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2 min ago | The Motley Fool

Softbank Knows It Needs More Than Sprint, but It Had Better Act Fast

Clearly, Softbank knows it needs more than just Sprint to be relevant in the U.S., and after the failed acquisition of T-Mobile, Softbank appears to have something big in mind.


Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, T-Mobile, Clearwire, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Dallas lagging in efforts to allow text messages for 911 emergencies

Cellphone users called 911 nearly 400,000 times a day last year. They also sent nearly 2 trillion text messages - but hardly any of those were to summon police, ambulances or firefighters.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Texas

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Building Permits 9/1

Building permits continued to be filed by retailers going into the Village at Cumberland Park shopping center, which expects its first stores to open this month.


Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Fernandina Beach, FL, Cellphones

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.


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


AT&T Offering $100 Credit For Adding New Line On Next

AT&T has announced that it is offering $100 bill credit to all subscribers who add a new line on AT&T Next program.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Gadgets

The Daily Republic

Tech Tips: Sprint's good rates come with a price

In revamping its prices and plans this week, Sprint is joining Verizon and AT&T in letting families share pools of data.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Cellphones

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Motley Fool

Google May Have an Unexpected Hiccup With Fiber

Nonetheless, as competitors like AT&T , are 100 times faster than the traditional networks that are found in residential homes.


Related Topix: Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Internet Service Providers, Comcast

Customer Interaction Solutions

AT&T upgrades services, opens retail store in Salina [The Salina Journal, Kan. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 30--Company rolls out U-verse, plans open house Thursday AT T is introducing a service upgrade in Salina that, among other features, will replace television cable connections with a wireless receiver, enabling homeowners to move their TVs anywhere in the house.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Salina, KS, TV, Electronics


AT&T Unite Pro by NETGEAR

Access to the Internet, especially on-the-go, is essential for many people. The AT&T Unite Pro by NETGEAR is a mobile hotspot that gives you secure Internet access via AT&T's 4G LTE network.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

CNet News

T-Mobile Fined $819K by FCC for Cell Phone Issues With Hearing Aids

The fine was imposed because T-Mobile harmed consumers by not offering enough cell phone models that are compatible with hearing aids from 2009 to 2010, according to the FCC.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Audiology, Medicine, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics


When You Go Shopping, What Political Policies Are You Funding?

Conservatives live in a world that is often set against them. Whether it is marriage, gun rights, abortion, or any other issue that conservatives have a stake in, a rather loud part of the culture and government are there as a stumbling block.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, thePlatform, Time Warner

Business Journal

An injection for Bothell: Botox suitor more than doubles in size

Solta Medical, which makes dermatology devices, is more than doubling in size by moving into the building at North Creek Business Park in Bothell.


Related Topix: Bothell, WA, Medicine, Dermatology, Biotech, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

Fri Aug 29, 2014


AT&T sues Cox for network optimization patent infringement

AT&T said it has been warning Cox about its use of the technology as far back as 2009; in addition, the Dallas-based carrier claims that Cox refused to talk to AT&T about licensing the technology.


Related Topix: Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT


State Fairgoers eat up data, along with hot dogs and cheese curds

Minnesota's four biggest cell-phone carriers report that wireless-data use by smartphone-packing Fair attendees is up this year compared with data usage during the 2013 State Fair -- way, way up.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Foursquare, Watches, Public Relations


Hoping to strengthen sales, Sony is reportedly bringing the Xperia to Sprint

Thanks to Softbank, Sony may have another avenue to sell its smartphones, which sorely need a sales boost: Sprint will reportedly sell the next Sony Xperia flagship, expected at next month's IFA event.


Related Topix: T-Mobile

Mobile Burn

at&T HTC One M8 gets Android 4.4.3

A little late to the party maybe, but AT&T has finally announced that it is updating HTC One M8 devices on its network to Android 4.4.3. Of course, that still places the AT&T One M8 behind the actual latest and greatest version of Google's platform, Android 4.4.4, but at least the device is catching up.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, T-Mobile

George Strait Gives It All He's Got on...

It's sad to see George Strait step away from touring. But he sure did put on a show to remember at his final concert held in June at AT&T Stadium just outside Dallas.


Related Topix: George Strait, Country, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT

Business Journal

More DFW fleets convert to CNG, LNG

Natural gas from the Barnett Shale is fueling more vehicles in the Lone Star state than ever before, according to the latest sales tax data.


Related Topix: Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport

Mother Jones

Your Cell Phone Company Says Your Location Info Is Private. Think Again.

On Sunday, the Washington Post published an expose revealing that private companies are peddling surveillance systems to foreign governments that track the location of cell phone users in the US and abroad.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Washington Post, Publishing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Is AT&T Able To Overcome Competitive Pressures?

AT&T is the second-largest wireless carrier in the U.S. and faces stiff competition from the larger rival Verizon Communications .


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services


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