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Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Apple, Google, Amazon agree to post mobile app privacy policies

The California attorney general announced the agreement with the six major providers of mobile software platforms, including Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

By Cecilia Kang  |  04:24 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online privacy, California, Mobile apps

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 12/20/2011

The Circuit: Next step for AT&T and T-Mobile? Apple wins small patent victory. Senators urge Google investigation

Eyes are on the mobile giants; Apple wins small patent victory; senators urge Google investigation

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:14 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, IP, Twitter, Apple

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/19/2011

The Circuit: BT sues Google, FCC urged to investigate Verizon, FTC asks ICANN to slow down

BT sues Google, FCC urged to investigate Verizon, FTC asks ICANN to slow down

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, FTC, ICANN, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Net Neutrality, Google, International

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Sprint, C Spire granted motion to stay AT&T lawsuits

Sprint and C Spire have been granted stays in their lawsuits against AT&T.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:18 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, T-Mobile, ATT, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 12/13/2011

The Circuit: Smith proposes SOPA changes, AT&T and Justice stay case, LightSquared

SOPA manager’s amendment, AT&T and Justice stay case, LightSquared.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:07 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kids Online, ICANN, LightSquared, Spectrum, AT&T, T-Mobile, SOPA

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 12/12/2011

The Circuit: AT&T/T-Mobile merger, online piracy, ICANN’s gTLD program

AT&T/T-Mobile merger, online piracy, HP and webOS

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:16 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HP, ICANN, IP, ATT, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 12/09/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, T-Mobile hearing; Cybersecurity and ‘Buckshot Yankee’; Verizon ends deal with DirectTV

AT&T, T-Mobile hearing; Cybersecurity and “Buckshot Yankee”; Verizon ends DirectTV deal, FiOS expansion

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:29 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, International, IP, Verizon, Spectrum, Boradband, Cybersecurity, ATT, T-Mobile, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011

The Circuit: ‘Payola’ segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House

“Payola” segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Netflix, FTC, DOJ, Privacy, Facebook, FCC, Google, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Verizon, Google at odds over Google Wallet

Verizon cites security concerns, but others point to its investment in a competing service.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:55 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Google, AT&T

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 12/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T and T-Mobile have no plan B, AOL alums to launch start-up fund, Carrier IQ

AT&T and T-Mobile have no plan B, AOL alums to launch start-up fund, Carrier IQ

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, FCC, Privacy, AOL, T-Mobile, AT&T

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011

The Circuit: FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, FTC, FCC, ATT, T-Mobile, DOJ, Privacy

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 11/08/2011

The Circuit: Google’s top lobbyist leaving, Facebook execs on privacy, Apple security flaw

Google’s Davidson leaving for sabbatical, Facebook execs on privacy, Apple security flaw

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:39 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LinkedIn, Apple, Security, Mobile, Facebook, Privacy, Google

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/07/2011

The Circuit: Groupon IPO good for deal sites, Apple pays to keep execs, Chinese firms to censor more

Groupon performance good for daily deals, Apple pays to keep execs, Chinese firms agree to step up censorship.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, IP, Privacy, T-Mobile, AT&T, International, Apple, Groupon, SEC

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 11/03/2011

The Circuit: Sprint, C Spire can continue cases; emergency alerts; ‘wardrobe malfunction’ ruling

Judge says Sprint, C Spire can move ahead with cases; emergency alerts; court rules on “wardrobe malfunction.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:01 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, FCC, ATT, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 11/01/2011

The Circuit: Obama nominates Rosenworcel, Pai to FCC; AT&T promises jobs; hacking traced to China

Obama nominates Rosenworcel, Pai to FCC; AT&T promises jobs; hacking traced to China.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, International, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011

The Circuit: Netflix; Google Buzz; Kids and media

Netflix; Google Buzz; kids and media

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, DOJ, FCC, FTC, Google, Netflix

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 10/24/2011

The Circuit: AT&T vs. Sprint, using social media to track gangs, small-business cybersecurity

