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Analysts welcomed a federal judge's ruling to halt an import ban on mobile phones using chips from Qualcomm, which sent shares of the wireless technology company higher Thursday.
NTP, which won a $612.5 million settlement from the maker of BlackBerry last year, has sued four of the top U.S. mobile service providers for infringing eight patents related to wireless e-mail.
On the day the NFL season kicks off, we're running two stories on marketing of Reggie Bush & Peyton Manning. The New Orleans Saints running back will appear in 12 national spots (including promotional, non-paid commercials) this year, while the Colts' Manning will be doing his thing again--you'll see a series of fun spots coming out from the likes of Sprint and MasterCard today.
Sprint Nextel stands to lose a $2 billion investment in a new phone feature if a court bars Qualcomm from making the necessary chips, Qualcomm executives told the court on Thursday.
Qualcomm, hoping to rebound from a string of legal setbacks, urged a federal judge Tuesday to reject a competitor's request to stop it from selling cell phone chips that infringe on patents.
With Europe's economy humming along while ours looks like it could be stalling, it's crucial to get some foreign exposure in your portfolio, Cramer said. How about the world's second-largest wireless company?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
U.S. stocks powered to a sharply higher close in a volatile final hour of trading after the markets were roiled by rumors and comments from President Bush. "The rollercoaster ride is not over yet," said Stuart Schweitzer at JP Morgan Private Bank. "I think we're in the fourth inning on subprime and credit-related issues, but this economy is resilient."
Homebuilding stocks continue to rebound from 52-week lows carved out last week while tech investors were encouraged by a number of favorable earnings reports and brightening sentiment.
Sprint Nextel posted a lower quarterly profit Wednesday, but beat Wall Street expectations as the No. 3 U.S. mobile phone service added customers, sending its shares up more than 3 percent.
Like a power saw in overdrive, stocks will again cut a pattern of high velocity moves higher and lower in the coming week as investors look to see whether the Fed will hold out a hand to soothe the credit angst in financial markets. Don't look for any move on rates, but there could be some adjustment of the language in the Fed's comments after it meets Tuesday
The market's wild swings are expected to continue through the summer, analysts say, but investors should take advantage of the volatility instead of fearing it. "There's no reason to think these 100, 200-point swings won't continue," said Rob Brown, chief investment officer at Genworth Financial. "That provides an investment opportunity."
SK Telecom, South Korea's top mobile carrier, reported a modest 8% rise in quarterly profit as solid subscriber growth and healthy mobile Internet service revenue outstripped higher marketing costs.
Here's a look at the phone itself and the companies that collaborated with Apple in building it.
If there's going to be a buyout in telecom, Cramer says it should be Sprint.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Shares in Sprint Nextel surged as much as 16% in afterhours trade after a media report said SK Telecom was preparing to bid for the No. 3 U.S. wireless company. This is despite a denial by the South Korean firm of any such action.
Sprint Nextel, which recently launched an advertising campaign to attract new customers, is disconnecting more than 1,000 subscribers for calling its customer service lines too often and making what the company called unreasonable requests.
Here's a look at the potential winners and losers with the debut of Apple's wireless device.
Global Tower, a U.S. wireless tower operator, is to be bought by a consortium of infrastructure funds managed by members of Australia's Macquarie Group in a deal valued at $1.4 billion.
Apple Inc.'s iPhone may have a corner on the smart phone headlines, but Research in Motion and Palm will generate some news of their own when they release earnings after the bell today.This will shape up into a tale of three companies: One might be too hot, the other too cold, and the last might be just right.