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Following weak US tech reports shares of Vodafone tumble on revenue guidance while Ericsson also sinks sharply.
Telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings on Tuesday in a mixed report that analysts said offered tentative signs that the firm is turning a corner.
I said it earlier, and I'll say it again: traders trade, investors invest, and those with a longer term time horizon--months instead of weeks; weeks instead of days--will reap the rewards when it comes to Apple.
The fact is, Apple has beaten the Street for the past seven straight quarters, and there's every indication that the company will do so again this time around. And yet the stock still languishes.
Nokia, the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, reported April-June results roughly in line with forecasts, and was upbeat on the rest of 2008, easing fears that economic woes were hitting phone demand.
SK Telecom, South Korea's top mobile carrier, said on Thursday it was not planning to buy a controlling stake in any major U.S. mobile operator, brushing off earlier reports that it was seeking a stake in Sprint Nextel.
SK Telecom, the largest provider of wireless phone service in South Korea, is in talks to acquire Sprint Nextel, the troubled U.S. wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the talks.
Chalk up to bad data, chalk it up to carelessness. Chalk it up to another way the media can mess with Apple and its investors. But no matter what, I take responsibility full responsibility for reporting the bad information. And it's unfortunate because my report really short-changed Apple and a truly extraordinary accomplishment.
Apple said Monday that it had sold 1 million units of its new iPhone model in its initial weekend.
Alcoa may have kicked off earnings season last week, but this week, the biggest names in the tech sector take center stage: Intel and IBM tomorrow: eBay Wednesday; Microsoft and Google on Thursday.
Iphone's first weekend is in the books and while three days of sales hardly determines the entire story, it is an important "split time" that Apple investors should consider. Piper Jaffray concluded its channel checks late Sunday and determined that Apple and AT&T spacersold 425,000 iPhones this weekend:
So, CNBC asked four market watchers for stock picks -- given a five-year time horizon -- for 20-somethings. Check out their picks.
Many eager U.S. buyers of Apple Inc's new iPhone left stores Friday frustrated because their new gadgets did not work due to problems activating service.
Apple's new iPhone made its hotly awaited debut on Friday, with buyers storming stores in Asia and queues forming in European cities.
One year and 11 days ago, our nation was swept by iPhone Mania. TV news coverage was relentless. Hard-core fans camped out to be the first in line. Bloggers referred to Apple's new product as the "Jesus phone." And Friday is the iPhone’s second coming.
Let me focus on something that deserves a lot more attention: the upcoming Apple App Store, a new online Apple store that will post and sell third party software applications. And, if you believe iPhone's sales projections in the coming years, App could match or rival iTunes as a revenue stream down the road.
Seeking to be one of the first to grab the new-generation iPhone, fanatical Apple fans around Asia are queuing up two days ahead of its July 11 launch while inquiries and early orders are swamping related Websites.
Just days away now from the release of Apple's next generation iPhone, the so-called iPhone 3G. And if the first one was dubbed the "Jesus Phone" because of the overwhelming hype, hope and promise of that device, then this new one is quite literally iPhone's Second Coming.
South African mobile phone operator MTN Group and India's Reliance Communications may continue their tie-up talks beyond Tuesday's deadline, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
The European telecom sector could be a good place for investors to park their cash, particularly Deutsche Telekom and UK's Vodafone, James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, said.
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