NEW YORK, June 18- Dish Network Corp said it would not make a new offer to buy No. 3 U.S. wireless provider Sprint Nextel in time for a Tuesday deadline and will instead focus on its tender offer for Clearwire Corp.
Oliver Matthew, Senior Research Analyst at CLSA discusses the battle of bids over Sprint and Clearwire. He thinks Softbank will come out well out of these negotiations.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden denied that he is a spy for China, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and should tech companies have refused the NSA? Keith Boykin, CNBC Contributor; Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice; and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation, discuss.
U.S. tech companies are asking for permission to provide some details on how many requests they get from law enforcement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Stephen Ryan, McDermott Will & Emery, and Rainey Reitman, Electronic Frontier Foundation, discuss whether companies who help the NSA fight cyberattacks should get legal immunity.
Despite the outrage over allegations the NSA is collecting data on every phone call, it is clear that the worst privacy violations, especially for businesses, start with you.
ATLANTA-- Internet service provider EarthLink is buying cloud computing and hosted IT services provider CenterBeam Inc. for $22 million. EarthLink was one of the best-known Internet service providers, but has struggled with intense competition from higher-speed providers like cable companies.
Netflix said a multi-year agreement with Dreamworks is its biggest deal ever for original first-run content and includes more than 300 hours of new programming.
TORONTO, June 14- National security concerns have delayed the Canadian government's approval of two deals that would solidify Vimpelcom Ltd's ownership of wireless carrier Wind Mobile, a Canadian newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.
WASHINGTON, June 14- President Barack Obama is directing federal agencies to look for ways to eventually share more of their radio airwaves with the private sector as the growing use of smartphones and tablets ratchets up the demand for spectrum, according to a memo released on Friday.
Gen. Michael V. Hayden, former director of the NSA and CIA, says classified document leaker Edward Snowden has contributed to misunderstanding about U.S. intelligence operations.
NEW YORK, June 12- Clearwire Corp's board urged shareholders on Wednesday to accept a tender offer from Dish Network Corp over an earlier deal with majority owner Sprint Nextel Corp to buy out the minority shareholders of the wireless service provider.
Can one's private internet information really stay private? Seecrypt Chairman Harvey Boulter, offers insight on a privacy app that prevents cell phone eavesdropping.
Cyclicals are heating up as the summer approaches and the economy starts to show signs of improvement, analysts say.
The original NSA leaker news reports have "left a misimpression" about the government's access to technology companies' data, well-known tech investor Marc Andreessen told CNBC.
Riot police and anti-government protesters continue to clash in Istanbul, Turkey, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan; and discussing the investigation into the NSA "snooping," with Charles C.W. Cooke, National Review, and Marc Thiessen, American Enterprise Institute.
Vine, Twitter's mobile app that's called the "Instagram for video," is quickly rising in popularity. Here are six things you should know about Vine.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) about whether the U.S. needs an independent counsel for the IRS scandal and whether Edward Snowden is a traitor or a hero.
In an exclusive interview, telecom titan Carlos Slim provides his take on Mexico's regulation of the telecom industry, which could force him to breakup America Movil.
In an extensive interview with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, billionaire Carlos Sims explains why he is not concerned about new regulations which could force the tycoon to overhaul his telecom business. Slim also comments on his contributions to philanthropy in an effort give back to Mexican society.
June 11- Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Corp raised its offer for U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel Corp to $21.6 billion for a 78 percent stake as it looks to fend off a rival bid for Sprint by Dish Network Corp, the No. 2 U.S. satellite TV provider. Oct 18- Sprint says it buys more than 50 percent of Clearwire by buying a stake from its founder.
The tech giant announced that the HBO GO and WatchESPN applications are now available on its Apple TV platform.
Three attorneys general have accused Google of helping facilitate the sale of illegal goods.
Dish Network Corp said it would not make a new offer to buy Sprint Nextel and will instead focus on Clearwire Corp.