Can Streaming Save the Video Kiosk?

When Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) reported earnings last night, the owner of the Redbox DVD-rental machines beat earnings estimates by 27%, but net...

Tobacco Dividends and Price Wars

If you have been a dividend investor for long, chances are high that you have had to do some serious homework on the tobacco sector. After all, this...

Will the iPhone Rule China's 4G Future?

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless company, is in talks with Apple about a 4G-enabled iPhone. If their proposed collaboration on China Mobile's new TD-LTE network and compatible products bears fruit, the rewards for Apple could be enormous.

Stocks Close Mixed on Earnings and G-20 Anxiety

Stocks closed mixed Friday's as another round of solid third-quarter earnings reports was checked by rising anxiety about the path of the dollar ahead of this weekend's meeting of the Group of 20 finance ministers.

Verizon Names Wireless Unit Exec as New COO

Early Monday, telecom giant Verizon Communications (VZ) named Lowell McAdam president and COO, which would put him in line to eventually succeed longtime CEO Ivan Seidenberg. McAdam currently serves as the CEO of Verizon Wireless, a joint venture between the U.S. company and Vodafone.

Preview: AT&T to Ring Up Higher Profit

Venerable AT&T reports earnings Thursday before the market opens, and even though an in-line report is expected, iPhone-brandishing AT&T is more than ready for the new, mobile-connectivity age.

Will AT&T Lose iPhone Exclusivity This Week?

AT&T will lose its U.S. exclusive distribution rights for the Apple iPhone on Wednesday, according to a report published at tech blog Hot Hardware, which claims to have an inside source.

Another competitor for Kindle

How many Kindles is too many Kindles? When Amazon (AMZN) first introduced its e-reader over a year ago, its sales made it a spectacular consumer...

Qwest Wireless to shutter in 60 days

The Denver, Colo. telecom, Qwest, announced today that it would stop providing wireless services in October and would offer its customer an option of...

Verizon's earnings top expectations

Communications giant and Dow component Verizon (VZ) just announced its quarterly earnings, will it be enough to turn around a bearish morning for the...