WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress bears down on big tech companies, two senators want to force giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon to tell users what data they’re collecting from them and how much it... Read more
A small Southwest Alaska village is trying to integrate the power of an iconic Alaska river into its electric grid without interfering with the millions of salmon that rely on the same water.
The... Read more
A new rule about how telecommunications companies can use some of their funding from the federal government may poke a hole in their wallets, especially as they are looking to migrate their networks... Read more
The Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear. U.S. companies that supply the Chinese tech powerhouse with computer chips face a... Read more
A new industry is lighting up Alaska.
Anchorage residents in particular have seen solar panels going up on buildings in their communities in the past five years. But across the state, more Alaskans... Read more
One of the handful of bills that passed through the Legislature this year updates many of the state’s regulations on telecommunications companies.
Senate Bill 83, sponsored by Sen. Chris Birch, R-... Read more
Alaska’s economic outlook and a major shortfall in federal reimbursements took a toll on GCI Liberty during 2018.
The final stretch of 2018 yielded better results than the year before, but the... Read more
Despite somesetbacks, Alaska Communications System Group Inc. reported financial gains for both the final quarter of 2018 and throughout 2018.
Alaska Communications clocked a 2.5 percent growth in... Read more
The state government is trying to give Alaskans a leg up into tech industry work — specifically, coding.
Coding describes a broad array of jobs, ranging from back-end web development to network... Read more
Small communities aren’t often able to attract investments in groundbreaking technologies.
It’s even more rare when it happens to an ultra-remote island village near the edge of the Arctic; but... Read more
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might... Read more
On any given day at the Alaska Zoo, one of the staff members may be zipping around on a computer-laden golf cart preparing to show off some of the animals to a camera.
That camera carries a live... Read more
Alaska has been at the forefront of developing rules and technologies for getting drones in the air and now the leaders of an Anchorage startup believe they have the secret to getting them back on... Read more
Alaska internet service providers are getting millions of dollars to provide lower-price service to rural health care centers, but not as much as they asked to cover their costs.
The Federal... Read more
UNALASKA — Even with the present low level of service, the internet is critically important to commerce and medicine in the Aleutian Islands, and maybe even the military if conflict ever heats up... Read more