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3 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Verizon Slips as First-Quarter Profit Misses Expectations

NEW YORK -- Shares of Verizon are slipping on Thursday after the company reported mixed first-quarter results with profit that fell short of Wall Street expectations.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

3 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Verizon Slips as First-Quarter Profit Misses Expectations

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers

3 hrs ago | Light Reading

Verizon Loses Its Postpaid Net Add Crown

Verizon is starting to bow to competitive pressure in the wireless industry as the operator lost its title as leader of postpaid net additions for the first time in nearly four years.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Vodafone Group, Telecom, Vodafone

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Verizon Beats Estimates by Staying on Sidelines of Price War

Profit and subscriber gains in the first quarter beat analysts' estimates, easing concerns that price cuts by T-Mobile US Inc. and AT&T Inc. would lure subscribers away.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Dedham, MA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

5 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Japan attack on wireless 'oligopoly' awkward for SoftBank's U.S. plans

For Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who wants to build the world's largest mobile Internet company, criticism of his operations from regulators in his home market could not come at a worse time.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Android, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI, Telecom, IT Services, Cable & Satellite, ATT

5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Verizon boosts revenue, income on mobile and broadband growth

Driven by growth in mobile and Fios broadband customers, Verizon Communications on Thursday reported first quarter 2014 revenue of $30.8 billion, up from $29.4 billion a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Verizon 1Q Profit Surges on Vodafone-Related Gains

The New York-based telecommunications company completed its acquisition of the 45 percent stake in its wireless division from Vodafone Group PLC in February.

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

6 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains

As negotiators struggle, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion... Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial ... (more)

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

6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains

The New York-based telecommunications company completed its acquisition of the 45 percent stake in its wireless division from Vodafone Group PLC in February.

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

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Us Stocks-Wall St slips to snap six-day rally; biotechs weak

U.S. 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, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Advanced Solutions International, 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, Telecom, IT Services, Netflix, Startups

CIO

FCC Adds $9 Billion to Broadband Subsidy Fund

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Wednesday to shift US$9 billion over five years from traditional telephone subsidies to broadband subsidies, in an effort to bring high-speed Internet services to 5 million U.S. residents who don't have access.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, AT&T

Fox News

Fix Galaxy S5 problems

You pay hundreds of dollars for the latest smartphone tech only to find that it's not working as expected.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile

The Hartford Courant

AT&T margin weakness fuels concern about U.S. cellular sector

Increasingly aggressive discounting is taking a toll on AT&T Inc and U.S. cellular rivals as they struggle to attract customers in a nearly saturated market.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Sprint Nextel, Ansonia, CT

Seeking Alpha

AT&T: 5% Yield And 17% Upside Despite Recent Surge In Stock Price

Telecommunication companies have been staging a strong comeback lately and many income3oriented investors surely know about the attractiveness of the telco sector for recurring income: Relatively inelastic demand and stable cash flow, exposure to mobile broadband segments for growth, high dividend yields and, generally speaking, low volatility.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Advanced Solutions International, IT Services, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

Customer Interaction Solutions

Espionage hacking is on the increase, study shows [Cape Argus (South Africa)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN FRANCISCO: Hacking for espionage purposes is sharply increasing, with groups or 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, Telecom, IT Services

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Wire

Fan TV Coming to Time Warner Cable Subscribers Nationwide

This innovative partnership between a San Francisco start-up and the nation's second largest cable company will make Fan TV available to Time Warner Cable video subscribers, shipping in Q2 of 2014.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite, Illinois

CBS 47

Payment system hacks less common than other cybercrimes

A customer prepares to sign a credit card slip at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

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Reuters

AT&T partners with Chernin Group in online video venture

AT&T Inc said Tuesday it would partner with The Chernin Group media holding company to invest $500 million in a joint venture for web-based video services, making it the latest company aiming to tap the growing consumer demand for online video.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Verizon Communications, IT Services

Ubergizmo

Fading Carrier Subsidies May Hit High-End Smartphones

Last year T-Mobile shook things up in the U.S. wireless industry through its "uncarrier" initiatives .

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, iPhone, Gadgets

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