A federal appeals court has ruled as constitutional a law giving telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the government with its email and telephone eavesdropping program.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Thursday said a 2008 law granting telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the National Security Agency with an email and telephone eavesdropping program is constitutional.
Cable company Cox Communications on Friday said that it has agreed to sell some of its airwave licenses to Verizon Wireless for $315 million and will resell Verizon service in its stores.
Cable companies Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Bright House Networks are giving up on their dreams of creating their own wireless network, opting instead to resell Verizon Wireless service.
Earnings doubled at Verizon Communications Inc. in the latest quarter due to pension accounting effects, but the bottom-line result masked a weak quarter in the local-phone division, which was hammered by a strike and a hurricane.
If you're prone to mistyping email addresses, here's a new thing to worry about: you could be a target for spammers trying to sell you a dream vacation or a diet product by pretending to be one of your friends or colleagues.
That's nice of you, my fellow Americans - freely handing over some of your hard-earned dollars to poor companies that need a break. Except that the companies aren't poor. They're large, profitable ones such as American Electric Power Co., Procter & Gamble Co. and Kroger Co., along with unions and local governments. And there's nothing free about what you're giving them. It comes in the form of taxpayer money that subsidizes the health care benefits they pay to their early retirees.
Phone service often cuts out when it's needed the most _ when disaster strikes.
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