The Central Intelligence Agency has negotiated contracts with AT&T Inc. and other U.S. companies to mine their databases for records of communications, including financial transactions, of suspected terrorists overseas.
The financial troubles of Telecom Italia SpA are prompting Barclays Plc and BTIG LLC to predict the company will sell Tim Participacoes SA in Brazil, altering the balance of power in the fifth-largest wireless market.
T-Mobile US Inc., the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier, said the International Trade Commission’s decision to ban the iPhone 4 as part of Apple Inc.’s patent suit with Samsung Electronics Co. won’t disrupt sales.
AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, said it’s considering whether to stop selling an HTC Corp. phone that integrates Facebook Inc. social- networking features after cutting the price by about $100.
Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based TV network once labeled “vicious” by former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, is seeking to appeal to an American audience willing to look beyond its reputation as the mouthpiece of terrorists and Islamist militants.