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55 min ago | Daily Kos
Bring your list of great ideas for political action to the Guild Restaurant on Saturday, September 27th at 2 p.m. Shockwave and I will lead a discussion of what we would like to do and hopefully we can make some real, concrete plans. 714day and I tried to find a park near the train where we could meet, but there are only a couple and don't appear to have shaded picnic spots.
5 hrs ago | Forbes.com
From Texas, I mostly cover the energy industry and the tycoons who control it. I joined Forbes in 1999 and moved from New York to Houston in 2004.
9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Rush fans in Canada and the U.S. gnashing their teeth at the recent news of a 40th anniversary Blu-ray live performance box set receiving release in Europe have reason to celebrate. The six-disc collection, titled 'R40,' will be released in North America in November.
13 hrs ago | AlertNet
At the Goldman Sachs investor conference on Thursday, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam announced that his company plans to launch an internet-based television service. The service is meant to allow users to choose which channels they'd like to subscribe to so they can only pay for what they want, as opposed to paying for channels you never watch.
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American Tower Corp Director Carolyn Katz sold 5,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.15, for a total transaction of $485,750.00.
Super Mobility Week -- Connected cars and the ultimate goal of a self-driving vehicle has been a hot topic in Vegas and beyond this week. Verizon Communications Inc. CEO Lowell McAdam predicted this week that autonomous autos could be on the road in the US within three to five years.
Even in her hour of grief, the mother of a 30-year-old software engineer agreed to donate her brain dead son's organs so that other patients can live longer. On Sep 7, M. Pakshirajan, employed at Tata Consultancy Services, was riding his two wheeler when he met with a road accident and was critically injured.
New Sprint Corp. CEO Marcelo Claure shared a trove of details Thursday during the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference in New York City. a Although Sprint tried mightily to reel in T-Mobile US Inc., Claure said the Overland Park-based carrier isn't going to waste time dwelling on it.
Mobile US added 552,000 postpaid customers in August, more customer additions than any other month in the history of the company, Chief Executive John Legere told investors at a conference in New York on Friday. The fourth largest U.S. wireless carrier also added 208,000 pre-paid customers in August.
Verizon plans to launch an "over-the-top" digital video broadcasting service by the middle of 2015, CEO Lowell McAdam said Thursday. Speaking at Goldman Sachs' Communacopia conference, McAdam said the service would deliver video content to wireless devices on an a la carte basis.
U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment hit a 14-month high in September, which should ease concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter. The Commerce Department said on Friday retail sales increased 0.6 percent last month as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods after an upwardly revised 0.3 percent gain in July.
"Those deals are coming to us a little more now, and if an opportunity presented itself to increase shareholder value" Verizon would be interested in pursuing it, McAdam said at a Goldman Sachs media conference, adding that the company had received preliminary offers at inadequate valuations two years ago. We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data.
A restructure of the Optus and parent company Singapore Telecommunications will see changes to its leadership team, which includes Optus Australia country chief officer Paul O'Sullivan and SingTel Group Digital L!fe CEO Allen Lew moving into new roles. O'Sullivan has been appointed to Optus chairman, effective 1 October 2014.
AT&T Inc. has been identified as the domestic company that invested the most in the U.S. economy last year. The Progressive Policy Institute released it U.S Investment Heroes of 2014, comprising the top 25 companies in the nation that have invested in the U.S. economy.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:20 pm
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