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USA Today
Verizon is winner in Yahoo sale with $4.8B bidVerizon has made it official. The telecommunications giant announced Monday tha
Verizon is winner in Yahoo sale with $4.8B bid
USA Today / Posted 8 minutes ago
Verizon has made it official. The telecommunications giant announced Monday that it will acquire Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion. Verizon has been the leading candidate in Yahoo's four-month sale process. By pairing Yahoo with AOL, which... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Verizon to buy Yahoo for $4.8Bof the web browser Netscape, never made it to the end of the first dot-com boom
Verizon to buy Yahoo for $4.8B
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 minutes ago
of the web browser Netscape, never made it to the end of the first dot-com boom. Verizon, one of the nation’s biggest telecommunications companies, plans to combine Yahoo’s operations with AOL, a longtime Yahoo competitor acquired by Verizon... Read more
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Market Watch
Sprint's stock rallies after revenue beat, net phone customer additionsSprint Corp.'s stock S, +0.43% jumped 1.1% in premarket trade Monday, after the
Sprint's stock rallies after revenue beat, net phone customer additions
Market Watch / Posted 13 minutes ago
Sprint Corp.'s stock S, +0.43% jumped 1.1% in premarket trade Monday, after the telecommunications company reported fiscal first-quarter revenue that beat expectations, with new postpaid phone customers added after losing them a year ago. For the... Read more
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Salon.com
China gains key diplomatic S. China Sea win, expands cruisesservice to several disputed South China Sea islands following China’s dismissal
China gains key diplomatic S. China Sea win, expands cruises
Salon.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
service to several disputed South China Sea islands following China’s dismissal of the arbitration panel’s ruling. China Telecommunications Corp., the country’s third-biggest telecom carrier, now covers seven islands and reefs in the Spratly... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Verizon is winner in Yahoo sale with $4.8B bidVerizon has made it official. The telecommunications giant announced Monday tha
Verizon is winner in Yahoo sale with $4.8B bid
Detroit Free Press / Posted 32 minutes ago
Verizon has made it official. The telecommunications giant announced Monday that it will acquire Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion. Verizon has been the leading candidate in Yahoo's four-month sale process. By pairing Yahoo with AOL, which... Read more
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Business Insider
VERIZON HAS ACQUIRED YAHOO FOR $4.8 BILLIONVerizon will acquire Yahoo's core internet business for about $4.83 billion in
VERIZON HAS ACQUIRED YAHOO FOR $4.8 BILLION
Business Insider / Posted 44 minutes ago
Verizon will acquire Yahoo's core internet business for about $4.83 billion in cash, the telecommunications company announced on Monday. Yahoo will be merged with Verizon's AOL unit and will sit under EVP and president of product innovation and new... Read more
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Spot.ph
DILG chief's test call to the 911 hotline is an epic failthe operator told the desk officer that it was the Interior Secretary who was a
DILG chief's test call to the 911 hotline is an epic fail
Spot.ph / Posted 57 minutes ago
the operator told the desk officer that it was the Interior Secretary who was asking for assistance at the National Telecommunications Commission. “Hello ma’am, magpaparesponde sila diyan sa [National Telecommunications Commission] NTC. Si... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
West Oaks Malls looking for new source of customerslarger tenants." Construction crews are transforming the former 144,000-square
West Oaks Malls looking for new source of customers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 59 minutes ago
larger tenants." Construction crews are transforming the former 144,000-square-foot Sears department store into a Xerox "telecommunications center," according to leasing brochures. The mall has about 40 vacant spaces, including a... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
St. Christopher announces new board membersinclude development of printed circuit board technology at Hadco, as well as pr
St. Christopher announces new board members
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
include development of printed circuit board technology at Hadco, as well as principal signal integrity engineer developing telecommunications equipment with Cedar Point Communications. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from... Read more
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New Kerala
Manipur: Indian Army files FIR against Airtel over unverified SIM cards - newkerala.com #95322as this not only constituted a grave security threat, but was also in direct co
Manipur: Indian Army files FIR against Airtel over unverified SIM cards - newkerala.com #95322
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
as this not only constituted a grave security threat, but was also in direct contradiction of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) guidelines. On July 21, the army formation at Manipur learnt that ATSUM was giving pre-activated SIM... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'3.9 Billion People Can't Access Internet'New data released at the weekend by the International Telecommunications Union
'3.9 Billion People Can't Access Internet'
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
New data released at the weekend by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the United Nations (UN) specialized agency for information and communication technology (ICT), show that 3.9 billion people remain cut-off from the vast resources... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Officials: Downtown Knoxville street work to be worth waitto pedestrians and maximizing access to businesses. The 700 block project's ti
Officials: Downtown Knoxville street work to be worth wait
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
to pedestrians and maximizing access to businesses. The 700 block project's time line was extended when three telecommunications companies — Comcast, AT&T and Wow! — coordinated with the city to install new conduit in the area during... Read more
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Business Insider
Yahoo and Verizon are due to announce $5 billion deal by Mondayand which involved several interested bidders, including private-equity firms.
Yahoo and Verizon are due to announce $5 billion deal by Monday
Business Insider / Posted an hour ago
and which involved several interested bidders, including private-equity firms. The acquisition by Verizon, the largest telecommunications company in the US, also marks the final chapter to the tumultuous story of one of the internet industry's... Read more
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Online Recruitment
Brexit May Take A Toll On Tech Jobs In The UK And EUand Services Companies (NASSCOM) and former chairman of India’s Telecom Commiss
Brexit May Take A Toll On Tech Jobs In The UK And EU
Online Recruitment / Posted 2 hours ago
and Services Companies (NASSCOM) and former chairman of India’s Telecom Commission and Secretary of its Department of Telecommunications. “Any negative impact on the British economy in terms of slower growth or worse could reduce opportunities... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Brighter Future for Liberia's Economyeconomic ecosystem. Of particular importance is infrastructure, ranging from p
The Brighter Future for Liberia's Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
economic ecosystem. Of particular importance is infrastructure, ranging from power and transportation to water and telecommunications. Many of these sectors have traditionally been the exclusive domain of governments. However, private... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
7 in 10 NTU graduates secured jobs before graduationProfessor Sir David Payne from University of Southampton, in recognition for hi
7 in 10 NTU graduates secured jobs before graduation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
Professor Sir David Payne from University of Southampton, in recognition for his significant contributions to the field of telecommunications. Renowned Singaporean master potter and ceramicist Iskandar Jalil was also conferred the Honorary Degree... Read more
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Fortune
Ericsson's Board Just Pushed Out CEO Hans VestbergTelecommunications equipment firm Ericsson is looking for a new CEO, after curr
Ericsson's Board Just Pushed Out CEO Hans Vestberg
Fortune / Posted 3 hours ago
Telecommunications equipment firm Ericsson is looking for a new CEO, after current chief Hans Vestberg stepped down Monday with immediate effect. Ericsson eric has had to lay off thousands of workers this year in the face of a stagnant market for... Read more
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USA Today
5 things you need to know Mondayman, was shot an killed during an altercation with two police officers, sparkin
5 things you need to know Monday
USA Today / Posted 3 hours ago
man, was shot an killed during an altercation with two police officers, sparking protests in the community. A deal for telecommunications giant Verizon to purchase Internet pioneer Yahoo could be announced as soon as Monday, according to... Read more
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dna
Manipur: Indian Army files FIR against Airtel over unverified SIM cardsas this not only constituted a grave security threat, but was also in direct co
Manipur: Indian Army files FIR against Airtel over unverified SIM cards
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
as this not only constituted a grave security threat, but was also in direct contradiction of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) guidelines. On July 21, the army formation at Manipur learnt that ATSUM was giving pre-activated... Read more
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Times of Malta
Important company results dueand resellers. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ US EQUITY - Q216 results out)
Important company results due
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
