Mail.com: AT&T Inc https://www.mail.com/companies/13164-att.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: AT&T Inc https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/companies/13164-att.html GOP flips Obama-era regulations, claim a boon to economy https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5193390-gop-flips-obama-era-regulations-claim-boon-to-econ.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Final score: Republicans 14, Barack Obama's last-minute regulations, one. Congressional Republicans anxious to show voters they can get something done are hailing their reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era regulations on guns, the internet and the environment. Over a few months, lawmakers used an obscure legislative... Mon, 15 May 2017 10:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5193390-gop-flips-obama-era-regulations-claim-boon-to-econ.html 2017-05-15T10:47:00Z Verizon wins bidding war with AT&T for Straight Path https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5184058-verizon-wins-bidding-war-with-att-straight-path.html NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications is buying Straight Path Communications for about $3.1 billion, ending a bidding war with AT&T over the wireless licenses company. The all-stock deal was announced Thursday, one month after AT&T said that it would buy Straight Path for $1.6 billion. AT&T is declining to match that offer, and Verizon will pay a $38 million termination fee... Thu, 11 May 2017 12:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5184058-verizon-wins-bidding-war-with-att-straight-path.html 2017-05-11T12:26:00Z Comcast, Charter to work together to rival wireless carriers https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5175506-comcast-charter-to-work-together-to-rival-wireless.html NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast and Charter have agreed to cooperate on upcoming cellphone services as both cable companies face growing threats from national wireless carriers such as AT&T and Verizon. The cable companies said that while they'll offer wireless services separately to customers, they will work together on behind-the-scenes matters like customer billing and device-ord... Mon, 08 May 2017 16:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5175506-comcast-charter-to-work-together-to-rival-wireless.html 2017-05-08T16:42:00Z Appeals court won't reconsider net neutrality ruling https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5157806-appeals-court-wont-reconsider-net-neutrality-rulin.html WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court said Monday it won't reconsider its ruling to uphold the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all online traffic equally. The decision means the rules favored by consumer groups but despised by telecom companies will remain in place for now. But the Trump administration has ... Mon, 01 May 2017 17:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5157806-appeals-court-wont-reconsider-net-neutrality-rulin.html 2017-05-01T17:22:00Z YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5149420-youtube-ad-boycott-spell-trouble-alphabets-google.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube will be short-lived or the start of a long-term shift away from the video service — one that could undercut Google's growth and that of its corpo... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:10:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5149420-youtube-ad-boycott-spell-trouble-alphabets-google.html 2017-04-27T22:10:00Z AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5143778-att-sheds-lucrative-wireless-customers-1q.html NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it lost more of its most lucrative wireless customers during the first three months of the year as the country's biggest mobile carriers try to lure customers from each other with offers of unlimited data plans. Most people already have a cellphone, and the four major wireless carriers have launched the unlimited ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:50:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5143778-att-sheds-lucrative-wireless-customers-1q.html 2017-04-25T22:50:00Z Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5131186-amid-competition-verizon-loses-key-customers-time.html NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals. In the first three months of the year, Verizon lost 307,000 wireless subscribers who are billed each month, the more lucrative kind of wireless customer. MoffettNathanson Research s... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:54:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5131186-amid-competition-verizon-loses-key-customers-time.html 2017-04-20T21:54:00Z $19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5114668-198-billion-airwaves-auction-better-cell-service.html NEW YORK (AP) — Consumers could see more competition and better mobile service after the end of a big U.S. government auction transferring airwave rights from TV broadcasters to companies interested in wireless networks. The biggest spenders in the Federal Communications Commission's $19.8 billion auction were T-Mobile with $8 billion, satellite TV compan... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5114668-198-billion-airwaves-auction-better-cell-service.html 2017-04-13T21:34:00Z Cable giant Comcast offers cellular plans on Verizon network https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5095840-cable-giant-comcast-offers-cellular-plans-verizon.html NEW YORK (AP) — The cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon. Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don't use a lot of data. The catch: Only Comcast internet customers can sign up. Comcast, which has nearly 25 million high-... