Wall Street Journal

AT&T Calls on 'Deal Team'

When AT&T approached Wall Street about its plan years ago to buy T-Mobile, it shocked bankers with the amount of work it had already done.

Wider Virtualization Moves Into the Network

Emerging technology that replaces a network's hardware with software may help companies lower their IT costs and potentially provide a platform for new products and sources of revenue.

Why Didn’t Apple Join Opposition to FCC Net Neutrality Proposal?

More than 100 technology companies signed a letter taking issue with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposed rules to allow providers of broadband connectivity to charge content providers for access to the fastest lanes o

NBC Extends Olympic Rights Through 2032

Comcast's NBCUniversal extended its deal to broadcast the Olympic Games through 2032, paying $7.75 billion for an additional 12 years of US broadcast rights, the International Olympic Committee said.

WSJ/NBC Poll Suggests Social Media Aren't Replacing Direct Interactions

Social media and online networking have exploded over the last 15 years, but they don't seem to be replacing direct social connections among neighbors or family members around the dining room table, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has foun

Samsung's New Challenge: Rising Component Costs

As the world's biggest smartphone maker tries to keep profits up in its mainstay mobile phone business, one key challenge will come from an unexpected place: the rising costs of the components that go into its devices.

New FCC Spectrum Screen Would Count All of Sprint's Airwaves

Sprint will soon become a much bigger holder of wireless airwaves in the eyes of US telecom regulators, a shift that could make it harder for the carrier to do spectrum deals while easing the process for its rivals.

US Appeals Court Issues Mixed Ruling Reviving Apple Patent Claims Against Motorola Mobility

A federal appeals court revived Apple's legal claims that handset maker Motorola Mobility copied its iPhone patents, but the ruling could weaken a separate case Apple is pressing against Samsung Electronics.

The FCC's 'Reasonable' Internet Plan

[Commentary] Imagine if businesses had to go to after every sale so a federal agency could pass judgment on whether the deal is "commercially reasonable."

Tech Companies Agree to Settle Wage Suit

Four big Silicon Valley technology companies agreed to settle a lawsuit in which 64,000 employees accused them of conspiring not to recruit each other's workers, depressing wages.