A congressional inquiry conducted at the behest of Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., found that law enforcement agencies made 1.3 million requests to cellphone carriers in 2011. They sought such information as individuals’ text messages, their locations, and even lists of phone numbers they called when in the vicinity of a particular tower, whether they belonged to people under investigation or not.
T-Mobile isn’t saying what’s next after its failed merger with AT&T, but some analysts suggest that it could be useful to a media company like Amazon or Google.
Researchers are fine-tuning technologies that use standard lighting equipment to cheaply transmit high-speed data streams.
A new report issued by the Pew Research Center tracks the rapid adoption of smartphones, and finds that some people are using their smartphones to access the Web more than they use their desktop computers or laptops.
A new project by BodyMedia and Sprint will allow consumers to send a constant, wireless stream of information about their physical activity to their phones.
Virgin Mobile USA will begin selling a personal wireless device that will connect laptops and other gadgets to the Internet on a pay-as-you-go plan.
Clever job hunters and brutal movies top the technology desk’s reading list.
Google dropped plans for the Verizon Nexus One when the HTC Droid Incredible launched and I am now wondering if the Sprint Nexus One will suffer the same fate with the HTC EVO 4G launching in June.
A selection of images from the 2010 C.T.I.A. wireless conference in Las Vegas. New announcements include eye-controlled earphones, solar-paneled backpacks and the new HTC EVO 4G smartphone for the Sprint network.
AT&T Inc is in talks with Apple Inc to extend its exclusive U.S. agreement to sell the iPhone from 2010 to 2011, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said in an interview that he plans to shift the company’s focus away from the U.S. landline phone business [...]
Executives of the mobile industry announce the biggest boom in mobile advertising.
Travelcell now provides worldwide travelers with unlimited data plan. Whether on your laptop or blackberry.