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AT&T collaborating with Amazon Web Services to integrate cloud and networking capabilities

AT&T has reached a multi-year, strategic alliance agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to optimize delivery of integrated solutions built on the companies' respective...

AT&T appoints Redpoint managing director Geoffrey Yang to board

AT&T has appointed Geoffrey Yang to its board of directors. Mr. Yang is a founding partner and managing director of venture capital firm Redpoint...

AT&T Awarded Contract Worth Up To $74.6M

AT&T was awarded a contract worth up to $74.6 million over five years, if all options are exercised, from the Defense Information Systems Agency. The company will...

Tech Companies Continue To Spend Lobbying Dollars

Google slashed spending on lobbying by 25.5 percent in the first quarter of 2016 to $3.8 million, while AT&T reported the highest lobbying outlay...

APImetrics Raises $500K

APImetrics has closed a $500,000 seed round led by Bain Capital Ventures. This is the first funding issued through Bain's new seed program. The...

AT&T Launches Commercial Support For WebRTC

AT&T has launched commercial support for Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) via its AT&T Enhanced WebRTC API; the first US carrier to do so, according to the...

Starbucks Begins Powermat Wireless Charging Roll-Out

Starbucks unveiled Powermat wireless charging in approximately 200 of its stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The coffee store franchise says this is...

AT&T To Start Using Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMR) Cloud

AT&T and Cisco have inked a collaboration whereby AT&T service will now utilize Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMR) Cloud, a video collaboration service that couples WebEx Personal Rooms with the cloud-based WebEx Video Bridge into an instantly-available meeting experience accessible from any video device.

William Kennard Joins AT&T Board

AT&T has appointed William Kennard to its board. Mr. Kennard was chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 1997 to 2001, and U.S....

AT&T Buys Mexican Telco Lusacell For $2.5B

AT&T has entered into an agreement with Grupo Salinas to acquire Mexican wireless company Iusacell for $2.5 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, AT&T...

Galaxy Note Edge Available Mid-November

The Galaxy Note Edge will be available in the U.S. beginning November 14, says Samsung. The Note Edge features a 5.6-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen, with...

Udacity Raises $35M, To Offer ‘Nanodegrees’

Udacity has closed a financing round of $35 million. The investment was led by Drive Capital. Other participants in the round include Bertelsmann in Germany, Recruit in Japan,...

AT&T, IBM To Extend Secure Private Network

AT&T and IBM are extending AT&T NetBond services to the SoftLayer platform under a new partnership, which means AT&T Virtual Private Network (VPN) customers can now...

AT&T To Acquire DirecTV In $48.5 Billion Deal

AT&T is acquiring DirecTV in a $48.5 billion stock-and-cash deal. The agreement has been approved unanimously by the boards of both the companies. DirecTV will continue to be headquartered...

AT&T, IBM Ink Internet Of Things Deal

AT&T and IBM have inked a global alliance agreement to develop solutions that help support the 'Internet of Things.' The companies will combine their...