Google is deep into an effort to fund, build and help run wireless networks in emerging markets such as sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, a move that could connect a billion or more new people to the Internet.
Syria's telecommunications providers continue to use technology by Blue Coat Systems to monitor Internet usage, according to Telecomix, a hacker-activist group that has tracked the previous use of the technology.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim says protests by an activist group in the U.S. have the trappings of an orchestrated campaign against him and his mobile phone companies and is asking California to investigate the group.
The Valley: When Yahoo CEO Mayer said the Internet giant would spend $1.1 billion to acquire Tumblr, she promised not to "screw it up." Maybe she should have emphasized what the startup could do for Yahoo.
AT&T has added a new monthly administrative fee of 61 cents to the bills of all of its contract wireless lines as of May 1, a move that could bring in more than a half-billion dollars in annual revenue to the telecom giant.
In a potential major setback for Apple, a federal judge who will preside over a coming antitrust trial that will determine whether it engaged in a conspiracy to raise prices for e-books said the government is likely able to prove its case against the computer maker.
SoftBank is readying a plan to allow the U.S. government an unusual level of influence over the operations of Sprint, a concession to ease security concerns raised by the proposed cross-border takeover.