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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Slim's America Movil Said to Hire Bank of America to Sell Assets

America Movil SAB, Latin America's largest wireless provider, has hired Bank of America Corp. to sell phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexican lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Carlos Slim Helu, SoftBank, Investment Services, AT&T, Business News

8 hrs ago | West Australian

Telecom Italia in a bind after losing GVT bid battle

Telecom Italia has lost a promising path to earnings growth by failing to secure Brazilian broadband business GVT and may now turn from hunter to hunted in a fast-consolidating telecoms industry.

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Related Topix: Telecom Italia SPA

12 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Somalia: 12 killed as army repels attack on prison

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: Prison, Somalia, World News, Africa, Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, University of Wisconsin Madison

15 hrs ago | The Tribune

Unions: FairPoint not playing fair in labor talks

In this Oct. 22, 2009 file photo, Peter Adams, a telephone line splicer for FairPoint Communications, works from a bucket in Freeport, Maine.

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Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, Freeport, ME, Portland, ME, Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen)

19 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

How to check your Internet connection

Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure. How can I tell that it's not just me? A. I suspect a great many Time Warner Cable subscribers were asking variations of this question Wednesday How to check your Internet connection Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Computers, Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

22 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

Trying to label the Internet

On the heels of more than 1.1 million Americans recently submitting comments to the Federal Communications Commission on Internet openness, the FCC has announced that it will hold a series of 'open Internet roundtable discussions' with the aim of clarifying to what extent communications law should be reinterpreted.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NewsFactor

CenturyLink Aids Docker Management

Following nine months of development, CenturyLink this week announced the open-source availability of its Docker management platform, Panamax.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Computers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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