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  • 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.

  • UPDATE 1-Brazil's Grupo Oi CEO Zeinal Bava resigns Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 10:05 PM ET

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 7- Brazilian telephone and wireless carrier Grupo Oi SA said its Chief Executive Officer Zeinal Bava had resigned from the company with immediate effect on Tuesday, potentially paving the way for a sale of the company's Portuguese assets. Oi is in the process of selling non-core assets to pay down its debt and allow it to better jostle for...

  • Is this the end of your ‘dead cellphone’? Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    QBracelet

    A number of start-ups are creating unique portable gadgets to recharge your dead cellphone, but is the trend going against the curve?

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Three of the four largest U.S. wireless carriers and satellite provider Dish Network Corp plan to bid in the Federal Communications Commission's November auction of airwaves, according to initial applications released on Wednesday. As expected, the largest U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Communications Inc, No. 2 AT&T Inc, No. 4 T-Mobile US Inc...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Three of the four largest U.S. wireless carriers and satellite provider Dish Network Corp plan to bid in the Federal Communications Commission's November auction of airwaves, according to initial applications released on Wednesday. As expected, the largest U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Communications Inc, No. 2 AT&T Inc, No. 4 T-Mobile US Inc...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Faced with mounting pressure from competitors, top U.S. wireless carriers are expanding their data offerings to retain customers and preserve their bottom lines.

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • Wireless auction gives glimpse of shrinking Brazil market Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    SAO PAULO, Oct 1- Brazil's auction of next-generation wireless spectrum was most notable for what was missing: one of the country's four big carriers and, with it, the heated competition that officials hoped for.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Sept 29- Verizon. Simply put, the type of network Verizon uses isn't global. So far, AT&T has announced deals with brands at eight automakers and Verizon is trailing with four announced deals.

  • SoftBank's US ambitions     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss reports DreamWorks Animation has a deal in the works with SoftBank.

  • Apple: Only 9 complaints of bent iPhones Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:24 PM ET
    A customer holds up his new iPhone 6 Plus after it went on sale at the Apple store in Pasadena, Calif.

    Apple said only nine customers have actually complained of bent iPhone 6 Plus phones, Re/code reports.

  • Apple's 6 biggest iPhone faceplants Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    Apple CEO Timothy Cook

    Apple's iPhones and iOS software have been praised and coveted, but they've also been criticized for early hitches, glitches and defects.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 23- Grupo Oi SA, Brazil's most indebted telecom company, backed out of a key auction for fourth-generation cell spectrum on Tuesday, adding to speculation of an upcoming takeover in a highly competitive wireless market.

  • The letter was sent to the heads of the Department of Transportation, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the FCC, and urged a comprehensive review of policy across jurisdictional lines.

  • On a phone in DC? Someone could be listening Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    A commuter reads his smart phone while riding the Metro in Washington, D.C.

    ESD America is using its Cryptophone to block attempts to hack cellphones in the nation's capital and alert users to the hack attempts.

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