Canada's Silicon Valley is seeing a boom of start-ups after BlackBerry's meltdown. More than 450 were created last year—four times the 2009 amount.» Read More
The contract winners, who beat out Sprint Nextel, now have to compete with each other for the telecom needs of various federal agencies.
The future of picture taking, text messaging and more is approaching faster than you know. The coming Apple (APPL) iPhone upped the ante and now business leaders are starting to think that maybe just one device can do it all. From complete mobile computing to watching live TV, these are only the first few innings of a digital revolution. As the industry's power brokers converge in Orlando, Florida to discuss what's next, what are the wireless trades that can dial up returns for you now?
Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent signed a $6 billion (4.52 billion euro) contract with Verizon Wireless on Monday to help the U.S.-based mobile phone service provider expand its network and offer new services.
Stocks closed slightly higher Friday, finishing a week with gains of more than 3% in major market indices. "I like to see this pretty tight trading range; the fact that we've been able to hold on to these gains is healthy," Craig Columbus, chief market strategist at Advanced Equities Asset Management, told CNBC.com.
Vonage Holdings shares were hammered on Friday after a federal judge agreed to bar the company from using Internet phone technology owned by much bigger rival Verizon Communications.
"We're sorry, your call did not go through...." That may have a familiar ring to it for the more than 2.2 million subscribers using Vonage and the company's voice-over-internet-protocol, or VoIP service to make and receive calls over the internet. A US District Court judge in Alexandria, Virginia stunned the company today by issuing a permanent injunction against Vonage, barring it from basing its service on three of five patents owned by Verizon.
Hung up on Vonage: It’s usually easy to recognize a story worthy of our immediate attention. It’s not always so easy to answer the questions that come up from the first few dribs and drabs of information. This is one of the key minefields one must traverse in the daily business of the Breaking News Desk.
AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and Qwest are all waiting by the phone for a call on a $20 billion government contract. But only one will get it, and that means only one stock should jump when it happens. In this segment, Cramer explains who stands to gain the most from a win.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.
Remember last week when Cramer told you to wait on financials until they all reported? Well, they have. Here’s how to play them and more next week.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.
Will they or won't they? The net is rife with speculation now that Google plans to enter the wireless business with a free, advertising-supported cell phone that the company would sell, using wi-fi AND cell technology. Not just with new apps, but with the actual hardware.
There are guys out there that deserve the benefit of the doubt, guys you should back even when the stock is pointing you in the other direction. Brian Roberts is one of them.
Subprime lenders…tsk, tsk, tsk. The Dow was down anyway, but the mortgage delinquencies number, reported at noon, was higher than expected, and traders have been selling off ever since. But don’t damn the whole market...
Shares of Yahoo tumbled Friday amid reports that the Web portal's deal with AT&T to sell high-speed Internet access may be on shaky ground.
Major changes to Daylight Saving Time this year will mean more than resetting clocks in your house.
The franchise granted by the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday clears the way for Verizon to offer its "FiOS TV" package to several hundred thousand households.
Stocks closed higher as the major indexes held on to solid gains ahead of Friday's highly anticipated employment report. "We've seen a nice bounce back the last couple of days. The markets were clearly oversold," Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, told CNBC.
The eight-member jury assessed Vonage $58 million in past damages and ordered it to pay a 5.5% royalty rate on Vonage sales going forward.
On Wednesday, Clearwire raised $600 million with a 24 million share offering of Class A stock, increased from 20 million shares.
Alltel has stepped up efforts to sell itself to carriers such as AT&T, Verizon Communications and Sprint Nextel, said people familiar with the matter, as the Little Rock, Ark.-based wireless company tries to chart a new future, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The Supreme Court turned down an appeal Monday from former WorldCom chief Bernard Ebbers, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for fraud and conspiracy.