The Federal Communications Commission on Friday denied a move by Liberty Media Corp. to take control of Sirius XM Radio Inc., finding the fact that Liberty couldn't obtain signatures from Sirius — which opposed the takeover — rendered the application unacceptable.
A California federal judge on Wednesday denied Nokia Inc.'s bid to withhold licensing documents requested by Apple Inc. for use in fending off Motorola Mobility Inc.'s German lawsuits that allege Apple's iPhone and iPad infringe Motorola's wireless communication patents.
A California Superior Court judge refused Tuesday to certify a class of Telecom Network Specialists Inc. technicians alleging they were misclassified as contractors and denied meal and rest breaks, in one of the first rulings citing the California Supreme Court's long-awaited decision in Brinker International Inc. v. Superior Court.
Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Thursday urged AT&T Inc. and eight other major wireless carriers to reveal their methods for sharing customers' cellphone information with police, citing widespread privacy and constitutional concerns over the transfer of this information without a warrant.
An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday gutted a proposed class action foreign employees brought against Verizon Communications Inc., ruling the telecom giant could not be sued for improperly withholding U.S. taxes from pension payments, even if the company did so intentionally.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its private investment arm will gobble up €147 million to €158 million ($193.3 million to $207.7 million) in new shares in broadcasting technology provider Technicolor SA, boosting their stake to 25 percent to 30 percent, a Thursday announcement said.
Mexico’s competition authority has rescinded a $1 billion fine against telecommunications giant America Movil SAB de CV's wireless unit Telcel for alleged monopolistic practices, the agency announced Thursday.
The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that Comcast Corp. had wrongly isolated Bloomberg LP's business network from other news stations in channel listings, violating conditions imposed when the cable giant bought NBCUniversal Inc. last year.
A government watchdog group asked the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday to cancel News Corp.'s Fox broadcast licenses because of "significant character deficiencies," pointing to a recent finding by British lawmakers that top-level executives willfully ignored widespread phone hacking by employees.
Semiconductor maker Microchip Technology Inc. is taking over industry rival Standard Microsystems Corp. in a $939 million deal that is expected to expand its presence in the automotive and wireless audio sectors, Microchip said Wednesday.
Nokia Corp. on Wednesday fired off five suits claiming rivals HTC Corp., Research In Motion Ltd. and Viewsonic Corp. have infringed 45 mobile phone patents in courts in Delaware and Germany, and before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
The Second Circuit on Monday upheld a lower court's ruling that gave Nokia Corp.’s $500,000 preliminary injunction bond to wireless technology research group InterDigital Inc. in a wireless patent dispute, saying InterDigital's arbitration costs alone justified the award.
Beleaguered LightSquared Inc. on Monday snagged a weeklong extension from lenders to negotiate terms for $2 billion in due debt, a spokesman told Law360, following reports that Harbinger Capital Partners LLC head Philip Falcone may curtail his public role with the wireless network startup.
A former employee suing Time Warner Cable LLC for underpaying its field technicians dropped class action claims against the company Monday, admitting he was fired for falsifying time records and forging a doctor’s note, making him ill-suited to represent the putative class.
A former employee of Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. on Monday hit the telecommunications company with a proposed class and collective action in Alaska federal court, accusing it of refusing to pay basic overtime wages to its sales and marketing staff while making millions in profits.
A U.K. high court has ordered British Internet service providers to block file sharing site The Pirate Bay following a ruling from the court that the website infringes music copyrights, Britain's music trade association said Monday.
The Federal Communications Commission adopted rules Friday that allow broadcast television stations to share a channel while streaming their own programming, the first step toward opening up broadcast spectrum to other uses.
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved new rules requiring broadcast networks and their affiliates to post online public information, including political advertising rates, despite protests from the National Association of Broadcasters.
Harbinger Capital Partners LLC head Philip Falcone is facing pressure from LightSquared Inc. lenders to step down from the wireless network company's board as it seeks an extension on its debt repayment or faces potential bankruptcy, according to news reports Friday.
California-based Intel Corp. continued its 2012 spending spree on Thursday, snatching up a $75 million portfolio of wireless technology patents from software maker Aware Inc.