Universal SIM card rollout faces another hurdle

Universal SIM card rollout faces another hurdle

The rollout of universal SIM cards, called eSIM, could be delayed because of an investigation into whether wireless carriers colluded to make it more difficult for customers to switch service providers. GSMA, a group that works to set eSIM standards for the wireless industry, said Saturday that the latest version of eSIM standards is “on […]

Have Toys 'R' Us Gift Cards? Today Is the Last Day to Use Them

Have Toys 'R' Us Gift Cards? Today Is the Last Day to Use Them

If you’ve still got a Toys ‘R’ Us gift card burning a hole in your wallet, you only have a few more hours left to use it. The storied toy retailer, which filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and announced in March that it would close all U.S. stores, will only honor gift cards until close […]

AT&T, Verizon face DOJ investigation for allegedly trying to lock eSIMs

AT&T, Verizon face DOJ investigation for allegedly trying to lock eSIMs

Enlarge / Apple Watch Series 3, with eSIM technology for connecting to cellular networks. AT&T and Verizon are being investigated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) over whether they colluded in order to prevent customers from easily switching carriers. The antitrust investigation, reported by The New York Times yesterday, relates to the eSIM (embedded SIM) […]

Alaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy

Alaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy

The SeaTac headquartered carrier has rolled out new rules for those traveling with emotional support animals.  (iStock) Alaska Airlines is the latest carrier to tighten up the rules for traveling with emotional support animals, following the lead of United and Delta. In January, the story of a woman denied boarding her United flight with an emotional […]

AT&T and Verizon are again being investigated for collusion. Here's what happened the first time.

AT&T and Verizon are again being investigated for collusion. Here's what happened the first time.

Verizon and AT&T logos. (AP) The Justice Department is investigating whether AT&T and Verizon may have colluded to thwart a technology that could allow wireless customers to switch network providers more easily. But antitrust officials conducting a similar probe in 2016 found little evidence for the claim and ultimately dropped the inquiry, according to a […]

Golisano acquiring high-speed internet provider Greenlight Networks

Golisano acquiring high-speed internet provider Greenlight Networks

CLOSE Here’s a breakdown of the stories right now at www.democratandchronicle.com. Virginia Butler Buy Photo Philanthropist Tom Golisano: Quick approval of Greenlight acquisition is in public interest.(Photo: file photo)Buy Photo Story Highlights Greenlight has offered gigabit internet service but has been slow to expand. Acquisition by Grand Oaks LLC is in ‘public interest’ petition claims. […]

PokerStars Owner to Buy UK's Sky Betting in $4.7 Billion Deal

PokerStars Owner to Buy UK's Sky Betting in $4.7 Billion Deal

The Stars Group Inc. agreed to buy Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal valued at $4.7 billion, the biggest acquisition yet by Chief Executive Officer Rafi Ashkenazi as the owner of PokerStars moves to create what will be the biggest publicly listed online gambling company. Toronto-based Stars Group will pay cash and stock to […]

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A's Christianity

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A's Christianity

The New Yorker has been taking it on the chin lately for its essay about Chick-fil-A’s “infiltration” of New York City. Although most of the piece is about the evils of fast food and the chain’s ubiquitous “Eat Mor Chikin” advertising campaign, the essay has been excoriated for its anti-Christian tone. “The brand’s arrival here […]

Starbucks Lacks Clear Guidance for Employees on Nonpaying Customers

Starbucks Lacks Clear Guidance for Employees on Nonpaying Customers

The arrests of two nonpaying customers at a Starbucks Corp. cafe earlier this month has raised questions among some employees about how to handle such situations. Starbucks Chief Executive Kevin Johnson said it was wrong that a Philadelphia manager called the police on two black men who asked to use the bathroom without purchasing anything […]

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