On the same day Governor Jerry Brown signed the law that restored net neutrality regulations on ISPs, Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a lawsuit.
The deal was being contested out of concern that AT&T would hike up premium channel packages and retransmission fees in negotiation with competitors.
Smaller carriers that buy access to Sprint's and T-Mobile's networks on a wholesale basis are worried that the merged company will raise rates.
2014 was the last time such a deal was tried and the administration in place at the time had put down a decidedly definite watermark on the wireless market.
The Department of Justice wants to separate Turner Broadcasting, which owns several basic and premium cable channels, from satellite TV provider DIRECTV, owned by AT&T.
If Huawei were ever to come into a "worst-case scenario" and be left without Android and Google's services, would it still be able to compete?
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The Department of Justice is looking at whether AT&T and Verizon have colluded. As such, one bank analyst believes that the regulator's view on the industry may negatively impact chances of a merger of the nation's weakest major carriers.
The GSMA has been working on a standard for embedded SIMs, which would allow users to switch carriers without the need to switch cards and would also get rid of carrier locking. Two carriers wanted to put the kibosh on that.
If AT&T were to subsume Time Warner, it would commit to binding arbitration over the license fees of channels like CNN and HBO with its distributor counterparts.
The Department of Justice also wants to prevent AT&T from arguing that politics played a role in the government's decision to go after this deal.
The company formerly known as News Corp and headed by right-aligned media champion Rupert Murdoch really, really wants CNN.
The Department of Justice reportedly required AT&T to sell Turner Broadcasting, owner of CNN and other brands, to go through with the $85 billion deal.
The ride-hailing tech company admitted that its drivers used software called "Greyball" to avoid being detected in areas Uber was banned.
The Chinese phonemaker was found by the Commerce Department to be doing business with companies in Iran and North Korea, a sanctions no-no.
ZTE could come out from under the boulder of sanctions it has been facing for a year. But it will depend on concise government action.
Chairman Ajit Pai does not foresee his agency scrutinizing the $85.4 billion deal between a telco conglomerate and a media giant.
Who created it? What intentions do they have in mind? Was it a proper use of government funds? It's one of the iPhone 5c encryption issues that won't die.
The BlackBerry CEO tore into Apple at the company's Security Summit for not assisting the FBI in decrypting a terrorism suspect's iPhone.
The Justice Department has taken Samsung's side in a years-long patent suit that has pitted away at Apple's patents and its awards.
The crack has nothing to do with the zero-day exploit the FBI acquired to crack the San Bernardino case. Someone just decided to turn in the passcode.
Multiple agencies operating under the Justice Department have asked both Apple and Google to crack into dozens of phones over the past 8 years.
If the FBI can crack an alleged mass shooter's iPhone without Apple's help, the company says it won't help with an iPhone locked in Brooklyn.