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incentive auction rules, both on tap for May FCC vote.
SEEN HAVING VOTES to pass new rules for JSAs and retrans
KEEPING NCE TV SPECTRUM top choice for those in top 30 DMAs. Few
interested in channel sharing.
NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK could become standard of care in suits,
but that's not entirely bad, lawyers say.
NOTES: Pai slams
E-rate public notice ... Unlicensed and licensed spectrum both critical,
Rosenworcel says ... Senators ask DOT to ban in-flight phone conversation
... Support on the rise for House net neutrality bills.
satellite companies commend initial STELA draft ... Full FCC should
review the Tribune/Local sharing arrangements, Free Press says ...
Cablevision will seek to have GSN case dismissed.
COMING IN PIECES,
but stalled by gridlocked Congress, difficult multistakeholder structure,
HILL: Senate Commerce Committee postpones S-2049 patent
bill markup again ... House IP hearing on DMCA rescheduled for March
13 ... Net neutrality bills slowly attract more backers among House
AGENCIES: FTC's Brill stresses telemedicine, de-identification and
safe harbor as important issues ... FTC to review financial customer
information privacy rules ... FTC, UK commission, agree to better
cooperate on privacy investigations ... Public notice for 'focused
comment' on E-rate modernization 'bodes poorly,' says FCC's Pai ...
Everyone touched by unlicensed spectrum, Rosenworcel says.
COURTS: FISC denies government attempt to hold metadata more than
DOMAIN NAMES: ICANN's Chehade says Internet governance 'in hands
of the stakeholders,' not U.S.
INDUSTRY NOTES: Spotify will acquire 'music intelligence' company
The Echo Nest ... Cisco WebEx made 'good faith effort' on reporting
WebEx session revenue ... Millennials an 'active audience,' Verizon
Digital Media Services says in survey results ... More than half
of consumers happy with OEM vehicle technology options, CEA says
... Disney Interactive consolidates 'several lines of business,'
cuts about 700 jobs.
TO TEST select products at more than 3,400 Walmart stores, retailer
NEARING 'COMMERCIAL' PACT for building MEMS-based display
technology into pico projectors.
DISPLAYS: Corning to close part of factory in Shizuoka, Japan, shifting
some Gorilla Glass production to South Korea.
COMPANIES: Logitech making strong push with mobile peripherals,
while streamlining PC line.
BROADBAND: Unlicensed spectrum touches everyone's lives, FCC Commissioner
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: Aaron's hires Goldman Sachs as it weighs
Vintage Capital bid to buy chain.
TRENDS: More than half of consumers happy with OEM vehicle technology
options, CEA says.
COMPUTING: Asus taking pre-orders for $179 Chromebox due to ship
CAPITOL HILL: Two senators urge Transportation Department to ban
in-flight phone conversations.
VIDEOGAMES: Disney Interactive consolidates 'several lines of business,'
cuts about 700 jobs.