OVERNIGHT TECH: Senators try to kill the 'kill switch'

Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnButtigieg hits back after parental leave criticism: 'Really strange' Senate approves short-term debt ceiling increase Hillicon Valley — Presented by American Edge Project — Facebook experiences widespread outage MORE (R-Tenn.) said she will hold FCC chairman Julius Genachowski to his word that the net neutrality rules won't be applied to peering disputes like Level 3-Comcast.

Several stakeholders are questioning the wireless industry's estimate that spectrum auctions would raise more than $33 billion.

The House approvement an amendment from Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) terminating the funding for FCC Chief Diversity Officer Mark Lloyd and several of the "czar" positions in the Obama administration.


A bipartisan group of lawmakers want a comprehensive inventory of spectrum before moving on any legislation.

Antitrust regulators are reportedly looking into the terms of Apple's new subscription service for iPhones and iPads.

Apple is not planning to make a smaller iPhone after all, but may unveil a cheaper version.

Said. "I sent a grand total of two emails as president. One to our troops in the Adriatic, and one to John Glenn when he was 77 years old in outer space. I figured it was OK if Congress subpoenaed those."

- Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonThe Memo: Powell ended up on losing side of GOP fight A pandemic of hyper-hypocrisy is infecting American politics Is Wall Street serving its own interests by supporting China's? MORE at the Wired for Change conference in New York. (h/t: FastCompany)