Justices Ponder Need For Warrant For Cellphone Tower DataOn Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears its latest case about privacy in the digital age. At issue is whether police generally need a warrant to review the records.
3 Billion Yahoo! Accounts Breached In 2013Yahoo! has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying that it affected all 3 billion of the accounts on its service, and not only the 1 billion accounts that it revealed late last year.
Cell Phone Networks Have Weathered Harvey, So FarRoadways, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions that were hit hardest by Harvey. But cell phone networks, so far, have remained largely functional.
Which Wireless Carrier Has The Best Performing Network?The return of unlimited data plans from the nation's big four wireless carriers hasn't hurt network performance, according to the latest report from RootMetrics.
Verizon Takes Over Yahoo To Complete $4.5 Billion DealVerizon has taken over Yahoo, completing a $4.5 billion deal that will usher in a new management team to attempt to wring more advertising revenue from one of the internet's best-known brands.
Major Layoffs Loom For AOL and Yahoo, Report SaysCiting anonymous sources, Recode has reported that AOL and Yahoo are about to make over 1,000 layoffs.
Verizon Beats AT&T In Straight Path Bidding WarVerizon is buying Straight Path Communications for about $3.1 billion, ending a bidding war with AT&T over the wireless licenses company. AT&T previously said that it would buy Straight Path Communications for $1.6 billion.
House Sends Bill To Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. That move could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.