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Tech Companies Struggle to Get World on Internet

Google and Facebook are scrambling to reach billions of people still without Web access, but the Internet’s expansion is actually slowing<p>When Sumarni, a 39-year-old woman in a rural village in Indonesia, first cradled a smartphone in her hand about two years ago, her reaction was “bingung,” the …

Android Phones

Offline and falling behind: Barriers to Internet adoption

More than 60 percent of the world’s population remains offline. Without removing crucial deterrents to Internet adoption, little will change—and more …

Emerging Markets

Millennials are not who you think they are

For the last five years, Zipcar has been conducting an annual study of the preferences of Millennials whose shifting ideas about ownership are supposed to be driving the rise of concepts like car-sharing. The survey has found that Millennials are more interested in alternative forms of …

WhatsApp Hits 800 Million Users — 1 Billion by Year-End?

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, continuing a pace of growth that may put the mobile messaging app on track to hit one billion users later this year.

Dow Jones

CMO Today: Verizon Shifts Away From the Big Bundle

By<p>Steven Perlberg<p>Steven Perlberg<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@perlberg<p>steven.perlberg@wsj.com<p>Here’s your morning roundup of the biggest marketing, advertising and media industry news and happenings. Send tips, suggestions and complaints to steven.perlberg@wsj.com<p>SIGN UP: CMO Today, straight to …

Social Media

CMO Today: Comcast-Time Warner Cable Drama

By<p>Mike Shields<p>Here’s your morning roundup of the biggest marketing, advertising and media industry news and happenings. Send tips, suggestions and complaints to mike.shields@wsj.com<p>SIGN UP: CMO Today, straight to your inbox: http://on.wsj.com/CMOTodaySignup<p>UNBUNDLING?: Is the mega-cable-merger …

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‘Great Cannon’ Is China’s New Weapon That Shoots Down Internet Sites

China is widely suspected to be behind the recent attacks on Github and internet freedom group Great Fire. Now we have the most concrete evidence that indeed it was, and it looks like it did so using a new weapon to boot.<p>That’s according to a report from Citizen Lab — an ICT, security and human …

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YouTube: 1 Billion Viewers, No Profit

Revenue growing at Google video site, but still limited by narrow audience<p>Google Inc. nurtured YouTube into a cultural phenomenon, attracting more than one billion users each month. Still, YouTube hasn’t become a profitable business.<p>The online-video unit posted revenue of about $4 billion in 2014, …

Advertising

Ericsson: We are the reason Apple's iPhone is a success

Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson says in lawsuit against Apple that without its technology the iPhone would not exist<p>Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has claimed that it is behind the phenomenal success of <b>Apple</b>'s iPhone.<p><b>Ericsson</b> said in a lawsuit filed against the US technology giant that …

Verizon Aims to Connect Older Cars With $15-a-Month Service

Verizon Vehicle is due in the second quarter of next year and is designed to work with nearly all cars made in the last two decades.<p>Verizon on Tuesday announced Verizon Vehicle, a service it says will help hundreds of millions of older cars enjoy the in-car electronics and connectivity typically …

Verizon

Project Ara: hands-on with Google’s latest modular smartphone prototype

This prototype is currently in what Google calls "Spiral 2," which is a second major milestone in what the company originally envisioned as a two-year process. The advancements in this one include planned support for 3G networks, along with the framework for a marketplace where users will be able …

Mobile Technology

Obama Calls On The FCC To Clear The Way For Community Broadband

Municipal broadband is a rapidly heating battleground among the president, his administration, and Congressional and FCC Republicans.<p>Should all cities and communities be free to build municipal broadband networks to serve their citizens? The issue is perhaps surprisingly contentious. In a speech …

Net Neutrality

Cities Petition FCC In Fight For Municipal Broadband

Cities like Chattanooga, Tenn., have led the charge of providing public broadband services to local communities. Today, Chattanooga and Wilson, N.C., another city that provides municipal broadband, took it a step further by filing petitions to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), asking …

Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

"The president and I never were pulling on opposite ends of the rope. We have been pulling in the same direction, which is figuring out how do we get an open Internet."<p>Tom Wheeler, chairman, FCC<p>"There has been $300 billion -- that's with a 'b' -- invested in the wireless industry. So this …

Net Neutrality

How AT&T will deliver TV (and more) over crowded LTE

During the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship, AT&T showed off a working demo of a new version of its Long-Term Evolution network: LTE Broadcast. With this, the wireless carrier is hoping to alleviate the congestion problems consumers face when they are in highly crowded …

Telecoms

AT&T still 'very bullish' on Sponsored Data despite just 10 customers so far

LAS VEGAS--A full year after introducing the concept of Sponsored Data, AT&T Mobility (NYSE: T) is still highly enthused about the program's …

Ericsson, T-Mobile push unlicensed LTE into limelight as '4.5G' technology for IoT

LAS VEGAS--Unlicensed spectrum finally seems to be getting some love from the cellular industry.<p>In the past, wireless carriers and their vendor …

Sprint's Claure: We beat T-Mobile in Q4 prepaid net adds

Sprint (NYSE: S) is reaping the rewards of its December promotion in which the company offered to cut customers' bills in half if they switch from …

White House Moves to Protect Data Privacy

The White House is catching up with the public perception that Americans have lost control of their personal data.<p>President Obama announced on Monday a package of legislative proposals aimed at safeguarding privacy across sectors including education, energy, and tech. Most of the key language in …

Online Privacy

CTIA comes out swinging against Title II net neutrality approach for wireless

CTIA is stepping up its opposition to the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules for mobile broadband after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated this week …

Americans’ Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program

Devices on Planes that Mimic Cellphone Towers Used to Target Criminals, but Also Sift Through Thousands of Other Phones<p>WASHINGTON—The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of mobile phones through devices deployed on airplanes that mimic cellphone towers, a high-tech hunt for …

Surveillance

WhatsApp and iMessage could be banned under new surveillance plans

David Cameron could block WhatsApp and Snapchat if he wins the next election, as part of his plans for new surveillance powers announced in the wake …