Grant Gross

Senior Editor

Grant Gross edits and assigns stories and writes about technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for the IDG News Service. He is based outside of Washington, D.C.

FCC ends price caps on many business data lines

FCC's deregulation of business data lines could mean a price hike

FCC's deregulation of business data lines could mean a price hike

Small and medium-size businesses in the US could get hit with price increases of up to 25 percent, some critics say

Giant FCC spectrum auction raises $19.8 billion, sets up 5G services

Giant FCC spectrum auction raises $19.8 billion, sets up 5G services

A U.S. Federal Communications auction of repurposed television spectrum has raised $19.8 billion and will pave the way for mobile carriers to offer faster and more reliable service across the country.

FCC kills plan to allow mobile phone conversations on flights

FCC kills plan to allow mobile phone conversations on flights

The FCC's chairman reverses course on a 2013 plan to allow you to place phone calls during flights

Politicians' web browsing history targeted after privacy vote

Politicians' web browsing history targeted after privacy vote

Privacy advocates raise money in an attempt to buy the browsing history of Republicans who voted to kill privacy rules for ISPs

Senator: Russia used 'thousands' of internet trolls during US election

Senator: Russia used 'thousands' of internet trolls during US election

Disinformation campaign was designed to raise questions about the US political process, experts say

China Oceanwide completes its purchase of IDG

China Oceanwide completes its purchase of IDG

The tech publishing pioneer and analyst group IDC are part of the deal

US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

Representatives plan legislation to limit searches of facial recognition databases by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies

FBI looks into Russian hack of US election, possible Trump involvement

FBI looks into Russian hack of US election, possible Trump involvement

Comey confirms government investigation into 'the nature of any links' between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and shoots down Trump claims that former president wiretapped Trump Tower

The NSA's foreign surveillance: 5 things to know

The NSA's foreign surveillance: 5 things to know

A contentious piece of U.S. law giving the National Security Agency broad authority to spy on people overseas expires at the end of the year.

Mayer to quit as CEO of new holding company after Yahoo sale to Verizon

Mayer to quit as CEO of new holding company after Yahoo sale to Verizon

It's still not clear whether Mayer will move to Verizon, along with operating business

Senators push FCC to keep its net neutrality rules

Senators push FCC to keep its net neutrality rules

Critics tell the Republican-led agency to put 'consumers first'

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