News tagged with phone companies

Hackers claim another Sony attack

Hackers claimed to have staged another attack on Japanese electronics giant Sony, publishing online a file containing source code for the Sony Computer Entertainment Developer Network.

Jun 07, 2011
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Deutsche Telekom profit down 37 pct to $696 mln

(AP) -- German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG saw net profits fall 37 percent in the first quarter as it lost mobile phone customers in the U.S. and its business suffered in crisis-stricken Greece.

May 06, 2011
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LightSquared gets first deal with a phone company

(AP) -- LightSquared, a company building a new wireless broadband network to compete with those of AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and Clearwire Corp., announced Tuesday its first phone-company customer, Leap Wireless International ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Sprint gains contract subscribers in 4Q

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. said Thursday it managed to post a quarterly net gain of contract subscribers for the first time since 2007, as its turnaround continues.

Feb 10, 2011
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Nokia 'on a burning platform,' boss warns

World-leading mobile phone company Nokia is "standing on a burning platform," surrounded by a "blazing fire" of competition, new company head Stephen Elop said in an internal memo obtained by AFP on Wednesday.

Feb 09, 2011
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FCC to update phone subsidy program for broadband

(AP) -- The federal government spends more than $4 billion a year, collected from phone bills, to subsidize phone service in rural and poor areas. Now, it's considering ways to give those places more for the money: high-speed ...

Feb 07, 2011
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Companies yank cord on residential phone books

(AP) -- What's black and white and read all over? Not the white pages, which is why regulators have begun granting telecommunications companies the go-ahead to stop mass-printing residential phone books, ...

Nov 11, 2010
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FCC rules seek to avoid surprise wireless bills

(AP) -- Federal regulators want to stop cell phone "bill shock" by requiring wireless companies to alert subscribers before they run out of minutes, hit data usage or text messaging caps or start racking up international ...

Oct 13, 2010
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French police dismantle mobile phone hacking ring

French police have busted a network of mobile phone hackers, a fraud worth millions of euros, and arrested nine people, including employees of cellular phone companies, investigators said Sunday.

Sep 27, 2010
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Court: Judges can demand warrant for cell locales

(AP) -- Judges have the right to require warrants before police get cell phone records that could suggest a customer's likely location, a U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday in a novel electronic privacy case.

Sep 07, 2010
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Tough Indian telecom rules spark foreign backlash

(AP) -- Telecom companies and trade groups are urging India to soften tough new security regulations on foreign telecommunications companies - believed to be aimed at China - which they say could set a troubling global precedent ...

Aug 03, 2010
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