Supreme Court cases often turn on tricky interpretations of a word or phrase that serve to buttress a broader legal principle. The magic word at Tuesday's oral arguments was "unconscionable," and how it applies to consumer disputes and arbitration.
In New York City last year for a meeting with News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch, Wang Jianzhou, CEO of China's largest mobile-phone company, came across an ad for Cingular Wireless that gave him pause. Touting low dropped-call rates and a vast web of base stations - "over 47,000 cell sites, more than any other wireless network" - the ad proclaimed Cingular, then the largest U.S. mobile operator, "the only true leader in wireless."
Apple CEO Steve Jobs isn't the only executive girding himself for the iPhone's release June 29. Stanley Sigman, CEO of AT&T Mobility, has been getting his team ready for iPhone mania for months. Sigman, a wireless industry veteran who is credited with turning around Cingular (as AT&T's wireless unit was previously was known) five years ago, recently spoke with FORTUNE's Stephanie N. Mehta about his company's hot new device, AT&T's partnership with Apple -- and why the iPhone could be bigger than Caller ID. Here are excerpts from their conversation:
Aliph has finally given their old wired Jawbone headset a much-needed upgrade for the Bluetooth generation. The Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth headset is quite simply one of the most eye-catching headsets we've ever had the pleasure of using.