Articles By Samuel Weigley

From Companies Jan 24, 2012

Verizon Communications: What to Expect in 4Q Results

The New York-based company will report its fourth-quarter earnings Tuesday before the market opens.

From Society Jan 21, 2012

Smartphone Presence Booms Among Smaller Wireless Carriers

With the searing success of Apple's iPhone line helping to spur sales of nearly 580 million smartphones in 2011, consumers are lining up to buy them. Meanwhile, the mobile industry is dying to serve them, lured by prospects of subscriber growth and terabytes of new revenue.

From Companies Jan 21, 2012

Airlines with Airbus A380 Required to Conduct Mandatory Inspections

Airlines utilizing the Airbus A380 will be required to conduct enhanced inspections following findings of cracks inside the wings of the aircraft, the European Aviation Safety Agency announced Friday.

From Companies Jan 20, 2012

AT&T Changes Data Rates, Offers More but at Higher Prices

The move underscores the company's need to provide wireless bandwidth to a customer base increasingly using data-heavy smartphones.

From Companies Jan 19, 2012

EBay 4Q Net and Revenue Deliver Blowout Results

Net income for the fourth quarter more rose more than fourfold to $1.98 billion, with per-share earnings of $1.51, in part due to Microsoft's Skype purchase. Revenue for the fourth quarter was $3.38 billion, up 35 percent from 2010.

From Companies Jan 19, 2012

E-Bay: What to Eyeball in 4th-Quarter Earnings Report

A robust holiday shopping season could lead to strong earnings for EBay, the online auction giant.

From Companies Jan 17, 2012

Trial Against Former Nortel Executives Begins in Ontario

Former Chief Executive Officer Frank Dunn, former Chief Financial Officer Douglas Beatty and former Controller Michael Gollogly are accused of altering financial results for the telecommunications company in order to reap millions of dollars in bonuses.

From Companies Jan 17, 2012

Unlimited Text Applications Could Change Business Model for Wireless Carriers

Applications such as textPlus and Kik could eventually end carriers' reliance on revenue from traditional text messaging.

From Politics & Policy Jan 14, 2012

AT&T Challenges FCC Once Again on Spectrum Auctions

A senior executive of the Dallas-based telecommunications company wrote in a blog post that the FCC shouldn't have the power to determine which companies can purchase wireless spectrum.

From Companies Jan 12, 2012

Kodak Shares Jump as Company Files Lawsuit Against Apple, HTC

The Rochester-based company's complaint to the U.S. International Trade Commission argues that some of Apple's iPhones, iPads and iPods, along with some of HTC's smartphones and tablets infringe on Kodak patents involving technology for transmitting images.