Mini USA’s  Super Bowl 50 “Defy Labels” ad spot featuring tennis star Serena Williams.

Advertisers played it safe and light with the most expensive ever Super Bowl ad slots on Sunday, shunning previous years’ attempts to be outrageous, (...)

The service is intended for customers who want high-speed internet access through their mobile devices while travelling on New York’s streets

The world’s fastest and largest municipal WiFi network is being rolled out in New York by a consortium of investors including Google, in the latest at(...)

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq. Photograph: Reuters

Isis Pharmaceuticals is changing its name to Ionis Pharmaceuticals, giving up its steadfast defence of its former brand in the wake of a series of ter(...)

Revenue from Verizon’s FiOS high-speed internet, TV and phone service rose 10 per cent to $3.4 billion. Photograph: Justin Lane

Verizon Communications reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as more users signed up for its post-paid wireless services and subscr(...)

T-Mobile US’s chief executive, John Legere, would reportedly take the top role at the combined company, and Dish’s Charlie Ergen would be chairman. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Shares in T-Mobile US surged as much as 6.4 per cent after a report that the fourth-largest US wireless company is in talks to merge with Dish Netw(...)

In London, Royal Mail fell 4.9 per cent after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said the state would sell its 30 per cent stake in the postal operator. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

European markets slid to their lowest level in a month after talks failed to resolve the Greed stalemate and a broad sell-off of ex-dividend stocks(...)

Eircom will return to revenue growth in the current quarter, the company says, bringing it “one step closer” to a renewed flotation attempt.Richard Mo(...)

A man walks past the Time Warner Cable headquarters in New York. Comcast said the deal had been structured in a way that if the US government didn’t agree, the companies could walk away

Comcast and Time Warner Cable confirmed on Friday they had abandoned their proposed $45 billion merger. Comcast said the deal had been structured in (...)

The service is Google’s first entry into the wireless industry and will only work on their Nexus 6 phones. Photograph: Erin Lubin/Bloomberg News

Google has launched a new US wireless service – Project Fi – that switches between wifi and cellular networks to curb data use and keep phone bills lo(...)

Technology companies have spent years trying to persuade people to put away their credit cards and pay with mobile phones instead, but consumers have (...)