Samsung Electronics is adding two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices.
Verizon has completed an approximately $130 billion deal to take over all of Verizon Wireless.
Verizon Wireless is offering $10 or $20 monthly discounts for subscribers who buy their phones through the company's installment plan.
Technology is under development to enable advertisers to target products not just at a broad group of people that might be watching a certain type of programme but at specific households and even individuals.
Verizon says its shareholders have approved its $130 billion deal to buy the 45 percent stake in its wireless division owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone.
The Super Bowl will again be streamed live online.
Verizon on Wednesday became the first major US telecom carrier to release a "transparency report," and said it received 320,000 data queries last year in the United States alone.
Verizon said Tuesday it was buying Intel Media, a unit of the chipmaking giant for delivering movies and more to televisions via the Internet cloud, for an undisclosed price.
Sprint is restoring the ability for customers to upgrade phones more quickly.
A US appeals court on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional a "Net Neutrality" rule that bars broadband Internet providers from blocking or playing favorites for online services.