FCC wants universal broadband, universal accessibility and universal boxes

The Federal Communications Commission has unveiled some of its ideas for strengthening the US broadband network to help the economy. The changes could include subsidies to improve provision in rural areas, measures to improve accessibility for people with disabilities, and a one-box solution to rival cable and video-on-demand services. The report issued this week (PDF […]

Barnes & Noble eReader

If you were hoping to get a Barnes & Noble Nook e-Reader as a way to survive Christmas, there’s bad news: you might have to talk to your relatives after all. The device has already officially “sold out” for Christmas delivery, but the firm had said anyone who ordered it before November 20th would get […]