AT&T Wins Minor Court Victory Against Sprint
AT&T, Sprint, and the Department of Justice met in court on Monday to discuss logistics of the lawsuits being pursued against AT&T concerning its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Sprint was dealt a blow in the courtroom because the judge decided to deny its request for access to masses of AT&T documents. "I don't see it as efficient or fair," said U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle. Sprint hoped to use the materials in its lawsuit against AT&T. The judge stopped short of dismissing Sprint's lawsuit, however, which is what AT&T is hoping to convince the court to do. Huvelle said to Sprint at one point, "You don't stand in the shoes of the consumer or the Department of Justice," implying that Sprint's lawsuit against AT&T may not have the impact on the Justice Department's decision that Sprint would like. For its part, Sprint is confident that the judge will allow its lawsuit to stand. "We believe Sprint passed that test and we await the court's ruling."
FCC to Investigate Web Site that Exposed Phone Locations
The FCC today said it is investigating reports that a web site leaked the location data of millions of U.S. cell phones.
LG Kicks Off Sales of G7 ThinQ Phone, But US Pricing Remains Elusive
LG today said it has commenced sales of its flagship G7 ThinQ phone in its home market of South Korea. The G7 ThinQ, announced earlier this month, is a premium metal-and-glass phone with a super bright 6.1-inch screen, Snapdragon 845 processor, AI-assisted dual rear cameras, BoomBox speaker, and Android 8 Oreo.
Blu Pure View Boasts an 18:9 Screen and Dual Selfie Cams
Blu Products today announced the Pure View, a premium handset that adopts modern design aesthetics and features. The Pure View has a metal frame and ultraviolet battery cover on the rear in midnight black.
Alcatel 1x with Android Go Hits US Retail Next Week for $100
TCL today announced that its Alcatel 1x phone, an entry-level Android device that runs Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition, will be available from Amazon.com starting the first week of June. The unlocked device is priced at $99.
This bickering between carriers and manufacturers...
haha seriously though. sigh