Verizon Communications will unveil a 4G Android smartphone and a tablet at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month, InformationWeek predicts.
U.S. teens are young adults are far more likely to rely on their parents to pay their cell-phone bills than their counterparts in other countries.
Research in Motion's fiscal third-quarter profit rose 45%, beating analysts' expectations as BlackBerry smartphone shipments jumped.
In a breakup that's been in the works for the last two years, Motorola says it will officially split into two companies -- Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions -- on Jan. 4.
Cox Communications is taking on wireless companies on its own turf by launching a long-anticipated cellular service in three scattered markets where it already provides cable.
Verizon Wireless is sending out notices to existing customers in select markets, informing them they're eligible for a discounted plan that will give them unlimited text, mobile-to-mobile calls, data and 450 minutes of talk time for $69.99 a month -- but not everyone is eligible.
After months of rumors, Verizon Wireless could be getting a version of the Apple iPhone 4 by early next year, according to The New York Times.
Samsung Electronics shares fell 2.5% to 773,000 won each, fueling declines in other Asian technology stocks, after the company forecast its third-quarter profit will fall from the second quarter's record high.
No less than four major mobile companies -- Apple, HTC, Microsoft and now Motorola -- are currently suing each other over cell-phone technology. At issue is the intellectual property that underlies several popular mobile devices.
For the most part, getting a smart phone with a data plan is an expensive transaction which carries a hefty monthly fee for a set amount of data...
Drivers distracted by talking or texting on cell phones killed an estimated 16,000 people from 2001 to 2007, according to a report released yesterday...
Need more cell-phone coverage? AT&T on Tuesday plans to start selling its first satellite phone, the TerreStar Genus smartphone.
About one-third of smartphone owners aren't using the mobile applications on their devices, according to a new Pew Research Center report.
When Nokia announced last week that its new CEO would be Stephen Elop, longtime Chairman Jorma Ollila, who led the company into the mobile phone business, was deliberately hazy about his own plans. Now we know: Ollila will remain on board through spring 2012 to help with the transition.
Wal-Mart Stores is partnering with T-Mobile to introduce Wal-Mart Family Mobile, the first cell-phone plan using the retail giant's own branding.
Google's Android mobile operating system continues to make major inroads in the cell phone market, and will shoot from a mere 3.9% global market share in 2009 to an estimated 17.7% this year, ahead of RIMM and Apple, according to a new report from research firm Gartner.
Has your kid been begging you for a cell phone? If so, take note: T-Mobile is offering up to three free lines to new and existing customers with a...
Starting Wednesday, everyone who buys a new cell-phone number in China is required to register their personal details -- even foreigners on short visits.
After months of talk, Dell brought its Aero smartphone, based on an older version of Google's Android operating system, to the U.S. on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia has ordered its mobile operators to stop providing services for Research In Motion's BlackBerry smartphones by Friday.
Taxes on wireless services -- cell phones, Internet access and text messaging -- are coming more in vogue, especially in California, where 22 cities...
Motorola's second-quarter performance beat Wall Street's earnings expectations thanks to sales of its ES400 personal digital assistant to businesses, and issued a third-quarter forecast that was higher than analysts' expectations based on the strength of its popular new Droid X smartphone.
Telefonica's months-long effort to acquire a controlling stake in Brazil's leading mobile phone company, Vivo, has ended with the Spanish telecom giant ponying up nearly $9.75 billion to acquire full ownership in Brasilcel, which owns 60% of Vivo, from Portugal Telecom.
Bartering for goods is as old as commerce itself, but the ingenuity and resourcefulness of a teen from California, who traded an old cell phone all...
The reason Marvell could be a good bet now: Its chipsets are favored components in practically all mobile handsets and other hand-held consumer electronics, including RIM's BlackBerry, Apple's iPhone and iPad, Amazon's Kindle and other devices.