Telecommunications

This Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, photo shows a Verizon wireless sign in Miami. Verizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
August 22, 2017 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. All major carriers now offer unlimited plans after years of steering people toward paying extra for using more data...
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A pedestrian glances at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Asian stock markets were higher on Wednesday following Dow industrial’s record-high finish as upbeat corporate earnings reports and China factory data boosted investor confidence. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 02, 2017 - 4:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets meandered in mixed trading on Wednesday following a record high finish for the Dow industrial average. Upbeat corporate earnings reports boosted investor confidence, but Shanghai's index fell amid news that U.S. is considering investigating China's...
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A pedestrian glances at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Asian stock markets were higher on Wednesday following Dow industrial’s record-high finish as upbeat corporate earnings reports and China factory data boosted investor confidence. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 02, 2017 - 1:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Wednesday following the Dow industrial's record-high finish as upbeat corporate earnings reports and China factory data boosted investor confidence. Apple's surprise earnings report pushed up share prices of its Asian suppliers. KEEPING...
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People pass by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Asian stock markets were higher on Wednesday following Dow industrial’s record-high finish as upbeat corporate earnings reports and China factory data boosted investor confidence. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 02, 2017 - 12:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Wednesday following Dow industrial's record-high finish, as upbeat corporate earnings reports and China factory data boosted investor confidence. Apple's surprise earnings report pushed up share prices of its Asian suppliers. KEEPING...
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August 01, 2017 - 7:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's earnings climbed 12 percent to $8.7 billion in the company's latest quarter amid rising demand for iPhones while the iPad snapped out of nearly four-year sales slump. Revenue increased 7 percent from last year to $45.4 billion. The fiscal third-quarter results announced...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, file photo, a person walks by a Sprint store in Miami. On Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, Sprint Corp. reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $206 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Overland Park, Kan.-based company said it had profit of 5 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
August 01, 2017 - 11:20 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Sprint said Tuesday that it should be able to "strike a deal" in the "near future," driving up shares of the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier. The Overland Park, Kansas, company also posted its first quarterly profit in three years as it cut costs. Debt-heavy Sprint...
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July 31, 2017 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter, one of the largest cable companies in the U.S., says it's not interested in buying wireless carrier Sprint. Sprint, the fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., is unprofitable and has a lot of debt. According to published reports , Sprint had proposed an acquisition by Charter...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2010 file photo, staff members work on the production line at the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, Southern city in China. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says President Donald Trump plans to make a "major jobs announcement for Wisconsin" as anticipation builds it will be about electronics giant Foxconn locating in the state. Taiwan-based Foxconn is best known as the assembler of the iPhone. Wisconsin is among seven states, mostly in the Midwest, that the company has named as possible locations to build the its first liquid-crystal display factory that could mean tens of thousands of jobs. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
July 27, 2017 - 4:13 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group says it plans to build a $10 billion plant in Wisconsin to make liquid-crystal display panels, or LCDs. Little known to consumers, the maker of iPhones and other gadgets is a giant in the electronics industry thanks to its...
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In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, a visitor experiences Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 smartphones at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, July 27, said its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 27, 2017 - 4:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — No leader and scorched Note 7 smartphones? No problem. After a tumultuous year of surreal corruption scandals involving exotic horses and the jailed billionaire scion and one of the most embarrassing recalls in the consumer electronics history, Samsung stunned investors...
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In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, a visitor experiences Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 smartphones at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, July 27, said its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 27, 2017 - 12:05 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After a tumultuous year when its chief was jailed and its fire-prone smartphones were recalled and then discontinued, Samsung Electronics has reported record high quarterly earnings thanks to booming demand for memory chips. The record high profit Samsung reported for its...
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