Tom: This morning you are talking about the shake up in telecom, what it means, and what to look out for.  Mellody: This is a big story, Tom. Over the past two years, we have seen the telecom landscape change at a breakneck pace as the industry has tried to react to changes in […]

William E. Kennard landed in the history books by becoming the first African-American chairperson for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Yale Law School graduate served as the FCC’s general counsel from 1993 to 1997 before President Bill Clinton appointed him to the chairman post in 1997. Kennard was born in 1957 in Los Angeles. […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency may be getting out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on people’s phone calls. The Obama administration this week is expected to propose that Congress overhaul the electronic surveillance program by having phone companies hold onto the call records as they do […]