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51 min ago | The Kansas City Star

AT&T adding high-speed wireless service to Volvo cars

AT&T, which has recently announced agreements with Tesla Motors Inc., Volkswagen AG’s Audi and General Motors Co., is pursuing one of the fastest-growing new wireless markets as smartphone service reaches saturation.


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

4 hrs ago | KIII

AT&T Retirees Picket Over Rising Health Care Premiums

Employees formed a picket line outside the downtown offices of AT&T in Corpus Christi, saying that since last year, their healthcare premiums have gone up some 300-percent.


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

8 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

Your Next Smartphone Could Have a Kill Switch

Thanks to government threats to impose mandatory federal laws concerning cellphone security, smartphone makers and carriers have decided to create some rules of their own.


Related Topix: Nokia, T-Mobile, Cell Phones, Electronics

9 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-AT&T may sit out auction if FCC spectrum plan is adopted

AT&T Inc might sit out a major U.S. auction of airwaves if regulators adopt rules that reserve some of the spectrum for smaller rivals, the No.


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

13 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

Volvo Cars and AT&T Enter Multi-Year Agreement to Connect Future Models in U.S. and Canada

Volvo customers in the U.S. and will also have access to Volvo On Call, a service allowing remote access to car functions and an emergency crash notification service.


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

17 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Verizon: First-Quarter Forecast And More

Verizon Communications Inc. is set to report first-quarter earnings on April 24th.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Wireless, Emerging Technology

21 hrs ago | CIO

at&T Edge Service Goes Down Two Days After iPhone Launch

The network was down primarily in the West and Midwest, but by 7 p.m. on the East Coast, service was restored, according to Warner May, an AT&T spokesman.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CTIA unveils smartphone anti-theft commitment

The Wireless Association has announced the Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment , the latest in a long line of plans and deliberation on how to curb smartphone thefts.


Related Topix: Asurion, Enterprise Mobile, Motorola, Tellme, T-Mobile

Verizon Tweaks Its Plans Again: Customers Win, Contracts Lose

Verizon today finally followed its wireless rivals in offering clear discounts on service when you pay for your own phone.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, iPhone, Wireless

Patricia Swan Named Executive Director of Lantern Hill

Erickson Living announced today that it has selected Patricia Swan as executive director of Erickson Living's newest community, Lantern Hill, a new 540,000-square-foot continuing care retirement community in New Providence, NJ.


Related Topix: New Providence, NJ, Marketing, Sales, Morris County, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

High Time for Apple to Choose Between Margin and Market Share

Latest rumors about Cupertino-based Apple hint that the tech giant is looking at a price hike of $100 per device for the next iPhone.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology, Google


Forbes fumbles Obama record on merger politicization

Did you know that Obama's Justice Department selectively blocks mergers by Republican CEOs? No? Well then, you must not be reading Forbes .


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Mitt Romney

Business Journal

Riding the storm out - with your favorite mobile device

Ah, springtime in North Texas, when a young man's fancy turns to love. And hail.


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


Bidding Rules Becoming Clearer for Upcoming Airwaves Auction

Federal officials plan to reserve up to a third of licenses sold in a TV airwaves auction next year for smaller wireless carriers under a plan floated recently by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Eats Beat: Candlelite fires up for Easter, plus Cane Rosso pizzas and more

Arlington's iconic 1950s roadside landmark near AT&T Stadium reopened last week to huge crowds and hourlong waits for the inexpensive steaks, Tex-Mex, pizzas and particularly the beloved green salsa.


Related Topix: Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Life, Food, Dining

Surveillance USA

What is the most important civil rights issue in the United States today? Access to justice, voting rights, discrimination, rising inequality of income, wealth, and opportunity, police and prison misconduct, ensuring we have a fully functioning and robust democracy-these and other issues are all vital.


Related Topix: Startups, Versant


Wonderful world: Horse yoga, majestic dogs and no work emails at night

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet.


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


T-Mobile Abolishes Consumer Overages

Mobile continues to push for change in the wireless provider industry by abolishing consumer overages - and T-Mobile CEO John Legere has called on consumers to urge the likes of AT&T, Verizon and Sprint to bring the age of overages to an end.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Gadgets


Analysts Claim Sprint, T-Mobile Have to Merge or One Will Fail -

While Sprint's attempt at acquiring T-Mobile isn't looking likely, at least one analyst claims that if the companies don't merge -- one or both of them will fail.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Financial Services, SoftBank, Investment Services

Sun Apr 13, 2014


You can have Apple iPhone 5s, I'll take HTC One M8

Many new smartphone shoppers will compare the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S5 , which are about the same size, offer similar high-end features, run Android , and arrived in U.S. retail stores within days of one another.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups, Cameras, Nokia, Cellphones


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