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  • HTC takes on Facebook in virtual reality wars Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:15 PM ET

    In the looming battle for virtual reality, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook's Oculus Rift.

  • NEW YORK— Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung's payment service won't come until this summer, and will launch only in the U.S. and South Korea at first. Here's what's known about Samsung Pay and how it compares with Apple Pay and Google's own efforts for Android.

  • Evil or no? Orange's $6.66 smartphone plan Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 9:39 AM ET

    French telecom Orange has launched a 3G smartphone with data and minutes for a one-off fee of $40.

  • Why FCC ruling will hurt US consumers: FCC commish Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:12 PM ET
    Ajit Pai, commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission

    FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai explained Friday why he thinks the commission's latest ruling will hurt the consumer.

  • FCC vote could help Comcast-TWC deal: Analyst Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 9:33 AM ET
    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler listens during the net neutrality hearing in Washington on Feb. 26, 2015.

    The new net neutrality regulations may persuade the Justice Department to OK the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, analyst Daniel Ernst tells CNBC.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26- Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm wants wireless carriers to set up new technology that would offer cellphone users better reception in places like subway tunnels and shopping malls. Qualcomm sees the addition of new technologies like LTE-U to its smartphone chips as key to staying competitive and giving consumers reasons to upgrade their...

  • Net neutrality won't hurt ISPs: Former FCC chair Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:13 PM ET
    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler listens during the net neutrality hearing in Washington on Feb. 26, 2015.

    Internet providers raise concerns about losing business to regulation, but a former FCC chairman said the fears are unfounded.

  • FCC votes to classify Internet as a public utility Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:18 PM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler gestures at the FCC's net neutrality hearing in Washington on Feb. 26, 2015.

    The measure, passed in a 3-2 vote, restricts broadband companies' power to control download speeds.

  • These 7 companies bleed cash like crazy Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:46 AM ET
    Devon Energy's Jackfish Projects processing plant in Alberta, Canada.

    These seven Russell 1000 companies have bled through at least $2 billion in free cash flow in the last calendar year. The USAToday reports.

  • Father of net neutrality: Rules won't kill spending Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    The man who coined the phrase net neutrality rejects the idea that enforcing the policy would lead to reduced investment in broadband.

  • Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:05 AM ET

    "Today is a red-letter today for Internet freedom," said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursday's meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in support of the change. "Today's FCC decision will protect innovation and create a...

  • Net neutrality will slow investments: Sununu Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:31 AM ET
    Demonstrators who favor “net neutrality” gather outside an FCC meeting on the issue in Washington.

    But Internet Association President Michael Beckerman replies that the regulation will not be as heavy-handed as opponents say it will be.

  • RIYADH/ DUBAI, Feb 25- Mobily's problems piled up on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia's second largest mobile operator said it made a $243 million loss in 2014, had breached covenants on long-term loans and removed its chief executive. Mobily-- officially known as Etihad Etisalat-- made a loss of 913 million riyals in 2014 after it took an additional charge of 1.13...

  • Vimpelcom narrows Q4 loss, expects difficult 2015 Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:38 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Feb 25- Amsterdam- based mobile operator Vimpelcom said its fourth-quarter net loss narrowed, helped by a rise in customers and a fall in spending, but warned that 2015 would be challenging due to the economic crises in Russia and Ukraine. The company, which owns the third-largest mobile operator in Russia with the same name, said its net loss in the fourth...

  • GOP surrenders on net neutrality Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:29 PM ET
    Sen. John Thune

    The Republican resistance in Congress surrendered to Obama’s call to protect an open Internet, with rules likely to be approved by regulators, NYT.

  • ISTANBUL, Feb 24- Businesses run by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and Russia's VimpelCom and MTS have been awarded 3 G mobile licences in Ukraine, the companies said on Tuesday. VimpelCom-- whose Kyivstar business is already the biggest wireless carrier in Ukraine with 42 percent market share-- said it acquired the licence at the regulator's starting point of...

  • The best stock in the Nasdaq since 2002 Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:48 AM ET

    As the Nasdaq moves closer to hitting the 5,000 mark, there is one company that every investor wishes they bought when the index touched its 2002 low.

  • Ex-FCC chief shocked by Obama net rules meddling Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:50 AM ET
    Michael Powell, Former FCC Chairman.

    Net neutrality rules proposed by the FCC are a "sad example of unreasoned decision-making," former commission chairman Michael Powell tells CNBC.

  • ISTANBUL, Feb 24- Businesses run by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and Russia's VimpelCom and MTS have been awarded 3 G mobile licenses in Ukraine, the companies said on Tuesday. VimpelCom-- whose Kyivstar business is already the biggest wireless carrier in Ukraine with 42 percent market share-- said it acquired the license at the regulator's starting point of...

  • ISTANBUL, Feb 24- Businesses run by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and Russia's MTS have been awarded 3 G mobile licences in Ukraine, the companies said on Tuesday. Russia's VimpelCom-- whose Kyivstar business is already the biggest wireless carrier in Ukraine with 42 percent market share-- won the remaining licence, local media said. Astelit is aiming to launch...

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