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Power restored in T.O

A large portion of Toronto was affected by a massive power outage late Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Energy, Toronto Hydro

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Court records: KC homicide victim correctly predicted his own demise

Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types of murder charges against a 73-year-old avowed racist and anti-Semite for the shootings deaths of three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Grandview, MO, Sprint Nextel, IT Services


Mark Straton to Lead Sales and Marketing at GridPoint

GridPoint , an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management systems that enable customers to optimize energy savings, facility efficiency and sustainability efforts, today announced that Senior Vice President of Marketing, Mark Straton, will now also spearhead GridPoint's sales force as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.


Related Topix: GridPoint, Sales, Industrial Machines, Siemens, Magnolia, Value, Video Games, VoIP, Science / Technology

The Hartford Courant

Washington Post editorial backs Comcast-TWC merger with conditions

U.S. regulators should approve the proposed $45.2 billion merger of two biggest U.S. cable providers Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, but set "clear conditions," Washington Post's editorial board said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Ansonia, CT

BBC News

Spain's social wi-fi tycoon

Nine years ago, Martin Varsavsky unveiled what sounded like a barmy idea - getting people to plug in a piece of kit to their home router and share their wi-fi with anyone who happened to be passing by.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Sprint Nextel, Fon, Google, Startups, WebMD, Spotify

Russia Taday

Russia-Crimea underwater telecom cable ready, as Ukraine crisis intensifies

The underwater telecommunication cables between the Crimean peninsula and Russia bypassing Ukraine are almost ready for use.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Rostelecom, Ukraine,

Madison Publishing

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Twin Butte Energy Ltd. . Oil and gas. Up 11 cents, or 4.62 per cent, to $2.49 on 44.8 million shares.


Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Washington Times

CenturyLink: 4,500 calls failed during 911 outage

About 4,500 calls failed to get through during a six-hour Washington state 911 outage last week, CenturyLink said Monday.


Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel, Everett, WA

Vancouver Sun

Shaw Communications to pare 400 employees

Shaw Communications plans to lay off some 400 employees, or almost three per cent of its workforce, in a move to consolidate operations.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Shaw Communications, Television

CBC News

Shaw Communications to lay off 400 employees

Shaw Communications says it plans to lay off about three per cent of its workforce, or 400 jobs, as it works to consolidate operations.

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Related Topix: Television, Cable & Satellite, Shaw Communications, Business News

Contra Costa Times

SV150: Silicon Valley's record profits funneled to investors, bank accounts

Silicon Valley technology companies produced record profits in 2013, but much of that cash was pushed into bank accounts and returned to investors at a level never before seen in the region's iconic industry.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Zeus Technology, Riverbed Technology, Juniper Networks, Computers, Altor Networks

Vodafone Group plc Receives "Hold" Rating from Banca Akros

's stock had its "hold" rating restated by research analysts at Banca Akros in a report released on Monday, Stock Ratings reports.


Related Topix: Vodafone Group, World News, Brazil

Business Journal

AT&T trims stake in Mexican telecom

AT&T Inc. has sold another 300 million shares of America Movil, the Mexican telecom owned by billionaire Carlos Slim , according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Carlos Slim Helu, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

NSA surveillance report among Pulitzer contenders

A report that revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort is among the top finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.


Related Topix: Journalism, Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services, Social Software

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Kansas City Shooting Is Hate of an Ancient Vintage

At a press conference four hours after three people were killed in shootings at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Mo., authorities cautiously noted that they did not yet know the motive.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Health Club, Jcc, Sprint Nextel, IT Services

Northern Virginia Daily

Fire destroys historic Alms House

Dispatchers received a call at 5:42 a.m. and numerous fire and rescue crews responded to find flames and smoke coming from the building at 192 County Farm Road, known locally as the Alms House, according to information from John Collins, a spokesman for the Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue Department.


Related Topix: Fire, Shenandoah County, VA, IT Services, Shenandoah Telecommunications


Samsung Galaxy S5 Root For T-Mobile And Sprint Variants Available

Almost two weeks back we reported that well known Android developer and modder Chainfire had come up with a method to root Samsung galaxy S5 .


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Sprint, Wireless, Gadgets

Peak Of Ohio

NetGain acquires Bellefontaine clients from CT Communications

A seamless transition is planned for Bellefontaine area clients of CT Communications to NetGain Information Systems, the companies recently announced.


Related Topix: Bellefontaine, OH, CT Communications, Champaign County, OH, West Liberty, OH


Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack

Dispatchers who couldn't answer the 911 call of Washington woman facing an intruder are deeply troubled by the statewide system failure but relieved she wasn't injured, the dispatch center's executive... A seven-hour outage in Washington state 911 service that left dispatchers deeply troubled was caused by a technical error by a third-party vendor, ... (more)


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

Customer Interaction Solutions

Cyta launches new Samsung Galaxy S5 in Cyprus with RED pack [Financial Mirror (Cyprus)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Cyta has introduced the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone through its Cytamobile-Vodafone mobile service.


Related Topix: Vodafone Group, Vodafone


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