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  • NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL SOLICITS HELP FROM THE PUBLIC IN. WASHINGTON, Dec 13- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman invited the public on Sunday to test the speed of their Internet and submit the results online as part of an ongoing probe into whether large providers may be short-changing customers with slower-than-advertised speeds.

  • Must see TV? A home shopping network for...guns Saturday, 12 Dec 2015 | 5:07 PM ET
    Gun sales

    A new home shopping channel is set to hit cable next month, but don't expect to see any sweaters, dresses or jewelry on this network.

  • 'Toll-free' data could be coming to Verizon Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 4:40 PM ET
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    Verizon plans to test so-called sponsored data, the equivalent of toll-free calling for the Internet age. Re/code reports.

  • *Yahoo shares down more than 3 pct. SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 9- Yahoo Inc shelved plans to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday, under pressure from activist investors worried about billions of dollars in taxes, and said instead it is looking at creating a separate company to hold the rest of its assets.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 8- Yahoo Inc is weighing a sale of its core Internet business and will not sell its stake in Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, CNBC reported, with an announcement as soon Wednesday. Yahoo could not immediately be reached for comment. Yahoo is also considering what to do with its stake in Yahoo Japan, according to the CNBC...

  • Dec 8- AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target price-conscious U.S. viewers who don't currently have pay-TV subscriptions. "It is something we are pursuing very, very aggressively and you should assume that we will be doing something in the market with that," he said...

  • Dec 8- AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target price-conscious U.S. viewers who don't currently have payTV subscriptions. "It is something we are pursuing very, very aggressively and you should assume that we will be doing something in the market with that," he said...

  • T-Mobile accused of false advertising Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 11:16 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass by a T-Mobile ad in the New York City subway.

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating complaints that the ads are misleading. USA Today reports.

  • Dec 8- Digital media company AOL has laid off around 100 employees, mainly in its dial-up business, as it looks to eliminate overlap with parent Verizon Communcations Inc, Techcrunch.com reported on Tuesday. Caroline Campbell, an AOL spokeswoman, confirmed to Reuters that the company was re-aligning and a portion of its workforce has been impacted.

  • Dow futures tank after oil rout Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 7:25 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were sharply lower this morning, after Monday's nearly 6 percent drop in crude sparked broad selling in oil shares and sent the Dow negative for the year.

  • Dec 7- Verizon Communications Inc's chief financial officer Fran Shammo, said the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier could look at buying Yahoo Inc's core business, which includes Mail, its news and sports sites and advertising technology, if it is a good fit. Yahoo's "board and investors have not decided what they're going to do with that asset," Shammo said.

  • Dec 7- Verizon Communications Inc's finance chief, Fran Shammo, said the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier could look at buying Yahoo Inc's core business, which includes Mail, its news and sports sites and advertising technology. Yahoo's search and display ad businesses, which account for the lion's share of its total revenue, have been struggling and Chief Executive...

  • Dec 7- A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a decision rejecting claims of fraud by Harbinger Capital Partners, the equity owner of bankrupt wireless venture LightSquared, against Deere& Co and other GPS firms. Hedge fund Harbinger had accused Deere, Garmin International, Trimble Navigation Ltd, and a GPS industry group of misleading LightSquared about...

  • Dec 7- A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a decision rejecting claims of fraud by bankrupt wireless venture LightSquared and its equity owner Harbinger Capital Partners against Deere& Co and other GPS firms. Hedge fund Harbinger had accused Deere, Garmin International, Trimble Navigation Ltd, and a GPS industry group of misleading LightSquared about...

  • A three-judge panel, in a hearing that lasted over three hours, questioned lawyers for the FCC and broadband backers about whether the FCC properly extended the sweeping authority it has to regulate telecommunications to Internet service providers. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled twice against the FCC since 2010 and...

  • Fight over net neutrality rules returns to court Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 6:38 AM ET
    Protesters march past the FCC headquarters before the Commission meeting on net neutrality proposal on May, 15, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    A battle over government rules that require Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally is back before a federal appeals court.

  • Early movers: COST, SHLD, PANW, GRUB, MDT & more Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The big end to week on Wall Street Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 7:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were sharply higher, after yesterday's slide essentially wiped out Tuesday's big rally. Investors this morning are focusing on the Fed and the European Central Bank.

  • Who's interested in Yahoo? It's complicated Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 4:28 PM ET
    A billboard for Yahoo in Washington, D.C.

    Once a highly coveted mate, Yahoo might be on the market once again. But this time, there's baggage.

  • Dec 2- Plans by Yahoo Inc's board to consider selling its struggling Internet business sent the company's shares up more than 5 percent on Wednesday, as investors cheered a potential new way to separate Yahoo's traditional services from its valuable investment in Chinese Web merchant Alibaba. Broken out as a separate company, Yahoo's email, Yahoo and Tumblr...