Category: Technology

AT&T Mulls $40 Billion Merger With DirecTV

AT&T would love to own DirecTV’s satellite-TV business. DirecTV wants to bolster its broadband position. The talks were reportedly prompted by Comcast’s intention to buy Time Warner Cable, which already faces intense scrutiny from...

Netflix Pays Verizon in Streaming Deal, Following Comcast Pact

Netflix Pays Verizon in Streaming Deal, Following Comcast Pact

Paid-peering deals, which happen at interconnection points around the U.S., are not considered to be a “Net neutrality” issue by the FCC Netflix has reached a paid-peering-interconnection agreement with Verizon, both companies confirmed to...

Creepy New Website Shows Just How Much Facebook Knows About You

Creepy New Website Shows Just How Much Facebook Knows About You

How much can someone learn about you by accessing your Facebook data? Not just your friends and interests, but also who stalks you, where you spend your time and even how much money you...

AT&T’s $500 Million Plan to Crush Netflix and Hulu

AT&T’s $500 Million Plan to Crush Netflix and Hulu

AT&T is forming a new online video business with the entertainment company The Chernin Group that will use both subscription-based and ad-supported monetization models, placing it in competition with YouTube and Amazon Prime as...