| Sep 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press.
Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Thirty-three Illinois companies made the 2014 Fortune 500 list, Fortune magazine’s annual ranking of the top 500 corporations by gross revenue after adjustments and excise taxes.
The figure is up from 32 companies that landed on the 2013 list...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:04 PM
T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have separately announced the launch of VoLTE, the latest in wireless networks. But what exactly is it and how will it affect consumers?
Here's a quick guide:
VoLTE stands for Voice-over-LTE, and essentially, it is a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are not providing consumers with enough information about their data-throttling practices as required by a regulatory rule, according to a consumer group.
Public Knowledge said the four companies are violating...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:29 AM
|| Rank || Rank '12 || Company (Local subsidiary) || 2013 Full-time || 2013 Part-time || 2013 Total || 2012 Total ||
|| 1 || 1 || Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) || 43700 || 26200 || 69900 || 66700 ||
|| 2 || 2 || Adventist...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Sprint Nextel Corp.'s Japanese parent company, SoftBank Corp., is reportedly close to acquiring rival T-Mobile from German communications company Deutsche Telekom in a deal that is expected to be worth more than $19 billion.
Earlier this month, the Wall...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Sprint Nextel Corp. is reportedly working on a bid for T-Mobile in a deal that could combine the No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers.
Sprint could make a bid for its rival in the first half of next year, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc.
The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 6:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of thousands of unionized Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., went on strike early Sunday after they failed to agree on a new labor contract with the telecommunications company.
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The man charged with the murder Monday of a bail bondswoman in Columbia was denied bail Thursday, prosecutors said.
A Howard County District Court judge ordered Dominique Davon McDonald, 21, held without bail after a deputy state's attorney argued he...