Verizon Communications will unveil a 4G Android smartphone and a tablet at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month, InformationWeek predicts. Could the new products help Verizon gain market share against the Apple iPhone and iPad?
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. But can it compete with all the other wireless companies out there?
Verizon is considering expanding its wireless data pricing plans to include rates based on the speed at which data is delivered -- potentially adding yet another layer of complexity to the rapidly evolving systems by which customers are charged for consuming mobile data.
Shopping via your cell phone could soon have a new meaning: Google is developing a new phone that it says will be able to transmit payment information to vendors more securely than credit cards. The shopaholics' phone will hit shelves in the next few weeks.
About six in 10 U.S. consumers will use their cellphones to find and buy gifts for the holiday season, according to a new report released Wednesday.
Apple's iPhone 4 is the most reliable smartphone around, according to SquareTrade. In a report released Wednesday, the warranty provider says the iPhone 4 is about three times less likely to malfunction in the first year of ownership than BlackBerry devices.
Corning's (GLW) third-quarter profit rose 22% from a year earlier, as higher sales of the company's automotive and diesel-emission products more than offset the falling glass prices for flat-panel TVs.
The "Apple Store" iPhone app Tuesday offered buyers the chance to reserve a white iPhone 4 on Tuesday, but the excitement was short-lived: the option disappeared the same day. Apple says the elusive white iPhone 4 will remain out of reach until spring.
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.
Apple's iPad launch earlier this year was the most successful tech-gadget debut ever, blowing away previous success stories like the iPhone and the DVD player, according to Bernstein Research analyst Colin McGranahan.
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.
Best Buy Inc. will give away four types of mobile phones each Friday in October, marking the largest U.S. electronics retailer's effort to maintain momentum after beating earnings estimates for its most recently completed quarter.
Need more cell-phone coverage? AT&T on Tuesday plans to start selling its first satellite phone, the TerreStar Genus smartphone, which can use the regular network or can tap into a satellite to deliver service when users are in the wilderness or even hundreds of miles offshore.
About one-third of smartphone owners aren't using the mobile applications on their devices, instead sticking to using the basic features, according to the Pew Research Center. Why aren't more people using apps?
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 to use the retail giant's own branding.
About one-sixth of the world's population will have subscriptions to mobile-broadband service in five years as Internet-surfing smartphone owners will be joined by more people looking for portable broadband Internet service through their laptop computers and iPads, according to a report released yesterday.
Want a new cell-phone number in China? Be prepared to show your ID. Starting Wednesday, new rules require everyone who buys a new cell-phone number in the country to register their personal details -- even foreigners on short visits. Is this another sign of tightening government control over communication technologies?
After months of talk, Dell brought its Aero smartphone to the U.S. on Tuesday. The Aero uses an older version of Google's Android operating system called "cupcake." Will it prove to be stale -- or still a treat?
Saudi Arabia has ordered its mobile operators to stop providing services for Research In Motion's BlackBerry smartphones by Friday. The news comes days after the United Arab Emirates said it would halt BlackBerry data services in October.
With more than 30% of 18- to 45-year-olds sporting tattoos, they're becoming more acceptable to employers overall. But they could still land you in the "No way!" pile for some jobs. Read about when to display and when to hide your body art, and other tips for job-hunting Millennials.
Verizon Wireless is reportedly planning to unveil new, limited data plans next Thursday, according to a report from the tech site Engadget. If Verizon follows in the footsteps of archrival AT&T, this could mean the death of the unlimited data plan option for new smartphone accounts.
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