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  • Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 12:44 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. Marc Reed, Verizon's chief administrative officer, said the company is "disappointed" it was unable to reach an agreement with the unions despite "six weeks of good faith bargaining and a very strong effort by the...

  • Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | 9:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier. Last week, the Communications Workers of America announced that 86 percent of Verizon workers covered by the contract voted to strike in a recent poll, if a new agreement isn't reached.

  • Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 5:56 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier. Last week the Communication Workers of America announced that 86 percent of Verizon workers covered by the contract voted to strike in a recent poll, if a new agreement isn't reached.

  • Nokia and Whole Foods are big market movers Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 4:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Nokia Corp., up 44 cents to $7.03. Wynn Resorts Ltd., up $8.09 to $104.12.

  • July 30- T-Mobile US Inc on Thursday posted better-than-expected second-quarter profit and revenue and raised its 2015 subscriber forecast for the second time this year, boosting shares by 4.5 percent. The company has revamped pricing plans, eliminated service contracts and launched marketing campaigns to turn around years of subscriber losses and lure...

  • July 30- T-Mobile US Inc reported a better-than-expected 14 percent jump in quarterly revenue as aggressive pricing helped it win more customers. Shares of the No.4 U.S. wireless carrier by revenue rose 3.1 percent to $38.20 in premarket trading on Thursday, after the company raised its full-year postpaid user addition forecast for the second time this year.

  • Shares of T-Mobile US Inc. rose $1.40, or 3.8 percent, to $38.44 in midday trading. Analysts expected earnings of 17 cents per share on $7.97 billion in revenue, according to Zacks Investment Research. Elements of this story were generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • T-Mobile's quarterly revenue rises 14 pct Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:47 AM ET

    July 30- T-Mobile US Inc's quarterly revenue rose about 14 percent as aggressive pricing helped the company win more customers. However, net income of the No.4 U.S. wireless carrier by revenue fell to $361 million, or 42 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $391 million, or 48 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $8.18 billion from $7.19...

  • BT profits beat expectations as EE deal eyed Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 2:32 AM ET

    BT, the British telecoms giant, announced better-than-expected net profit of £511 million ($797 million) for the first quarter on Thursday.

  • Galaxy S6 fails to reverse profit decline at Samsung Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 2:14 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics suffered a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in global smartphone sales. Samsung's April-June net income was 5.8 trillion won, down 8 percent from 6.3 trillion won a year earlier. Sales fell 7 percent over a year earlier to 48.5 trillion won while operating...

  • Consumer mobile spend up: O2 CEO Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 1:20 AM ET
    First consumer mobile growth in years: O2 CEO

    Ronan Dunne, CEO of O2, says he saw the first growth in in consumer mobile spending in years.

  • Galaxy S6 fails to reverse profit decline at Samsung Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 8:12 PM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics suffered a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in global smartphone sales. Samsung's April-June net income was 5.8 trillion won, down 8 percent from 6.3 trillion won a year earlier. Sales fell 7 percent over a year earlier to 48.5 trillion won while operating...

  • Synchronoss beats Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 8:12 AM ET

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. _ Synchronoss Technologies Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $15.2 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Synchronoss shares have increased roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • July 27- Baidu Inc's quarterly profit missed analysts' estimates as China's biggest Internet search company spent heavily to diversify away from its core search advertising business, which is becoming less profitable and more competitive. Baidu's shares fell more than 8 percent in extended trading on Monday after the company's current-quarter revenue...

  • WASHINGTON, July 24- The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc and the biggest satellite-TV provider DirecTV became the country's largest pay-TV company on Friday, completing their $48.5 billion merger after receiving final regulatory approval. The requirements from the FCC, which ensures that deals are in the public interest, include protections for rival...

  • AT&T and the FCC, which determines if telecom mergers are in the public interest, have spent recent weeks negotiating conditions, including requirements that AT&T expand its broadband service and ensure that it does not discriminate against rival content. Video companies Netflix Inc and Dish Network Corp, traffic company Cogent Communications Holdings...

  • FCC approves AT&T, DirecTV deal with conditions Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    AT&T and DirecTV

    The deal will combine the nation's second-largest wireless carrier with its biggest satellite television provider.

  • U.S. FCC gives AT&T final clearance to buy DirecTV Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 2:30 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 24- AT&T received the final blessing from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, combining the country's No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider. After more than a year of review, the FCC finalized its vote to approve the merger with conditions. "The Commission's decision is...

  • All in the family of overachievers: Maggie Wilderotter

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications, shares her childhood memories and the messages she received from her family to "just go for it."

  • Cutting the cord... a look at cable TV's future: Expert

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications, shares his thoughts on AT&T's deal to buy DirecTV. Also Wilderotter provides perspective on the future of television. Customers don't want to buy 500 channels anymore and only watch 12, says Wilderotter, weighing in on the unbundling of cable TV.

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