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2 hrs ago | The Hill

NYT cheers 'breakthrough' NSA reform bill

The New York Times is putting its weight behind a bill that will be introduced in the Senate this week to rein in the National Security Agency.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

6 hrs ago | Light Reading

AT&T, IBM, Others Team on Elastic Cloud-to Cloud Networking

DALLAS, Tex., YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. and BASKING RIDGE, N.J -Scientists from AT&T, IBM and Applied Communication Sciences announced a proof-of-concept technology that reduces set up times for cloud-to-cloud connectivity from days to seconds.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, DLP Mobile

8 hrs ago |

Sprint Earnings Preview: Subscriber Losses, Network Overhaul In Focus

Sprint is scheduled to announce its Q2 2014 earnings on Wednesday, July 30. The third largest wireless carrier in the U.S. is facing intense competition for new subscribers, with rival T-Mobile stepping up its "Uncarrier" promotions, AT&T responding aggressively with its Next plans and market leader Verizon banking on its superior network quality ... (more)


Related Topix: T-Mobile

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

AT&T beats Google to the punch, will bring super-fast Internet service to Nashville

AT&T U-verse with GigaPower, the telecom company's gigabit competitor to Google Fiber, is officially coming to Nashville.


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

13 hrs ago | USA Today

T-Mobile CEO blasts AT&T (again), unveils new promotion

Apparently outspoken T-Mobile CEO John Legere can't announce a new company initiative without poking fun at rivals, especially AT&T.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Fire, First Smartphone Designed By Amazon, Now Available At at&T And Amazon; Get Fire with Zero Down

Available exclusively on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network2, Fire is the only smartphone with new breakthrough technologies - Dynamic Perspective and Firefly - access to vast digital ecosystem of over 33 million songs, apps, games, movies, TV shows, books, audiobooks, and magazines, and features such as Mayday, Second Screen and X-Ray.


Related Topix: Amazon, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Texas lawyers line up to help flood of young migrants

Law firms, corporate legal departments and bar associations across Texas have started pro bono projects to represent Central American children flooding across the border.


Related Topix: Texas, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas


Q&A: AT&T Director of Hispanic Advertising Mariel Llenza

Last week, AT&T launched an Hispanic-themed commercial and documentary as part of its Millennial-targeted "Mobile Movement" campaign.



Congress OKs unlocking phones from carriers

Sick of your wireless carrier but unwilling to give up your phone to make the switch? Pretty soon you'll have other options thanks to a bill just passed by Congress.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, DMCA News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Boone Pickens, AT&T support program for women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan and Rwanda

AT&T, one of the early backers of Peace Through Business, held seminars about how to put technology to work nearly anywhere in the world for the women.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, World News, ATT, Asia, Afghanistan, Startups, Versant, Marketing, George Bush, Opinion

Clarksville Online

Fort Campbell MWR Summer Splash Family Pool Party

You are invited to join Family and MWR on August 2nd from 11:00am to 6:00pm at Baldonado Swimming Pool for a Summer Splash Family Pool Party.


Related Topix: Fort Campbell, KY, USAA, Insurance, Startups, Versant


Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Column: Coming Wireless Industry Change Wave

The wireless industry seems to reinvent itself every five to ten years. The last wave was when the Apple iPhone and Google Android hit the market roughly seven years ago.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, iPhone, Nokia, T-Mobile

D Magazine

Leading Off

Michael Phillips served 12 years in prison for raping a 16-year-old girl in 1990.


Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, House

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Juniper Sheds Mobile Security Unit; Access Routing, WLAN Product Lines Are Next

"Junos Pulse has reportedly been on the block since April and represents a market sector in which Juniper stood little to no chance of commanding a dominant role," she wrote in a July 24 blog.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless


Sprint-T-Mobile Puts No Immediate 'Substantial Competitive Pressure' on Verizon, AT&T

Or click here for a recap of the biggest communications mergers in Q2 2014.** If the Sprint-T-Mobile deal comes about, the time frame required to bring together each organization's systems, processes, infrastructure and people stands to slow down the combined company's ability to compete with Verizon and AT&T.


PC World

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

A bill that allows consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on other carriers passed its last hurdle in Congress on Friday, opening the way for it to become law once it is signed by President Obama.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Libraries, DMCA News, Digital Rights Management, Science / Technology

Seeking Alpha

AT&T: Time To Get Going

The company's wireline VIP project is well on track to roll out U-verse technology in new metro areas.


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


AT&T Digital Life, Home Security And Automation Service, Expands In Michigan City And La Porte

AT&T* today announced beginning Friday, July 25 it will expand Digital Life to cover Michigan City and La Porte.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, La Porte, IN, Westville, IN, Union Mills, IN, Rolling Prairie, IN

Business Journal

AT&T stores begin selling Amazon Fire phones Friday

The Wall Street Journal reports the sale of the new phone won't have the excitement that's generated when Apple Inc. starts selling a new iPhone, meaning there won't be lines of people around the stores of Dallas-based AT&T .


Related Topix: Amazon, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Apple, iPhone

Robust Wireless Adds, FiOS Sales Boost Verizon's Q2 Earnings

Verizon announced a strong set of Q2 2014 results on July 22, as healthy subscriber growth and cost controls helped the company post strong top line and bottom line growth, and alleviated competitive concerns for the time being.


Related Topix: Verizon


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