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Internet phone company Vonage Holdings said a federal appeals court issued a permanent stay of a previous court's injunction that would have barred it from signing up new customers.
Hey folks. Since Vonage is in the contest lists of both most active and widely held stocks, here's some news about the telecom company you might find interesting. Vonage can now sign up new customers after a court ruled today, against an injunction that prevented Vonage from doing just that. The injunction stemmed from a patent case with Verizon.
nternet phone service provider Vonage Holdings, which was found to have infringed on three patents owned by Verizon Communications by a U.S. court, said its legal woes could lead to bankruptcy, according to a regulatory filing.
Internet phone company Vonage Holdings said its CEO resigned effective today. Vonage plans to reduce its general administrative expenses by $30 million through the rest of 2007 by cutting its workforce by 10% and consolidating operations.
Vonage customers could see service disruptions should the Internet-phone service provider’s patent problems escalate, CNBC’s Jim Goldman reports.Vonage has said in the past that it has a technological “workaround” in place that would continue service while not infringing on Verizon’s patents, Goldman said, but that no longer seems to be the case. The company, which has some three million customers, said it’s still working on its workaround.
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A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday set April 24 for hearing oral arguments on Vonage Holdings' request for a stay while it appeals a finding it infringed Verizon Communications patents.
Stocks closed mixed on Monday after a modest follow through rally from Friday's strong jobs numbers quickly fizzled as investors looked ahead to quarterly earnings season. "I think with the next few days we're in a holding pattern waiting for earnings to appear," said Zachary Karabell, portfolio manager at Fred Alger Management.
The AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. union federation, is targeting Verizon Communications in a campaign against high executive pay, and will vote against the company's compensation committee at the company's May 3 annual meeting.
Shares in Vonage fell as much as 11% on Monday after a judge said it could not add new customers due to a finding that it infringed Verizon Communications' patents for making phone calls over the Internet.
Vonage Holdings said on Friday the company will be able to continue making full use of Verizon Communications patents for making phone calls over the Internet after winning temporary relief from an appeals court.
Folks, here are some great stats from out contest trackers that I know you will want to have: analysis of the 313 Transactions within the top 20 leading portfolios by dollar value from the close of Thursday, 3/15 through the close of Thursday, 3/28 shows some sector rotation. Whereas in the first run from 3/2 - 3/14, retail stocks were by far the most actively traded..
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The contract winners, who beat out Sprint Nextel, now have to compete with each other for the telecom needs of various federal agencies.
The future of picture taking, text messaging and more is approaching faster than you know. The coming Apple (APPL) iPhone upped the ante and now business leaders are starting to think that maybe just one device can do it all. From complete mobile computing to watching live TV, these are only the first few innings of a digital revolution. As the industry's power brokers converge in Orlando, Florida to discuss what's next, what are the wireless trades that can dial up returns for you now?
Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent signed a $6 billion (4.52 billion euro) contract with Verizon Wireless on Monday to help the U.S.-based mobile phone service provider expand its network and offer new services.
Stocks closed slightly higher Friday, finishing a week with gains of more than 3% in major market indices. "I like to see this pretty tight trading range; the fact that we've been able to hold on to these gains is healthy," Craig Columbus, chief market strategist at Advanced Equities Asset Management, told CNBC.com.