| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:36 PM
By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday.
"The combination of AT&T and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Joined by four other Democrats active on tech issues, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, unveiled legislation Tuesday that charts a sensible, middle-ground path on net neutrality.
Naturally, it has no chance of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Today, let's switch on airplane mode and tune out our wireless carriers, their out-there monthly charges and long-term contractual obligations.
The next call you make is free, with a Wi-Fi connection, maybe even to the other side of the globe.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A week after voting against proposed water and power rate increases, the Burbank City Council on Tuesday discussed what money-saving measures could help cover millions of dollars in rising operating costs including the possibility of still raising fees,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Federal regulators are looking into disputes between Netflix Inc. and broadband service providers such as Comcast Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc. to determine if consumers are being harmed by complex, behind-the-scenes deals that govern Internet...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Tinley Park residents near two local schools would be faced with tall cell phone towers in their neighborhood under a proposal being considered by Village Trustees.
AT&T Wireless has applied for a Special Use Permit from the Village of Tinley Park to...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:02 PM
A man wielding a shotgun, armed with a knife and wearing a black hoodie, quickly fired several rounds at a small Christian university in Seattle on Thursday afternoon, killing a 20-year-old man and injuring three others.
A student security guard at a...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in scheduled appearances on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with DirecTV chairman and CEO Michael D. White, plans to tell lawmakers that their proposed $49 billion merger may lead to lower prices for consumers across...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Getting in a dig at competitors Comcast and Time Warner Cable and their impending merger, AT&T's U-verse has sent postcard mailers to prospective customers by warning that "the two cable companies with some of the poorest overall customer satisfaction...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Developer Counterplay Games doubled its Kickstarter goal for its new tactical role-playing game "Duelyst." The veteran game developers have built up legions of fans over the years through previous work on the Ratchet & Clank and Diablo game...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:43 AM
There are few things in life one greets more enthusiastically than their own bed and a hot shower after Electric Daisy Carnival weekend. Pop & Hiss pulled the late shift for all three nights of the festival in Las Vegas this year. We came, we raved, we...