Smartphone users who try to get the most out of their devices are learning exactly what that means, even while paying for plans that promise unlimited consumption.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum says he might not be a better businessman, but he'll make a better president; the Midwest is still reeling from deadly tornadoes; and AT&T says it is capping its data plans on 3G and 4G smartphones, and will now charge penalities to data hogs.
Stocks abruptly turned mixed in the final seconds of trading Monday, with the Dow ending in negative territory, while the S&P 500 still managed to log its best close since June 2008. Still, the Dow and the S&P 500 are both on track to posting their best February since 1998.
U.S. futures were weaker, with European stocks mostly down. Over the weekend, the Group of 20 (G20) finance finisters punted on expanding the International Monetary Fund’s own bailout fund, insisting Europe expand its own fund first.
U.S. stock index futures were lower Monday, tracking losses in European shares, after the G20 told Europe over the weekend it must commit mor ecapital to fight the debt crisis before seeking more help.
The mobile computing industry it has conquered in just five years is changing rapidly, and nothing, not even Apple’s vaunted brand premium appears guaranteed. the New York Times reports.
With record cash in their coffers and investors eager to make up for a lost year in 2011, dividend stocks are paying out even more cash this month. TheStreet.com look at seven of the stocks that hiked payouts in the last week.
Barcelona becomes the center of the wireless universe beginning this weekend as more than 60,000 people descend upon the city for Mobile World Congress. Set within the atmospherics of a palace on a hill, the show is arguably the wireless industry's most important gathering of the year.
A woman walks down High Street on her lunch hour. Passing a bus kiosk, she waves her Samsung Galaxy at a “smart poster” to download coupons. Minutes later she enters a favorite eatery, orders lunch, and flashes her phone at a point-of-sale device to “cash in” a discount on her entree. On the bus ride back to the office, she uses her smart phone to pay the fare.
T-Mobile USA plans to spend its way to contention as a must-have wireless carrier.
Sony's PS Vita is the "ultimate portable gaming device" that will provide music, video, Internet access and, oh yes, 25 game titles to billions of gamers, Sony Consumer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton told CNBC Wednesday.
Every quarter hedge funds and large investors file their holdings with the SEC, revealing value picks, cyclical bets, growth opportunities and activist pushes. TheStreet.com details five stocks that hedge funds flocked to.
It's a tablet. It's a smartphone. It's a phablet.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
Stocks closed narrowly mixed in a volatile session Tuesday, cutting their losses in the final minutes of trading following reports that the Greek conservative leader will deliver a letter of commitment to lenders on Wednesday.
U.S. stock index futures edged lower Tuesday after a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and following Moody's ratings downgrade of a handful of euro zone nations.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning's early movers:
Facebook made its long-awaited filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. It is expected to trade under the ticker symbol "FB."
As Wall Street eagerly waits to see Facebook’s financial results when it prepares to file for its long-awaited initial public offering possibly as early as Wednesday, ComScore reports that the company continues to grow its dominance in display ads – it has number one market share by far.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers