News tagged with phone companies

Sore thumbs? US text messaging declines

Americans are saying goodbye to text messaging, a wireless industry group says, as Internet-based applications such as Apple's Messages are starting to taking over from what was once a cash cow for phone companies.

dateMay 02, 2013 in Telecom
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News Corp insurers pay $139M in shareholder suit

News Corp. says that the insurers backing its board of directors will pay the company $139 million to settle shareholder lawsuits over the British phone hacking scandal and the controversial purchase of an entertainment company ...

dateApr 22, 2013 in Business
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What makes SKorea cyberattacks so hard to trace?

The attacks that knocked South Korean banks offline this week appear to be the latest examples of international "cyberwar." But among the many ways that digital warfare differs from conventional combat: there's ...

dateMar 21, 2013 in Internet
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China Telecom profit falls 9.5 percent

State-owned China Telecom Corp. said Wednesday that profit fell 9.5 percent last year because it spent more to market the iPhone as it battled rivals for higher-paying customers.

dateMar 20, 2013 in Business
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Nokia might sell HQ: report

Struggling Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia might sell its headquarters on the outskirts of Helsinki, a senior company official was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

dateOct 03, 2012 in Business
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Google says it will shut China music service (Update)

(AP)—Google Inc. said Friday it will close a music download service in China, further reducing its presence in the world's most populous Internet market two years after the company closed its mainland search engine in a ...

dateSep 21, 2012 in Internet
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UK regulator finds BSkyB 'fit and proper' (Update)

(AP)—British Sky Broadcasting is a "fit and proper" company to hold an operating license, U.K. regulators said Thursday in response to the phone hacking scandal that engulfed the parent company. But it criticized the former ...

dateSep 20, 2012 in Business
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