Jul 26, 2016

Yahoo sells internet assets to Verizon in $4.8 billion deal

Yahoo sealed a deal Monday to sell its core business to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a two-decade run as an independent company for the internet pioneer. The agreement announced by the two companies after months of negotiations comes following a years-long ...

Sprint names new CEO after dropping bid for rival T-Mobile

Aug 7, 2014

Sprint names new CEO after dropping bid for rival T-Mobile

Sprint’s new owner is replacing its longtime CEO with a Hispanic billionaire and entrepreneuer after dropping its bid for rival wireless carrier T-Mobile US. Marcelo Claure, the CEO of Miami-based cellphone distributor Brightstar, will replace Dan Hesse on Monday, Sprint Corp. said Wednesday. Claure, ...

Jun 7, 2013

U.S. spies track all Verizon calls

The National Security Agency appears to be collecting the telephone records of millions of American customers of Verizon, one of the nation’s largest phone companies, under a top-secret court order issued in April. The order appears to require Verizon to provide the NSA with ...