The FCC is now drafting rules for the auction that would reshuffle the ownership of valuable frequencies among TV stations, as well as wireless carriers, which are clamoring for faster speeds and better services for their devices. "I believe we can conduct a successful auction in the middle of 2015," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said in a blog post on Friday.» Read More
So much concern, so much talk about dealing with disappointment, and a perceived slowdown in Blackberry momentum amid so much media clamor about anything and everything Droid from Google and what does Research in Motion do? Blows everyone away, that's what.
If you think about the Oracle earnings release, it might be even more impressive than it seems. Consider that it has been more than a year since its last acquisition of any real significance, and yet the company was able easily to beat top line forecasts.
This company is in a pitched battle with Apple and a dozen other smart phone makers, and while it is an exceptional swordsman, it faces a daunting task: Not merely adding subscribers, but keeping the ones it already has.
This should be an intriguing report from Oracle tonight after the bell, and potentially the best argument yet that this sleeper and not-so-gentle-giant is poised for a break-out.
The number of households with cell phones but no landlines continues to grow, but the recession doesn't seem to be forcing poor cellular users to abandon their traditional wired phones any faster than higher-income people are.
Google announced that it will be selling its new smartphone, Nexus, directly to consumers without a wireless partner. Which company is a better buy for investors—Google or Apple? Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, and Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint Am Tech, discussed their views.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Nov. 16.
In its opening weekend, the Droid — Motorola's new smart phone — has sold nearly 100,000 units, and demand seems to be holding fairly steady.
Nokia attracted upside options activity yesterday after industry figures showed that its smartphones are gaining international market share.
With Google's free navigation on the Motorola Droid, available Friday, cell phones are expanding at the expense of navigation devices such as Garmin and TomTom.
If you're planning on committing a crime, cheating on your spouse or lying to your employer about where you’ve been, it may be a good idea to leave your cell phone at home.
Verizon Wireless said Thursday that it would sell an HTC Corp phone based on Google Android system for $99.99, potentially putting pressure on smaller carrier Sprint Nextel.
Wall Street knew Apple results for the most recent quarter would blow past the company's conservative guidance, but investors clearly weren't prepared for the 47 percent jump in profit that Apple delivered.
Google handily beat analysts' expectations for both profit and revenue on Thursday, sending its shares up in after-hours trading.
Should investors stick with equities or hold onto their cash instead? James Moffett, chairman of Scout Investment Advisors, and Charles de Vaulx, portfolio manager at IVA Funds, shared their best investment strategies.
Verizon Wireless and Google say they are teaming up to speed development of new mobile devices based on Google's Android software that will run on Verizon's cell phone network.
Research in Motion reported a profit that rose over last year and topped expectations, but sales fell short of forecasts and the Blackberry maker's shares plunged in late trading.
Initially rolled out by Microsoft in 2006, the Zune was positioned as a wannabe iPod killer – and was promptly squashed by Apple’s popular system. Now the Zune HD, a redesigned, flashier version of the system, is hitting retail shelves.
AT&T, the exclusive carrier for the iPhone, said on Friday it played no role in a decision by Apple to reject Google's voice application on the handset.
The Taiwanese employer of a young Chinese man who killed himself after being interrogated over a missing iPhone prototype has agreed to pay compensation to his family, a company official said Tuesday.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
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