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3 hrs ago | News Max

Expert: Use Complex Passwords to Protect Accounts

One primary method to protect Internet cloud accounts from hackers is to use "complex" passwords, Steven J.J. Weisman, cyber-security expert, lawyer, and professor at Bentley University, told Newsmax TV 's "America's Forum" on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, iCloud, Directv

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

The Take: Dollar General sweetens deal and AT&T sues Cox

Bloomberg's Adam Johnson reports that Dollar General has increased its offer for Family Dollar to $80 per share.


Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Family Dollars Stores, Cox Communication, Television

9 hrs ago | The Inquirer

Vodafone calls time on Phones 4u partnership, leaving just EE and Virgin Media

UK MOBILE OPERATOR Vodafone has become the latest network to call time on its relationship with Phones 4u, following in the footsteps of O2 and Three.


Related Topix: Vodafone, NTL Incorporated, Telecom

13 hrs ago | NewsFactor

CenturyLink Aids Docker Management

Following nine months of development, CenturyLink this week announced the open-source availability of its Docker management platform, Panamax.


Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Computers

17 hrs ago | The Age

Markets Live: Dollar drops below US93c

Shares build momentum, powered by Telstra, while the RBA remains on hold pointing to a dollar that 'remains above most estimates of its fundamental value'.


Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Telecom, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless, National Australia Bank, Financial Services, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Sep 01, 2014


DirectTV customers: Call, ask for a rebate, switch

At WTVM News Leader 9, nothing is more important to us than providing West Georgia and East Alabama with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.


Related Topix: Directv

WECT-TV Wilmington

WECT no longer available to DirecTV subscribers

WECT's owner, Raycom Media has not been able to reach an agreement with DirecTV.


Related Topix: Directv, Media, Raycom Media, Television

Post and Courier

Charleston TV station blacked out on DirecTV over fee dispute

The satellite TV provider and Raycom Media hit an impasse over fees that DirecTV pays the Montgomery, Ala.-based station owner for the right to retransmit network programming to its viewers.


Related Topix: Directv

Light Reading

AT&T Sues Cox for Infringing Patents

AT&T is suing Cox Communications for the alleged infringement of eight patents related to IP voice and service quality management.


Related Topix: Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Cox Communication, Television

Light Reading

Verizon, Cox Rank Tops With Business

Verizon Communications and Cox Communications generally do the best job of delivering wireline data, voice and video services to US businesses, according to the latest report from market research firm J.D. Power.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software, Cox Communication, Television

KOLD-TV Tucson

You have options to keep KOLD

A message for DIRECTV subscribers: At KOLD, nothing is more important to us than providing Southern Arizona with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite programming, including "The NFL on CBS" and "The Big Bang Theory."

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Related Topix: Directv, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Slim's America Movil Said to Hire Bank of America to Sell Assets

America Movil SAB, Latin America's largest wireless provider, has hired Bank of America Corp. to sell phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexican lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Telecom, ATT, Carlos Slim Helu, SoftBank, Investment Services, AT&T, Business News

NYC mayor presses Comcast

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has a beef about customer service from cable provider Comcast Corp. and its merger partner, Time Warner Cable Inc. - and unlike most people, he hast a chance to do something about it.


Related Topix: Comcast, Television, Media, Universal Television Group, New York, New York Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

The Indianapolis Star

WTHR, DirecTV approach midnight deadline for blackout

Local NBC affiliate WTHR and DirecTV remain at odds over carrier fees and are on course for a station blackout at midnight.


Related Topix: Directv

WAND-TV Decatur

Somalia: 12 killed as army repels attack on prison

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.


Related Topix: Prison, Somalia, World News, Africa, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, University of Wisconsin Madison

WBIR-TV Knoxville

How to check your Internet connection

Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure. How can I tell that it's not just me? A. I suspect a great many Time Warner Cable subscribers were asking variations of this question Wednesday How to check your Internet connection Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure.


Related Topix: Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Computers, Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The News-Star

Monroe still hopeful for Denver flightMonroe still hopeful for Denver ...

Monroe still hopeful for Denver flight Monroe has applied for a $500,000 grant to assist in air service marketing Check out this story on Monroe officials hope to meet with United Airlines representatives soon to continue discussions about the possibility of a direct flight from Monroe to Denver.


Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Marketing, Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Why I Am More Excited About Google's Project Loon Than Project Wing

I've been a journalist for more than 20 years writing about business one way or another.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, us Travel, Comcast, Kansas City, KS

DirecTV and Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3 billion this year.


Related Topix: Directv, Comcast, Arlington, VA

Seattle Times

Rural TV chief takes 2-by-4 to cable mergers

Couples dance at the Aug. 22 taping of "The Mollie B Polka Party" - a staple on RFD-TV - in the Medina Ballroom in Medina, Minn.


Related Topix: Comcast, Green House Data, Expand Networks, Warner Music Group, Media, Time Warner, Television, Cartoon Network, Music


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