Telecommunications industry groups and digital equity advocates reacted positively Aug. 2 to high-speed internet provisions in the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure bill.
The massive 2,702-page... Read more
Alaska Communications, one of the state’s largest internet providers, has been sold to an East Coast telecommunications communications company and an investment firm.
The sale was announced at the... Read more
Ford Motor Co. could start shipping unchipped vehicles to dealers around the country sometime this year that cannot be sold to consumers immediately, but something to fill dealer lots that are... Read more
To any rational observer, Lina Khan is exactly the kind of person one wants to be chair of the Federal Trade Commission.
The FTC is responsible for seeing that businesses don’t stifle competition... Read more
A growing British telecom just cleared a major hurdle toward making Alaska one of the first jurisdictions to eventually have access to its global satellite broadband network.
OneWeb launched 36... Read more
Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks spent much of the last seven years learning how to interpret powerful imaging technology and now they’re looking for partners to use it.
The renowned... Read more
The U.S. Senate adopted a major piece of legislation June 8 that directs $52 billion in emergency spending toward domestic semiconductor chip manufacturing and boosts “Buy American” rules pushed by... Read more
The Pentagon’s F-35 fighter jet, a revenue mainstay for manufacturer Lockheed Martin Corp. and engine maker Pratt &Whitney, is facing pushback over its $1.7 trillion lifetime cost, the greatest... Read more
Back in February, as the world was beating a path to Taiwan’s door for help to tackle a shortage of semiconductors, the health minister got into a scrap with China over COVID-19 vaccines.
Beijing,... Read more
Lest we think the Colonial Pipeline hack is something that happens to other people, consider the pipeline infrastructure that feeds the Pacific Northwest.
A system of four pipelines carries gasoline... Read more
As parts of Alaska hit new record lows for April — blizzard conditions, negative 70 degree wind chill, and temperatures more than 40 degrees below zero in some parts of the state — we’re reminded, as... Read more
Accusing Amazon.com Inc. of misconduct, the retail union that lost a hotly contested election at the company’s Alabama warehouse has asked federal officials to set aside the results.
In a complaint... Read more
Facebook Inc.’s dramatic move to block Australian news sharing escalated a broader battle against global regulation. That gambit looks likely to backfire.
World leaders were already watching... Read more
A battle for space internet in Alaska is brewing as companies jockey for the right to deliver satellite broadband, in part to bridge the digital divide between villages and cities.
Starlink, a... Read more
Forty miles from the City of Kodiak sits the Pacific Spaceport Complex-Alaska, only one of four places to launch a rocket into orbit from the United States, and where, just a week ago on Dec. 15,... Read more