Foxconn has proposed the buyout, which would give Sharp the chance to offload a failing unit.
The mega retailer takes full ownership of China-based Yihaodian, an online marketplace that sells food, home goods, electronics and more.
The security-obsessed company called Silent Circle is now solely in control of its phone for encrypted communications. It has also raised $50 million and will announce new devices next week.
"The deal is done" and will be announced Sunday, says a report. The purported buy is thought to carry a $50B price tag.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will reportedly argue that having a strong third mobile carrier will help even the playing field for in-home broadband.
The $45 billion deal has the potential to shake up the pay-TV business -- or does it? CNET explains how it affects you.
Sprint has its hopes pinned on its friends and family plan as the rest of the wireless carriers pile up on incentives to switch.
As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.
Although Microsoft will soon own the business, Nokia will announce...something...at February's Mobile World Congress phone show. The question is, will anyone care?
CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.