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U.S. communications regulators on Wednesday reminded Internet service providers to promise consumers only the speed and quality of service that they actually deliver, or face penalties.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.
The Street: The war in question is between the Internet Core, represented by Google and Netflix, and the Internet Edge, represented by companies such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable as well as the phone companies AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink .
The Street: Recently, iPad sales have begun to slow, with Apple announcing unit sales had fallen more than 9% in the quarter following a 16% decline in the previous quarter. Does this signal the beginning of the end for tablet computers?
The Street: There were many on Twitter last night, singing a requiem for the iPad. One conclusion appears to be that because iPads haven't tracked the success in volume of iPhones, that the product is a failure. That appears to be a premature conclusion. Here's why.
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that
Super-hero antics performed live pack a CGI-worthy wallop at Wells Fargo Center show.
NEW YORK (AP) - What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.
SEATTLE (AP) - Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.
NEW YORK (AP) - Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.
NEW YORK (AP) - Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining.
Companies often blend old products to give you something new. This summer, AsusTek Computer Inc. claims you don't need both a phone and a tablet - as long as you get its new PadFone X.
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.
The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.