The telecom giant said it will merge EdgeCast's technology and network into its Verizon Digital Media Services unit.
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UPDATED. Samsung and Apple phones may today rule the smartphone market roost today, but the most popular phones and smartphones were in fact sold almost a decade ago. Here are some of the top selling mobile phones since the the start of the new millennium.
Uber and Airbnb are examples of a larger phenomenon, that Internet users often think they are operating outside of the legal concept of commerce. They aren't.
The government program generally known as Obamacare is the poster child for poor government IT work. There have been others though.
If Microsoft, Google, Facebook and other tech leaders want the NSA's surveillance practices reformed they need to start talking about the potential financial hit a lot more.
The Reform Government Surveillance group, an alliance between eight major technology firms, aims to persuade the U.S. government to stop undermining the privacy rights of the general public.
Data as an asset, expanding consumption of enterprise automation to smaller companies and marketing automation are three themes worth watching, according to Cowen & Co.
The cellular giant says any such co-operation with the U.S. government in its mass surveillance operations would almost certainly be classified, despite concerns from shareholders.
Thanksgiving is over, and we're already deep into December. It's time for a look back at all the blunders, catastrophes, epic fails and major screw-ups of 2013.
Once more the Supreme Court is going to have a shot to kill off software and business-practice patents. Hopefully they'll get it right this time.