Drug giants GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis say they have formally closed on a deal valued at more than $21 billion to changes each company in dramatic fashion. Plus, they are moving ahead with a joint venture focusing on consumer healthcare.
ast fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones -- at least the ones it makes. Here's what we know about the new system.
Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
The Broadband Report: More than 100 North Carolina businesses will be helping middle school students this week connect with what they are learning in the classroom with future career opportunities.
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The FCC in a 3-2 vote on Thursday overrode North Carolina law, granting The City of Wilson to expand its Greenlight broadband service beyond the city's jurisdiction. Here's the ruling in full detail.
FCC Commissioner Tom Wheeler dismissed criticism of taking action to override North Carolina law on municipal broadband networks: "As they say in North Carolina, that dog won't hunt." Thus, the City of Wilson gains the right to expand its fiber network. But the issue is far from settled. U.S. Senator Thom Tillis is already fighting back. Plus: "This issue is headed for the courts," says a technology think-tank executive.