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Dell's 3Q Results Slide With Rest of PC Industry

November 16, 2012 4:20 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Dell financial performance deteriorated along with the rest of the personal computer industry in the third quarter.

News Briefs for Novemeber 15, 2012

November 15, 2012 5:29 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

 Companies in today's news briefs: Telefonica Digital, Straight Talk Wireless, Crittercism, Verizon Wireless, Comcast, Voxbone

Texas Instruments Cutting 1,700 Wireless Unit Jobs

November 15, 2012 5:22 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc. said Wednesday that it will eliminate about 1,700 jobs as it trims spending in its wireless business.

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Leap Appoints New COO in Management Shuffle

November 15, 2012 5:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Jerry Elliott has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Leap Wireless International.

Nortex to Purchase VZW 700 MHz spectrum

November 14, 2012 9:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon said Wednesday that it has agreed to sell a portion of its 700 MHz B Block spectrum to Nortex Communications, an independent telephone company based in Muenster, TX.

Zynga CFO David Wehner Defects to Facebook

November 14, 2012 6:17 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Zynga's finance chief is leaving the troubled online game company to join Facebook.

Ahead of the Bell: Facebook Lock-Up Expires

November 14, 2012 4:27 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Facebook's biggest lock-up period — a time following an IPO that prevents insiders from selling stock — expires on Wednesday.

Cisco's 1Q Earnings Rise 18%

November 13, 2012 11:40 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. says earnings rose 18 percent in the latest quarter as it gained more solid footing after warning earlier this year of an abrupt slowdown in technology spending.

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First News Briefs for November 13, 2012

November 13, 2012 5:59 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs: Solavei, TelecomHUB, Visuallead, Allot Communications, Abukai, Visa

Microsoft Says Windows Head Sinofsky Leaving

November 13, 2012 5:07 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. said Monday that Steven Sinofsky, the president of its Windows and Windows Live operations, is leaving the company.

VZW Will Dole Out $8.5B to Parent Companies

November 12, 2012 11:39 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless on Monday announced that its board has approved a $8.5 billion payout to its owners, Verizon communications and Vodafone

Toyota Tests Cars That Communicate With Each Other

November 12, 2012 5:55 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota is testing car safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with the roads they are on in a just completed facility in Japan the size of three baseball stadiums.

First News Briefs for November 12, 2012

November 12, 2012 5:48 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: GSMA, Page Plus Cellular, Ofcom, Syniverse, SmarTone.

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Verizon Accelerates LTE Build

November 9, 2012 6:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo told analysts yesterday that the company is accelerating the deployment of its LTE network, which already has a wide lead over AT&T’s LTE coverage.

First News Briefs for November 9, 2012

November 9, 2012 5:29 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Aegis Mobility, ZoomSafer, HTC, Nokia, Samsung.

Nvidia's 3Q Earns Rise, Company Starts Dividend

November 9, 2012 5:27 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Nvidia Corp.'s third-quarter earnings climbed 17 percent as the rapidly growing smartphone and tablet computer markets fueled demand for its graphic processing chips.

Moody's Cuts Sony's Rating Amid Weakening Demand for Digital Products

November 9, 2012 5:24 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Moody's lowers its rating on Sony due to weaker demand for the company's electronics.

Ericsson Slashes 1,550 Swedish Jobs to Cut Costs

November 8, 2012 4:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Swedish wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson says it is slashing 1,550 jobs in Sweden in a bid to lower its costs, with the bulk of the reductions being made within the company's key networks unit.

Qualcomm Profit Jumps to $1.27B

November 8, 2012 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Qualcomm Inc.'s net income surged 20 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, as the company's mobile phone shipments increased, driving revenue higher.

Analyst: Qualcomm Shares May Be Volatile After 4Q

November 6, 2012 5:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sterne Agee analyst Vijay Rakesh expects that Qualcomm Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter results will meet Wall Street's expectations, but he warned that shares may be volatile immediately after the mobile phone chip company reports.

First News Briefs for November 6, 2012

November 6, 2012 5:30 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Royal KPN, American Tower, CTIA, Samsung, AT&T, Mindspeed Technologies.

VZW Partner Bluegrass Cellular Launches LTE

November 5, 2012 5:42 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Bluegrass Cellular flipped the switch today on its LTE network in Kentucky through its participation in Verizon's rural LTE program.

Apple Paid Only 1.9 Percent Tax on Earnings Outside US

November 5, 2012 5:36 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple paid an income tax rate of only 1.9 percent on its earnings outside the U.S. in its latest fiscal year.

First News Briefs for November 5, 2012

November 5, 2012 5:33 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: AT&T, Small Cell Forum, Wireless Broadband Alliance, FCC, Barnes & Noble.

LinkedIn 3Q Results Sail Past Expectations

November 2, 2012 6:12 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

LinkedIn Corp. outpaced Wall Street's expectations with its third-quarter results, solidifying its status as an investor favorite at a time when other Internet companies have fallen from grace.

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