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Wall Street snaps six-day run

US stocks dipped on Wednesday to snap a six-session winning streak as gains in Boeing and Gilead were offset by slides in AT&T and the wider biotech sector.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Versant, ATT, Advanced Solutions International, IT Services, Terremark Worldwide, Software

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

FCC said to consider scrapping concept of 'net neutrality'

A U.S. regulator is considering letting Internet-service providers negotiate payments from the likes of Amazon and Google for access to the so- called last mile of connection to customers, an official said.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services, Netflix, Startups

Business Journal

Sprint will unlock its phones by 2015

In a move that will allow customers to use their phones on different carriers, Sprint Corp. will make all its devices "un-lockable" by Feb. 11, 2015.

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Related Topix: Virgin Mobile USA, Sprint Nextel, IT Services

USA Today

AT&T now getting more growth from mobile than Apple

The handheld vision Steve Jobs sold to AT&T in 2007 has come to pass. The problem for Apple investors is that the booming market the company created with the iPhone seven years ago - and then Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Versant, ATT, Apple, Steve Jobs, iPod touch App, USA TODAY, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Click Orlando

AT&T eyes high-speed Internet in 100 cities

AT&T has announced a plan that could see high-speed fiber Internet networks rolled out in as many as 100 cities in 21 metro regions throughout the United States.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Fort Worth, TX, San Jose (Jacksonville, FL)

The Campbell Reporter

Juniper's revenue tops estimates as carriers increase orders

Juniper Networks having bowed to pressure from activist investors to cut expenses and increase cash payouts, is finally focused on boosting sales.

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Related Topix: Startups, Juniper Networks, Computers, Altor Networks

The New Zealand Herald

China Mobile profit down 9.4 percent

China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Wednesday its quarterly profit declined 9.4 percent from a year earlier despite a rise in customer numbers as spending per account declined.

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Related Topix: China Mobile, Wireless, Zong

The Campbell Reporter

Biz Break: Gilead's new hepatitis C drug produces huge sales in debut quarter

Today: Gilead Sciences demolishes earnings expectations thanks to powerful sales of breakthrough hepatitis C drug Sovaldi.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Intuitive Surgical, Netflix, Juniper Networks, Computers

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Comcast nears deal with Charter on $18-$20 billion in divestitures: source

Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with Time Warner Cable and is working to reach an accord to sell a portion of those customers to Charter Communications , a source familiar with the matter said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group, Charter Communications, Ansonia, CT

Myrtle Beach Online

AT&T had strong 1Q on wireless installment plans

Although customers in the installment plan, called Next, aren't locked into traditional two-year service contracts, they pay the entire cost of phones in installments.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Business News

WMDT

AT&T earnings unchanged, but revenue grows in 1Q

AT&T says its first quarter earnings were unchanged from the first three months of last year, but revenue grew as the wireless business added more than 1 million subscribers.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite

ABC News

AT&T Joins Crowded Field With Online Video Plans

AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Intel, Entertainment

Cape Breton Post

AT&T, investment firm Chernin Group form venture to invest in Netflix-like video services

AT&T and the investment firm Chernin Group have formed a venture to invest in and form online video services rivaling Netflix and Hulu.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite

WHTC

Espionage hacking grows, with more from east Europe: Verizon study

Hacking for espionage purposes is sharply increasing, with groups or national governments from Eastern Europe playing a growing role, according to one of the most comprehensive annual studies of computer intrusions.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services

Reuters

Paul Allen's top money manager to leave post

The lead money manager for Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen is leaving his post this week, marking the latest in a round of high-level departures at the Seattle billionaire's Vulcan Inc organization, which handles his $16 billion fortune.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Television, Cable & Satellite, Charter Communications

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The announcement ... )--April 22 is Earth Day. Now is a good time to change a few simple household practices to help support healthy rivers and streams.

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Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Transportation, Trucking, Forward Air, Logistics, Alaska Communications Systems Group, Cable & Satellite, Rambus

Reuters

Netflix blasts AT&T fiber network; opposes Comcast, TWC merger

Netflix Inc, the video streaming service, on Monday criticized AT&T's high-speed fiber network as inadequate and slow, while renewing its call for AT&T to interconnect directly with Netflix.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Versant, ATT, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

ABC News

AT&T Explores Expansion of Super-Fast Internet

AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant

Dallas Morning News

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While offering no new details for the introduction of its ultra high speed fiber in the Dallas area - still expected this summer - AT&T Inc. said Monday that it plans to begin talks with officials in about 20 new major metro areas about bringing the service to their communities.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Cable & Satellite, ATT, AT&T, Startups, Versant

KBCI CBS 2

AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet

AT&T says it will expand super-fast Internet services to as many as 100 additional cities in 25 metropolitan areas.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant

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