*Vodafone buying broadband assets to shore up Europe. *AT&T interest in Vodafone could cool if Colao spends. BARCELONA, Feb 26- Shareholders in Vodafone say they support Chief Executive Vittorio Colao's plan to rebuild the company with pricey European broadband assets, even though it could complicate a lucrative mooted bid from AT&T.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 19- Google Inc is exploring a major expansion of its super-fast "Fiber" TV and Internet service, which could extend the nascent network to 34 more U.S. cities and pose a competitive threat to home broadband providers.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Vodafone Group Plc could have the capacity to spend $30 billion to $40 billion on acquisitions in coming years and no deal should be too big if it makes strategic sense, Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said on Monday.
NEW YORK, Jan 28- AT&T Inc's fourth quarter wireless subscriber growth and its free cash flow target lagged well behind analyst estimates, sending its shares down 2 percent in late trade on Tuesday.
*AT&T says will not bid for Vodafone in next six months. LONDON, Jan 27- AT&T on Monday ruled out a bid for Britain's Vodafone after Britain's takeover watchdog asked the U.S. phone company to clarify its position following reports that it had sounded out European regulators on the prospects of a merger.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- Shares of video streaming service Netflix Inc fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday, a day after a U.S. court decision that could let broadband providers charge companies for faster access to content delivered over the Internet. The decision appeared to pressure Netflix stock, Standard& Poor's equity analyst Tuna Amobi said.
Jan 7- The escalating battle between No. 2 U.S. mobile service provider AT&T Inc and smaller rival T-Mobile US got personal on Monday night when the bigger operator kicked T-Mobile's outspoken Chief Executive John Legere out of its party at the Consumer Electronics Show, according to Cnet.com.
NEW YORK, Jan 3- AT&T Inc on Friday offered customers of No.4 U.S. mobile provider T-Mobile U.S. Inc a $200 credit to switch to its service, firing the first volley this year in what may become a price war that benefits consumers but plays havoc with profits across the industry.
President Barack Obama will meet executives from leading technology companies like Google and Apple on Tuesday to discuss ways to improve the functioning of the health care website, HealthCare.gov, the White House said.
The ratios are now at 13.9 times forecast earnings for Europe and 14.5 for the U.S, according to Thomson Reuters data.
NEW YORK/ BRUSSELS, Oct 9- AT&T Inc has been exploring a possible bid for a European carrier such as Vodafone Group Plc, but faces resistance from some investors concerned about the continent's cut-throat competition and complex regulations.
BRUSSELS, Oct 8- AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday said that he sees a "huge opportunity for somebody" in Europe to invest in mobile broadband and reap the big profits already being generated from such services in the United States.
WASHINGTON, Oct 5- Washington entered the fifth day of a partial government shutdown on Saturday with no end in sight even as another, more serious conflict over raising the nation's borrowing authority started heating up.
WASHINGTON, Oct 4- Washington headed into the fifth day of a partial government shutdown with no end in sight even as another, more serious conflict over raising the nation's borrowing authority started heating up.
WASHINGTON, Oct 4- House Republicans held their ground on Friday in a standoff with President Barack Obama over the U.S. government shutdown, accusing him of intransigence and not caring about the impact of the shutdown, now in its fourth day.
NEW YORK, Sept 24- AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Tuesday his company would buy wireless assets in Europe if there were available at the right price.
NEW YORK, Sept 24- AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Tuesday that his company would buy wireless assets in Europe if there were value opportunities. But he said that he sees mobile broadband investment taking off in Europe over time if regulators' spectrum policies changed.
AT&T is not the first or only carrier to raise awareness on this issue, but the message is starting at the top and it’s personal.
About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010.