Nov 14, 2012 After three straight months of gains, U.S. retail sales fell in October by about a third of a percent. Retail prices also ticked down in October.
Nov 8, 2012 AT&T is making a big investment in its digital network -- and signaling its original, and extremely reliable, copper-wire system is on the way out.
Nov 9, 2012 AT&T announced this week it will invest $14 billion over the next three years to beef up its wireless and broadband services. The news is good for wireless customers, but could portend the demise of the old fashioned landline phone.
Nov 1, 2012 But is the move by the rival phone companies more about business than helping out?
Oct 15, 2012 Softbank, Japan’s No. 3 mobile phone network, agrees to buy a majority stake in Sprint, in a bold bid to take on giants AT&T and Verizon.
Oct 15, 2012 The Japanese mobile phone carrier Softbank has reached a deal to buy 70 percent of U.S. wireless company Sprint Nextel. The $20 billion dollar deal is the largest-ever Japanese acquisition of a foreign company.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 21, 2012 Everybody knows that Apple is big enough to move markets. This year, that’s been a boon -- but what if the iPhone 5 falters?
Sep 21, 2012 The latest iPhone is released today. And the iPhone 5 is set to support something called 4G LTE. But what is that, anyway?
Sep 21, 2012 The phone offers a bigger screen; it’s faster; and it’s the lightest smartphone in the world. What the iPhone no longer offers? Google Maps, which used to come pre-installed.