Facebook Inc., with newly released software that embeds social-networking features more deeply into smartphones, is ratcheting up efforts to keep users engaged and lure marketers to advertise on small screens.
British telecommunications companies serving London’s Olympic Park say they have created a wireless system capable of handling a large city. Legions of iPhone- toting visitors are about to put them to the test.
Apple Inc. is releasing a fresh lineup of computers and software tools to woo consumers and keep developers making applications amid accelerating rivalry from Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and, now, Facebook Inc.
T-Mobile USA Inc., which announced plans today to merge with MetroPCS Communications Inc., will still struggle to compete against the largest U.S. carriers without network upgrades and popular devices such as the iPhone.
Tim Cook , stepping in for his boss Steve Jobs for the third time in seven years, faces the challenge of keeping up Apple Inc. ’s product development and girding the iPhone and iPad maker for rivalry with Google Inc.
AT&T Inc.’s $39 billion bid to acquire Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile USA came to an end yesterday in a phone call between the companies’ chief executive officers, according to people familiar with the matter.
Softbank Corp.’s $20 billion deal with Sprint Nextel Corp. gives Chief Executive Officer Dan Hesse the firepower to bring renewed competition to the U.S. mobile- phone industry, creating benefits for consumers and challenges for AT&T Inc. and Verizon Wireless.