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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

VimpelCom Sells 51% Djezzy Stake to Algeria to Reduce Debt

VimpelCom Ltd. agreed to sell a majority stake in its Algerian unit Djezzy to the North African country's government, providing it with $4 billion in cash and dividends that will allow it to cut debt.

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Related Topix: VimpelCommunications, Mikhail Fridman, Business News

7 hrs ago | ITworld

Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Nortel Network, Plano, TX

11 hrs ago | Lifestyles

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down six cents, or 1.47 per cent, to $4.01 on 16.4 million shares.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Newborn kittens survive accidental truck ride

Two newborn kittens are being nursed to health after they wound up in a box of telecommunications equipment that was shipped from Hollywood to San Diego.

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Related Topix: Cox Communication, Television, Cable & Satellite, Cox Communications

Business Journal

Analysts: Sprint or T-Mobile will die without merger

While U.S. regulators would likely thwart that deal, analysts at New Street Research LLP contend their merger aversion would still inevitably lead to only three major U.S. carriers.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, ATT, Cable & Satellite

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator reasserts goal to restrict AT&T, Verizon in auction

The top U.S. telecommunications regulator on Thursday reasserted his commitment to helping smaller national wireless carriers get access to valuable lower-frequency airwaves in the upcoming spectrum auction.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Verizon, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

KSBW-TV

Kittens accidentally packed in box, shipped

Two kittens are safe after they were found inside a box that was shipped from Los Angeles to a Cox Communications office near San Diego, Calif.

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Related Topix: Cox Communication, Cable & Satellite, Cox Communications, Television, Entertainment

Lifestyles

Telecom company Rogers doles out nearly $40 million on its two CEOs in 2013

Rogers Communications doled out nearly $40 million last year paying the two executives who held the top position at the telecom company.

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Related Topix: TechTV, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Rogers Communication, Rogers Communications Inc.

Information Technology

Time Warner Cable Launches New Secure WiFi Hotspot Service 'TWCWiFi-Passpoint'

Cable has launched "TWCWiFi-Passpoint," a new national WiFi network that offers enhanced security while surfing the Internet on-the-go.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite

The Age

Markets Live: Stocks on sugar high

A late rally rally by miners built on early gains to end the trading week on a positive note leading into the Easter break.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Agriculture, Household Products, Wesfarmers, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Times

Charter Communications expands in Stamford

Slightly more than a year after arriving in downtown Stamford, Charter Communications -- which entered the spotlight following a failed bid for Time Warner Cable in February -- has signed for an additional full-floor lease for 37,000 square feet at 400 Atlantic St. The fourth-largest cable operator in the United States, Charter came to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Cable & Satellite, Charter Communications, Television

Prince George Citizen

Triton partnership gets NEB approval for 25-year LNG export licence

The National Energy Board has approved an application by Triton LNG Limited Partnership for a 25-year licence to export liquefied natural gas from a port in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Alcatel, Canada,

The Hartford Courant

AT&T threatens to sit out spectrum auction if FCC adopts proposed rules

AT&T Inc may decide to sit out the major upcoming U.S. auction of airwaves if the regulators adopt rules that reserve some of the spectrum for smaller carriers, the No.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Ansonia, CT

Long Island Business News

Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Startups, Apple, Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Criminal Defense Law, Law, iPod touchiPad App, iPad App, iPhone App, Find My iPhone, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Business Wire

ECI Telecom, with the Tera Santa Consortium, Performs Successful...

In the trial, the consortium transported non-regenerated 1Tb/s coherent super channel signal through the German Research Network - Deutsches Forschungsnetz e.V. optical network.

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Related Topix: ECI Telecom, Finisar, Startups, Israel, World News, Middle East, Science, Computer Science,

CFRB

Power restored in T.O

A large portion of Toronto was affected by a massive power outage late Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Energy, Toronto Hydro

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Court records: KC homicide victim correctly predicted his own demise

Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types of murder charges against a 73-year-old avowed racist and anti-Semite for the shootings deaths of three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Grandview, MO, Sprint Nextel, IT Services

Freshnews

Mark Straton to Lead Sales and Marketing at GridPoint

GridPoint , an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management systems that enable customers to optimize energy savings, facility efficiency and sustainability efforts, today announced that Senior Vice President of Marketing, Mark Straton, will now also spearhead GridPoint's sales force as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

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Related Topix: GridPoint, Sales, Industrial Machines, Siemens, Magnolia, Value, Video Games, VoIP, Science / Technology

The Hartford Courant

Washington Post editorial backs Comcast-TWC merger with conditions

U.S. regulators should approve the proposed $45.2 billion merger of two biggest U.S. cable providers Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, but set "clear conditions," Washington Post's editorial board said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Ansonia, CT

BBC News

Spain's social wi-fi tycoon

Nine years ago, Martin Varsavsky unveiled what sounded like a barmy idea - getting people to plug in a piece of kit to their home router and share their wi-fi with anyone who happened to be passing by.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Sprint Nextel, Fon, Google, Startups, WebMD, Spotify

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