• Chavez transformed state industries into political arms of the government, which his hand-picked successor is taking advantage with a vote approaching.

    In this March 21, 2013 photo, released by Miraflores Presidential Press Office, Venezuela’s acting President Nicolas Maduro fist bumps a worker of the state-run oil company PDVSA during a visit to the Orinoco oil belt in Venezuela.
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT
  • Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during an event an agreement with the three major political parties was signed to create two new national television channels and form a powerful independent regulatory commission along the lines of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, at the Technological Museum in Mexico City, Monday, March 11, 2013.

    Part of President Enrique Pena Nieto's reform agenda is overhauling the paltry regulatory scheme that has left media power concentrated.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 11, 2013, 10:13 PM EDT
  • Ben Verwaayen is leaving the loss-making French-U.S. telecommunications gear maker after a failed four-year bid to turn the business around.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2013, 5:29 AM EST

    The Nordic telecommunications company TeliaSonera refuted allegations, despite fresh evidence from prosecutors.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 08, 2013, 1:36 PM EST

    Organizers of a U.N. conference on global telecommunications say hackers apparently blocked one of its main websites.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 11:18 AM EST