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Court Rules Against Collection of Phone Records

May 7, 2015 10:51 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

The court did not move to stop the collection of phone records, stating that the pending expiration of the Section would force a legislative debate on the matter. 


BlackBerry and T-Mobile Bury Hatchet, Carrier Will Sell Classic

May 7, 2015 10:18 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Nearly one year after a kerfuffle led to a not-so-amicable split between BlackBerry and T-Mobile, the Un-carrier and the Canadian OEM are back in the saddle again.                                            


FirstNews Briefs: Yahoo, Apple Watch, moBack, Tillster, Gimbal

May 7, 2015 9:41 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Yahoo announced that the Yahoo Mobile Developer Suite now includes analytics for the Apple Watch.                                                                                                          


App Annie Acquires Canadian Competitor Mobidia

May 7, 2015 9:35 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

As part of the acquisition, Mobidia’s team of 30 joins App Annie. Mobidia’s Vancouver headquarters will also become App Annie’s 12th global office, App Annie Canada. 


AT&T Relaxes Throttling Policy for Legacy Unlimited Plans

May 6, 2015 2:19 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

AT&T customers using LTE data on legacy unlimited plans could enjoy less throttling once they’ve exceeded their monthly data caps.                                                                                  


German Automakers Readying Bid for Nokia's HERE

May 6, 2015 11:24 am | Comments

Meanwhile, HERE remained a bright spot for the company. The mapping division saw a 25 percent jump in profitability over the same quarter last year, attributed mainly to uptake in the automotive industry. 


Kantar: iOS’s Gains in Europe are Android’s Losses

May 6, 2015 11:10 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The shift has caused Android to lose 3.1 percentage points off its smartphone share across those countries.                                                                                                                


Candidate Fiorina Stumps Against FCC, Congress Meddling

May 6, 2015 11:00 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Fiorina said that Wheeler and company had overstepped with the Commission's highly controversial new rules and that if elected president she would seek to repeal the regulations entirely. 


Say Hello to Project Fi and Say Goodbye to Google Voice Features

May 6, 2015 10:36 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

However, Project Fi customers will be able to keep voicemail greeting, voicemails, texts and history.                                                                                                             


Googling on Mobile Devices Surpasses PCs in US for 1st Time

May 6, 2015 9:38 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones.                                                                                                     

FirstNews Briefs: T-Mobile, Alcatel-Lucent, NetMotion, CellMining, GSMA

May 6, 2015 9:34 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent has signed a five-year agreement with KPN to provide its new Rapport communications software...                                                                                                      

Netflix Urges FCC To Kill AT&T, DirecTV Deal

May 5, 2015 11:35 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

In an ex parte filing, Netflix argued that the proposed merger would harm the development of online video services in the marketplace. 


FirstNews Briefs: Samsung, Cisco, Sprint, Jabra, Skype

May 5, 2015 11:11 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today introduced its latest memory card lineups, PRO Plus and EVO Plus.                                                                                                  

High-Tech Sensors Help Kids Keep Eye on Aging Parents

May 5, 2015 10:37 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Advances in low-cost sensors and wireless networks are fueling a boom in the so-called "smart" home. And companies are looking beyond home security and temperature control...


Sprint Retains No. 3 Spot as Churn Improves

May 5, 2015 10:03 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Sprint’s improved postpaid churn came during a quarter in which its competitors also saw record-low postpaid churn rates. AT&T reported at 1.02 percent, Verizon reported at 1.03 percent, and T-Mobile saw...



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