AT&T vs. Sprint, using social media to track gangs, small business cybersecurity.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:21 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, YouTube, Microsoft, Cybersecurity, FCC, Commerce, Facebook, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/21/2011

The Circuit: John Bryson confirmed as Commerce secretary, updating ECPA, Groupon IPO

Bryson gets the nod from Senate, plans to update law on electronic privacy, Groupon scales back IPO

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Twitter, Google, Facebook, AT&T, MetroPCS, spectrum, T-Mobile, Groupon, SEC, Privacy, NTIA

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 10/19/2011

C Spire lands the iPhone 4S

C Spire has been a leading voice in the fight against AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:22 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Apple

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 10/14/2011

The Circuit: FCC wants more on merger jobs; iPhone 4S on sale; Microsoft closes Skype deal

FCC wants more on merger jobs; iPhone 4S on sale today; Microsoft closes Skype deal

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, Hulu, Google, Microsoft, Skype, Apple, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/13/2011

FCC to AT&T: Let’s talk jobs

FCC asks for information on whether AT&T/T-Mobile deal will add jobs.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/11/2011

The Circuit: Online privacy, news ‘neighborhooding,’ A&T/T-Mobile merger

Online privacy, news “neighborhooding,” AT&T/T-Mobile merger.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Netflix, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Comcast, Privacy

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 10/10/2011

The Circuit: WikiLeaks, Sprint and C Spire defend suits, supercommittee calls for auctions

WikiLeaks; Sprint and C Spire defend suits; supercommittee calls for auctions.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, DOJ, FCC, Spectrum, Yahoo, Apple, Cybersecurity

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 10/03/2011

The Circuit: Yahoo, Google’s Schmidt on hearing, Verizon sues FCC

Yahoo announcement; Verizon sues FCC; tech giants want tax holiday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:38 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Tech America, HTC, Security, Google, Apple, Verizon, Yahoo

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 09/27/2011

The Circuit: Facebook’s PAC, AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Spotify and Facebook

Facebook’s PAC, AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Spotify and Facebook

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:31 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC, Amazon, Facebook, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/22/2011

The Circuit: AT&T makes small gains in hearing; Google's Schmidt defends practices; Facebook preps for announcements

AT&T makes small gains in hearing; Google's Schmidt defends practices; Facebook preps for announcements

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, HP, FTC, FCC, DOJ, Facebook, Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 09/21/2011

The Circuit: AT&T’s next round, Google’s Schmidt to the Hill, Facebook redesign

AT&T’s next round, Google’s Schmidt to the Hill, Facebook redesign

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:26 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Kids Online, Facebook, Google, DOJ, FTC, International, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 09/20/2011

The Circuit: Cellular South sues to block merger, Falcone defends LightSquared, FCC and Comcast kick off low-cost Internet plans

Cellular South sues to block merger, Falcone defends LightSquared, FCC and Comcast kick off low-cost Internet plans

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, FCC, Comcast, LightSquared, Spectrum, GPS, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2011

The Circuit: Netflix to split; Sprint files to join DOJ suit; AT&T said to be trying to sell spectrum, assets

Netflix to split; Sprint files to join DOJ suit; AT&T said to be trying to sell spectrum, assets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Leap, Sprint, DOJ, Netflix

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 09/16/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, data privacy, House Dems say settle AT&T-DOJ suit

LightSquared, data privacy, House Dems say settle AT&T-DOJ suit

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:19 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  yahoo, netflix, ip, at&t, doj, t-mobile, privacy, lightsquared, spectrum, fcc

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 09/07/2011

The Circuit: Yahoo CEO Bartz out, AT&T hearing date set, Sprint files its own merger suit

Yahoo CEO Bartz out, AT&T hearing date set, Sprint files its own merger suit.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:36 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Hulu, Antitrust, Groupon, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, Yahoo

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/02/2011

The Circuit: AT&T case judge a ‘judicial machine,’ patent reform, Netflix and Starz talks break down

