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AT&T will NOT acquire T-Mobile, issues statement blaming government interference

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The acquisition that wasn’t is now official – AT&T will not complete its planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Following continued opposition from the U.S. Department of Justice and FCC, AT…

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Google

5 things I learned watching the Google antitrust hearings

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Google is very powerful and popular, so it’s understandable that the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights would want to have a chat with someone from the compa…

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Google faces Senate hearings that it stiffles Yelp! and other competitors. [Watch live on C-Span]

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In the U.S. Senate hearings set to investigate claims that Google is anti-competitive, Yelp will accuse the search giant of stealing its content and punishing the review site for complaining about the practi…

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Sprint sues to block AT&T acquiring T-Mobile USA

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Since it was first announced in March, Sprint has been a vocal critic of the AT&T’s planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Sprint is now putting it’s many words to paper by filing suit against AT…

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Not so fast, AT&T! U.S. Justice Department sues to block T-Mobile merger.

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The United States Justice Department has officially come out against AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile’s USA unit. Citing concerns about a lack of competition that would result fro…

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Android

Australia’s puritanical laws could squash Android gaming down under

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Android gamers in Australia may eventually find it tougher to discover good games if one member of the government has his way. Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor wants to force mobile game develope…

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Congress for Android helps U.S. citizens keep up with their legislators [App Reviews]

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Congress for Android helps U.S. citizens keep up with their legislators [App Reviews]

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With all the talk of transparency in the U.S. government, it is still a wonder how our representatives keep things quiet about laws they vote on and what is specifically passed. The U.S. lawmaking and changing p…

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How satisfied are you with U.S. handset carrier competition?

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How satisfied are you with U.S. handset carrier competition?

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Four U.S. Senators have asked the FCC to explore how carrier-exclusivity affects cell phone choice among consumers. Mr. Senators, let me you save you and the FCC a lot of time and money – of course it affec…

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