• Apple Watch declared a highway safety threat in UK Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Safety experts in the UK are questioning whether the Apple Watch will be as much of a driver distraction as cellphones, NBC News reports.

  • YOUR MONEY-How to whittle down that wireless bill Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Sept 17- If you're unhappy with your cell phone service- and really, who isn't? Verizon last month began offering a new $60 plan that previously would have cost users $90. T-Mobile countered with a low-price starter plan of $45 that comes with 2 GB of data.

  • Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:48 AM ET

    Russia's rich have followed that rule for nearly a decade, and now fret the unspoken promise may be void. Market watchers are almost unanimous in saying that Yevtushenkov's house arrest is a move by the government and state-owned oil giant Rosneft to take control of his oil company, Bashneft.

  • Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:14 AM ET

    TOKYO— Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century after writing down the value of its troubled smartphone business.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler urged consumer advocates and wireless industry representatives on Tuesday to address how wireless carriers might be allowed to "reasonably manage" their Internet networks.

  • Spain is 'key market' for Orange: CEO     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stephane Richard, CEO of Orange, discusses the group¿s offer for Spain's Jazztel and says that the merger between the two would "create a champion in the industry".

  • Vimpelcom, GTH to sell Wind Canada stake for $122 mln Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 2:33 AM ET

    Sept 16- Vimpelcom Ltd and Global Telecom Holding SAE said they have agreed to sell their stake in Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile to Globalive Capital and a group of investment funds for about C $135 million.

  • America Movil eyes asset sale of at least $20 bln Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    The logo of America Movil is seen on the wall of the reception area in the company's corporate offices in Mexico City.

    America Movil is pushing to sell some assets for at least $20 billion, a source told CNBC.

  • America Movil is looking to sell assets for up to $20 billion, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

  • Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:26 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk on the mobile phone sidewalk in Chongqing, China, September 13, 2014.

    The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane for pedestrians and it's making quite a buzz.

  • Tata: India's telco market is improving     Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Speaking to CNBC ahead of the 3rd annual Singapore Summit, Vinod Kumar, MD & CEO of Tata Communications, describes how the telecom industry is faring under the Modi government.

  • Options abound for selling used mobile phones Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. It's a ritual familiar by now to most smartphone users. If you list the phone on eBay, the site will suggest a price range based on recent sales of the same model.

  • Here's the motive behind T-Mobile's big Wi-Fi push Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 6:20 PM ET
    A customer exits a T-Mobile store in Glendale, Calif.

    In T-Mobile's battle for wireless customers, beginning Sept. 17, customers will be able to make and receive calls and voice messages over Wi-Fi.

  • Apple's big bet: Do we want a smartwatch? Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    CNBC took to the streets of New York City on Wednesday to gauge how the public received the Apple Watch.

  • T-Mobile to sell phones that call, text on Wi-Fi Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    The program announced Wednesday represents T-Mobile's latest attempt to lure wireless subscribers away from three larger rivals, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Corp. and Sprint Corp.. T-Mobile is trying to exploit the hoopla surrounding the Sept. 19 release of Apple Inc.' s iPhone 6 with its new twist on Wi-Fi connections.

  • The smartphone price wars heat up Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    As new phones from Samsung and Apple hit the market, all the big carriers are aiming to pick up new customers from their rivals.

  • Sept 10- The addition of a mobile payments service to Apple Inc's next iPhone could help to boost sales of the larger-screen phones and claw back market share lost to mobiles running on Google Inc's Android platform.

  • Apple payments service may boost sales of larger iPhones Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    Sept 10- The addition of a mobile payments service to Apple Inc's next iPhone could help to boost sales of the larger-screen phones and claw back market share lost to mobiles running on Google Inc's Android platform.

  • SINGAPORE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 10- Apple Inc's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment for a technology that's languished for years amid competing standards and consumer confusion.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Verizon Communications will give subscribers who trade in an old iPhone a free iPhone 6 in exchange for a two-year contract, the country's largest wireless carrier announced hours after Apple Inc unveiled the widely anticipated device.

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