AT&T case judge a “judicial machine,” patent reform, Netflix and Starz talks break down.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Netflix, AT&T, T-Mobile, DOJ, Google

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 09/01/2011

AT&T will likely fight DOJ to the end, analysts say

AT&T will put up a tough fight in court, analysts say.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:03 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, T-Mobile and the DOJ; lawsuit alleges Microsoft tracking; Apple responds to pollution criticism

AT&T, T-Mobile and the DOJ; lawsuit alleges Microsoft tracking; Apple responds to pollution criticism.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 08/31/2011

DOJ releases statement on suit to block merger

The Justice Department said ‘consumers will suffer’ if merger goes through

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:27 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 08/31/2011

The Circuit: AT&T pledges 5,000 U.S. jobs if merger approved, CNN grabs Zite, Oracle probed by feds

AT&T promises to return 5,000 U.S. jobs, CNN grabs Zite, Oracle probed by feds.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, Cybersecurity, DOJ, SEC, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 08/29/2011

The Circuit: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile to invest in Isis; Google+ is ‘identity service’; Samsung, Apple

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile to invest in Isis; Google+ is “identity service”; Samsung, Apple.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:52 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Privacy, Groupon, IP, Apple, International, Google, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Wireless companies prep for Irene

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have generators, crisis teams in place.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:17 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/26/2011

FCC restarts the clock on AT&T, T-Mobile deal

The Federal Communications Commission has restarted the shot clock on AT&T’s proposed merger with T-Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 08/25/2011

The Circuit: Apple’s Jobs resigns, China cyber-security, FCC looks into cellphone blackouts

Apple’s Jobs resigns, China cyber-security, Hulu bids extended.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Hulu, Online Video, Yahoo, Google, Amazon, DirecTV, Verizon, Sprint, International, Cybersecurity, Apple

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011

The Circuit: Sprint pans AT&T model, FCC strikes ‘fairness doctrine,’ ruling helps Web music lockers

Sprint pans AT&T’s new model, FCC strikes “fairness doctrine,” court ruling helps online music lockers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HHS, Facebook, CTIA, Security, IP, Amazon, Google, FCC, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 08/19/2011

AT&T, T-Mobile merger faces new criticism from Free Press

The Free Press advocacy group is urging Democratic members of Congress to reconsider their support of the ATT, T-Mobile merger.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:40 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Sprint filing raises new challenges to AT&T, T-Mobile merger

Sprint said that AT&T and T-Mobile’s “piecemeal” filings have made it impossible to react.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:18 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 08/15/2011

FTC settles with kids’ app maker over alleged privacy violations

App maker W3 productions will pay $50,000 to settle charges of COPPA violations with the FTC.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:52 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Kids Online, Apple, FTC

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 08/11/2011

The Circuit: AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Verizon strike, spectrum may be a debt panel issue

Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.) pans AT&T merger, Verizon and striking workers appeal to Congress, Upton and Kerry on “supercommittee” may see spectrum debate.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Cybersecurity, spectrum, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 08/10/2011

The Circuit: Apple and Exxon, satellite TV loses customers, Calif. merger review

Apple and Exxon battle for most valuable company, Dish and DirecTV report subscriber loss, California looks at AT&T/T-Mobile deal.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:47 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, LightSquared, Spectrum, IP, Apple, International, AT&T, T-Mobile, Dish, DirecTV

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 08/09/2011

The Circuit: AT&T/T-Mobile merger, London riots, LinkedIn

FCC stops clock on AT&T/Qualcomm to combine with T-Mobile proposal, Twitter and BBM play role in London riots, LinkedIn hit hard in market fall.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RIAA, Verizon, LinkedIn, RIM, Twitter, International, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 08/04/2011

The Circuit: WH will name chief information officer, T-Mobile loses subscribers, Google’s patent war