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5095840-cable-giant-comcast-offers-cellular-plans-verizon.html 2017-04-06T13:47:00Z YouTube TV has some nifty features - and some big drawbacks https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5093202-youtube-tv-nifty-features-big-drawbacks.html NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube TV, Google's new streaming package of about 40 television channels, is the tech industry's latest bid to get cable-shunning millennials to pay for live TV over the internet. It offers intriguing advantages over rivals, but it remains hobbled by a limited channel selection. Don't confuse the YouTube service, which debuts Wednesday, ... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5093202-youtube-tv-nifty-features-big-drawbacks.html 2017-04-05T18:02:00Z Trump plugs away at his central goal: undoing Obama's work https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5085976-trump-plugs-central-goal-undoing-obamas-work.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama. From abortion to energy to climate change and personal investments, Trump is keeping his promises in methodically overturning regulations and pol... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 01:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5085976-trump-plugs-central-goal-undoing-obamas-work.html 2017-04-04T01:02:00Z Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5088280-trump-signs-bill-blocking-online-privacy-regulatio.html WASHINGTON (AP) — After his press secretary blasted it as an example of rampant government overreach, President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Monday that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. The bill scraps a Federal Communications Commission online privacy regulation issued in October... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:13:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5088280-trump-signs-bill-blocking-online-privacy-regulatio.html 2017-04-04T00:13:00Z Dems urge Trump to veto bill blocking online privacy rule https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5084000-dems-urge-trump-to-veto-bill-blocking-online-priva.html NEW YORK (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. The New York senator and 46 other Senate Democrats signed a letter calling on Trump to "tell us who... Sun, 02 Apr 2017 07:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5084000-dems-urge-trump-to-veto-bill-blocking-online-priva.html 2017-04-02T07:51:00Z House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5073334-house-sends-bill-to-trump-blocking-online-privacy.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commission rule issued in October was designed to give consumers greater cont... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:33:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5073334-house-sends-bill-to-trump-blocking-online-privacy.html 2017-03-29T10:33:00Z 10 Things to Know for Wednesday https://www.mail.com/news/world/5072834-10-things-to-wednesday.html Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. WHAT DEMOCRATS ARE ANGRY ABOUT Allegations emerge that the White House sought to stop testimony of a former acting attorney general in Congress' investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. 2. WHO... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5072834-10-things-to-wednesday.html 2017-03-29T01:01:00Z House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rule https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5072516-house-votes-to-block-obama-era-online-privacy-rule.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commission rule was designed to give consumers greater control... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:28:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5072516-house-votes-to-block-obama-era-online-privacy-rule.html 2017-03-28T23:28:00Z More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5063578-big-brands-pull-ads-youtube-widening-boycott.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos. PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores and Starbucks on Friday confirmed that they have also suspended their advertising on YouTube after the Wall Street Journal found G... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:15:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5063578-big-brands-pull-ads-youtube-widening-boycott.html 2017-03-24T22:15:00Z Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5059870-senate-votes-to-kill-privacy-rules-guarding-your-o.html NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations , a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information as they expand their own online ad businesses. Those rules, not yet in effect, would have required internet providers to ask your permi... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:03:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5059870-senate-votes-to-kill-privacy-rules-guarding-your-o.html 2017-03-23T23:03:00Z 10 Things to Know for Thursday https://www.mail.com/sports/basketball/5055700-10-things-to-thursday.html Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. KNIFE-WIELDING MAN LAUNCHES ATTACK IN LONDON Five are killed, including the assailant, after he plows a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, then stabs a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:18:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/basketball/5055700-10-things-to-thursday.html 2017-03-23T01:18:00Z Google's YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5057618-googles-youtube-losing-major-advertisers-upset-wit.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects. The spreading boycott confronts Google with a challenge that threatens to cost it hundreds of millions ... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:54:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5057618-googles-youtube-losing-major-advertisers-upset-wit.html 2017-03-22T22:54:00Z Telecom policy tilts in favor of industry under Trump's FCC https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5044366-telecom-policy-tilts-favor-industry-under-trumps-f.html NEW YORK (AP) — Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition. These protections, put in place during the Obama administration, had upset the phone and cable industries. The new regime at the Federal Communications Commission says consumers win if busi... