Today Google has acquired the technology and IP behind Softcard. Softcard is a joint venture between AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile to support NFC based mobile payments in the United States. While Google's original post on the Google Commerce...Show More Summary
For 30 days, I disconnected my iPhone from AT&T Inc. and lived entirely off the free Wi-Fi connections that are available nearly everywhere.
Google Buys Softcard, Teams Up with Carriers on Mobile Payments AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are selling their mobile wallet joint venture Softcard to Google for an undisclosed amount. They have agreed to pre-install Google Wallet on their Android smartphones starting this fall. [Gigaom] American Express Raises Interest Rates on Some Credit Cards American Express increased […]
USC will continue its takeover of Downtown later this year, when the giant AT&T sign atop what has, for the last few years, been known as AT&T Center is replaced with one for—what else?—USC. Downtown News reports that the...
US telcos, AT&T and Verizon have condemned the net neutrality ruling laid down by FCC after the body voted to classify the Internet a public utility yesterday.
Amidst a great protest within the agency and by large telcos like AT&T and Verizon, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposed Open Internet order passed in a 3-2 vote this week. Now that the order has been approved, it's likely going to see a number of legal challenges from the largest carriers.
AT&T is expanding the availability of its Switched Ethernet Service via Network on Demand to five new markets, with a particular focus on serving businesses in its fiber-ready buildings.
Grande Communications, a Texas-based cable overbuilder, is leapfrogging competitors AT&T and Google Fiber with plans to launch its new 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service in San Antonio on March 3.
The app will be available on all devices running Android KitKat or higher sold by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon....
Google worked out a deal with three wireless carriers to take on Apple Pay. (Updated)
“There are three major principles that Internet-service providers – like Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon – have to follow when sending data from their networks to your computer:”
Google has completed an agreement with U.S. wireless carriers AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile to pre-install its Google Wallet payments app on Android phones sold by the carriers this year. In addition to the distribution deal, Google has also acquired technology and intellectual property from Softcard (formerly known as Isis Mobile Wallet). Show More Summary
Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon are a bit miffed too.
The FCC voted to pass new net neutrality rules for wireless and wireline networks that would bar blocking and throttling of content and ban carriers and ISPs from striking deals with content companies, a move that incumbent telcos AT&T and Verizon say will stifle innovation and drive up costs for consumers.
AT&T today made the Denim system update available to the Nokia Lumia 1520. The update makes numerous changes to the behavior of the camera, including a faster shutter and 4K video capture, and also adds Live Folders and an updated Glance screen. Show More Summary
Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile would have to act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under new rules being considered by the Federal Communications Commission. Continue reading ? The post FCC to vote on move toward tougher rules for Internet providers appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The FCC should follow Industry Canada’s example and set aside at least 40 MHz in the 600 MHz spectrum auction, because last year’s AWS-3 auction resulted in AT&T and Verizon securing the premium spectrum and left the rest of the industry with “only a smattering of paired blocks and 15 MHz of low-value, unpaired, uplink spectrum”, a coalition [...]
HTC isn't the only mobile company having trouble keeping its 2015 flagship phone under wraps. XDA-Developers forum member reefur has posted photos of what's believed to be a prototype Samsung Galaxy S6 for AT&T. The tipster was understandably worried...
New images of an alleged Galaxy S6 have leaked out today, detailing an AT&T prototype model featuring a glass back and front with metal sides.