WH to name new chief information officer, T-Mobile loses subscribers, Google’s patent war.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:03 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Kids Online, IP, Google, Microsoft, Apple, T-Mobile

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 07/28/2011

The Circuit: DOJ looks at Google’s Admeld pickup, government surveillance, Sprint-LightSquared deal

DOJ looks at Google’s AdMeld pickup; government surveillance; Sprint strikes LightSquared deal.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:39 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, Kids, Comcast, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, LightSquared, Spectrum, Google, DOJ

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/27/2011

The Circuit: Franken bashes merger; data caps frustrate customers; Amazon earnings

Franken bashes merger; data caps frustrate customers; Amazon earnings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, Security, NSA, Amazon, Broadband, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011

The Circuit: FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Groupon, Microsoft, FTC: Apple, Hulu, Online video, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011

The Circuit: Dems against merger, Murdoch’s D.C. lobbyist, White House cutting back data centers

Dems against merger, Murdoch’s man in Washington, cutting back data centers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, Security, OMB, FCC, FTC, DOJ, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 07/20/2011

The Circuit: Data security, policy expert nominated to FTC, LightSquared faces European opposition

Data security bill, Obama nominates policy expert to FTC, LightSquared faces European opposition.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Apple, T-Mobile, Broadband, LightSquared, International, FTC

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 07/13/2011

The Circuit: Senate hearing on cramming, merger puts White House in tough spot; changes for Netflix

Senate hearing on cramming, merger puts Obama administration in a tough spot; Netflix changes its plans.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:54 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kids Online, International, Netflix, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, FTC, DOJ, Bill shock

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011

The Circuit: States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Security, Kids Online, FTC, Google, Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Amazon, FTC, Broadband, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 07/06/2011

The Circuit: Twitter ‘town hall’, Morgan Stanley, Verizon ending unlimited plans

Twitter ”town hall,” Morgan Stanley loses data, Verizon ending unlimited plans

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:25 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Verizon, Security, Twitter

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T amps up lobbying effort; LightSquared, GPS interference; FTC,Twitter

AT&T amps up lobbying effort, LightSquared and GPS industry find interference, FTC asks questions about Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Spectrum, Mobile, Privacy, Comcast, Google, FTC, Twitter, LightSquared, AT&T, T-Mobile, NTIA

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 06/28/2011

The Circuit: FCC neutral on competition; location-based services forum; Citigroup says $2.7 million lost in hack

FCC neutral on competition; looking at location-based services; Citigroup says $2.7 million lost in hack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:14 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Facebook, Google, Cybersecurity, IP, FCC, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/16/2011

The Circuit: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra to Harvard, CIA site hit by LulzSec, Citigroup releases breach details

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra to step down in August, CIA site briefly taken down by LulzSec, Citigroup says more than 300,000 accounts breached.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, FCC, T-Mobile, AT&T, Security

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Economic group urges rules to cut international bill shock

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says customers pay too much in international roaming charges compared with domestic roaming rates.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, Mobile

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2011

The Circuit: Groupon IPO, Gmail attack causes China tension, Calif. privacy bill dies in Senate

Groupon going public, China denies involvement in Gmail attack, California Senate does not pass Web bill

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Kids Online, Facebook, Google, Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Privacy, International, Groupon, SEC

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/01/2011

The Circuit: Google’s Schmidt on Microsoft, Pentagon lists cyber-weapons, critics and lobbyists petition FCC on AT&T/T-Mobile

Google chairman Eric Schmidt on Microsoft, Pentagon lists cyber-weapons, critics and lobbyists petition FCC on AT&T/T-Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Cybersecurity, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 05/31/2011

The Circuit: Merger public comments deadline, Intel Ultrabooks, PBS hit by hackers

Merger public comments deadline, Intel Ultrabooks, PBS hit by hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:23 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  at&t, t-mobile, security, privacy, Microsoft, Skype

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 05/27/2011

The Circuit: Obama taps Twitter CEO, Bloomberg challenges Comcast, PayPal sues Google

