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  • Sprint Shares Slip on Warning, CEO Departure Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 2:11 PM ET

    Sprint Nextel shares fell almost 4 percent Tuesday a day after the No. 3 U.S. mobile-phone service warned it would not meet 2007 financial targets and said its chief executive had stepped down.

  • Sprint Nextel CEO Resigns; Firm Cuts 2007 Guidance Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 5:48 PM ET

    Facing rising pressure from investors, wireless carrier Sprint Nextel said its chairman and chief executive will leave the company immediately and that 2007 earnings and revenue are likely to be below previous forecasts.

  • Starent Is in the Sweet Spot Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 9:25 PM ET

    In the search for overlooked IPOs, Cramer said he might have found one of the best high-growth, high-momentum stocks of the coming year.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.

  • Activist investor Ralph Whitworth is stepping up pressure on Sprint Nextel's chief executive, Gary Forsee, and other directors of the wireless carrier, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site, citing an interview with Whitworth.

  • Texting: Where Can Investors Cash In? Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 11:28 AM ET

    There's no question, text messaging isn't just increasingly popular, it's increasingly useful to everyone from Universities (St. John's University used texting to alert the campus of an armed student) to city governments (NYC officials announced they'll begin testing "rapid-alert" programs, sending texts to New Yorkers cell phones).

  • New Palm Smartphone to Take On Apple's iPhone Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 3:06 PM ET
    Palm Centro

    Palm introduced its smallest smartphone on Thursday, making its first push into the low end of the mobile market in a bid to revive growth prospects and offer a cheaper alternative to Apple's iPhone.

  • Sprint Says Jury Finds Vonage Infringed on Six Patents Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 10:38 AM ET

    A U.S. federal court jury found that Vonage infringed on six Sprint Nextel patents, according to Sprint spokesman Matt Sullivan.

  • Virgin Mobile Files for IPO at $15-$17 Per Share Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 10:42 AM ET

    Virgin Mobile USA -- a venture of Sprint Nextel and billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin -- on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering worth up to $467.5 million, earmarked for repaying debts and general purposes. Virgin, which sells mobile services to young people who pay for phone calls in advance, expects to price 27.5 million Class A common shares at $15 to $17 per share.

  • Nokia to Buy Mobile Advertising Firm Enpocket Monday, 17 Sep 2007 | 10:59 AM ET

    Nokia said on Monday it is buying U.S. cellphone screen advertising firm Enpocket as the world's top handset maker pushes into a market which is seen ballooning in coming years.

  • Recession -- for Ads Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 4:00 PM ET

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  • Qualcomm Shares Rise After Judge Halts Ban Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 11:02 AM ET

    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 Sues Wireless Carriers for Patent Infringement Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 3:27 PM ET

    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.

  • Manning, Bush: Marketing The NFL's Most Bankable Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 2:46 PM ET
    Peyton Manning

    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.

  • Broadcom Seeks Ban on Qualcomm Chips Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 5:10 AM ET

    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.

  • In Case of Recession: Go Overseas Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 10:17 AM ET

    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.

  • Dow Closes With Triple-Digit Gain in Volatile Final Hour Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | 11:01 PM ET

    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.

  • The Week Ahead: High Velocity (update) Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 12:43 PM ET

    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