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AT&T Adds Customers in Q2 as Revenue Falls Short

AT&T continued to add customers in the second quarter, though its financials failed to reach the numbers analysts were looking for. The carrier reported revenue of $32.6 billion, up by 1.6% from a year ago, and adjusted earnings of 62 cents per share. Analysts had forecast adjusted earnings of 63 cents per share and revenue [...]

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Apple Posts Strong iPhone Sales, But iPad Numbers Drop

Apple set a new record for iPhone sales in its fiscal third quarter, though iPad sales experienced a slump. The company reported that 35.2 million iPhones were sold during the three month period, beating out the third quarter record of 31.2 million set last year. However, iPad sales were not so good and fell 9% [...]

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Verizon Q2 Profit Soars with Strong Tablet Demand

Verizon returned to customer growth in the second quarter, largely due to strong tablet demand. As CEO Lowell McAdam revealed earlier this month, the carrier added 1.4 million postpaid customers in the quarter. That figure represents a big improvement over the lackluster 539,000 additions in Q1. The majority of the new customer additions were tablet [...]

Comcast

Comcast Grows Earnings, Loses Customers in Q2

Comcast is hard at work trying to get its merger with Time Warner Cable past regulators, but it still has its own business to manage while the deal creeps forward. The cable giant exceeded earnings estimates for the second quarter, but fell short when it came to revenue. For the second quarter, Comcast reported net [...]

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BlackBerry Appoints New COO to Continue Enterprise Focus

BlackBerry announced on Monday that it has appointed Marty Beard as its new chief operating officer. Beard was previously the CEO of cloud-based customer service company LiveOps. In his new role, Beard will take on marketing, application development, customer care, and quality for BlackBerry. The appointment fits with the company’s renewed focus on enterprise customers. [...]


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Apple Posts Strong iPhone Sales, But iPad Numbers Drop

Apple set a new record for iPhone sales in its fiscal third quarter, though iPad sales experienced a slump. The company reported that 35.2 million iPhones were sold during the three month period, beating out the third quarter record of 31.2 million set last year. However, iPad sales were not so good and fell 9% [...]

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Internet

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FCC Puts $100 Million toward Rural Broadband

There’s a lot of talk about making sure everyone in America has access to the Internet, but the Federal Communications Commission is putting its money where its mouth is. The FCC has allocated $100 million for research into developing low-cost broadband solutions for rural areas. The agency’s goal is to eventually launch networks in unconnected [...]

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AT&T Adds Customers in Q2 as Revenue Falls Short

AT&T continued to add customers in the second quarter, though its financials failed to reach the numbers analysts were looking for. The carrier reported revenue of $32.6 billion, up by 1.6% from a year ago, and adjusted earnings of 62 cents per share. Analysts had forecast adjusted earnings of 63 cents per share and revenue [...]

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AT&T Reportedly Launching VoLTE on May 23

AT&T looks to be the first of the big U.S. carriers to launch Voice over LTE, beating Verizon to the punch. A report from Engadget states that the service will begin rolling out on May 23, with Chicago and Minneapolis as the initial launch markets. Both AT&T and Verizon have been working to get the [...]

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AT&T Adds Customers in Q2 as Revenue Falls Short

AT&T continued to add customers in the second quarter, though its financials failed to reach the numbers analysts were looking for. The carrier reported revenue of $32.6 billion, up by 1.6% from a year ago, and adjusted earnings of 62 cents per share. Analysts had forecast adjusted earnings of 63 cents per share and revenue [...]

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Apple Posts Strong iPhone Sales, But iPad Numbers Drop

Apple set a new record for iPhone sales in its fiscal third quarter, though iPad sales experienced a slump. The company reported that 35.2 million iPhones were sold during the three month period, beating out the third quarter record of 31.2 million set last year. However, iPad sales were not so good and fell 9% [...]

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Verizon Q2 Profit Soars with Strong Tablet Demand

Verizon returned to customer growth in the second quarter, largely due to strong tablet demand. As CEO Lowell McAdam revealed earlier this month, the carrier added 1.4 million postpaid customers in the quarter. That figure represents a big improvement over the lackluster 539,000 additions in Q1. The majority of the new customer additions were tablet [...]

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Comcast Grows Earnings, Loses Customers in Q2

Comcast is hard at work trying to get its merger with Time Warner Cable past regulators, but it still has its own business to manage while the deal creeps forward. The cable giant exceeded earnings estimates for the second quarter, but fell short when it came to revenue. For the second quarter, Comcast reported net [...]

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BlackBerry Appoints New COO to Continue Enterprise Focus

BlackBerry announced on Monday that it has appointed Marty Beard as its new chief operating officer. Beard was previously the CEO of cloud-based customer service company LiveOps. In his new role, Beard will take on marketing, application development, customer care, and quality for BlackBerry. The appointment fits with the company’s renewed focus on enterprise customers. [...]

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Google Has Strong Q2, But Loses Top Executive

Though Google is busy experimenting with self-driving cars and other projects, its core business continues to do just fine. The Internet giant reported strong revenue in the second quarter of the year and managed to beat out estimates. However, the good news was marred by the sudden departure of one of the company’s top executives. [...]

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Microsoft Confirms Largest Ever Job Cuts

Microsoft has confirmed the rumors of jobs cuts following its acquisition of Nokia’s handset business. CEO Satya Nadella said in an email to all employees that the software giant plans to cut its workforce by 18,000 jobs over the next year, with former Nokia employees accounting for around 12,500 of the jobs lost. Microsoft had [...]

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Sprint and T-Mobile to Join Forces for Spectrum Auction

Sprint and T-Mobile will reportedly join forces to capture spectrum in the incentive auction to be held by the FCC next year. The Wall Street Journal reports that the two carriers will form a joint venture to bid about $10 billion in the auction. That $10 billion is apparently part of a larger amount from [...]

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BlackBerry Announces Virtual Assistant for Next Smartphone

Apple has Siri for iOS, Google has Google Now for Android, Microsoft has Cortana for Windows Phone, and now BlackBerry is introducing its own voice-controlled virtual assistant. BlackBerry Assistant will be included as part of the BlackBerry 10.3 operating system and make its debut on the Passport smartphone set to arrive in September. BlackBerry often [...]

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Microsoft Prepares for Job Cuts Following Nokia Acquisition

Microsoft is prepping what could be its biggest round of layoffs in five years. The software giant recently completed the acquisition of Nokia’s handset unit in April and Bloomberg reports that the company is looking to make cuts at Nokia and in areas of Microsoft that overlap with its newly acquired business. The layoffs are [...]

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