Wall Street Journal

Why the Landline Phone Will Never Go Away

The piercing ring of a home phone used to command respect. “That’s how I was raised: When the phone rings, you hop to it,” I heard my mom say recently as we chatted on my new landline phone.

Tech’s ‘Dirty Secret’: The App Developers Sifting Through Your Gmail

Google said in 2017 it would stop its computers from scanning the inboxes of Gmail users for information to personalize advertisements, saying it wanted users to “remain confident that Google will keep privacy and security paramount.” But the inte

New York Attorney General Probes T-Mobile-Sprint Deal’s Impact on Prepaid Services

The New York attorney general’s office is investigating how T-Mobile’s  $26 billion deal to buy Sprint could impact competition in the pay-as-you-go wireless market, according to people familiar with the matter.