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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Clearwire a Possible Factor in Sprint, Softbank Talks

October 12, 2012 6:53 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Softbank may be eyeing more than just a stake in Sprint, say analysts who view Clearwire as a potential factor in the companies' buyout talks.

First News Briefs for October 12, 2012

October 12, 2012 5:27 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: Sensirion, Trilithic, Verizon Wireless, Motorola Mobility, CTIA, Alcatel-Lucent.

Amid Android, iOS Pressure, RIM Makes Its Pitch

October 11, 2012 6:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

During a Wednesday keynote address, Research In Motion CIO Robin Bienfait spelled out why BlackBerry still deserves a place in the enterprise after falling behind iOS and Android.

Air Force CIO: Prospects Few for Vacating Gov’t Spectrum

October 11, 2012 5:56 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Reallocating government spectrum to the wireless industry could be a long and difficult task, a top official from the U.S. Air Force told a CTIA audience on Wednesday.

AT & T Evolves Carrier Role in M2M Deployments

October 11, 2012 5:54 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T Executive Director of Enterprise Mobility Mobeen Khan message might seem simple, but it indicates that the carrier's role has evolved since the early days of M2M.

First News Briefs for October 10, 2012

October 10, 2012 5:54 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: T-Mobile USA, Samsung, Sprint, Wireless Power Consortium, Mosaik Solutions.

Zipcar Lays Out Car Sharing’s Mobile Future

October 10, 2012 5:47 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

During a Tuesday keynote address, CEO Scott Griffith described Zipcar’s adoption of mobile technology and plans to expand its mobile app.

First News Briefs for October 9, 2012

October 9, 2012 6:03 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Companies in today's briefs include: T-Mobile USA, Nokia, Sprint, Frontier Communications Corporation, AT&T, Accenture.

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