The AT&T, DirecTV merger looks set to be approved by the Department of Justice and Federal Communications Commission, despite woes from Netflix and other internet advocates that claim the merger will give AT&T too much control over the pay TV market.
Several internet service providers asked for the Federal Communications Commission to delay the new net neutrality laws, set to change the way ISPs operate, make extra profit and work with businesses.
Private taxi company Uber is planning an even bigger funding round for 2015, looking for $1.5 to $2 billion in venture capital at a valuation of $50 billion.
The National Security Agency is facing trouble with its spying efforts at home, with a new federal appeals court panel going against the NSA on the topic of national phone surveillance.
Apple is colluding with music labels to try and remove tracks from Spotify’s free service, before the launch of Beats Music, scheduled for re-release at the Worldwide Developer Conference in June.
Tesla has announced a new division of its motor company, but this sector is focused on batteries, not electric cars.
Tidal might be out of the top 700 iOS apps, but Jay Z confirmed 770,000 subscribers to the music streaming service, showing it is a legitimate threat to Spotify, Rdio and other services. Now, most of those accounts may be on free trial, but we can expect at least a third of those to stay on post-free trial, and with exclusive albums, early tickets and other incentives, we should expect a lot more in the long term from Tidal.
Apple revealed its second quarter earnings in an audio call earlier this week, revealing 61 million iPhone sales, an increase in Mac sales, the iPad still slumping and services on the rise.