The Circuit: Obama taps Twitter CEO, Bloomberg challenges Comcast, PayPal sues Google.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:31 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Skype, IP, Comcast, AT&T, T-Mobile, Google, Comcast, Broadband, FCC, Twitter, Facebook

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 05/26/2011

The Circuit: Merger hearing; Google contactless payments; Facebook CEO talks privacy, music

AT&T and Deustche Telekom AG CEOs to testify on competition; Google launching “Google Wallet”; Zuckerberg clarifies comments on Facebook users under 13.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Apple, Google, Twitter, International, Kids Online, Facebook, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 05/25/2011

The Circuit: Zynga IPO, Conyers to address merger concerns, E.U. cookie rules take effect

The Circuit: Zynga IPO, Rep. Conyers to address merger concerns, E.U. cookie rules take effect.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:17 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, AT&T, T-Mobile, International

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Privacy, IP, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Leap Wireless, International, Facebook, Google, Amazon

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 05/20/2011

The Circuit: Facebook IPO ‘inevitable,’ USA Today pans AT&T/T-Mobile, Comcast restores money after critical tweet

The Circuit: Facebook COO says IPO “inevitable,” USA Today pans AT&T/T-Mobile deal, Senate addresses kids’ privacy

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, LinkedIn, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, FTC, Apple, Google, Verizon, Wireless

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 05/18/2011

The Circuit: Dell and HP; Facebook, Twitter, Google oppose Calif. law; lawmakers demand more from Sony

The Circuit: Dell and HP; Facebook, Twitter, Google oppose Calif. law; lawmakers demand more from Sony

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Privacy, Security, Google, Facebook, Skype, Microsoft, Mobile

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Facebook, Apple, Google to speak at Senate commerce committee hearing on mobile privacy

Representatives from Google, Apple and Facebook will testify at a hearing this week.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:56 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Privacy, Mobile

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 05/11/2011

The Circuit: Merger hearing, Groupon Now, Google profits

The Circuit: Merger hearing, Groupon Now, Google profits

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Groupon, Google, Facebook

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; kids’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; teens’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, FCC, Privacy, FTC, DOJ, Google

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Apple releases update to iOS 4.3.3 that fixes location bug

Apple released an iOS update today that changes a file that stored location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Apple releases iOS 4.3.3, fixes location bug

Apple released an iOS update today that changes a file that stored location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Report: Google sued over tracking

Two Michigan women have filed a $50 million lawsuit against Google over how the company deals with location data on Android phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Mobile, Privacy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/29/2011

The Circuit: Amazon apologizes for outage, Samsung files U.S. Apple suit, Microsoft earnings

The Circuit: Amazon apologizes for outage, Samsung files U.S. Apple suit, Microsoft earnings

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, RIM, Mobile

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Google, Apple will testify at privacy hearing

Google and Apple will both testify at a Senate privacy subcommittee hearing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:31 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Privacy, Mobile

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Sen. Rockefeller calls hearing on mobile privacy

In the wake of concerns over iPhone and Google data tracking, the West Virginia Democrat wants more information.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:41 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Mobile

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 04/28/2011

The Circuit: Sony sued over breach, Apple may have bought iCloud.com, eBay earnings

The Circuit: Sony sued over breach, Apple may have bought iCloud.com, eBay earnings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:01 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Security, Apple, Online shopping, Mobile

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Report: Apple sued over tracking

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:30 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Report: Steve Jobs responds to iPhone tracking criticism

Reportedly sending one of his rare e-mails, Jobs says Apple does not track users’ locations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:22 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Google

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 04/22/2011

The Circuit: iPhone data; AT&T, T-Mobile file with FCC; Samsung fires back at Apple

The Circuit: iPhone data; AT&T, T-Mobile file with FCC; Samsung fires back at Apple.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:25 AM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011

The Circuit: Obama at Facebook HQ; WikiLeaks suspect leaving Quantico; Intel, Yahoo earnings

