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  • 2016's winning trades Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 12:50 PM ET
    2016's winning trades

    Telecom and utilities are both up more than 5 percent in 2016. Stephanie Link, TIAA-CREF portfolio manager, shares her trade right now.

  • *India ruled Monday against differential data pricing. *Regulators in other Free Basics markets may follow India. "Not only because India was expected to be such a critical piece of the overall Internet.org success story, but more so because it has potential dangerous knock-on effects for the universal access initiative in other markets."

  • Feb 8- Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported. Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, hasn't hired bankers to conduct an offer and there have been no formal talks, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the...

  • Feb 8- Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation. Verizon's Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said in December that the U.S. wireless carrier could look at buying Yahoo's core...

  • Feb 8- Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation. Verizon's Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said in December that the U.S. wireless carrier could look at buying Yahoo's core...

  • Feb 8- Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported. Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, hasn't hired bankers to conduct an offer and there have been no formal talks, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— India's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services. The ruling is a major setback for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who had lobbied hard for the program as part of a campaign to expand...

  • Chesapeake shares halted for news pending Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 11:02 AM ET
    Chesapeake shares halted for news pending

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at what's moving the market today as well as the halt in the trading of Chesapeake Energy shares.

  • Telecoms a safer bet than utilities: Pro Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 10:07 AM ET
    Telecoms a safer bet than utilities: Pro

    Wunderlich Securities Chief Market Strategist Art Hogan and Raymond James President of Fixed Income Capital Markets Kevin Giddis discuss major factors impacting the market including oil prices, European bank concerns and gold prices.

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Feb 8- India introduced new rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the web, in a setback to Facebook Inc's plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service to the masses. On Monday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, which had suspended the free...

  • Verizon CEO confirms interest in buying Yahoo Saturday, 6 Feb 2016 | 9:57 AM ET
    Lowell McAdam, Verizon CEO, speaking on Dec. 8, 2015.

    Jim Cramer spoke with the CEO of Verizon Communications, who shed light on the company's interest in Yahoo.

  • LONDON, Feb 5- CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd has received the EU's list of objections to its takeover of Telefonica's O2, which will create Britain's biggest mobile operator and cut the number of networks to three, a person familiar with the situation said. European Union antitrust regulators launched a full investigation last October into Hutchison's 10.3...

  • LONDON, Feb 5- CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd has received the EU's view on its plan to buy Telefonica's O2 to create Britain's biggest mobile operator and reduce the number of networks from four to three, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Hong Kong- based company, which owns Britain's smallest network Three, showed it was willing to address any...

  • Google giving housing projects fast, free Internet Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 1:46 PM ET
    A technician gets cabling out of his truck to install Google Fiber.

    Google has wired 100 homes in a Kansas City public housing project with high-speed Internet.

  • Synchronoss tops Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:25 AM ET

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. _ Synchronoss Technologies Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $5.3 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 57 cents per share. Synchronoss shares have fallen 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Mobile phone networks operator Vodafone said on Tuesday it was in talks with John Malone's cable company Liberty Global about forming a joint venture in the Netherlands. Liberty Global owns Ziggo, the largest cable TV operator in the Netherlands, while Vodafone is the second biggest mobile network operator, behind KPN. Shares in Vodafone reversed...

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Mobile phone networks operator Vodafone said on Tuesday it was in talks with John Malone's cable company Liberty Global about a swap of assets in the Netherlands. Liberty Global owns Ziggo, the largest cable TV operator in the Netherlands, while Vodafone is the second biggest mobile network operator, behind KPN. Shares in Vodafone reversed earlier...

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Mobile phone operator Vodafone said on Tuesday it was in talks with John Malone's cable company Liberty Global about a swap of assets in the Netherlands. Liberty Global owns Ziggo, the largest cable TV operator in the Netherlands, while Vodafone is the second biggest mobile operator after KPN. Vodafone said it was now in talks with Liberty Global...

  • BT boss fights break-up as profit rises 14% Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 2:45 AM ET

    BT's boss has hit back at suggestions it should sell off its network business, Openreach, saying it could create "huge instability".

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Britain'S BT Group said on Monday it would restructure its businesses to incorporate mobile operator EE, as it reported its best revenue growth for more than seven years in the third quarter. The broadband market leader posted a 3 percent rise in core earnings to 1.6 billion pounds on better-than-expected revenue of 4.6 billion pounds, up 4.7...

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