|AT&T Expanding Its Gigabit Broadband
Facing increased competition for very-high-speed Internet access, AT&T is expanding the rollout for its service. As many as 100 cities and towns are in the plan, including LA, San Francisco and Chicago.
|Samsung Data Center Catches Fire
A year ago Samsung made news headlines when one of its smartphone batteries caught fire in a man’s pocket. Now the firm says one of its data centers in South Korea went up in flames Sunday.
|Online Access for the Deaf and Blind
Thousands of people with hearing and vision loss have benefited from a pilot program called iCanConnect, providing low-income deaf-blind individuals with the most up-to-date telecom devices.
|FireChat Ignites New Way To Talk
A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even with no cell service or Internet connection, harnessing a new technique.