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1 hr ago | Business Journal

How does T-Mobile CEO Legere's pay compare with other telecom CEOs?

Click through this slideshow to see how CEO pay at the largest four U.S. telecom carriers compared in 2013.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, IT Services, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Scenes for fifth 'Terminator' movie to be shot next week at Oracle in Redwood City

The Terminator is back again, and this time scenes for Arnold's fifth movie will be shot inside the Oracle headquarters in Redwood Shores -- starting next week.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Phase Forward, Startups, WorldCom, Pillar Data Systems, Hyperion Solutions, IT Services, Oracle Corporation, Software

10 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Fire, First Smartphone Designed By Amazon, Now Available At AT&T And Amazon

AT&T 1 and Amazon today announced the arrival of Fire , Amazon's first smartphone.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Amazon, Cable & Satellite, ATT

14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Settlement reached in a key dispute in Nortel Networks bankruptcy case: Globe

A last-minute settlement has been reached in a key dispute in the Nortel Networks Ltd. bankruptcy case - over how much interest should be paid on Nortel's outstanding bonds, the Globe and Mail reports.

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Related Topix: Nortel Network, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Wilmington, DE

18 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Vodafone continues to feel impact of tough market

Vodafone received no relief from tough market conditions in the first quarter, with a slowdown in Spain and South Africa resulting in another heavy drop in its key revenue measure.

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Related Topix: Vodafone Group

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News

In China, Apple's focus pays off while Samsung feels squeeze

The mobile industry has long held that Samsung's broad range of mobile devices makes it nimble in changing markets, while Apple loses out by rigidly sticking to its high-end gadgets.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, South Korea, World News, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology, Wireless, China Mobile, Zong

NewsOK.com

Proxy adviser says Sprint CEO was paid too much

Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading shareholder advisory firm, is telling shareholders to protest Sprint Corp. CEO Dan Hesse's $49 million 2013 pay package, saying it's excessive and not tied to performance.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, IT Services

Wall Street Journal

AT&T Reports Profit Decline

AT&T Inc. said its second-quarter profit fell 7.2% as wireless service revenue took a hit from a drop in prices tied to a shift in strategy.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite

Wall Street Journal

Asian Startups Field Interest From Japan Investors

To understand the interest Asian technology companies are drawing from Japanese investors, listen to Tomas Laboutka, chief executive of Hong Kong-based startup HotelQuickly.

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Related Topix: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Rakuten

Brandon Sun

Telecom Rogers Communications posts lower Q2 net earnings on flat revenues

Rogers Communications Inc. has reported a lower second-quarter net income of $405 million, or 76 cents per diluted share, while the telecom company struggled to add more wireless customers.

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

Bellingham Herald

Nokia profits rise after sale of handset division

The Finnish company said its second-quarter profit rose 20 percent to 213 million euros on the back of improved profitability of its key networks unit.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Nokia, Emerging Technology

The Washington Post

Nokia Q2 profit up 20 percent to $285 million

Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says second-quarter profit rose 20 percent to 213 million euros on the back of improved profitability of its key networks unit.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Nokia, Cellphones, World News

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Talisman Energy Inc. . Oil and gas. Up $1.40, or 13.25 per cent, to $11.97 on 15.3 million shares.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas, Aliant, Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Horizon Bancorp today announced its unaudited financial results for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Swisscom AG, Cash America International, Financial Services, Cardiovascular Systems, Healthcare Industry

Reuters

AT&T, Chernin Group close to deal to buy YouTube network Fullscreen -tech blog

AT&T Inc and the Chernin Group are close to buying a majority slice of Fullscreen, in a deal that will value the popular YouTube video network at $200 million to $300 million, said tech blog Re/code, citing sources familiar with the target company.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite

NewsOK.com

Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

AT&T posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Versant, ATT, Cellphones

Sys-Con Media

Frontier Communications Appoints Paul Quick as Senior Vice President...

Frontier Communications Corporation , a leading provider of broadband, voice, data and satellite television services, today announced that Paul Quick has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Connecticut operations.

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Related Topix: Frontier Communications, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Marketing

Brandon Sun

TSX to advance amid strong earnings news; BCE set to privatize Bell Aliant

The Toronto stock market looked to start the session positive Wednesday amid a multi-billion dollar deal in the telecom sector.

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Related Topix: Aliant, Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Bell Mobility, Wireless, Boeing, Beverages, PepsiCo, Financial Markets

The Winnipeg Free Press

BCE Inc. says it's privatizing region telecom affiliate Bell Aliant

BCE Inc. says it will buy the stake in affiliate Bell Aliant that it doesn't already own and will privatize the regional telecom company.

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Related Topix: Aliant, Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Bell Mobility, Wireless

WYMG-FM Springfield

Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188

Details about the layoffs come from a notice the company filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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

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