The Justice Department this week raised questions over whether the AT&T-T-Mobile USA deal is still active, given that the firms have formally withdrawn their application to the FCC, IDG News reports. But AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephens says AT&T isn’t giving up on the T-Mo merger.
Meanwhile, AT&T appears to be making good on its pledge to slow down speeds of its heaviest mobile data users, CNet reports.
Higher costs are hitting cable networks, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Bloomberg reports that some Chinese tech companies are delisting their stocks from New York and moving them to the Hong Kong exchange where there is less regulation and higher valuations.
LivingSocial is hoping to raise $400 million in new funding, a move that The Wall Street Journal suggests could mean that the daily deal site is delaying its initial public offering for several months.
Hewlett-Packard is reportedly going to sell one last batch of its ill-fated TouchPad tablets on eBay for the cut-rate price of $99, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Yahoo has won a $610 million judgment from operators of a scam that tried to dupe people into believing they had won prizes from a lottery that the operators falsely claimed Yahoo was operating, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
The New York Times examines the latest electronic thermostats, which can be connected to the Internet and adjusted remotely.