Sprint reported a bigger loss last quarter but gained new customers with the help of the iPhone, which the nation’s third-largest mobile provider began selling in October, Bloomberg reported.
The Recording Industry Association of America’s Cary Sherman complains in a New York Times op-ed about tactics used by Google, Wikipedia and other critics of antipiracy legislation that his group and other content providers support; he says that, after sinking the two bills, opponents now have a responsibility to help craft a workable alternative.
The Federal Trade Commission warned half a dozen mobile app makers that they may be violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act, ZDNet reports.
Amazon is close to announcing a video deal with Viacom, which owns such cable networks as MTV and Nickelodeon, Reuters reports.
Hacked e-mails indicate that a group backing Vladimir Putin is paying bloggers to praise the Russian leader, The Guardian reports.
As it seeks to obtain regulatory approval of its bid to buy Motorola Mobility, Google plans to pledge to standards organizations that it will offer Motorola’s patents on fair and reasonable terms, Bloomberg reports.
More than 2 million people watched NBC’s coverage of Sunday’s Superbowl between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots online, according to The New York Times.
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