| 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 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 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...
| 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....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:37 AM
New iPhones are on their way, but should you get one?
For more than half a decade Apple has been building amazing smartphones, but in the last couple of years, its rivals have caught up. The iPhone is still a great device, but it's no longer the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Motorola Mobility unveiled Thursday its much-anticipated Moto X smartphone, marking the Libertyville-based company’s first flagship product launch since its acquisition by Google last year.
The new device, introduced at a press event in New York,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
As gripping as scenes from "Grizzly Man" or "Into the Abyss," Werner Herzog's new 35-minute documentary on the dangers of texting while driving might be one of the most effective public service messages ever. If the classic driver's ed scare movie "Red...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Cellular phone networks across California are failing to properly deliver the location of 911 callers to emergency rescuers in a growing majority of calls for help, according to a report released by advocates for the state's emergency dispatchers....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:06 PM
There's no real good excuse for texting and driving, but people seem to keep doing it anyway -- which is why esteemed documentarian Werner Herzog has directed a 35-minute documentary on texting-and-driving accident victims.
According to U.S....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Want a new smartphone every few months for a fairly low price?
T-Mobile’s making it possible. Although Verizon and AT&T recently lengthened the amount of time that subscribers have to wait before upgrading their phones at discounted prices, T-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:14 PM
It was a full day of tech news Wednesday, with a federal judge ruling that Apple conspired to raise the price of e-books and T-Mobile introducing a new plan that makes it possible for customers to change their smartphones more often.
Federal judge rules...
| 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...