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3 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Getty Images

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

Digital Post Production

Wainhouse Research Study Compares 70+ Video Conferencing Service Providers

This document, available as part of a WR subscription program or for separate purchase, provides detailed information about the features, functions, and subscription options available from more than 70 providers around the world.

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Light Reading

Verizon Offers Industry-Specific Security Advice

Seven years into publishing its annual analysis of data breach information, Verizon is taking a new approach, combining big data analysis with 10 years of data breach records to produce information specific industries can use to make their networks safer.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Verizon still can't justify expanding its FiOS service [The Buffalo News, N.Y. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 22--Four years after Verizon Communications decided to stop expanding its FiOS TV service to new markets, the telecommunications company still isn't showing any interest in expanding its fiber-optic footprint into new communities, including Buffalo.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

Light Reading

Juniper's Q1 Hints at Next Steps in Op Plan

Juniper Networks is set to report first-quarter earnings Tuesday after the market close in what will be its first earnings call since the company announced its Integrated Operating Plan to appease investors and spark growth.

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Related Topix: Startups, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Altor Networks, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Marketing

Billboard

Little Mix Announces North American Headlining Tour

Little Mix is following up their supporting slot on Demi Lovato's Neon Lights tour with their first-ever headlining run in North America this fall.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Live Nation

Sun Apr 20, 2014

GuruFocus.com

T-Mobile Disrupts Norms but Delights Customers

In many ways T-Mobile are the revolutionaries of the US Telecom space. Ever since charismatic CEO John Legere took over the reins of the then beleaguered Company, the fortunes have turned.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, AT&T

Philly.com

Horsham firm riding TV set-top box boom

Bob Stanzione, one of the nation's top telecom-equipment executives, was recently visiting the sleek former Motorola campus in Horsham and making an important point: Those who wrote the obituary for cable-TV set-top boxes because of the Internet and smart TVs got it wrong.

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Related Topix: Arris Group, Telecom, Suwanee, GA, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Ubisoft, Video Games, Family Feud, Marketing

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Here's How Wireless Carriers Are Helping Apple

BMO Capital Markets analyst Keith Bachman has issued a note to investors, seen by AppleInsider , saying he believes that new smartphone early-upgrade plans from wireless carriers will stimulate more sales of Apple's iPhones, as consumers will be able to get their hands on a new device as soon as it comes out rather than waiting for a two-year ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone

PC Magazine

PCMag Live: NY Auto Show + Why Kids Can't Use Cortana

We have all the hottest cars from the NY Auto Show, and details on why Cortana is just for adults.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC90, Volvo, SUV, Cell Phones, Electronics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Freshnews

LG, Verizon Wireless Introduce Secure and Smart Lucid 3 Smartphone

LG Electronics today announced the new Lucid 3 by LG smartphone will be available online and in Verizon Wireless stores starting today for free after a $50 mail-in rebate debit card and new, two-year activation.

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Related Topix: LG Electronics, Electronics, Scanners, CPU, Science / Technology, Marketing, Android

Examiner.com

Smartphone 'kill switch' group misses the mark

You may have been one of the 3.1 million smartphone owners who had their phone stolen last year according to Consumer Reports .

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Related Topix: Tellme, Prison, Motorola, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Motley Fool

Google and Facebook: 2 Major Threats to AT&T and Verizon

With such a massive market, it's no surprise that Google ( New tech stepping up to the plate Verizon and AT&T have had great runs, and for the most part, no one has been able to test either in dominating the telecom market.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

The Hill

Spectrum bailout is regulatory malpractice

The Federal Communications Commission appears to have decided that the upcoming broadband spectrum auctions should favor some competitors over others.

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

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