Telecommunications

(credit:  AT&T)

AT&T In $4.85B Deal To Lease, Sell Wireless Towers

AT&T says it will sell or lease the rights for 9,700 wireless communications towers to Crown Castle International for about $4.85 billion.

10/20/2013

An logo marks AT&T's corporate headquarters in Dallas. (credit: Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)

AT&T Drops Sharply In New Wireless Subscribers

AT&T is gaining new wireless subscribers at the lowest rate in eight years. The number of people joining the network dropped sharply in the first quarter.

04/24/2012

William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain invented the transistor at Bell Labs in 1947. (credit: Alcatel Lucent/Bell Labs)

The Spirit Of Invention Continues At Bell Labs

It looks like some tiny, weird work of art. But it won three physicists from Bell Labs a Nobel Prize. It’s the first transistor.

03/26/2012