| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Considering that Steve Ballmer has been chief executive of Microsoft for more than a decade, it might sound strange to say this. But the sweeping reorganization announced Wednesday made it clear that Microsoft is now his company.
Whether that's for...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:32 AM
T-Mobile is kicking off another unique plan Saturday by allowing customers to pick up new smartphones without putting any money down.
The Seattle-based carrier will allow well-qualified customers to buy any of its smartphones without making a down...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Seeking a foothold in the competitive prepaid wireless market, AT&T Inc. has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.2 billion.
AT&T, the nation's second-largest wireless carrier, had been rumored to be in talks...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
A patent issued this week may signal that Apple is getting closer to using a super-strong alloy to build its iPhone and other devices.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for "bulk amorphous alloy sheet forming processes" to Crucible...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:57 AM
If you want to be among the first to buy and use Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch, you better prepare to pay up to a $1,000.
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear earlier this week, and it seems to be more advanced than any other smartwatch we've ever seen....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:13 AM
After Comedy Central's roast of James Franco on Sunday (a.k.a. the night Miley Cyrus went cray-cray at the MTV Video Music Awards, and 'N Sync reunited), the honoree could sum it up only one way.
"It was pretty dirty up there," Franco said backstage...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Verizon is reportedly blocking retail employees from taking a vacation day Sept. 20, fueling speculation that the next iPhone will go on sale that day.
Apple news site 9to5Mac cites unnamed sources saying Verizon is restricting vacations from Sept. 18...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Verizon Communications Inc. may be close to striking one of the largest deals in history to take full control of the country's leading wireless carrier.
On Thursday, Vodafone Group confirmed that it was in advanced discussions with Verizon to sell its...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Skype is celebrating a decade of existence Thursday: Maybe it's about time to test your loyalty to the service.
When Skype launched on Aug. 29, 2003, the world was a different place and the Internet was barely ready for a video chatting service.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:19 AM
T-Mobile is reportedly blocking employees from taking Sept. 20 off, a move that could indicate when the newest iPhone models will go on sale.
For weeks, reports have said that Apple will formally unveil the iPhone 5S and the low-cost iPhone 5C on Sept....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Early users of the Web, and no one else, will be sad to hear that AltaVista is no more.
AltaVista was one of the first search engines for the Web and was a leader in the market until the 2000s, when it was overlapped by Google. The search engine was...