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  • Google courts the business phone market Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    To make the Android system more business friendly, Google is developing a means for separating personal and business phone data. Re/code reports.

  • NSA fears prompt Germany to end Verizon contract Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Germany is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting US intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications.

  • Cops need a warrant to search your phone: Court Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without getting search warrants, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- AT&T Inc's proposed merger with DirecTV does not compare with other mergers shaking up the telecommunications industry because the companies largely provide different services, AT&T's chief executive told lawmakers on Tuesday.

  • AT&T: The DirecTV deal is not Comcast/Time Warner Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    AT&T's proposed merger with DirecTV does not compare with other mergers shaking up the telecommunications industry.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- AT&T Inc's proposed merger with DirecTV does not compare with other mergers shaking up the telecommunications industry because the companies largely provide different services, AT&T's chief executive told lawmakers on Tuesday.

  • Google's in your car, in your house—where next? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 10:32 AM ET
    Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page

    Investors will be looking for answers to what Google plans to do with its moonshot endeavors at the developer conference on Wednesday.

  • *After losing out on SFR, Bouygues finds Alstom solution. Martin Bouygues, the 62 year-old tycoon who runs the politically influential construction-to-television group founded by his father, has chalked up a win on the Alstom takeover saga only two months after losing a battle to buy larger mobile operator rival Vivendi's SFR.

  • Is Amazon's new Fire phone scorching or all smoke? Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    Is releasing a premium smart phone with features like simulated 3D dynamic perspective and streaming music a home run for Amazon?

  • EU sets deadline for Germany to scrap mobile rate plan Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    *Germany given 3 months to lower mobile connection rates. BRUSSELS, June 20- The European Commission gave Germany three months to abandon its plans to hike the fees mobile operators can charge each other for connecting calls on Friday, saying they lead to rates more than 80 percent higher than in other countries.

  • June 20- Verizon Communications Inc unit Verizon Wireless is looking to buy satellite-TV operator Dish Network Corp's spectrum to improve wireless internet speeds, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Verizon Communications shares were little changed at $49.39.

  • Sprint closer to $40B-plus T-Mobile deal financing Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Sprint has lined up eight banks to finance its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile US.

  • Could the next telco IPO come from Africa? Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 5:37 AM ET
    BlackBerry remains the most popular smartphone on the African continent.

    With stock markets overflowing with new offerings, Bassim Haidar, the founder of Channel IT Group, has indicated that his African telecoms company could be next.

  • Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor Group, says the Norwegian government¿s decision to cut its stake in Telenor gives the group some opportunities and discusses the European telecom regulatory framework.

  • Who keeps Internet speed promises—and who doesn't Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    U.S. cable and fiber Internet providers usually deliver the advertised download speeds, while DSL connections increasingly fall short, the FCC said.

  • T-Mobile's Legere: 'Cheat on your carrier'     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    T-Mobile is offering free streaming music and allowing customers to "test drive" its mobile network, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • T-Mobile 'unleashing music'     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    John Legere, T-Mobile CEO talks about his company's free streaming music offer.

  • Will Amazon's phone use AT&T 'toll-free' service? Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 9:29 AM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Some suspect that Amazon will subsidize some of its customers' data usage on the new smartphone it is introducing.

  • How to turn old, scratched cellphones into cash Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:51 AM ET
    Dozens

    Nextworth is a US company that takes old and damaged phones then sorts and refurbishes them to sell them wholesale for a profit.

  • Is this antenna start-up Gates' next blockbuster? Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Nathan Kundtz,  founder and chief technology officer of Kymeta

    Kymeta is marketing an antenna that will simplify the satellite connection needed for broadband Internet on the go, anywhere in the world.

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