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.
With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.
Although its market share fell last quarter while Apple's share rose, Samsung retains the crown for the world's leading smartphone vendor, says research firm IDC.
Samsung has a hefty $56 billion in cash, but dividends may not be a priority. For 2015, its investor relations chief says, "our primary objective is growth."
As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.
ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.
The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.
The line of high-end headphones, which Monster helped develop, was "fraudulently acquired" through a "sham" transaction, according to the lawsuit.
Merger could boost the wireless operator's video offerings, according to Bloomberg.
Gaming hardware maker Razer will integrate Ouya's app store and publishing business into its operations as it seeks to expand into content. The future of Ouya's hardware is unclear but looks shaky.