| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:08 PM
A two-point gain was enough to push the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its highest level since June 2008, three months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the darkest days of the financial crisis.
The S&P 500 index closed at 1,365.74,...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:17 PM
New York's attorney general filed a tax fraud lawsuit against Sprint Nextel on Thursday, accusing the wireless carrier of intentionally underpaying sales tax in the state for seven years.
Starting in 2005, Sprint stopped collecting and paying New York...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 12:38 PM
AT&T has the iPhone and now it backs the brand-new Windows 7 Phone wholeheartedly. According to an AT&T source to PC World over an e-mail conversation, "We'll be the premier carrier for Windows Phone 7," she said. "We haven't given guidance on timing."...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:58 PM
Tinley Park-Park District Commissioners gave the OK for a third cellular antenna at Community Park, making it the fourth such antennae on park district property. …...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:32 PM
I wrote a story today about how Verizon Wireless is launching its 4G newtork in Central Florida on Sunday. Click here to read the article. So far, Verizon is the second company to hit the 4G switch in Orlando.Â Sprint Nextel, which uses a different 4G...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 11:30 AM
SEATTLE -- A new report says Apple Inc. is getting ready to manufacture an iPhone model that works on the cellular network operated by Verizon Wireless, though it doesn't necessarily mean it's coming to that carrier any time soon.
It has long been...
| Jun 2, 2010
The days of all-you-can-eat data on AT&T's cellular network are coming to an end.
Starting June 7th, new customers who purchase a smartphone or a data-capable phone -- including a new iPhone, Blackberry or Android device -- will have the option to pay...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:35 AM
AT&T Inc plans to pay $39 billion for Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA to create a new U.S. mobile market leader, but the pricey purchase is likely to attract intense antitrust scrutiny over potentially higher customer bills.
The deal gives AT&T, the...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 4:01 PM
NEW YORK -- AT&T Inc struck a $39 billion deal to buy Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA, to create a new U.S. mobile market leader and bolster its constrained network against a near insatiable appetite for videos and data from Apple iPhone and iPad...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Investors cheered AT&T Inc's deal to snap up Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA in a $39 billion transaction that reshapes the U.S. wireless landscape.
The news of the deal, which sent shares of both companies higher in early trade, prompted at least...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:02 AM
Sprint customers may soon be able to use their cell phone like a credit card. Sprint Nextel is working on a new technology to make that possible in late 2011. The company says they want to be its competitors ATT, T-Mobile and Verizon with the new...