CNBC’s Dennis Kneale has some good news and some bad news about Verizon.
Cable companies and content providers have repeatedly battled over fees, with channels getting temporarily yanked from the air during negotiations. Today 31 video distributors are partnering to form the "American Television Alliance," to address the rules governing broadcast signals and the threat of blackouts. The group says it aims to "protect consumers in today's changing TV environment" — to keep their favorite shows from being collateral damage of negotiations, as when Disney pulled ABC off Cablevision's air right before the Oscars.
Here's the case for how Verizon might break itself in half, holding on to sexy and dumping the fusty. Verizon itself has been shedding high-cost, old-fashioned phone lines in more rural markets. Why not elevate that idea to a grander scale?
The funny business of cell phones signals. Consumer Reports says you may need a little duct tape on your iPhone 4 to guard against dropped calls. Sound like a step backward? What about a cellphone signal that may fail in the middle of a large building?
Wall Street needs a new crop of hearty growth stocks, something big and juicy like a new Google or maybe a crisp young Apple. Here are five private tech companies that investors would love to sink their teeth into.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
But the company could still make a big comeback.
Microsoft should look at spinning off its consumer businesses—an $11 billion-a-year, red-ink-stained amalgam—and refocusing on its real core: internal software and the apps that run on it.
These Mad Money maxims should help generate the most money possible for your future.
US stocks posted their best weekly gain since July 17, 2009, with the S&P 500 rising 5.41%. Next week, Alcoa will kick off Q2 earnings season, scheduled to report after the bell on Monday.
Bill Fleckenstein of Fleckenstein Capital thinks tech names will soon pick-up, so how's he playing it?
Stocks skidded Friday after disappointing reports on jobs and factory orders, capping a dismal week in which the Dow lost 4.5 percent.
Stocks skidded Friday after disappointing reports on jobs and factory orders.
Stocks turned firmly lower Friday after a disappointing report on factory orders. The market had wobbled at the start as investors digested the June jobs report.
Stocks ended their worst quarter in over a year with a selloff Wednesday after a disappointing report on private-sector employment in the U.S. Banks ended mostly lower. Ford jumped.
Stocks oscillated Wednesday as investors juggled some encouraging bank news against a disappointing report on private-sector employment in the U.S. Ford jumped.
Stocks turned higher Wednesday as investors juggled some encouraging bank news from Europe against a disappointing report on private-sector employment in the U.S.
With the XLK is down 4% for the month, how should you game the pullback?
Stocks fell sharply Tuesday as doubts about China's growth and a disappointing U.S. consumer-confidence reading rattled an already jittery market.
On a day of widespread losses, Verizon stock briefly popped Tuesday on reports that it will offer an Apple iPhone in January of next year.