The No. 2 U.S. mobile operator made the request in a Dec. 5 letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in response to shareholder activists pressing it on the matter. Among them is New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who is the trustee of the state retirement fund.» Read More
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.
Verizon's profit beat expectations by one penny in the second quarter, with revenue and number of wireless customers rising. Craig Moffett, senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein shared his insight on the company’s numbers.
Palm says its Pre phone can again connect to Apple's iTunes software again — just a week after Apple shut it out.
CNBC Contributor David Pogue looks at all the things Congress should be doing to fix the cellphone industry.
An employee at a factory that makes iPhones in China killed himself after a prototype went missing, and Apple responded Wednesday by saying its suppliers are required to treat workers with dignity and respect.
Palm has had some success with the new Pre smartphone, but still needs to develop a middle-ground market for the device, an analyst told CNBC
With the advent of new cellular technology, people still haven't been able to agree on the etiquette for using such devices. Some find it acceptable to use their BlackBerry or iPhone while in a work meeting, while others say it's just plain rude. What do you think?
Investors, start-ups and major corporations are pouring money into services that make it easier to use cellphones to buy goods and transfer money, the New York Times reports.
T-Mobile USA's follow-up to the first "Google phone" will go on sale in early August, the carrier said Monday.
Smart phone makers Research in Motion, Apple and Palm are all in great shape for more upside, said Mike Abramsky, managing director of RBC Capital Markets and David Garrity, principal of GVA Research LLC.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
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