America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts – gpgmail

[ad_1] As California moves ahead with what would be the most restrictive online privacy laws in the nation, the chief executives of some of the nation’s largest companies are taking their case to the nation’s capitol to plead for federal regulation. Chief executives at Amazon, AT&T, Dell, Ford, IBM, Qualcomm, Walmart, and other leading financial […]

WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey becomes COO of AT&T – gpgmail

[ad_1] WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey is taking on even broader responsibilities with a promotion to president and chief operating officer at AT&T (which acquired and renamed Time Warner last year). According to the official announcement, this is a new position reporting directly to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. Stankey will take on the new position on […]

AT&T’s CEO of Communications, John Donovan, to retire in October – gpgmail

[ad_1] John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, announced today his plans to retire effective October 1, 2019. Donovan has for the past two years led AT&T’s largest business unit, which services 100 million mobile, broadband and pay-TV customers in the U.S., as well as millions of business customers, including nearly all the Fortune 1000. The […]

No One Knows How Many US Homes, Businesses Lack Broadband Access

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. How many Americans can’t buy home broadband because no ISP offers service in their area? You might think the answer to this question would be straightforward. The FCC releases reports on the state of US networks (wireless and wireline) […]

Hulu and Amazon Prime Video chip away at Netflix’s dominance – gpgmail

[ad_1] Netflix is still the No. 1 subscription streaming service in the U.S., according to a new report from eMarketer, but rivals including Amazon Prime Video and Hulu are starting to cut into its market share. The analyst firm forecasts 182.5 million U.S. consumers will subscribe to over-the-top streaming services this year, or 53.3% of […]

AT&T and T-Mobile team up to fight scam robocalls – gpgmail

[ad_1] Two major U.S. carriers, AT&T and T-Mobile, announced this morning a plan to team up to protect their respective customer bases from the scourge of scam robocalls. The two companies will today begin to roll out new cross-network call authentication technology based on the SHAKEN/STIR standards — a sort of universal caller ID system […]

DirecTV Now’s rebranding to ‘AT&T TV NOW’ is officially rolling out – gpgmail

[ad_1] AT&T’s live TV streaming service, DirecTV Now, is getting a new name. The company in July announced that the service would soon be rebranded to AT&T TV NOW at some point later in the summer. The company today confirmed that change is officially rolling out. The company teased the rebrand’s launch on its Twitter […]

Cybereason raises $200 million for its enterprise security platform – gpgmail

[ad_1] Cybereason, which uses machine learning to increase the number of endpoints a single analyst can manage across a network of distributed resources, has raised $200 million in new financing from SoftBank Group and its affiliates.  It’s a sign of the belief that SoftBank has in the technology, since the Japanese investment firm is basically […]

AT&T is offering free Spotify to select Unlimited subscribers – gpgmail

[ad_1] AT&T is sweetening the deal on its Unlimited & More Premium plan this week, with the addition of free Spotify Premium. That amounts to a $10 a month savings for those paying the $80 a month for the wireless service. The plan offers one of seven free partner services, including HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, […]