How carriers will keep D.C. online during Trump’s inauguration

Wireless providers are working overtime to ensure D.C. stays connected during Trump’s inauguration. (image: Rob Pegoraro) The Mall in Washington looked a little Dickensian ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony. And it wasn’t just the low-hanging clouds and rain. Gray metal columns had sprung up among the national museums and …

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Apple sues Qualcomm for withholding $1 billion ‘as retaliation’

Apple is suing Qualcomm for $1 billion, saying that the mobile chip maker has been dramatically overcharging it for the use of basic patents, according to CNBC. The lawsuit comes just days after the US Federal Trade Commission began suing Qualcomm for anti-competitive practices over the same issue. The commission …

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Obama's first act as a citizen: launching a new website

Barack Obama has stepped down as president and is heading off for a brief vacation as a private citizen. But that doesn’t mean he’s done working. In the hours before today’s inauguration, Obama and his team launched a new website, Obama.org. The site was created by the Obama Foundation, which …

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