility. Pai also made a stop at Renwood Farms in Charles City where he saw how farmers are using technology to their advantage. Pai, who is a former lawyer for Verizon, is...
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