Mobile Minutes: Google Assistant hits roadblock; Free Sprint service; FCC slams Comcast; Samsung’s troubles
Google’s plan to spread its AI Assistant hits Samsung roadblock
Google just debuted a digital assistant, which it hopes to place inside smartphones, watches, cars and every other imaginable internet-connected device. It’s already hit a snag.
Read more at Bloomberg
Sprint to offer 1 million students free mobile devices
Sprint, in partnership with the Sprint Foundation, is launching the 1Million Project, a multiyear program that plans to give 1 million disadvantaged high school students in the United States access to a free mobile device and high-speed internet.
Read more at CNET
FCC hits Comcast with record cable company fine over billing practices
Comcast is being fined $2.3 million for billing customers for products that they never ordered. The fine was announced this morning as part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission, which says this is “the largest civil penalty” it’s ever issued a cable operator.
Read more at The Verge