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2 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Verizon Slips as First-Quarter Profit Misses Expectations

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

3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Verizon Communications Inc - 1st Quarter Results

Wireless * 7.5 percent year-over-year increase in service revenues; 6.7 percent year-over-year increase in retail service revenues; 35.0 percent operating income margin; 52.1 percent segment EBITDA margin on service revenues .

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Verizon EPS fall short of Wall Street estimates

Verizon Communications Inc profit fell short of Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, even as the company's revenue rose 4.8 percent, its highest growth rate in five quarters.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Ansonia, CT

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

4 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: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

5 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, IT Services, Verizon

5 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, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon

5 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, IT Services, Verizon

7 hrs ago | Light Reading

at&T U-verse Gains Broadband, Video Subs

Shrugging off the early doubts about its viability, AT&T U-verse is plowing ahead with healthy broadband and video gains as it continues to close the gap on the largest US cable operators.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, IT Services, Verizon, Comcast

11 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

While you were sleeping: Wall Street slips

Wall Street fell as disappointing earnings from companies including AT&T made investors cautious in a market trading near record highs.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

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, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Netflix, Startups

Reuters

UPDATE 1-F5 Networks forecast beats Street as telecom carriers spend more

Network equipment maker F5 Networks Inc posted a higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast third-quarter results largely above analysts' estimates, helped by increased demand from its telecom customers.

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Related Topix: F5 Networks, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, IT Services

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, IT Services, Verizon, Sprint Nextel, Ansonia, CT

Internet Retailer

Criminals successfully break into more retail web sites in 2013

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Telecom, IT Services

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Motley Fool

Verizon Communications Inc. Earnings: Can Big Red Stay Ahead of the Pack?

Although the company's complete takeover of its Verizon Wireless division is responsible for much of that growth, Verizon has also done a reasonably good job of keeping archrival Verizon will release its quarterly report, and investors are looking forward to seeing substantial earnings growth this quarter and for the remainder of the year.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, AT&T, T-Mobile

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, IT Services

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bloomberg

Heartbleed One of Many Unfound Web Vulnerabilities, Verizon Says

The Heartbleed bug, a security hole in widely used encryption software, is probably just one of many weak points in the Internet that haven't been found yet, according to Verizon Communications Inc. Heartbleed "underscores the possibility that there are potentially so many vulnerabilities out there right now, right under our noses, that we don't ... (more)

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Science / Technology, Computer Security, US News

Reuters

Espionage hacking grows, with more from east Europe - Verizon study

Hacking for espionage purposes is sharply increasing, with groups or national 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: IT Services, Telecom

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

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