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Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson founder, provides perspective on Ma Bell's quarterly results.
WASHINGTON, July 23- AT&T Inc's quarterly revenue rose a weaker than expected 1.6 percent as cheaper service plans offered to customers who forgo subsidized cellular phones cut into margins.
After announcing Q2 earnings, AT&T said it has completed its review process at the state level without conditions for its proposed merger with DirecTV, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
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*Apple rallies after results, boosting tech names. NEW YORK, July 23- U.S. stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record on Apple's bullish results, though Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market's gains in check.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 23- AT&T Inc and the Chernin Group are close to buying a majority slice of Fullscreen, in a deal that will value the popular YouTube video network at $200 million to $300 million, said tech blog Re/code, citing sources familiar with the target company.
WASHINGTON, July 23- AT&T Inc's second-quarter revenue rose, but slightly less than Wall Street forecasts, as a promotional offer to charge customers for devices separately from service weighed on average revenue per user.
WASHINGTON, July 23- AT&T Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly revenue rose, but slightly less than Wall Street forecasts, as a popular offering to bill customers for devices separately from their wireless plans drew in the most contract subscribers in five years.
AT&T is reporting Q2 EPS of $0.62 ex-items on revenue of $32.6 billion, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
AT&T on Wednesday reported a slight miss on earnings and revenue for the quarter.
Shaking off geopolitical flare-ups for now, analysts say the S&P 500 is taking aim at the 2,000 level, and the next round of earnings news could help.
The $199 AT&T exclusive offers some advantages over its smart phone competitors, but is it worth the buy? NBC News reports.
*Sees Q3 earnings $0.35- $0.40/ shr vs est $0.44. *Sees Q3 revenue $1.15 bln- $1.2 bln vs est $1.26 bln. Juniper, whose clients include Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, forecast adjusted profit of 35- 40 cents per share on revenue of $1.15 billion- $1.2 billion.
*U.S. players include Gogo, Honeywell, Golden Eagle. LONDON, July 22- The web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA.
July 22- Comcast Corp reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, helped by the highest subscriber additions in its high-speed internet business for six years and improved profitability at its NBC Universal unit.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, with investor sentiment subdued due to the ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
NEW YORK, July 18- A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.
NEW YORK, July 18- A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, in a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.