Consumer tech news
  • Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

    MENLO PARK, Calif. - Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, along with its user base.

  • Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.

  • AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said.

  • Review: Fire phone, an improvement on the familiar

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices.