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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the new Amazon Fire Phone, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

AMAZON LIVE: Fire Phone to serve as eyes and ears

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon’s new smartphone will serve as your eyes and ears. Snap a photo of a book title, and it’ll show you where to buy it. Listen to a song playing in the […]

06/18/2014

This combo made from file photos shows the AT&T logo on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill., left, and a DirecTV satellite dish atop a home in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

AT&T says DirecTV deal would let it build fiber

NEW YORK (AP) — In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T Inc. said Tuesday that if it’s allowed to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber […]

06/03/2014

In this April 18, 2012, file photo, David Tucker, executive director of Vermont's Enhanced 911 Board, holds a smart phone in Montpelier, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, file)

4 major phone carriers providing text-to-911

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The four major U.S. wireless phone companies are providing emergency texting 911 service as of this month to any local government that wants it and has the capability to use it, […]

05/20/2014

This combo made from file photos shows the AT&T logo on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill., left, and a DirecTV satellite dish atop a home in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the hidden benefits of AT&T’s $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises the possibility of making DirecTV’s programming crown jewel, NFL Sunday Ticket, more broadly available […]

05/19/2014

This combo made from file photos shows the AT&T logo on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill., left, and a DirecTV satellite dish atop a home in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

AT&T aims for TV’s future with $48.5 billion DirecTV deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AT&T says it views its planned $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV as a way to help redefine the video entertainment industry, giving it opportunities to bundle services and tap into growing […]

05/19/2014

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2009 file photo, the AT&T logo is on display at a RadioShack store in Gloucester, Mass. AT&T says it is buying DirecTV for $95 per share, or $49 billion, a move that gives the telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against Comcast and Time Warner Cable, which agreed to a merger in February. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

DALLAS (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete […]

05/18/2014

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 10, 2013.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

T-Mobile CEO crashes AT&T party, gets thrown out

LAS VEGAS (AP) — T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is taking his “bad boy” image and feud with AT&T to the next level: he crashed a party thrown by AT&T in Las Vegas, and was thrown […]

01/07/2014

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AT&T says it doesn’t have to disclose NSA dealings

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — AT&T, under fire for ongoing revelations that it shares and sells customers’ communications records to the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence offices, says it isn’t required to disclose […]

12/06/2013

A woman angrily confronts the guards as she tries to queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport Monday Nov. 11, 2013, following Friday's typhoon Haiyan that lashed this city and several provinces in central Philippines.  Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine.  (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

AT&T, Verizon waive fees to contact Philippines

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T and Verizon are offering free calls and texts to the Philippines for customers trying to contact friends and family there in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. AT&T wireless customers will […]

11/12/2013

An Apple employee demonstrates the new iPad Mini in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

New version of iPad Mini now on sale

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The latest version of Apple’s iPad Mini is going on sale. The new Mini is the first version of the smaller iPad to feature a high-resolution display that Apple calls Retina. […]

11/12/2013

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