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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.
Shares of leading mobile handset maker Nokia have fallen nearly 40 percent so far this year, producing a great buying opportunity for a still-growing tech company.
U.S. consumers who want the new iPhone but cannot or do not want to sign up for a two-year contract with AT&T will eventually be able to buy it for an extra $400.
The world's top cellphone maker Nokia signed a deal with Warner Music Group to make Warner titles available through its "Comes With Music" service and Nokia music store, Nokia said on Tuesday.
This chief executive is a rarity. He cares deeply about his shareholders, Cramer says.
France Telecom withdrew a $40 billion plan to acquire TeliaSonera on Monday, pleasing its own shareholders but casting doubt over the Nordic operator's future.
Today's the day. Well sort of. Bill Gates will retire from Microsoft, kind of. He's leaving the day-to-day responsibilities to others. But not really.
Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson warned on Friday it would make no profit in the second quarter due to weaker demand for its more expensive phones, sending shares in co-parent Ericsson down more than 11 percent.
The CEO says his company has plenty of liquidity. But at what cost?
This might be more a leap of faith, but it's a leap worth considering for both Intel and Apple, especially after the blogs have been awash this week about speculation over Intel's resistance to upgrade 80,000 employee computers to Microsoft's Vista.
Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, is buying the software company that dominates the "smart phone" market, making it a real competitor to the likes of Apple and now Google.
Research in Motion reported a profit and sales that both were below analysts' estimates, and the company's shares dropped about 8 percent in extended trading.
After the build-up and the hype, and the enormous amount of optimism surrounding Research in Motion shares, the company can't beat the buzzer and stock gets popped.
Virgin Mobile USA is set to acquire a U.S. mobile arm of South Korea's SK Telecom as both sides agreed to combine their struggling businesses, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
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