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41 min ago | The City Wire

Fort Smith, Van Buren tourism tax numbers off to a good start

Editor's note: This story is a component of The Compass Report . The quarterly Compass Report is managed by The City Wire.


Related Topix: Van Buren, AR, Fort Smith, AR, Cox Communication, Cable & Satellite, Cox Communications, Television

41 min ago | Seeking Alpha

When You Can Buy Vodafone Again

Vodafone's fundamentals as a business have changed a lot since last year. The much-anticipated special dividend and distribution of Verizon shares to shareholders have come and passed.


Related Topix: Vodafone Group

2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Switchboard: Meet Comcasta s regulatory fixer

David Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast Corp., left, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Arthur Minson Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Cable Inc., in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, Sports

7 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

The Old 97's at AT&T Performing Arts Center, 4/19/14

The Old 97's, Black Joe Lewis, Slobberbone, Madison King Annette Strauss Square - AT&T Performing Arts Center Dallas, Texas Saturday, April 19, 2014 On the most pristinely calm night we've seen in Dallas in recent weeks, Saturday's sold-out Old 97's record release show for Most Messed Up proffered a taste of the past, present and future of north ... (more)


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Pop/Rock, Versant, ATT

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Microsoft Windows Phone Should Gain Momentum Despite Sagging Growth In Smartphone Markets

Investors seem to get it - the smartphone market is saturated. Share prices of all major smartphone vendors sagged in 2013.


Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Wireless, Nokia


Microsoft reportedly plans to rename Nokia Oyj

When Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business closes, the software giant plans to rename Nokia Oyj to Microsoft Mobile Oy, according to a letter sent to suppliers.


Related Topix: Tellme, Nokia, Wireless

Naperville Sun

Naperville officials take concerns to state lawmakers in yearly visit

Naperville City Manager Doug Krieger speaks during the annual State of the City address at Tellabs in Naperville on Monday, January 24, 2011.


Related Topix: Naperville, IL, Tellabs, Dupage County, IL, Springfield, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Illinois Travel

Seeking Alpha

The Nokia X Goads Google To Work On A $100 Nexus

Nokia really got its mojo back with the release of the Nokia X Android Open Source Project phone.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Nokia, Microsoft, Mobile Marketing

Horsham firm riding TV set-top box boom

Bob Stanzione, one of the nation's top telecom-equipment executives, was recently visiting the sleek former Motorola campus in Horsham and making an important point: Those who wrote the obituary for cable-TV set-top boxes because of the Internet and smart TVs got it wrong.


Related Topix: Arris Group, Suwanee, GA, Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services, Ubisoft, Video Games, Family Feud, Marketing

Seattle Times

Using a phone when you can't hear or speak? Here's who makes it possible

At Purple Communications, Annette Quiroga, left, call-center manager, demonstrates the video relay service as she signs to video interpreter Priya May. "You have a customer using sign language contacting you with the Purple VRS system," May, 31, spoke into a headset to the man who picked up at Seattle's MOD Pizza.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Seattle, WA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Shawnee County selected to pilot broadband initiative

Adam Colgrove, left and Lance Doyal, both field network technicians with Cox Communications, demonstrated pulling fiber cable to hook up a new business.


Related Topix: Shawnee County, KS, Cox Communication, Cable & Satellite, Cox Communications, Television, Education Etc., Buhler, KS

Telstra delays take 14 years

IT has been 50 days since Harper Edwards was thrust from her prep classroom to the oncology ward of the Royal Children's Hospital.


Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Hartford Courant

Comcast in talks with Charter over divestitures: source

Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable , according to a source familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Charter Communications, Television, Ansonia, CT

Bryan County News

CenturyLink offers assistance program

CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.


Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel


Why Pivot?

In business, a pivot is a strategy change . When you look at brick-and-mortar companies like RadioShack, Sears/K-Mart, there have been strategy changes but not really what I would call a pivot - or even a course correction.


Related Topix: Social Software, Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Ridgeland, MS

The Motley Fool

AT&T Inc. Earnings: Will Price Wars Crush Growth?

Despite new threats from smaller rivals Sprint has taken full control of its Verizon Wireless division to preserve its perceived lead in the wireless-network arena -- AT&T has experience with price wars and knows how to make the most of business lines even if they start to see overall growth decay.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, AT&T, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Insider Selling: American Tower Corp Director Unloads 10,000 Shares of Stock

American Tower Corp Director Raymond P. Dolan sold 10,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, April 17th.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, IT Services, American Tower

Business Wire

Pelican Products, Inc. Introduces New Lineup of Rugged Phone Cases

Backed by Pelican Products' Legendary Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence, the initial product lineup will include a Pelican ProGeara Voyagera Case for the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Apple iPhone 5/5s, as well as a Pelican ProGeara Protectora Case for the Samsung Galaxy S 5. "Pelican's products have been a trusted brand for over 35 years with first ... (more)


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, iPhone

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.


Related Topix: VimpelCommunications, Mikhail Fridman, Business News


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.


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


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