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AT&T creates mobile and video giant after sealing DirecTV deal

Shortly after winning FCC approval, AT&T closes its deal to buy the satellite TV provider. DirecTV's video relationships could become key as more content is delivered on mobile devices.

By July 24, 2015


AT&T agrees to stricter Net neutrality rules to get its DirecTV deal approved

The Federal Communications Commission is recommending that AT&T's $49 billion bid to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV be approved -- but not without conditions.

By July 21, 2015


Qualcomm earnings rise, but guidance weak

Chipmaker posts sharply higher earnings for its June quarter thanks to strong chipset sales, but shares fall after hours as company warns of problems in China.

By July 23, 2014


HTC loses $62 million as the One bows out to the M8

The loss came during the HTC One's final quarter as the Taiwanese company's flagship smartphone.

By April 7, 2014


Cut the Rope creator takes aim at King.com "candy" trademark in the EU

Although the Candy Crush developer cancelled its trademark application for the word "candy" in the US, creators in Europe may still come under fire.

By March 25, 2014


Candy Crush: The one-hit wonder worth billions?

King makes 180 game titles but only one that really matters. The soon-to-be public company will need its big hit to avoid the rise-and-fall fate of social games.

By March 12, 2014


Sprint swings to profit of $383M but loses customers

The nation's third-largest wireless carrier reports its first results following the completion of the SoftBank deal. It sold 1.4 million iPhones in the period.

By October 30, 2013


Qualcomm posts record 2Q rev but earnings view disappoints

The chipmaker's shares drop in after-hours trading amid a weak forecast for current-quarter earnings, yet Qualcomm still reports healthy projections for the full year.

By April 24, 2013


Shutterstock's new tools revamp photo and video search

A microstock's job is connecting customers with the right image among millions. By injecting color into photo discovery tool presentation of videos better, Shutterstock hopes to juice sales.

By January 31, 2013


Flickr offers three months of Pro service for free

The nothing-to-lose offer comes amid the reverberations following Instagram's changes to its terms of service and subsequent backpedaling on the issue.

By December 22, 2012