Spanish carrier Telefonica agrees to license AT&T's Digital Life home automation and security platform.
The carrier will begin trials of Digital Life Care this year and launch the service commercially in 2015.
In an interview, Synaptics CEO Rick Bergman talks about the opportunities that stem from the Internet of Things and describes his idea of the holy grail of biometric sensors.
The carrier joins Verizon in offering the wallet-friendly plus-sized smartphone later this month.
The mid-range HTC smartphone comes to the carrier's off-contract rate plans.
Both new and existing customers can get the $100 credit, as the carrier looks to boost its smartphone revenue. Customers who sign up for a new line must also sign up for the AT&T Next device program.
The wireless carrier unveils a promotion offering more than twice the high-speed data for a four-line family plan, though only through 2015.
AT&T announced Wednesday that Cupertino will be the first community in Silicon Valley that will get its U-verse with GigaPower 1Gbps broadband service.
There are conflicting reports about what Apple will ultimately do with Beats Music, with Recode reporting a potential name change, and TechCrunch calling for the service to be scrapped completely. Apple says TechCrunch's report is inaccurate.
Austin residents already subscribing to AT&T's super-fast GigaPower broadband service will finally get the 1Gbps speeds they were promised when the service was introduced last year.