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15 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: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Weird

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Raleigh approves AT&T's fiber internet plan

Gail Roper , Raleigh's chief information officer, says the timing is still up in the air.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Roper, NC, Wake Forest, NC


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: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Health Insurance, Health


Burger Kinga Restaurants Launch Whoppera Wi-Fi

Burger King Corp. has expanded its long-standing relationship with AT&T* by launching AT&T Wi-Fi services for all of its U.S. restaurants.


Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Startups, Burger King, Restaurant Management

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: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Canada

Hispanic Business

Many in North Carolina Closer to Up to 1 Gigabit Network Speeds Delivered by AT&T

AT&T* is in advanced discussions with the North Carolina Next Generation Network to deliver AT&T U-verse with GigaPower? to parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions.


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Tue Apr 15, 2014


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, AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT

Sys-Con Media

New Survey Finds Increased Use of M2M Data Could Improve Federal Agencies' Effectiveness

Collecting information on physical assets is essential to mission execution in federal agencies, but its potential is not being fully realized, according to a new study from Government Business Council and AT&T Government Solutions, a division of AT&T Inc .


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Cellular News

Slow Global Wireless Operator EBITDA Boosted by USA Gains

The 2 percent growth in global wireless operator EBITDA in Q4 2013 was almost entirely achieved by strong US performance and within the US by growth at the top four operators according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Verizon, T-Mobile

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: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, 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: AT&T, Startups


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: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Entertainment

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, AT&T, Startups, Cellphones

Sun Apr 13, 2014

USA Today

How politics killed no-texting bill in Mississippi

"Nooooo!" an obvious majority of the Mississippi House yelled in unison loud enough to rattle the stained glass.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, US News

Sprint And T-Mobile Merger: More Of A Necessity Now

Sprint and T-Mobile merger has been in talks for quite some time. The Kansas carrier, in particular, is quite interested for this combination as it understands that fighting Verizon and AT&T isn't possible otherwise.


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


UVa approaches massive online courses with caution

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, could be the wave of the future for colleges and universities, but the University of Virginia is approaching the trend with caution.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Georgia Tech, Startups, University of Pennsylvania

Sat Apr 12, 2014


REVIEW: Samsung S5 And Gear Fit Mark A Solid Improvement, But Only Slightly

Korean electronics giant, Samsung, is attempting to bully their way into the top of the smartphone/smartwear charts.


Related Topix: Galaxy, Apple, Startups, Scanners, Cameras

Job Spotlight: Teresa White, Chief operations officer at Aflac

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comAflac Chief Operating Officer Teresa White talks in her office at the Wynnton Road corporate headquarters.


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, African-American, Columbus, GA, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

Fri Apr 11, 2014



Security updates offer more details and recommendations about the huge "Heartbeat" security problem, including an Apple statement, testing tools, a list of major websites, and more.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPadiPad Wi-Fi + App, iPad miniiPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iMovie, iPad Wi-Fi + App, iPhone and iPad App, Country, The Mavericks, Ipad


AT&T Hacker - Weev' Has Conviction Reversed by U.S. Appeals Court

An Arkansas man's conviction for violating the main U.S. anti-hacking law by taking 114,000 e-mail addresses from AT&T Inc. was thrown out by a U.S. appeals court because he was tried in the wrong state.


Related Topix: Prison, AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Computer Security, Science / Technology


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