Apple has signed a huge deal with
mobile-phone carrier Sprint, which will pay the electronics device
maker 20 billion dollars for more than 30 million iPhones over four
years, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Yahoo news has a powerful new partner -- ABC News, which will produce new original Web content to be distributed on Yahoo's online and mobile platforms under a new alliance announced by the two companies today.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said
Tuesday that the US central bank will continue to act to stabilize
the US economy, but called on lawmakers to do more to address the
Shares of AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines, plunged 41 percent, to $1.75, before closing Monday at $1.98 -- down 98 cents, or 33.1 percent -- as investors fled the stock, fearing a bankruptcy filing, analysts said.
Activists and union leaders hope people will say iWon't when it comes time to upgrade to Apple's next iPhone on Verizon Wireless.
A $6,000 signing bonus for most workers and retention or creation of 12,000 jobs highlight a tentative union deal with Ford Motor Co., officials said.
The anti-Wall Street protest demanding U.S. social and economic policy changes has spurred copycat protests, including big crowds in Chicago and Los Angeles.