Latest Telecoms News about USA

Google Slashes Political Lobbying Outlay by a Quarter

  Google slashed spending on lobbying by 25.5 percent in the first quarter of 2016 to $3.80 million, while AT&T reported the highest lobbying outlay at $4.48 million among a group of 16 tech and communications companies ...

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Wireless Charging and Fingerprint Scanner Technology Amp Up Smartphone User Satisfaction

  Advanced technology that improves smartphone usability, such as wireless charging and fingerprint scanners, enables wireless subscribers to be more actively engaged with their device and helps increase their satisfaction, ...

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Verizon Workers to Strike Over Contract Terms

  Around 40,000 staff working for USA based Verizon are set to strike this week following months of negotiations over their employment contracts....

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Majority of Wireless Consumers Support Abolition of Net Neutrality

  A new CTIA-commissioned Harris Poll survey found that Americans would overwhelmingly welcome new free data options that allow consumers to access more content and services without counting against their data plan....

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Ericsson to acquire NodePrime to accelerate software defined infrastructure

  Ericsson has announced its intention to further invest in NodePrime to acquire the entirety of its operations and talents based in San Francisco. ...

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Verizon Mulling Takeover Bid for Yahoo

  Verizon Communications is expected to launch a takeover bid to buy the search engine, Yahoo in order to boost its growing online content businesses....

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Politician Wants Texting While Walking to be Banned

  The US state of New Jersey is proposing a new law that would make it illegal to walk, while also sending a text message....

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FBI Manages to Unlock San Bernardino iPhone

  The USA's FBI says that it has managed to break the encryption used on Apple's iPhone, without help from Apple....

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Over 80% of Smartphone Users Now Stream Video on Their Devices

  Eighty-one percent of all U.S. smartphone users now stream video on their devices, according to recently released data ...

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U.S. Counties Vulnerable To Mobile Device Management Problem in FBI/Apple Battle

  A survey of the IT departments of 50 top U.S. counties finds that, while most of the government entities provide mobile devices such as cell phones to employees, fewer than half confirmed that they use \"mobile device management\" (MDM) software,...

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