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NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant. The government claims that consumer cable bills will rise if the merger goes through, saying the deal...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit's official filing. That sets the stage for an epic legal...
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a $8.9 million fine issued by Colorado regulators against Uber's parent company (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Colorado has fined Uber's parent company $8.9 million for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the...
HELSINKI (AP) — Volvo Cars says it will sell tens of thousands of self-driving cars to Uber, which is expanding to become an operator and owner of its own car fleet. Volvo said in a statement Monday that it would provide the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company with its XC90...
DETROIT (AP) — Technology giant Google is opening an office in a planned office, retail and residential development just north of downtown Detroit. The Mountain View, California-based company and Ilitch Holdings, Inc., in Detroit announced Monday that a lease has been signed for...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marvell Technology is buying fellow chip maker Cavium in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $6 billion. The deal announced Monday could create a rival to Intel and other major computer chip producers. Cavium shareholders will receive $40 per...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems from cyberattacks. The Dayton Daily News reports that Colorado-based Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will...
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An advanced U.S. weather satellite designed to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts has been launched into polar orbit from California. The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:47 a.m. PST...
BERLIN (AP) — German regulators have banned certain types of smartwatches marketed to children, saying the devices have been used to listen in on school classrooms and run afoul of Germany's surveillance restrictions. The Bundesnetzagentur, or Federal Network Agency, said in a...