HOUSTON (AP) - Crown Castle International has agreed to buy the rights to about 7,200 T-Mobile towers for $2.4 billion in cash.
Under the agreement, Crown Castle will have the right to lease and operate the T-Mobile towers for an average of about 28 years.
The company also will have the option to
By WALTER BERRYAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Most of the people who saw a masked teenager wearing a sheet and armed with a grenade launcher told authorities they assumed the weapon was a fake as he pointed it at passing cars in northwest Phoenix, according to 911 calls released Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Research in Motion Ltd. popped Friday after the BlackBerry maker's results in its fiscal second quarter weren't quite as awful as investors had feared.
But analysts cautioned that RIM is still struggling in the increasingly competitive mobile market.
BERLIN (AP) - Former Formula One boss Max Mosley is suing Google, claiming the search engine is breaking German privacy laws by providing links to websites hosting a hidden-camera video of him at a sadomasochistic sex party.
The case is part of legal action Mosley says he's taking in more-than
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Sony is expanding its sprawling electronics to movies business empire with a new venture - looking inside the human body.
The company on Friday said it will spend 50 billion yen ($640 million) for an 11 percent stake in Olympus Corp., an embattled
By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - The 7-iron resting against the wall in Le Quoc Quan's office is for self-defense. The blogger has not left home without it since being beaten by iron-bar-wielding men he suspects were sent by police.
If the assault was meant to silence
By The Associated Press
REDESIGNED CHIP: Intel previewed a wave of tablet computers powered by a microprocessor that the company redesigned to make a bigger dent in the rapidly growing mobile market.
DOES WINDOWS: All the devices depend on Intel Corp.'s new processor and Windows 8, a
By The Associated Press
ANOTHER LOSS: BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion posted another large quarterly loss on Thursday, but the hemorrhaging was not as bad expected.
DEVELOPING MARKETS: The Canadian company is still losing market share in North America, where it struggles to compete with
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Memory chip maker Micron Technology Inc. widened its fiscal fourth-quarter loss as lower prices took their toll.
The company on Thursday reported a loss of $243 million, or 24 cents per share, for the quarter that ended Aug. 30. That's compared with a loss of $135 million,
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Intel previewed a wave of tablet computers powered by a microprocessor that the company redesigned to make a bigger dent in the rapidly growing mobile market.
An assortment of major computer vendors made the tablets that were shown