May 30- An agreement between Verizon Communications Inc and unions potentially ending a nearly seven-week strike includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday. Verizon, the No. 1 U.S. wireless provider, and the Communications Workers of America had reached a tentative deal on... » Read More
The statistics on distracted driving are pretty scary. Just making cellphone calls increases your chances of crashing by four times; sending text messages increases the risk 23 times. We know this, we get this, but we keep doing it.
With Shanghai preparing for the World Expo, stores have moved bootleg DVDs and CDs to back rooms as China hides a trade that is usually out in the open, the New York Times reports.
But that’s no reason to sell stocks, he says. Here’s how you survive the debt tsunami crossing the Atlantic.
Better subscriber numbers, higher revenue per subscriber, and higher advertising helped Comcast beat Wall Street expectations.
Plus, Cramer refutes the Ford downgrade, defends Sprint and talks up the under-the-radar spending taking place in telecom.
A funny thing happened on the way to smart phone domination… Warfare makes for strange bedfellows… My enemy's enemy…
Remember the sheaf of papers you signed off on when you started work? Somewhere in there was your company's official Ethics Policy....nine out of 10 new hires simply sign off on that paper without given it more than a cursory glance. But today this policy may be under attack.
China is on the verge of requiring telecommunications and Internet companies to detect, stop and report leaks of state secrets by their customers, the latest in a string of moves designed to strengthen the government’s control over private communications. The NYT reports.
Just as Israel is lifting the ban on iPads, one Californian has learned there is a limit to how many you can buy. In one lifetime.
Once again, Apple hasn't invented something. But because Apple has "re-invented" the tablet as we know it, the company has launched a revolution. Again. There will be tablets hence, and there certainly have been tablets past, but not until iPad has the marketplace truly seen the potential and possibilities of this platform and this technology.
Like Ford, this stock should soar.
If their latest earnings are any indication, Apple and Yahoo will continue to move in opposite directions as far as their influence in the technology sector, analysts said.
For anyone who has ever lost a cellphone, remember this: it could be worse. You could be the person who left his phone in a bar in California. And it wasn’t just any phone; it was a supersecret version of the next iPhone.
Perhaps, you’ve been mystified, like me and the CNBC crew here in Vienna, by how a big cloud now covering much of Europe has brought us back to the Stone Age, travel-wise.
It's the last thing Palm needed to hear: The crown jewel in its family of assets, its WebOS operating system, is fraught with security vulnerabilities, according to mobile security consultancy Intrepidus which will release details of a year-long investigation early next week.
A day ahead of Google's earnings, there was this bizarre development from its Chinese rival: Baidu is now trading at over 100 times this year's earnings.
Investors will be watching earnings from tech bellwether Google spacer to see how technology spending is rebounding. And many will make note of the noise surrounding the recent drama in China and how this will affect current and future earnings as Google stands up to Chinese censorship.
Plus, get calls on the AT&T-Verizon ad war, Altria and more.
Faced with withering criticism for its spotty iPhone service, AT&T blames in part a shortage of cellphone towers near homes and businesses. But it has a solution: put a miniature cell tower in your living room.
In an exclusive for our website, Jon Najarian says, 'Our Heat Seeker spied a couple takeover candidates this morning and per usual, I am trading both from the long side.'
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