A shareholder advisory firm is backing Softbank in its attempted acquisition of a huge chunk of Sprint Nextel. The $20.1 billion bid from Japan's second-biggest mobile company would ease Sprint's debt burden and provide ample cash to improve its network and become a serious competitor, according to Institutional Shareholder Services.
Ken Behrendt had already had his fill of the hidden costs of offshoring, but the Eagle Creek Software Services chief executive was having trouble finding enough qualified consultants to expand the company's development and technical support business in the Dakotas.
A look at your account balance has just given you a shock: what’s going on here? While you have spent the last few weeks in the office and definitely haven’t travelled abroad, your account balance shows that you bought electronics in Turkey and ate out in France.
Oklahoma State University researchers are designing and building sleek, Kevlar-reinforced unmanned aircraft — or drones — to fly directly into the nation's worst storms and send back real-time data to first responders and forecasters.
AT&T Inc. says it will hire 225 new employees in Mississippi and fill 25 open positions as part of a plan to upgrade its wireless and wireline network in Mississippi. The new employees will increase the telecommunications giant's current Mississippi workforce of 2,700 people by about 8 percent.
Google is adding the recently released HTC One to its lineup of smartphones running on an unmodified version of its latest Android software. An HTC One model relying on the same version of Android as Google's Nexus brand will go on sale on June 26 for $599.
British chip designer ARM Holdings said it will defend its over 90 percent share of the mid-range mobile device market against hard-running rival Intel Corp, helped by a new processor it unveiled on Monday. ARM introduced the new Cortex A-12 processor optimized for smartphones that sell for between $200 and $350.
The U.S. International Trade Commission, which hears many patent fights, on Friday extended its deadline for ruling on whether Apple Inc infringes patents owned by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in making the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.
U.S. Cellular is the latest wireless service provider to make the jump into your home. On Friday, the carrier unveiled its U.S. Cellular Home Phone service, which goes on sale in retail stores on June 7 and online a couple of weeks later on June 20.
Anritsu Company (booth #938) will display test solutions to meet the high-frequency testing requirements of engineers in the aerospace and defense, communications, and semiconductor industries at IMS 2013 in Seattle, June 4-6. Featured will be the VectorStar Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) platform, which is an ideal solution for device characterization...
Researchers at MIT have developed a new way of controlling the motion of magnetic domains — the key technology in magnetic memory systems, such as a computer’s hard disk. The new approach requires little power to write and no power to maintain the stored information, and could lead to a new generation of extremely low-power data storage.
The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the .su Internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has turned into a haven for hackers who've flocked to the defunct superpower's domain space to send spam and steal money.
The board at Dell said that a takeover bid led the company's founder and CEO is in the best interest of shareholders at the slumping PC maker, and asked them to approve the deal when it's put to a vote in July. The board unanimously recommended the offer from Michael Dell to take the company private for $24.4 billion, or $13.65 per share, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
Telefónica ahas selected SIAE MICROELETTRONICA as one of the main supplier of microwave transmission for its mobile networks worldwide, to enable the launch of LTE and high speed data services. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA supplies Telefónica in Latin America and in Europe with its latest generation microwave radio solutions.
Celcite has announced that it will take up the headline Diamond sponsorship of the 4th Annual Self Organizing Networks (SON) conference, which takes place in Nice, France on 1 – 2 October 2013.Self-Organizing Networks is the largest dedicated self-optimizing network/self-organizing network event in the world.