Google has taken another step to becoming a player in the burgeoning Latin American submarine cable market, announcing it will participate in a consortium that will build a cable linking the United States by the end of 2016.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella backpedaled fast from comments he made Thursday while addressing a group of mostly women at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, in which he suggested that they should put their faith in "karma" if they don't get the pay raise they want.
Ofcom said the UK remains at the forefront of TV white space technology developments in Europe, as it revealed Google is the latest big-name company to join a series of trials of the unlicensed spectrum.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella needs to convince enterprises to adopt the software giant's forthcoming Windows 10 release, but he's also making another pitch for the software update: it will help Microsoft integrate more tightly with the Internet of Things.
Last week the U.S. economy marked a major milestone: The official unemployment rate dipped to 5.9 percent, the first time it has been below 6 percent since the summer of 2008. Indeed, some companies in the wireless industry that shed thousands of jobs in recent years are now on the mend. But, despite those improvements, continued shifts in the mobile market have forced thousands of workers out of their jobs this year. Here is a list of the biggest job cuts so far this year:
Apple maintained its dominance in the U.S. smartphone market over the summer, according to the latest figures from research firm comScore. Given the boffo opening sales weekend Apple had for its new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, that lead is likely to swell through the fall.
How did the wireless industry perform in the third quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the third-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's carriers, handset makers, equipment suppliers and others.
Samsung Electronics paid Microsoft $1 billion last year to use Microsoft's technology in its mobile devices as part of a patent-licensing agreement, according to court documents filed by Microsoft. As part of a lawsuit Microsoft initiated against Samsung, Microsoft is claiming Samsung owes it $6.9 million in unpaid interest from last year.
Microsoft has attracted 50 new hardware partners that are making Windows-based smartphones and tablets, a senior executive said. The influx in partners comes after the company decided in April that it would make Windows free for devices with screens smaller than nine inches.
Google and Microsoft are keeping up the pressure as they lobby the FCC to include technical rules enabling the use of unlicensed devices in the 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum that will be auctioned next year.