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HP snatches up Palm for $1.2B

Hewlett-Packard stunned the industry yesterday by announcing it will buy beleaguered smartphone maker Palm (NASDAQ: PALM) for $1.2 billion. The news ended weeks of speculation about Palm's fate and

Sprint's Q1 wireline results illustrate IP network growing pains

Sprint's (NYSE: S) wireline unit once again showed the inevitable near-term losses all wireline providers are seeing as customers migrate off off TDM-based services to IP in Q1 2010. Evidence of

Sprint narrows subscriber gap in Q1, but loss widens

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) continued to lose wireless subscribers in the first quarter and reported a wider net loss, but the company made progress toward overall subscriber growth. The nation's No. 3

RadioShack surges on stronger wireless sales

RadioShack reported strong first-quarter earnings and revenue on the back of better sales from its wireless business, which continues to drive growth at the retailer. The company said net income rose

Sprint to show signs of a subscriber turnaround in Q1

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) is expected to begin showing signs of a turnaround when it reports first-quarter earnings tomorrow, though analysts tempered their hopes with warnings of continued subscriber

Sprint aims to hone in on iPad

Sprint is aiming to get a piece of the iPad action by offering its mobile hotspot service bundled with an iPad case. Users purchase the Overdrive for $99 (after rebate) and sign a two-year contract

RadioShack drops Sprint's Palm phones

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) confirmed RadioShack is phasing out Palm's webOS products from store shelves, the latest blow to the beleaguered smartphone maker. Sprint spokesman Scott Sloat said the

Sprint pushes text messaging vendors to resolve Haitian donation dispute

Sprint Nextel has requested its text messaging aggregator, OpenMarket, continue to "seek a means of resolving a dispute" that involves a Haitian earthquake text messaging campaign headed by Catholic

Sprint trying to restore website after technical snafu

Sprint Nextel said it is working to restore all functionality to its website. Some functions have been down since Sunday. The glitches happened while Sprint was upgrading the site. The carrier, which

Mobile video calling: Possible, but not necessarily worth it

Several recent developments--and rumors on the iPhone front--indicate continued interest in video calling. But it's unclear whether the service has any real future. Specifically, Sprint Nextel's