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ICOA: Google Acquistion Rumors are False

November 26, 2012 11:47 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google has not acquired Wi-Fi hotspot provider ICOA for $400 million, according to statements from both companies.  

How Consumer-Electronics Makers are Faring

November 26, 2012 6:32 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Makers and sellers of consumer-electronics devices have begun releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter.

Google Acquires Hotspot Provider ICOA for $400M

November 26, 2012 6:24 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google today announced its acquisition of ICOA Inc. a provider of Wi-Fi to high traffic public locations. Google paid $400 million for the company, according to a press release.

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First News for November 26, 2012

November 26, 2012 6:13 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's news briefs: Sprint, NISLAPP, Canon U.S.A, Assurance Wireless

Ahead of the Bell: Cyber Monday

November 26, 2012 5:55 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Online holiday sales appear to be off to a strong start, with Cyber Monday promotions expected to give many kinds of retailers a significant boost over the next couple days, analysts said.

Research In Motion Shares Climb

November 26, 2012 5:53 am | by Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of RIM jumped nearly 14 percent Friday as investors seemingly grew more optimistic about a February launch of the Canadian company's much-delayed BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

HP Says Acquired Company Lied About Finances

November 20, 2012 5:36 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said that a British company it bought for $9.7 billion last year lied about its finances, resulting in a massive write-down of the value of the business.

First News Briefs for November 20, 2012

November 20, 2012 5:07 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's news briefs: Juniper, Amazon, Wirefly, Wahoo Fitness.

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Best Buy Reports 3Q Loss

November 20, 2012 4:06 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Best Buy Co. says it recorded a loss in the third quarter, hurt by a continued sales slump and charges related to its restructuring plan. Shares fell 6 percent in premarket trading.

First News Briefs for November 19, 2012

November 19, 2012 6:49 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs: PayAnywhere, Transit Wireless, Gemalto

HP's Fiscal 4Q To Close the Books on Dismal Year

November 19, 2012 6:36 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

HP's fourth-quarter earnings could be bleak as the market shifts towards smartphones and tablets.

Cisco Systems To Buy Meraki for $1.2 Billion

November 19, 2012 6:08 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Cisco Systems said Sunday it is buying Meraki for $1.2 billion to expand its ability to let customers compute in the cloud.

Verizon Continues Lower B-block Sales

November 19, 2012 6:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless announced another sale of its B-block licenses.

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Otellini to Retire from Intel in May

November 19, 2012 5:49 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Chip maker Intel today announced that the company’s president and CEO, Paul Otellini, will step down in May.

Ruckus Wireless Shares Fall in Debut on NYSE

November 16, 2012 5:44 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Ruckus Wireless Inc. are falling in their first hours of trading after raising $126 million in an initial public offering of stock.

Report: Dish, Google Discussing Wireless Network

November 16, 2012 5:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google and Dish Network have reportedly been in talks recently about teaming up on a wireless service.

First News Briefs for November 16, 2012

November 16, 2012 4:46 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Categories: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile USA, Vringo, ZTE

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.

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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