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Motorola Solutions, Motorola Mobility Fortunes Still Divergent

October 24, 2012 7:23 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Before Motorola split itself apart in early 2011, its infrastructure business had long outperformed its handset division, posting regular profits as its smartphone unit sunk further into the red.

LG Electronics Posts Profit on Smartphone Sales

October 24, 2012 6:50 am | by Youkyung Lee,AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

LG Electronics reported a third straight quarterly profit Wednesday on strong smartphone sales.

Ahead of the Bell: Facebook Surges on 3Q Results

October 24, 2012 6:03 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Facebook surged in premarket trading Wednesday, as analysts praised the social media company's third-quarter results, including its first quarter of advertising to mobile device users.

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First News Briefs for October 24, 2012

October 24, 2012 5:56 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Novatel Wireless, ZTE, Alcatel-Lucent, Cricket Communications, Samsung, U.S. Cellular, Huawei.

Nokia Offering Aims to Raise $979 Million

October 23, 2012 6:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia today announced that it would convert $980 million worth of bonds into ordinary shares, as part of a public offering aimed at improving the company's balance sheet.

First News Briefs for October 23, 2012

October 23, 2012 6:44 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Sprint, Softbank, U.S. Cellular, Alcatel One Touch, LG, T-Mobile USA, CTIA.

Yahoo CEO Starts Reign with Encouraging 3Q Report

October 23, 2012 6:42 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer turned in an encouraging report card covering her first few months running the troubled Internet company.

Microsoft Profit Falls Ahead of Windows 8 Launch

October 19, 2012 6:50 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp.'s net income fell 22 percent in the latest quarter as it deferred revenue from the sale of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system to PC makers.

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AMD to Cut Nearly 1,800 Jobs

October 19, 2012 6:47 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

AMD will cut nearly 1,800 jobs, about 15 percent of its workforce, by the end of the year.

First News Briefs for October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012 6:42 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Sprint, Research In Motion, C Spire, Franklin Wireless, Verizon Wireless.

AT & T Raises Objections to Sprint, Softbank Deal

October 19, 2012 6:38 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T issued a carefully worded statement yesterday raising objections to Softbank's $20.1 billion deal to buy a 70 percent stake in Sprint.

Nokia Losses Continue Ahead of New Lumia Devices

October 18, 2012 7:25 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia remains in the red for its sixth straight quarter, with net losses hitting $1.2 billion on $9.5 billion in total revenue, which was down 19 percent year over year.

Sprint Acquires Controlling Stake in Clearwire

October 18, 2012 7:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint has acquired a controlling stake in Clearwire, a deal which has implications for Sprint's pending buyout deal with Softbank.

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First News Briefs for October 18, 2012

October 18, 2012 6:59 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: FCC, CTIA, GSMA, Apple, Samsung.

Verizon LTE Phone Sales Jump on iPhone 5

October 18, 2012 6:55 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless said LTE device sales hit 4.5 million in the third quarter after the launch of the iPhone 5 brought more customers onto its mobile broadband network.

Verizon Wireless Acquires New Mexico Carrier Plateau Wireless

October 17, 2012 7:41 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless has purchased rural New Mexico carrier Plateau Wireless, a deal which will allow it to expand its 3G and LTE networks in five counties across the southeast portion of the state.

First News Briefs for October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012 5:36 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Best Buy, Sprint, Samsung, Cisco, Citrix, T-Mobile USA, Deutsche Telekom.

Intel Sees Weak 4Q, Little Windows 8 Bounce

October 17, 2012 5:19 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Intel Corp., the world's largest chipmaker, expects cold winds to blow this fall, as consumers shift their spending toward tablets and a weak global economy curbs corporate spending on computers.

Sprint Suitor Son Stands Apart in Sober Japan

October 16, 2012 5:55 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Softbank Corp. President Masayoshi Son has taken another leap with a deal to take a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20 billion.

iPhone Manufacturer Says Underage Interns Found

October 16, 2012 5:50 am | by Joe McDonald,AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The company that manufactures Apple's iPhone said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China.

First News Briefs for October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012 5:44 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Sprint, LG, AT&T, C Spire Wireless, GSMA.

BYOD Accelerates Rise of Smartphone and Tablet Leaders

October 15, 2012 9:09 am | by Keith Mallinson | Articles | Comments

The trend towards BYOD is disrupting the device market in a very big way.

First News Briefs for October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012 6:09 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: International Telecommunications Union, ZTE, China Mobile, GSMA, Clariden Global, Spirent.

ZTE Lands China Mobile LTE Contract

October 15, 2012 6:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

 ZTE Monday announced that it has won the contract for China Mobile’s TD-LTE rollout in five major Chinese cities.

AMD Shares Hit Multi-Year Low After Warning

October 15, 2012 5:17 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. hit a multi-year low Friday after it warned that sales in the latest quarter were well below its forecast.

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