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  • Unplugged no more: Subways going digital Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    Woman using smartphone in subway

    Subways may no longer be digital black holes for riders, as many of the country's largest cities are working to bring cell service underground.

  • TOKYO, April 20- Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminum frame and a 5.2- inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobile operations. Sony said the Xperia Z4 would be available in Japan around the middle of the year, though it did not provide a launch date, details on carrier...

  • Are text messages a dying breed?   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Are text messages a dying breed?

    Louise O'Sullivan, CEO of Anam Technologies, says operators are concerned with the decline in SMS texting.

  • Verizon to offer custom pay TV with monthly bundles Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 9:38 PM ET
    Verizon

    Verizon is rolling out a new pay TV plan that allows consumers to choose every month bundles of channels they want to see.

  • Huawei launches P8 smartphone: CEO   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:35 AM ET
    Huawei launches P8 smartphone: CEO

    Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 smartphone yesterday. CNBC catches up with Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, and asks him about his target audience in Western markets.

  • Nokia CEO: Merger is a complimentary fit   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 7:40 AM ET
    Nokia CEO: Merger is a complimentary fit

    Discussing Nokia's planned purchase of Alcatel-Lucent, Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia, tells CNBC he is confident the deal will pass regulatory hurdles.

  • Is your smartphone stressing you out?   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:50 AM ET
    Is your smartphone stressing you out?

    Smartphones are wonderful, but are causing a lot of issues in the workplace, says Michael Acton Smith, founder of Mind Candy.

  • Nokia confirms it will buy Alcatel-Lucent Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 1:19 AM ET

    Finland's Nokia will tie the knot with Alcatel-Lucent in an all-stock deal that values the French telecom company at 15.6 billion euros ($16.6 billion), the companies said on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- AT&T Inc and three cable and wireless trade groups filed separate lawsuits on Tuesday challenging the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over its new web traffic regulations. The suit comes even as the No.2 U.S wireless company's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of satellite TV operator DirecTV is under FCC review.

  • The National Cable and Telecommunications Association, CTIA-The Wireless Association and American Cable Association filed petitions against so-called "net neutrality rules" in U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. "Instead of promoting greater industry investment... the FCC opted to resuscitate a command-and-control regulatory regime, including a...

  • The National Cable and Telecommunications Association, CTIA-The Wireless Association and American Cable Association filed petitions in U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. "Instead of promoting greater industry investment... the FCC opted to resuscitate a command-and-control regulatory regime, including a process where innovators must first seek...

  • Nokia, Alcatel merger talks make 'strategic' sense Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Alcatel-Lucent assembly line

    Finland's Nokia confirmed Tuesday that it is in "advanced" merger discussions with telecoms company Alcatel-Lucent, following rumors of a tie-up.

  • How would a Nokia-Alcatel deal work?   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    How would a Nokia-Alcatel deal work?

    Nokia has confirmed that it's in advanced talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent. Sam Schechner, technology correspondent at the "Wall Street Journal," weighs in on whether it would be a good partnership.

  • AT&T data breach revealed: 280K customers exposed Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    A pedestrian passes an AT&T store in New York.

    The company agreed to pay $25 million to settle an FCC investigation into the customer data security lapses.

  • US government tracked billions of phone calls Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington

    The U.S. government has tracked phone calls to about 116 countries linked with drug trafficking during the past 20 years, USA Today reports.

  • DirecTV drops Rob Lowe ads amid complaints Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Rob Lowe in a DirecTV ad

    DirecTV is reportedly ending its advertising campaign with actor Rob Lowe as the series' claims were ruled unsubstantiated.

  • Investor: Next emerging markets gem is Iran Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 2:27 PM ET
    Grocery items at a retail bazaar in Tehran, Iran

    Investors should consider investing in Iran once (and if) the sanctions against the country are lifted, one expert says.

  • Shake up ahead for Singapore's telco sector? Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:55 PM ET

    Singapore's mobile landscape long dominated by three telco operators faces the prospect of a fourth competitor as soon as 2016.

  • March 31- Sprint Corp has agreed to a $131 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit accusing the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier of defrauding investors about problems dating back to its $36 billion merger with Nextel Communications Inc in 2005.. The all-cash settlement made public on Monday resolves claims that Sprint, former Chief Executive Gary...

  • FRANKFURT, March 27- Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK pharmacy chain Boots, which has begun equipping store employees with iPads to serve shoppers in the aisles. Companies across dozens of different industries are now eyeing how these mobile business...

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