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  • The FCC has received nearly 4 million comments after Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new rules that prohibited Internet service providers from blocking any content, but allowed deals where content providers would pay ISPs to ensure smooth delivery of traffic. Obama, who campaigned on the issue of net neutrality, said the FCC's new rules should explicitly ban...


  • Nov 6- Cablevision Systems Corp's video subscriber losses doubled in the third quarter as customers opted for lower priced bundled TV and internet services from telecom companies. Shares of Cablevision were down marginally on Thursday afternoon after falling as much as 4 percent. "Verizon has been Cablevision's primary competitor and has been pretty...

  • Comcast hurt by steeper video subscriber losses Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 8:29 AM ET
    A Comcast truck in Pompano Beach, Florida

    Comcast reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday.

  • Huawei rejects 'greedy' stock market listing Monday, 5 May 2014 | 11:14 AM ET
    An employee uses a computer as she deals with a customer at a Huawei store in Beijing on March 24, 2014.

    The founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, rejected the idea of a stock market listing, saying people knew enough about the company's dealings.

  • Google considering nationwide fiber expansion Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Google may offer broadband Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansion amid tough competition.

  • China finally grants 4G licenses to telcos   Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 5:24 PM ET
    China finally grants 4G licenses to telcos

    China has granted 4G licenses to China Mobile, Unicom and Telecom. Deirdre Wong Morris explains what that means for the telecom space.

  • Apple's new iPhone gets debut date: Report Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 6:16 AM ET
    The Apple Flagship Store in New York City.

    Apple, the world's largest technology company, is expected to present its redesigned iPhone in September, according to a report.

  • China slowdown weighs on tech giant SAP Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Slowing growth in China - the world's second largest economy - has hit second-quarter earnings for several technology firms with German firm SAP indicating that it has cut its outlook for its software revenue this year.

  • Will Vodafone New Offer Win Kabel Deutschland?   Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Will Vodafone New Offer Win Kabel Deutschland?

    Francesco Radicati, research analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, comments on Vodafone's raised bid for Kabel Deutschland, and expects the deal to go ahead.

  • As Some Thrive on Disruption, Others Strive to Survive It

    Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.

  • The Differences Between East and West Coast Shoppers Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 7:20 AM ET
    Mobile Commerce

    West Coasters were more likely to click on advertisements for health and fitness deals, including Pilates, golf, and dance classes. East Coast users, however, were more attracted to nightlife and restaurant deals

  • Peter Thiel Backs Start-up Making 3D Printed Meat Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 2:57 PM ET

    Modern Meadow, based in Columbia, Missouri, will receive the $350,000 grant to continue developing new meat and leather production technologies.

  • When Customers Have Had Enough Innovation Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 8:32 AM ET
    Mobile World Congress

    Relentless, competitive improvement has its risks, and smartphone manufacturers had to learn this fact the hard way.

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    There's plenty of uncertainty for stock market investors, making it hard to make asset allocations.

  • Bharti Quarterly Profit Falls on High Interest Costs Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 11:52 PM ET
    An Indian man checks a new mobile phone at a shop in New Delhi on May 12, 2010.

    Bharti Airtel, the world's fifth-biggest mobile phone carrier by subscribers, reported a 22 percent fall in quarterly profit — its eighth straight quarter of declining profits — hit by higher interest costs and losses on currency fluctuations.

  • An Indian shopkeeper shows China Mobile phones in his mobile phone outlet in Hyderabad on January 5, 2012. Indian customers seek cheap products which are only available in China. Bilateral trade between the two Asian economic giants has grown from just 2.33 billion USD in 2000-01 to 60 billion USD in 2010 and is expected to touch 100 billion USD by 2015.

    Norway's Telenor will continue to fight but exit from India is also an option, after India's Supreme Court ordered cancellation of telecoms licenses issued in 2008, including 22 held by its Indian joint venture.

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    Hutchison 3G, a unit of Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, has agreed to buy Orange Austria from France Telecom and a private equity firm in a deal valued at 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) including debt.

  • Poll: Has CES Become Passe? Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 12:56 PM ET

    The 2012  expo will be the last for Microsoft, which begs the question — is the tech world moving too fast for a big, annual event?

  • China’s Low Roaming Fees Won’t Be Matched Soon Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 12:30 AM ET

    While Europeans and Americans traveling abroad still face steep roaming charges, travelers from mainland China can call home for as little as it costs to make a local call in that market. The NYT reports.