| May 4, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The FBI has released documents related to a corruption investigation into late Mayor Thomas Menino that ultimately proved unfounded.
Twenty-nine pages of documents into the 2002-03 probe were posted Monday on the FBI's website after a public...
| May 1, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Sprint cellphone customers are getting free Wi-Fi at 35 major U.S. airports.
The cell carrier announced a multiyear deal this week with Boingo Wireless, a Los Angeles company that sets up Wi-Fi networks, to automatically switch customers from the cell...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Lehigh Valley RadioShack stores that remained opened during the company's bankruptcy will continue to stay open after a bankruptcy judge in Delaware approved the sale this week of more than 1,740 stores to hedge fund Standard General L.P., preserving some...
| Mar 12, 2015
Tired of bloated, ball-and-chain mobile-phone contracts? Then start checking prices in the wireless underworld of the approximately 50 "virtual" networks operating in the United States.
A Mobile Virtual Network Operator, or MVNO, rents or leases...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:09 AM
You'll flip for this freebie.
Get free pancakes on Tuesday at IHOP to celebrate National Pancake Day.
Stop in at participating restaurants from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. to get a free short stack. No purchase or coupon is necessary.
Restaurants are giving...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:36 AM
As cellphones have become more integrated into our lives, monthly mobile bills have swelled, says Consumer Reports. According to a recent survey by Cowen and Company, a financial services firm, the average customer of one of the Big Four cellular...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:03 PM
Britain's electronic spying agency, in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:52 PM
Bankrupt electronics retailer RadioShack on Monday said eight stores in the Lehigh Valley area are among hundreds nationwide targeted for closure, including outlets in the Lehigh Valley Mall, South Mall and Palmer Park Mall.
The Fort Worth, Texas,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:50 AM
Sprint's latest plan for luring new subscribers is to occupy the remains of RadioShack.
The long-struggling consumer electronics chain filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday. Part of its plan is for Sprint, the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier, to open...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:45 AM
Smartphone service dead spots could be a thing of the past by year's end for thousands of daily CTA riders in Blue and Red Line tunnels, under a $32.5 million deal set to be announced Friday.
The 20-year agreement calls for four major wireless providers...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
If everything falls into place, Google Inc. could offer discounted wireless data plans that...