Brian Fung, Los Angeles Times

Brian Fung

Los Angeles Times

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Brian:

Google’s new Stadia service will let you play video games without downloading them

Google made a big leap into interactive entertainment in announcing Stadia, an online video gaming platform that it said represents the future of play. → Read More

Google’s new Stadia service will let you play video games without downloading them

The platform, which runs on Chrome and Google data centers, envisions a new way to play video games. → Read More

Democratic lawmakers rip into T-Mobile CEO over Trump hotel stays

T-Mobile CEO John Legere acknowledged his company spent nearly $200,000 at the Trump hotel in the months following the announcement that T-Mobile was seeking federal approval to merge with Sprint. → Read More

Ambitious breakup of Amazon, Facebook and Google is proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledged that if elected president in 2020, she’ll break apart each of those tech giants and introduce sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. → Read More

House Democrats seek records from Trump over reports of possible meddling in AT&T-Time Warner deal

House Democratic lawmakers pressed the Trump administration Thursday on its handling of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, requesting information from the White House and the Justice Department that could shed light on whether President Trump or his allies interfered in regulators’ review of the $85 billion deal. → Read More

Net neutrality is back in play: Democratic lawmakers announce a bill

The bill would reverse the FCC’s 2017 vote to repeal its net neutrality rules and would restore regulations approved during the Obama era. → Read More

Net neutrality is back in play as Democratic lawmakers announce a bill. Here’s what to expect.

The legislation shows there's appetite for a legislative solution. But can Republicans and Democrats find a compromise? → Read More

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: ‘We have a major monopoly problem’

The senator, a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, argues in an interview that President Trump has turned antitrust action into a political weapon. → Read More

Trump derides probe, mocks Democrats and his former attorney general

President Trump told an appreciative audience of conservatives Saturday that he would win reelection in 2020 by a bigger margin than his 2016 victory. → Read More

Trump derides Mueller probe, mocks Democrats and his former attorney general

Embraced by conservative activists, the president zigzagged on a range of topics, from the 2016 campaign to immigration to trade, in a speech that stretched beyond two hours. → Read More

Trump announces executive order that could strip colleges of funding if they don’t 'support free speech’

The announcement came during Trump's speech at the conservative conference CPAC. → Read More

Huawei pleads not guilty to accusations it stole T-Mobile’s trade secrets

The pleas follow a U.S. campaign to discredit Huawei among European allies. → Read More

‘I do not condone child pornography’: Game company backtracks after Q&A on site once banned by Google

Austrian video game company THQ Nordic is apologizing after it agreed to an ask-me-anything session on 8chan, the freewheeling Internet messaging board that was briefly delisted in 2015 by Google after being accused of hosting child pornography. → Read More

Federal appeals court upholds AT&T’s Time Warner merger, handing defeat to Justice Department

The decision is a big defeat for the Justice Department's top antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim. → Read More

Sprint’s 5G wireless launch, planned for May, could be the country’s first

The company expects to serve up to nine cities by the first half of the year. → Read More

Trump says he wants ‘5G, and even 6G’ wireless tech. But what is 6G?

It's not really a thing yet. → Read More

Bowser to take over Nintendo’s U.S. division

That's literally his name. → Read More

U.S. has early lead in 5G tech despite concerns about competition from China, report says

Domestic policymakers keep wringing their hands over foreign rivals seeking to build ultra-fast wireless networks, but a new study from Cisco may offer reasons to breathe easier. → Read More

Is your phone always low on battery and chewing through data? The ‘DrainerBot’ could be to blame.

A massive fraud operation affects potentially millions of Android users, according to Oracle researchers. → Read More

The race to 5G wireless tech is on. A report finds Americans may have an early lead.

Nearly 1 in 10 mobile connections in North America will be served by 5G by 2022, according to Cisco. → Read More