News tagged with phone companies

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.

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Business
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US appeals court considers wiretapping lawsuits

(AP) -- A federal appeals court panel in Seattle will consider Wednesday whether to revive two cases claiming the government has monitored the communications of millions of Americans since 9/11.

dateAug 31, 2011 in Other
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UK: Millions of customer records sold

(AP) -- Rogue employees at a major mobile phone company illegally sold millions of customer records to rival firms, Britain's information watchdog said Tuesday.

dateNov 17, 2009 in Other
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EU drops Qualcomm antitrust probe

(AP) -- European Union antitrust regulators on Tuesday dropped a monopoly abuse probe into wireless chip maker Qualcomm Inc. after mobile phone companies withdrew complaints about high royalty fees.

dateNov 24, 2009 in Business
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Apple's squeeze hits phone companies, competitors

(AP) -- Apple is set to report another record quarterly profit on Tuesday, continuing the relentless string of results that's made it the world's most valuable company. Those profits don't come out of thin air: A range of ...

dateApr 23, 2012 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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Microsoft mulled buying Nokia unit

Microsoft was in talks to boost its position in the mobile phone market by buying the devices business from Nokia but failed to seal a deal, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

dateJun 19, 2013 in Business
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