The Circuit: President Obama at Facebook HQ; WikiLeaks suspect leaving Quantico; Intel, Yahoo report good earnings

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Wikileaks, Intel, Yahoo, Apple, Mobile, Privacy

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011

T-Mobile introduces unlimited plans, but with throttling

T-Mobile introduces unlimited plans, but throttles after 2GB.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/07/2011

The Circuit: Net neutrality, FCC votes on data roaming, Google faces new regulations

The Circuit: Net neutrality, FCC votes on data roaming, Google faces new regulations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Net Neutrality, FCC, Google, Facebook, Mobile

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. do-not-track bill, Verizon 911 calls

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. Do Not Track bill, Verizon 911 calls.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC, FCC, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Antitrust, AOL

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Sprint vows to fight AT&T/T-Mobile merger

Sprint made an official statement Monday voic

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:12 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/25/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, T-Mobile pitch the FCC, Google may face state antitrust probes, India to ban .xxx

AT&T, T-Mobile pitch the FCC, Google may face state antitrust probes, India to ban .xxx.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, International, Tablets, Mobile

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 03/24/2011

The Circuit: Twitter may rehire Dorsey; more weigh in on merger; Apple AirPlay

The Circuit: Twitter may rehire Dorsey; more weigh in on merger; Apple AirPlay

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:52 AM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, AT&T, T-Mobile, Apple, Google, International, Facebook

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 03/23/2011

For telecoms, success rests in mobile Web access

For telecoms, success rests in mobile Web access

By Cecilia Kang  |  02:03 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Spectrum

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 03/23/2011

In pursuit of T-Mobile, AT&T has fierce lobbying clout

In pursuit of T-Mobile, AT&T has fierce lobbying clout

By Ian Shapira  |  01:51 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, Mobile, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 03/22/2011

The Circuit: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint at CTIA; more merger talk; Apple sues Amazon

All eyes in the telecom world will be trained on Orlando as CTIA’s annual conference kicks off.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:55 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, microsoft, google, sprint, t-mobile, att, verizon, FCC

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Battle over AT&T, T-Mobile deal begins in Washington

Congress promised to take a “close look” at the $39 billion proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile and whether the union, which would create the nation’s largest cellphone company, would mean higher prices and less choice for consumers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Clearwire, Apple, DOJ, FCC

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/21/2011

The Circuit: AT&T plans to acquire T-Mobile, Google says Gmail blocked in China, Facebook acquires app maker

AT&T announced Sunday afternoon that it plans to buy T-Mobile, which would lead to the merger of the second- and fourth-largest mobile networks in the country.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, DOJ, FCC, Google, International, Facebook

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011

The Circuit: Japanese tech companies may face delays; Kerry, Hutchinson introduce infrastructure bank; Franken to propose new net neutrality bill

Kerry, Hutchinson introduce infrastructure bank; Franken to propose new net neutrality bill; free calls, texts to Japan

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  net neutrality, mobile, privacy

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/09/2011

Analysts weigh in on Sprint, T-Mobile merger

Analysts weigh in on the regulation implications of a possible merger.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:31 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sprint, t-mobile

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 03/08/2011

Report: Sprint in talks to buy T-Mobile

A report from Bloomberg indicates that Sprint is in talks with Deutsche Telekom to acquire T-Mobile USA. Citing sources “with knowledge of the matter,” the report says that Deutsche Telekom would sell T-Mobile USA to Sprint for a majority stake in the new venture

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:14 AM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, sprint, t-mobile

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 03/08/2011

The Circuit: Google buys video, shopping sites; Senate votes for cloture on patent reform; Warner, Facebook start movie rentals

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:03 AM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google, youtube, online video, mobile, apple, international

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 03/07/2011

Apple in-app purchases get the NMA animated treatment

Next Media Animation, the Taiwanese media company known for its wacky animated renditions of the day’s news, has worked their magic on The Washington Post’s story about in-app payments on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:36 AM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, mobile, kids online