As AT&T reported revenue of $31.5 billion for the third quarter, it also noted that it had activated 4.7 million iPhones, with 18 percent of those customers new to the wireless carrier.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to overturn legal immunity for telecom carriers that allegedly participated with a U.S. National Security Agency surveillance program during the last decade.
U.S. law enforcement surveillance of email and other Internet communication has skyrocketed in the last two years, according to data obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to be a "cop on the beat" to ensure mobile and broadband competition across the country, the agency's chairman said Tuesday.
Advocacy groups plan to file a complaint against AT&T, alleging violating the U.S. FCC's net neutrality rules.
Twitter has filed an appeal of a New York judge's June decision requiring the company to turn over detailed information about a user tied to the Occupy Wall Street protest movement.
Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $1.25 million to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to resolve a complaint that it blocked third-party tethering applications on Android phones, the FCC said Tuesday.
More mobile customers and increasing mobile data use pushed AT&T's revenue up. More than 70 percent of the company's new smartphone customers purchased iPhones.
A proposed settlement of the U.S. Department of Justice's ebook price-fixing case against three large publishers would damage the U.S. publishing industry and would single out Apple for restrictions on ebook pricing, lawyers for the tech firm wrote in comments to the agency.
A former marketing executive at AT&T has pleaded guilty to charges related to an insider trading scheme in which he leaked smartphone sales information members of an investment community.
A new study by market-research firm Gartner claims corporations are starting to embrace technologies used to monitor employee Internet use, with 60 percent expected to watch workers' social media use for security breaches by 2015.
Two U.S. lawmakers have called on the U.S. Department of Justice to reopen its investigation into Google's snooping on Wi-Fi networks in 2010 after recent questions about the company's level of cooperation with federal inquiries.
A U.S. senator has urged the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to investigate whether Comcast is violating merger conditions.