News tagged with phone companies

Rumours intensify of a bid for Nokia

Rumours that struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia may be up for sale have intensified this week, with analysts seeing three potential buyers who could be even more interested if the company undergoes ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Business
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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.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Business
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RIM loses another senior executive

(AP) -- Struggling BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd. said Monday that it is losing another senior executive as its chief legal officer is retiring from the company after 12 years.

dateMay 28, 2012 in Business
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Comcast subscribers almost stop cancelling cable

(AP) -- It's become the routine in the cable industry that subscribers stream out the door every quarter, hanging up on cable in favor of service from satellite or phone companies. But in the October to December ...

dateFeb 15, 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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Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance

Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store Americans' phone records to help the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. They are worried about their exposure to lawsuits ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Telecom
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T-Mobile asks FCC to block Verizon-cable deal

(AP) -- T-Mobile USA, which just had its acquisition by AT&T blocked by regulators, is now urging the federal government to block another deal in the wireless world: Verizon's planned purchase spectrum from cable companies ...

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Telecom
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Motorola Mobility 3Q net loss narrows

(AP) -- Motorola Mobility, which makes cellphones and cable set-top boxes, reported a smaller loss in the latest quarter as phone shipments rose by a quarter from a year ago.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Business
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Qwest 2Q profit up 18 pct on one-time tax savings

(AP) -- Qwest Communications International Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 18 percent because of one-time tax savings, even as revenue continued to slide as customers abandon landline telephones, the phone company said ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Business
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US seeks light on shadowy online data collection

US regulators called Tuesday for more transparency from data brokers, citing potential for abuse in a rapidly growing industry that buys and sells information on people's Internet and offline activities.

dateMay 27, 2014 in Internet
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3G void limits West Bank's smartphone revolution

Like many young Palestinians, Amir was excited to get his first smartphone, despite the heavy price tag. But he did not keep it long after realising the lack of 3G network meant its applications were largely unusable.

dateJul 24, 2013 in Telecom
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Phone cos. lose broadband subscribers for 1st time

(AP) — Phone companies in the U.S. are losing the high-speed Internet game. In the second quarter, the landline phone industry lost broadband subscribers for the first time, as cable companies continued to pile on new ...

dateAug 14, 2012 in Telecom
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