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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission expects a major auction of low-frequency airwaves to be pushed back to early 2016 from mid-2015, an FCC official said in a blog post on Friday. The FCC has been working on rules for the so-called incentive auction in which wireless carriers would get the first opportunity since 2008 to purchase...

  • Apple or Samsung? Ask these pint-sized analysts Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    Turney Duff worked at billion-dollar hedge funds. But when he wants to know what's hot—like Apple or Samsung?—he consults these pint-size analysts.

  • LONDON/ PARIS/ FRANKFURT, Oct 23- EE, Britain's largest mobile network operator, is braced for the increasing convergence of mobile and fixed-line services in the UK market next year and the pace of consolidation is likely to pick up, Gervais Pellissier, a lead director of EE, said on Thursday. EE, formerly known as Everything Everywhere, is a joint venture of Deutsche...

  • Hungary to impose world's first internet tax Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:17 AM ET
    Budapest

    Hungary is preparing to impose the world's first tax on internet usage, the FT reports.

  • Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    Also, AT&T is trying to wean customers off equipment subsidies and shift them toward installment plans in which they ultimately pay full price for a phone— $650 for an iPhone 6, for instance, compared with $200 under subsidy pricing. That shift means it books less service revenue in the short term, as the company offers monthly discounts of $15 or $25 per phone.

  • AT&T earnings miss as mobile profit margins decline Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    AT&T retail location in Times Square, New York.

    AT&T reported $32.96 billion in revenue for the quarter, missing Street estimates of $33.25 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 21- Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday posted lower-than-expected quarterly earnings, but revenue rose as it added customers to its wireless business. Verizon reported third-quarter profit of 89 cents per share, up from 78 cents per share a year earlier. In the quarter, Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, added 1.5 million net...

  • Apple iPad Air 2

    Amid the hype of the launch of the latest iPad models, there was one new member of Apple's ecosystem that wasn't mentioned: Apple SIM.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Apple's new iPad Air 2, announced on Thursday, will allow subscribers to switch wireless carriers much more easily, by swiping an icon across the screen of the device. The feature, available thanks to a neutral Apple SIM card installed in the device, will allow customers to sign up for short-term service plans and switch carriers using their...

  • In a letter to a Federal Communications Commission official viewed by Reuters on Wednesday, GM's Global Connected Consumer executive director, Harry Lightsey III, urged the FCC to "retain the critical distinction" among rules for fixed and mobile Internet traffic and said new limitations for the mobile industry may constrain innovation in connected cars.

  • *Deutsche Telekom shares down 0.7 percent. FRANKFURT, Oct 14- Deutsche Telekom had already given up on trying to sell its near 67 percent stake in T-Mobile US before upstart French telecoms firm Iliad dropped its bid on Monday and is now looking to avoid having to stump up more funds for the U.S. mobile network operator, analysts and investors said.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:20 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 3:20 AM ET

    Wave of identity thefts forces South Korea to overhaul national ID system Asian shares mostly higher on strong China trade data Side by side: Version 2.0 of Obama's health overhaul vs. last year's open enrollment Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that...

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:42 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 2:42 AM ET

    Wave of identity thefts forces South Korea to overhaul national ID system Asian shares mostly higher on strong China trade data Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million...

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:06 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 1:06 AM ET

    Asian shares mostly higher on strong China trade data Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million people's voiceprints being harvested' Are there worms in your beef?

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 11:31 p.m. EDT Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:31 PM ET

    Asian shares mostly higher on strong China trade data Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million people's voiceprints being harvested' Are there worms in your beef?

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 7 p.m. EDT Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    US indexes slide, led by declines in airlines and energy stocks, as investors turn jittery Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million people's voiceprints being harvested' Are...

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:19 p.m. EDT Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    US indexes slide, led by declines in airlines and energy stocks, as investors turn jittery Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million people's voiceprints being harvested' Are...

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:10 p.m. EDT Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    US indexes slide, led by declines in airlines and energy stocks, as investors turn jittery Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million people's voiceprints being harvested' Are...

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:04 p.m. EDT Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    US indexes slide, led by declines in airlines and energy stocks, as investors turn jittery Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million people's voiceprints being harvested' Are...

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:21 p.m. EDT Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 5:21 PM ET

    US indexes slide, led by declines in airlines and energy stocks, as investors turn jittery Drivers, shippers, airlines enjoy plunge in oil prices, but there are downsides for US economy A cruel turn: Ebola wrecks 3 West African economies that were recovering from years of war The Voice Harvesters: More than 65 million people's voiceprints being harvested' Are...

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