Apple’s slumping international sales and China Mobile’s loss of high-value subscribers to other carriers that do offer the iPhone may have resulted in a marriage of convenience.
If the Galaxy Gear’s bulkiness and lukewarm reception hasn’t scared you off yet, you’ll likely be able to get your hands on one at the beginning of October.
Verizon wants all of Verizon Wireless — and it’s prepared to spend big bucks to get it.
Does NFC mobile payments still have a chance?
Last month Kantar Worldpanel numbers showed iPhone and Windows Phone were growing faster than Android in the U.S. market. In new results released today, iOS and Windows Phone are up again, while Android market share has decreased.
T-Mobile’s getting serious about competing with Verizon and AT&T, both of whom are capturing record numbers of iPhone and Android smartphone customers, announcing an “unprecedented” deal today: zero dollars down for all phones and tablets.
Verizon Wireless has debuted three refreshed Motorola Droid smartphones, including a new Droid Maxx with a touted battery life of 48 hours.
Needless to say, investors’ confidence was impacted by this week’s flood of earnings news. Here’s a look at what moved up, what moved down, and why.
Editor’s Pick Early upgrade programs from AT&T and Verizon are a bad deal for anyone but the most ardent early upgrader.
Verizon’s strong business has no signs of slowing down — especially when it comes to its wireless network.
Guest Post The smartphone arms race favors huge companies. Now just four U.S. carriers control 93 percent of the market — and consolidation is even going international.
Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, AOL, and Apple might breathe a little easier today as NSA Director General Keith Alexander lends credibility to their testimony.
The NSA is denying claims that it houses the location data attached to Americans’ phone calls. Why? Because it doesn’t collect that information in the first place.
When Edward Snowden leaked the news about PRISM, we thought it was just 9 U.S. companies that were sharing customers’ data with the National Security Agency (NSA). Now it looks like literally thousands of technology, finance, and manufacturing firms are working with the NSA, CIA, FBI, and branches of the U.S. military.
Guest Post Nine patent filings reveal some of the ways in which telecommunications and computing companies might facilitate law-enforcement eavesdropping.
A newly released poll found that fifty-six percent of Americans find the National Security Agency’s secret tracking of our telephone records “acceptable” and sixty-two percent think it is more important for the government to investigate threats, even if it intrudes on privacy.
The Department of Justice will likely investigate who is behind the leaks of two National Security Agency documents made public this week.
The Washington Post reported today that a number of tech companies are participating in a top secret data mining program for the FBI and NSA, dubbed PRISM.
The Patriot Act has given the U.S. government broad-reaching powers to collect data on Americans. But now the author of the Patriot act thinks that the National Security Administration is going too far in its interpretation of the act.
The White House is justifying domestic spying in the most unimaginative way possible: It’s all about protecting you from terrorism.
Editor’s Pick One of sad realities about our super connected digital age is while technology makes it easier for us to communicate, it also makes it easier for third parties to snoop on our conversations.
The conventional wisdom in the smartphone market is that Android is overtaking everything else. But in surprising news released this morning by Kantar, Apple’s iPhone and Microsoft’s Windows Phone are actually growing market share faster than Android.
This is a great opportunity to upgrade your phone if you’ve been waiting for a while, but bear in mind that discounts on iPhones are always a good sign that a new model is coming soon. In addition, there is some fine print.
Verizon is the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the U.S., and the company is using its extensive network and resources to impact health care.
Okay, we get it Nokia, your Lumia cameras are pretty darned great for low-light shooting.
Nokia and Verizon are teasing the Nokia 928, which is likely weeks away.
Mobile phone theft is a massive and growing problem, accounting for more than 40 percent of all thefts in San Francisco in 2012. But is that a good thing for mobile carriers like AT&T and Verizon?
More New York City commuters can now get cell phone service underground — for better or for worse.
Verizon wants to own all of subsidiary Verizon Wireless’ stock. And it’s willing to spend $100 billion in cash and stock to make it happen.
Verizon won’t be without a Lumia for long, according to the latest rumor.
Verizon customer Mike Beauchamp made the case for “an affordable way for consumers to purchase their devices” on online petitions site, Change.org. Since launching on April 5, his petition has already received 90,000 signatures and over 800 comments.
Hey, look at that, Verizon continues to be a wireless powerhouse.
Despite pages growing from 56% to 75% bigger, the web is getting faster. Especially on mobile — and especially in the U.S.
Cell service providers Verizon and Sprint say their cell networks are still up and running in Boston.
The battle for wireless spectrum in the U.S. is getting more complicated by the day.
PlayPhone makes it easy to find friends and play games with them on Verizon’s new portal.
Verizon plans to gauge the level of interest for each channel based on how many unique viewers watch a channel for longer than five minutes each month via their set-top boxes.
Redbox Instant, the streaming-movie joint venture between Redbox owner Coinstar and Verizon, is now opening up service to the general public.
Who better than Netflix to know how fast your ISP is?
Verizon no longer wants its wireless destiny tied to the European carrier Vodafone.