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3 hrs ago | SooToday

60 new back-packs for little brothers and sisters

For the third year, the agency received 60 fully stocked back-packs to deliver to our Little Brothers and Sisters.

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Related Topix: Aliant

6 hrs ago | The News-Star

Monroe still hopeful for Denver flightMonroe still hopeful for Denver ...

Monroe still hopeful for Denver flight Monroe has applied for a $500,000 grant to assist in air service marketing Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tYLMhj Monroe officials hope to meet with United Airlines representatives soon to continue discussions about the possibility of a direct flight from Monroe to Denver.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Marketing, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

NTT Makes Renewed Overseas Push

More than a decade after a disastrous foray into investments abroad, Japan's biggest telecommunications group is trying to grow overseas again.

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Related Topix: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone

14 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Comcast Targeted by Entertainment Giants

Entertainment companies are using the regulatory review of Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. to press their concerns about "most favored nation" clauses, a common industry practice that guarantees big pay-television distributors the best prices and terms.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Time Warner Cable

17 hrs ago | Park Record

Court won't restore Oracle's $1.3B verdict vs. SAP

A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright dispute.

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Related Topix: WorldCom, IT Services, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Park City, UT

21 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

AT&T Sues Cox Communications For Patent Infringement

AT&T is suing Cox Communications for infringing eight patents dealing with network quality after the regional cable provider ignored its complaints about the issue and made "billions" off of the technology, according to a new lawsuit.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

It's time to give the regulators who oversee the wireless industry a big cheer -- and urge them to keep up the good work.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Emerging Technology, World News, Germany, Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Marketing, Cellphones

Automotive News

Tesla shares jump to record after China charging network deal

Tesla Motors Inc. rose to a new record after the electric-car maker led by Elon Musk reached an agreement to create a vehicle-charging network in China with the country's second-largest mobile-phone company.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, China Unicom, Autos

Business Journal

Google Fiber could satisfy Phoenix businesses' need for speed

CenturyLink and Cox Communications - not to mention smaller business telecom providers - are facing increased competition for Internet customers, thanks to Google Inc. The Mountain View, California-based Web giant announced in February it was searching for cities to host its next round of fiber-optic deployment, said Google spokeswoman Kelly Mason ... (more)

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

West Australian

Sprint grabs lifeline with rural U.S. roaming deals

With plans for a T-Mobile US Inc merger in tatters, Sprint Corp is expanding a roaming program with rural cellphone companies that could provide a much-needed way for the debt-laden wireless carrier to cheaply increase its footprint.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Cellphones, Verizon Communications

Business Times

SoftBank, Sprint to offer Sony Xperia smartphone for first time: sources

SoftBank Corp is to offer a Sony Corp smartphone for the first time, selling the upcoming Xperia handset both in Japan and through subsidiary Sprint Corp in the United States, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Financial Services, SoftBank, Investment Services

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

1 to host its Investor Day and ring The NASDAQ Stock Market... )--Terence Bernard Wise, the largest shareholder and member of the board of directors of Forward Industries, Inc. , a designer and distributor ... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Pot... INVESTOR ALERT Cobra ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apparel, Forward Industries, Electronics, Cobra Electronics

The New Zealand Herald

TVNZ lifts annual profit 25pc

Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, lifted annual profit 25 percent, ahead of forecast and despite a dip in advertising revenue, while quitting its stake in the pay-TV Igloo joint venture with Sky Network Television.

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Related Topix: Sky Network Television, Cable & Satellite

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

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

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

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

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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)

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