Google paid $26 billion in 2021 to become the default search engine on browsers and phones — CNBC

Google paid $26.3 billion to be the default search engine on mobile phones and web browsers in 2021, according to a slide made public Friday in a federal antitrust trial against the company, writes Lauren Feiner. 

Verizon Business partners with HCLTech for managed network services

Verizon Business has formed a global partnership with HCLTech, selecting them as the primary collaborator for Managed Network Services (MNS) in networking deployments for enterprise customers.

Here’s the FBI’s Internal Guide for Getting Data from AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon — Vice

A newly obtained document written by the FBI lays out in unusually granular detail how it and other law enforcement agencies can obtain location...

Verizon pays over $6B to acquire Tracfone

Verizon has entered into an agreement with America Movil to acquire Tracfone, a pre-paid and value mobile provider in the U.S.

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to boost broadband access, break up internet and cable titans — CNBC

Several of Sanders’ competitors such as Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have also released plans to boost access to broadband, writes Jacob...