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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Time Warner Cable suffers major outage; New York launches probe

Time Warner Cable Inc, the No. 2 U.S. cable operator, suffered a massive network outage on Wednesday due to suspected human error that cut Internet services to some 11 million businesses and residences, prompting a New York state investigation.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, Shooting People, DC Comics

6 hrs ago | News Max

Deutsche Telekom Said Open to T-Mobile Talks at $35 a Share

Deutsche Telekom AG is willing to negotiate a sale of its T-Mobile US Inc. unit, the fourth- largest wireless carrier in the U.S., if an offer values the business at $35 a share or more, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom AG, Bellevue, WA

10 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-China Unicom, Telecom expand 4G network trials to 40 Chinese cities

China Unicom and China Telecom, the country's No.2 and No.3 mobile carriers, have received government approval to test their 4G high-speed networks in a total of 40 cities, up from 16 previously, they said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, China Telecom Corporation, Wireless, Zong, China Mobile

15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Openreach Strengthens Ethernet Access Direct Services with Ciena

Openreach's communication provider customers are looking to capitalise on the UK's high-capacity Ethernet business services market, which is expected to grow by 23 per cent over the next three to four years according to 1, by offering faster and more reliable Ethernet service delivery.

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Related Topix: CIENA, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lowell Sun

Rapper Young Jeezy pleads not guilty to gun charge

California prosecutors say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has pleaded not guilty to possessing an illegal assault weapon during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services, Irvine, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Business Journal

COIN Summit: Oracle's Safra Catz calls for STEM education focus

Safra Catz , Oracle co-president and CFO, opened the second day of the Colorado Innovation Network Summit in Denver with a call for leadership in science and technical education to keep the U.S. from falling behind in economic growth and technology.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Phase Forward, WorldCom, Pillar Data Systems, Hyperion Solutions, IT Services, Project Insight, Software

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Unions For FairPoint Workers Deliver Contract Proposal

Unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have delivered another contract proposal to the company in hopes of ending a stalemate.

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Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen)

Reuters

Brazil telecoms battle heats up as Oi steps in

The battle over Brazil's telecoms market is heating up, with the country's biggest fixed-line firm Oi signaling it may make an offer for Telecom Italia's local mobile business.

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Related Topix: Telecom Italia SPA, Telefonica SA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Time Warner Cable has widespread outages

Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable

KFVS12

Time Warner Cable has widespread outages

Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government

Christian Science Monitor

Time Warner Cable customers face early-morning service outages

A Time Warner Cable truck is parked in New York. Time Warner Cable customers nationwide experienced a widespread Internet outage in the early morning Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

680News

a Toronto Hydro worker is seen on the job in October 2011. the Canadian Press/Boris Spremo

Toronto Hydro crews have been working overnight to restore power to around 6,000 customers in the city's east end.

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Related Topix: Energy, Toronto Hydro

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsOK.com

China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows

China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, says its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew.

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Related Topix: China Telecom Corporation

Vancouver Sun

CEO Watson grows a golden stream at Sandstorm Gold

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Nokia, Navteq, Wireless, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, Oil & Gas, Mining, Goldcorp

Sys-Con Media

AT&T 4G LTE Available In Enterprise-Ozark, AL

Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: Faster speeds.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Ozark, AL, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Reuters

AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega

AT&T Inc is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former chief executive of the company's wireless segment, a spokesman for AT&T said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Engadget

Glenn Lurie named CEO of AT&T Mobility as it merges with Business group

After nearly six years as President of Emerging Devices for AT&T Mobility, Glenn Lurie has been promoted to CEO of the division.

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Related Topix: AT&T, ATT, Cable & Satellite, Marketing, Gadgets

BroadcastNewsroom

Bell's 4G LTE wireless network now faster than ever

"Bell is committed to bringing the world's best wireless communications technologies to Canadians everywhere, and we're proud to announce significantly faster mobile data speeds in more places."

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bell Mobility

MacLeans

Rogers and Shaw announce Shomi to challenge Netflix

Rogers Communications is taking the fight for the future of television distribution to enemy turf: the telecom giant today launched Shomi , a subscription video-on-demand service launching in November to compete with over-the-top services like Netflix.

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

Sys-Con Media

DISH Names Warren Schlichting to Lead Programming, Media Sales

DISH Network today announced that DISH Media Sales Senior Vice President, Warren Schlichting , will assume leadership of the company's Programming group effective Oct. 1. Schlichting will succeed DISH Senior Vice President, Steve Swain , who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for DISH , also effective Oct. 1. DISH Media Sales veteran Adam ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, DISH Network, Television, Directv, Comcast, Media, Universal Television Group

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