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 04:28:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5044366-telecom-policy-tilts-favor-industry-under-trumps-f.html 2017-03-18T04:28:00Z AT&T says service restored after brief 'hardware issue' https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5029246-att-service-restored-hardware-issue.html NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T says its service is running normally after a "hardware issue" prevented some customers' phone calls from connecting. In a short statement, the Dallas, Texas, company apologized for the inconvenience caused during "a brief period" Saturday morning. The company did not provide any other details or say how many people were affected. ... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5029246-att-service-restored-hardware-issue.html 2017-03-11T20:01:00Z Beyond cat videos: YouTube will offer its own pay-TV service https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5001158-cat-videos-youtube-will-offer-pay-tv-service.html NEW YORK (AP) — Fed up with paying for cable the traditional way? You may soon be able to subscribe to it over the internet with ... YouTube. The Google-owned site, known for cat videos and do-it-yourself makeup tutorials, is the latest company to offer a version of cable that looks and feels more like Netflix. Dish, Sony and AT&T already have internet cable alternatives , a... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5001158-cat-videos-youtube-will-offer-pay-tv-service.html 2017-03-01T00:36:00Z 10 Things to Know for Tuesday https://www.mail.com/news/world/4998904-10-things-to-tuesday.html Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday. 1. TRUMP GETS CHANCE TO REFOCUS GOALS IN SPEECH TO CONGRESS Trump's advisers say he will use his prime-time speech Tuesday to declare progress on his campaign promises, including plans for a Mexico border wall and repealing Obamacar... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/4998904-10-things-to-tuesday.html 2017-02-28T02:09:00Z Surprise, surprise. AT&T trumpets its own new unlimited plan https://www.mail.com/business/finance/4974476-surprise-surprise-att-trumpets-unlimited-plan.html NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T says any cellphone customer can sign up for unlimited data plans starting Friday. That option had been limited to customers of AT&T-owned DirecTV. The change comes just days after Verizon announced an unlimited plan without such restrictions. All four major cellphone providers now offer unlimited plans, a major reve... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:25:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/4974476-surprise-surprise-att-trumpets-unlimited-plan.html 2017-02-16T22:25:00Z Verizon pulled back into unlimited data game https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4966802-verizon-pulled-unlimited-data-game.html NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon, in a major reversal, has joined other carriers in offering an unlimited data plan. As recently as January, Verizon's chief financial officer said unlimited plans were "not something we feel the need to do" even though rivals had made inroads against Verizon by offering them. Verizon stopped offering such plans to new customers in 2012 and has been tr... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:16:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4966802-verizon-pulled-unlimited-data-game.html 2017-02-13T22:16:00Z 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4918832-net-neutrality-foe-ajit-pai-fcc-head.html NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections. In a statement Monday, Ajit Pai said he was grateful to the president for choosing him as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Several reports last week had said he was the pick. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4918832-net-neutrality-foe-ajit-pai-fcc-head.html 2017-01-23T22:51:00Z Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4912924-report-net-neutrality-foe-ajit-pai-fcc-head.html NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections. Citing unidentified people, Bloomberg and Politico both reported Friday that the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will be Ajit Pai, an old hand at the agency. Pai's ... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4912924-report-net-neutrality-foe-ajit-pai-fcc-head.html 2017-01-20T22:58:00Z Cellphone, Wi-Fi coverage goes live at NYC subway stations https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4884254-cellphone-wi-fi-coverage-live-nyc-subway-stations.html NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage is now being provided for commuters at each of New York City's many underground subway stations, one year ahead of schedule. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office has announced that service for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless customers will be available across the city's subway system beginning Monday. ... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 12:57:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4884254-cellphone-wi-fi-coverage-live-nyc-subway-stations.html 2017-01-09T12:57:00Z Murdoch's 21st Century Fox agrees to buy Europe's Sky https://www.mail.com/business/economy/4820946-murdochs-21st-century-fox-agrees-to-buy-europes-sk.html NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch may get all of European broadcaster Sky after all after the U.K. phone-hacking scandal scotched a previous effort. Sky said Friday that Murdoch's entertainment conglomerate 21st Century Fox has reached a preliminary deal to buy the rest of Sky for 10.75 pounds ($13.60) per share, the equivalent of about 11.2 billion pounds ($14.1 billion). ... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/4820946-murdochs-21st-century-fox-agrees-to-buy-europes-sk.html 2016-12-09T18:42:00Z