House passes anti-robocalling bill that would place new requirements on carriers

The House of Representatives today approved a new act aimed at improving anti-robocalling technology. The Stopping Bad Robocalls Act was unanimously approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee last week, and was sent to the House floor today, where it was passed with a 429-3 vote. more… The post House passes anti-robocalling bill that would […]

Best Buy to shutter mobile phone stores as customers flock to wireless carriers, Apple stores

U.S. big box retailer Best Buy on Wednesday announced the imminent closure of 250 satellite stores dedicated to mobile phone sales, pinning the nationwide shutdown on sluggish sales amidst increased competition from cellphone carriers, etailers and first-party shops like the Apple store. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple, Samsung & carriers working together on ‘e-SIM’ standard for mobile data plans

The two largest handset makers in the world –?Apple and Samsung — are said to be working with some of the largest carriers around the globe on a new, so-called "e-SIM" standard that would replace traditional SIM cards, and make it easier for customers to sign up for new data plans. AppleInsider – Frontpage News