A U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday picked apart behavioral Web advertising as executives from the likes of Google, NebuAd and Facebook touted their privacy controls and even went as far as noting that ads are good for you.
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T-Mobile is reportedly considering acquiring Sprint in a deal that would create the third largest wireless carrier in the U.S. But there are enough wild-cards to cast doubt on an outright merger.
EBay has officially sold Skype in a deal that values the telephony company at $2.75 billion. The online auction company will get $1.9 billion in cash and retains a 35 percent chunk of the company.
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J.D. Power and Associates said Thursday that wireless customer service has improved overall as hold times and problem resolution has improved from six months ago.
Nuance's move is notable as chatter about Apple delivering a TV connected with its Siri software heats up.
Apple's iPhone will be headed to a few more countries courtesy of a new deal with French telecom carrier Orange.In a statement, Orange said:Orange today announced a new agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone to Orange customers in Austria, Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Jordan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland and Orange's African markets later this year.
The European Union said Tuesday that it will invest a fresh €18 million ($25 million) in next generation mobile broadband network research.These networks, dubbed 4G or Long Term Evolution (LTE), rival WiMax.
Comcast has fared well targeting companies with fewer than 20 employees and now is aiming for larger enterprises with 250 to 500 workers.
Cisco has updated its Catalyst 6500 Series Switches as it aims to defend its core business against rivals.