Posts tagged “AT&T”
Despite the Research Triangle being one of the nation's biggest high-tech hubs, Sprint has yet to formally launch 4G in the area and still refuses to commit to a launch date. However, you can find faster service in some areas.
Verizon Wireless must offer smaller competitors access to its nationwide networks for mobile Internet use, a federal court ruled, turning aside the company's challenge to an FCC regulation requiring sharing agreements.
Reception and other problems take some of the glitz off the first-day launch of Apple's newest smartphone. AT&T takes some hits as well for network.
AT&T says it will expand high-speed Internet and wireless service in North Carolina and elsewhere as part of a program to compete with cable companies. AT&T also wants to move customers from traditional landlines to high-speed wireless.
Inside the Bulldog Blog: Red Hat offers whirepaper on open source in the "cloud;" IBM steps up enterprise digital marketing; AT&T offers "Locker" for data storage; Lenovo enters India smartphone market; Cisco updates cloud automation.
Inside the Bulldog Blog: Carl Icahn increases his stake in Motricity; Lenovo sees ultrabooks as the future; Apple's AT&T deal triggers suit; details leak about Google, Android announcement; Cisco's next CEO will be ... ?
Privacy advocates sought billions of dollars in damages for what they described in their Supreme Court appeal as "a massive, unlawful program of electronic surveillance, intercepting and disclosing to the government both the communications and the communications records of millions of their customers."
The Lumia phones are the linchpin of a comeback plan for Nokia, which has struggled to compete with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android. Microsoft also is counting on Nokia devices to help win back market share in smartphone software.
Analysis: Remember the Easter Islanders' incremental march toward disaster? This is an apt analogy for Apple's decision to keep Google Maps off the newly released iPhone 5. It's the latest of a series of steps toward control by powerful actors over users' online behavior. The question is whether the pattern is clear enough for regulatory authorities to take action.
Tim Cook: "At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. With the launch of our new Maps last week, we fell short on this commitment. We are extremely sorry for the frustration this has caused our customers and we are doing everything we can to make Maps better."