U.S. Cellular is selling its Chicago customers to Sprint and shedding hundreds of local jobs.Sprint is buying U.S. Cellular markets in the Midwest for $480 million to boost its network capacity in that region.CEO Mary Dillon said Wednesday morning that U.S.
New statistics show that America now contains more cell phones than it does actual people.Maybe I’m just feeling nostalgic, but I think there’s something peculiar about the fact that we, as a nation, are outnumbered by our electronic gagets:Al Gini is a professor of business ethics and chair of
MP3 players, smart phones and tablet computers have transformed the way many of us live and work. To make these gadgets, companies like Apple rely on certain minerals, many of which come from Eastern Congo.
Americans spend more money on music at Apple's iTunes store than any other music retailer, yet some people are being left out of the party.For the large group of consumers without a home computer, an iTunes account is out of reach.
When I first came to Cuba in 1995, cell phone service was so scarce that, after a meeting in which an official had flashed a cell phone from the podium, I turned to Abel Prieto, then the president of the writer’s union, and asked if he had one too.“Oh, no,” he said, “I’m not high enough to be part o