Telecom

Privacy advocates demand rules for mobile providers on data use

Privacy advocates are demanding standards for mobile service providers' handling of sensitive customer information, especially location data, after a Federal Communications Commission inquiry into the top 15 carriers revealed ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Amazon, Oracle shrug off lawmaker fears of abortion data sales

Amazon.com Inc., Oracle Corp. and other data providers pressed by a group of U.S. lawmakers about how they sell mobile phone location data offered assurances that the information couldn't be used to track individuals seeking ...

Telecom

Outages disrupt services at Japan's No. 2 telecoms carrier

Many users of Japan's No. 2 mobile carrier KDDI Corp. were still having trouble making calls Monday after a massive outage throughout the weekend that affected nearly 40 million people, disrupting deliveries, weather reports ...

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