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
Apple says the white version of the iPhone 4 will not be available until later this year.
The Dow component's shares traded slightly higher in pre-market trading Friday after the company reported higher earnings after adjusting for restructuring costs.
Option prices are implying a 4.5% move in the post-market for Microsoft, slightly more than its historical average of 4%.
Apple merits a home in any portfolio, even if buying it is anathema to all your instincts as an investor. But for those who are transfixed by nominal stock prices and don't want to shell out the cash (classic retail mistake), there are derivative plays off Apple that are less capital-intensive.
Research in Motion better known as the maker of the BlackBerry is the subject of our Stock Brawl today at 340PM ET.
Starz – the premium cable network spacer - is teaming up with publisher Penguin Group to create a special electronic version of Ken Follett’s “The Pillars of Earth” – and delivering it all in an interactive eBook for Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
AT&T will spend up to $19 billion this year to expand its network in order to improve service, as it copes with a surge in demand created by popular devices such as the iPhone and iPad.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
Gettin' an awful lot of name-calling outrage online the past few days for my supposedly tough stance on Apple and Antennagate. The iPhone devotees say I'm biased, I'm clueless, I'm an Apple-basher.
A web site called Antenn-Aid is selling band-aids to cover the spot on the new iPhone 4 from Apple susceptible to a weakened signal if the phone comes into contact with human skin. "Apple made a boo-boo. Make it all better," is the sales pitch. Buy a six-pack for $4.99 plus shipping.
I never believed in the "V"-shaped recovery. I was more with Lee Cooperman's square-root design of an economic graph. It looks to me like that is the best we can now hope for.
After not recommending the popular phone, Consumer Reports called Apple's fix a "good first step," but Cramer said it's much more than that.
Apple held a rare news conference on Friday to address complaints about reception issues with its iPhone 4 smartphone.
The enthusiasm of those faithful to Apple’s products is the envy of many. It was a company that many thought could do no wrong, but it is now one on the defense and for good reason. Looks like innovation sometimes runs into bumps like inadequately tested products. And now Apple is paying the price for a phone with issues.
It's clear that the company stands behind the product, as is, and Jobs alludes to the sales numbers thus far: their more immediate problem—meeting the demand.
Limbaugh launched a passionate defense of Apple and its iPhone 4 on his syndicated radio program Thursday, saying he "had no reception problems" with the one he recently purchased.
Hundreds of thousands of apps exist, ans new ones are always welcome. Here, CNBC Contributor David Pogue offers app ideas from parking to getting dressed.
Apple has come under fire for signal problems with the iPhone 4 and dismissing customer complaints. The company is holding a press conference about the phone on Friday but won't say what it's about. What do you think: Should Apple recall the iPhone 4?
The funny business of cell phones signals. Consumer Reports says you may need a little duct tape on your iPhone 4 to guard against dropped calls. Sound like a step backward? What about a cellphone signal that may fail in the middle of a large building?
If you had to name a company that symbolizes exemplary customer experience, superb brand management and cutting edge products, Apple wouldn't be too far from the top of most people's lists. Which is why it's been so surprising to find the company squandering its reputation for all these things over a relatively minor flaw with the new iPhone.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
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