iPhone 4 Shortage? Japanese Stores Selling Out in Hours

Hundreds are lined up outside of Apple stores for the chance to buy the latest iPhone. But some customers may leave empty handed: Just hours after the global launch of Apple's iPhone 4, many stores in Japan are already sold out.

Free FabJob guide

Get a free FabJob guide when you fill out a pledge that you won't text or use a cell phone while driving. You have to sign Oprah's No Phone Zone...

CenturyLink, Qwest to Merge in $10.6 Billion Deal

Regional phone companies CenturyLink and Qwest Communications plan to get hitched. Under the merger deal announced Thursday morning, Qwest shareholders will receive the equivalent of $6.02 a share in CenturyLink stock -- representing a 15% premium over Qwest's Wednesday closing price.

Best Buy Wants to Help Moms Shop for Cell Phones

In a move to improve the cell phone buying experience (and capture a bigger chunk of the market), consumer electronics giant Best Buy will open up to 1,000 small in-mall stores which will only sell mobile phones. So far, they have 77, and their typical customers are mothers.

Growth Matters: Like Skype? Sipgate Wants Your Business

Is there room in the U.S. telecom market for another Voice-over-IP phone company? Recent European transplant Sipgate thinks so and its low-cost phone service plan offers something many Web competitors don't: a free inbound phone number that anyone can call.

How Google Voice saved the day

On Thursday I left my phone on the nightstand. After sharing this fact with friends a few wished me the comfort of a phone-free day but the rest...

Fonolo cuts phone trees down to size

If the seemingly endless phone menus you get when you call a company these days bother you as much as the problem you're trying to fix in the first...

Cell phone calls cost $3 per minute?

The Utility Consumer Action Network reports that the average cell phone customer pays $3.02-per-minute for cellphone use.UCAN looked at the phone...