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4 hrs ago | CED

Cha-ching! CoinTerra picks CenturyLink for Bitcoin mining

CenturyLink has signed a multi-megawatt data center deal with CoinTerra to host CoinTerra's rapidly growing Bitcoin-mining operations in CenturyLink's data centers.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel, Economics News, Bitcoin, CPU, Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | GigaOM

Different quarter, same story: Sprint customers flee as network construction grinds on

Sprint suffered another big subscriber loss last quarter as both prepaid and postpaid customers departed.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, IT Services

12 hrs ago | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Netflix agrees to pay AT&T for smooth streaming

Video streaming service Netflix has agreed to pay U.S. broadband provider AT&T Inc to ensure smooth delivery of Netflix content to Internet users, the companies said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

16 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Nasdaq 100 Movers: VIP, WYNN

In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Wynn Resorts topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 3.0%.

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Related Topix: Destination Hotels and Resorts, Gaming, Hotels, Wynn Resorts, VimpelCommunications, Financial Markets

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MSN Money

Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September: sources

The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, AT&T

The News-Star

Use of social media erodes communication skills in workplace

Amber Atkins is quickly climbing the stairs of success at CenturyLink where she immediately landed a job fresh after graduating from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Cellphones

Inside Bay Area

Larry Ellison and other Oracle bosses see smaller stock-option grants

Under fire from investors over how much it pays its top brass, technology giant Oracle appears to have slashed by more than half the annual stock options it awards CEO Larry Ellison and other executives.

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

News Observer

Corning 2Q profit falls on weaker tablet demand

The company's Gorilla Glass is used in tablets and smartphones made by Samsung, Acer, HTC, Lenovo and others, according to the Corning's website.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Corning, Corning, NY

McClatchy

FCC's dull plans for Internet get viral, angry response

Growing alarm about big companies controlling online content has led to an unprecedented amount of public participation in a phase of the FCC's regulatory process usually reserved for lawyers and policy wonks.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers, Black Entertainment, Janet Jackson, Pop/Rock

Business Journal

Level 3 to float $600 million in notes for TW Telecom deal

Level 3 Communications Inc. will sell $600 million in corporate debt notes it plans to use to refinance some TW Telecom Inc. debt after the proposed $7.3 billion deal to combine the companies is completed.

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Related Topix: Time Warner Telecom, Level 3, Level 3 Communications, Broomfield, CO

Tri-cityherald.com

Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope

The not-for-profit BoldlyGo Institute wants to put its ASTRO-1 telescope in orbit by the mid-2020s.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Corning, Electronics, Corning, NY, NASA

KHOU-TV Houston

Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope

Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.

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Related Topix: Corning, Electronics, Corning, NY, Science / Technology, NASA

Business Journal

AT&T to bring U-verse with GigaPower to San Antonio

AT&T Inc. is planning to expand and upgrade its fiber network in San Antonio to accommodate its U-verse network with GigaPower speeds.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite

The Bennington Banner

Talks set for FairPoint Communications and union

Contract talks are due to resume between FairPoint Communications and the largest union representing workers across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

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Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, Vermont, Personal Finance, Retirement

Business Journal

Voxx plans $17M manufacturing center in C. Fla. with new high-wage jobs

The Orange County Commission on July 29 approved an incentive package to lure a car equipment manufacturer to expand in Orange County.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Audiovox

ZDNet

Rackspace joins Vormetric Cloud Partner Program

Web-hosting company Rackspace is joining the Vormetric Cloud Partner Program, with plans to utilize encryption and key management services from Vormetric's Transparent Encryption solution.

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Related Topix: Rackspace, IT Services, Vormetric, Startups

Data Center Knowledge

Rackspace and the Cool Kids on the Web-Scale Data Center Scene

In keeping with its image of a forward-looking technologically sophisticated hosting company, Rackspace held its first Solve event in San Francisco on Monday, speaker presentations sandwiched by Docker CEO Ben Golub as the opening keynote and by CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi as the day's final keynote.

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Related Topix: Rackspace, IT Services, Google, Startups, Facebook, Marketing

The Age

Housing, consumer data boosts ASX

Strong unofficial housing sector and consumer confidence data helped the Australian sharemarket finish ahead on Tuesday, despite some heavy losses in QBE Insurance and ALS Ltd as company reporting season continued with more disappointing news.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, QBE Insurance Group, Insurance, Telstra Corporation

Mon Jul 28, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Vodafone Group plc Given "Neutral" Rating at Natixis

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Natixis in a research note issued on Monday.

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Related Topix: Vodafone Group

Crain's New York Business

IBM, AT&T build tech to move data if disaster hits

When hurricanes come barreling toward land, people, airplanes and ships are relocated to avoid destruction.

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Related Topix: IBM, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Computers, UC Santa Barbara, Science, Computer Science

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