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His days start at 5:15 a.m. and end at 11 p.m. But the long hours more than pay off for Leon Cooperman, the billionaire founder of Omega Advisors.
WASHINGTON, July 12- Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners has filed suit against the U.S. government, accusing it of reneging on an agreement regarding bankrupt Harbinger-backed wireless company LightSquared LP, the Wall Street Journal reported.
WASHINGTON, July 10- Verizon Communications Inc had a net addition of over 1.4 million postpaid subscribers in the second quarter, its chief executive said on Thursday, a dramatic increase from the first quarter, when customer growth fell short of expectations.
Dish Network said it plans to participate in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction which could position it to offer mobile services, Re/code reports.
July 9- Harbinger Capital Partners has sued Dish Network Corp and its chairman, Charles Ergen, for at least $1.5 billion, accusing them of trying to strip the hedge fund of its control of bankrupt wireless company LightSquared. The lawsuit, filed in a Colorado federal court on Tuesday, said Ergen had engaged in fraud and violated a federal anti-racketeering law.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
NEW YORK, July 6- Dish Network Corp shares could jump 20 percent over the next year if the Federal Communications Commission's wireless spectrum auction prompts investors to revalue the company's wireless real estate, Barron's said in a story published Sunday.
NEW YORK, July 1- Bankrupt wireless venture LightSquared on Tuesday revealed a new restructuring proposal that would cede 74 percent of its equity to a new investor group that includes JPMorgan Chase& Co, Cerberus Capital Management and Fortress Investment Group.
June 20- Verizon Communications Inc unit Verizon Wireless is looking to buy satellite-TV operator Dish Network Corp's spectrum to improve wireless internet speeds, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Verizon Communications shares were little changed at $49.39.
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According to some strategists, bitcoin's appealing status as a means of payment and store of value make it an appealing new alternative to gold.
EBay's John Donahoe tells CNBC he sees bitcoin and other digital currencies playing an "important role" in PayPal.
The price of a bitcoin started breaking away in mid-May, and it now sits above $650.
June 3- Apple Inc will let software developers include virtual-currency transactions in their applications, paving the way for new forms of money to appear on iPhones and iPads.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, May 30- Erik Huggers is leaving Verizon Communications Inc just five months after joining the company via the acquisition of the Intel Corp "OnCue" streaming service he developed, signaling the communications giant's waning interest in providing an Internet-delivered TV service.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Two months into the 2014 baseball season, 70 percent of televisions in Southern California can't tune into Dodgers games.
May 29- Satellite TV operator Dish Network said it would accept bitcoin payments from customers from the third quarter, joining companies such as Overstock.com Inc and Zynga Inc in accepting the digital currency. Coinbase, funded by venture fund Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures and Y Combinator, is one such digital wallet.