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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

AT&T threatens to back out of a critical airwave auction. Is it bluffing?

AT&T is warning it may have no choice but to pull out of a major government auction of the airwaves if the Federal Communications Commission doesn't change some of the rules.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cellphones

3 hrs ago | PHONE+

AT&T, Competitors Squabble Over Proposed IP Trials

AT&T Inc . hopes that the Federal Communications Commission will authorize it to conduct network trials in the Deep South as part of a long-term strategy to phase out its traditional phone infrastructure.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, VoIP, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Dallas Observer

Old 97's ticket giveaway: tell us your story

After all these years, there's still something special about seeing the Old 97's back where they started -- right here in their native Dallas.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dallas, TX

CNet News

AT&T's Connected Car Strategy Focuses on Building Great Partnerships

As media day at the New York International Auto Show got underway, AT&T announced that Volvo's 2015 model year vehicles , arriving this May, will be equipped with its wireless technology.


Related Topix: iPhone

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


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

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


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

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

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


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


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