- Showtime follows HBO into the streaming game Updated: Jun-03-15 3:08 pm
NEW YORK - Showtime will join rival HBO with an online streaming service for those that don't want to pay for cable.
- Tech Tips: Your guide to the myriad phone-upgrade options Updated: Jun-03-15 10:22 am
NEW YORK - Upgrading your phone is no longer as simple as paying $100 or $200 and extending your service contract by two years.
- BlackBerry and Ryan Seacrest's Typo reach settlement Updated: Jun-01-15 11:58 am
NEW YORK - BlackBerry said Monday that it reached a patent infringement settlement with Typo, a maker of iPhone keyboards co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. The Canadian smartphone maker had accused Typo of ripping off its design.
- Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks Updated: May-28-15 11:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indispensable.
- HBO Now will be available through Android too this summer Updated: May-28-15 5:24 pm
NEW YORK - HBO Now, the premium channel's new online service for people who don't pay for cable, will be available through Android devices this summer.
- FCC head unveils proposal to narrow 'digital divide' Updated: May-28-15 3:32 pm
NEW YORK - The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access.
- FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls Updated: May-27-15 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating - and the government is taking note.
- GM to offer Android, Apple systems in many 2016 models Updated: May-27-15 4:05 pm
DETROIT - By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a car's dashboard screen into a smartphone.
- As TV goes online, Suddenlink latest to hook up with Hulu Updated: May-27-15 3:57 pm
NEW YORK - TV watchers are going online, and cable companies are following them there.
- What Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could mean for consumers Updated: May-26-15 4:31 pm
NEW YORK - As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and distributors of online video.
- Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable Updated: May-25-15 6:48 pm
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
- Europe's Altice enters US cable frenzy with Suddenlink deal Updated: May-20-15 5:11 pm
NEW YORK - There's a new player in the U.S. cable dating game.
- Correction: Money & Markets Extra-Wireless & Cashless-Zumigo Updated: May-19-15 2:06 pm
In the Wireless & Cashless module provided as part of Money & Markets Extra for the week ending Saturday, May 9, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the only bank using Zumigo's credit card fraud protection services so far is Wells Fargo. It is the only bank to have publicly announced it is using Zumigo's services. The company says the names of other clients are confidential.
- Not Your Ma's Bell: AT&T evolves beyond phones Updated: May-19-15 12:47 pm
NEW YORK - The company whose name has long been synonymous with telephones is looking for new ways to reach out and touch someone.
- Prying parents: Phone monitoring apps flourish in S. Korea Updated: May-15-15 4:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down the smartphone.
- Mississippi gets funds from Verizon, Sprint settlement Updated: May-13-15 4:04 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state is getting $358,269 from Verizon Wireless and Sprint in a settlement of charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit.
- As consumers turn online for video, AT&T strikes Hulu deal Updated: May-13-15 3:25 pm
DALLAS - In a sign of the increasing importance of online video, AT&T said Wednesday it will offer Hulu's streaming TV service to its customers.
- AT&T announces gigabit-speed service in Nashville Updated: May-13-15 1:46 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - AT&T is the latest Internet service provider to announce it is bringing gigabit speeds to Nashville customers.
- New Hampshire getting $324K in phone settlement Updated: May-13-15 11:11 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Federal regulators say New Hampshire is getting over $324,000 from Verizon Wireless and Sprint in a settlement of charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit.
- Vermont to get $1.6m in national 'cramming' settlements Updated: May-13-15 4:04 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Attorney William Sorrell says an estimated 35,000 Vermont consumers will have an opportunity to claim refunds as part of a settlement between Verizon Wireless and Sprint that resolves allegations that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' bills.
- Florida gets small share of settlement with mobile companies Updated: May-13-15 3:06 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida is getting more than $1.47 million as part of a national settlement with Verizon Wireless and Sprint.
- Verizon Wireless, Sprint settle allegations of bogus charges Updated: May-12-15 8:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Verizon Wireless will pay $90 million and Sprint $68 million to settle charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit, federal regulators announced Tuesday.
- Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video bet Updated: May-12-15 2:59 pm
NEW YORK - After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to capture their eyeballs, too.
- Comcast hiring former top JPMorgan exec as new CFO Updated: May-11-15 3:16 pm
NEW YORK - Comcast has picked its new CFO: a former JPMorgan Chase executive who was once considered a possible CEO candidate at the New York bank.
- Satellite TV provider Dish says it lost subscribers in 1Q Updated: May-11-15 12:22 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - Satellite television provider Dish Network said Monday that it continued losing subscribers in the first quarter, though its net income doubled.