and resellers. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ US EQUITY - Q216 results out) Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and... Read more
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Network Computing
Google Fiber, Utility Poles & The FCCregulations in the US require companies with utility poles in public rights of
Google Fiber, Utility Poles & The FCC
Network Computing / Posted 4 hours ago
regulations in the US require companies with utility poles in public rights of way to provide access to certified telecommunications providers. In many cities and towns, both public entities such as city governments as well as the... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Harry Domash, Online Investing: Examining differences in mutual fundspercent discount and pays a 6.3 percent yield. • Reaves Utility Income (ticker
Harry Domash, Online Investing: Examining differences in mutual funds
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
percent discount and pays a 6.3 percent yield. • Reaves Utility Income (ticker symbol UTG): Holds mostly U.S. utility and telecommunications stocks. Returned 7.5 percent over 12 months, and 14.6 percent, on average, annually over five years.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nairobi Riding High on Global Summits, With More Lined Uplaw enforcement, forensics and education sector players is also set for Kenya's
Nairobi Riding High on Global Summits, With More Lined Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
law enforcement, forensics and education sector players is also set for Kenya's capital. From the private sector, finance, telecommunications, healthcare, commerce companies, audit firms, education institutes, insurance companies and manufacturing... Read more
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Market Watch
Ericsson chief departs after profit plungeannounced further cost reductions and job cuts after posting a 24% drop in seco
Ericsson chief departs after profit plunge
Market Watch / Posted 5 hours ago
announced further cost reductions and job cuts after posting a 24% drop in second-quarter net profit, as the Swedish telecommunications-equipment maker faces stiff competition and continued weak product demand in most of its markets. Write... Read more
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The Register
Verizon wants to replace your net gateways with 'a simple mux'WAN (SD-WAN) services. And Friday's launch has an unusual characteristic: it b
Verizon wants to replace your net gateways with 'a simple mux'
The Register / Posted 5 hours ago
WAN (SD-WAN) services. And Friday's launch has an unusual characteristic: it breaks the decades-long practice among telecommunications carriers of awarding their new network or service to one or two vendors. For each of the virtualised... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on P70B telco deal(PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the Philippine Long Distanc
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on P70B telco deal
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
(PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Globe Telecommunications Incorporated and explain why the court should not stop its comprehensive review on the P70-billion buyout... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fresh voice calls for dud tax to be dumpedexperienced mobile blackspots in the Wimmera. He said it was imperative for fa
Fresh voice calls for dud tax to be dumped
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
experienced mobile blackspots in the Wimmera. He said it was imperative for farmers to have access to good data speeds and telecommunications to operate their business. “It’s systemic throughout all of agriculture – as soon as you get away from... Read more
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The Hindu
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh: Centre wants emotional connect with Kashmirlevel.” The NC memorandum sought a judicial probe into civilian killings and d
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh: Centre wants emotional connect with Kashmir
The Hindu / Posted 6 hours ago
level.” The NC memorandum sought a judicial probe into civilian killings and demanded immediate restoration of mobile telecommunications and Internet services. CPI(M) leader M. Y. Tarigami, during his meeting with Mr. Singh, called for “an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on PLDT, Globe(PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the Philippine Long Distanc
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on PLDT, Globe
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
(PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Globe Telecommunications Incorporated and explain why the court should not stop its comprehensive review on the P70-billion buyout... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Verizon set to buy out Yahoo for $6.4bYahoo takeover: Verizon set for $6.4b deal Struggling internet search engine Y
Verizon set to buy out Yahoo for $6.4b
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 hours ago
Yahoo takeover: Verizon set for $6.4b deal Struggling internet search engine Yahoo is set to be taken over by US telecommunications giant Verizon in a deal worth more than $6 billion. Verizon will announce the buyout before the US share market... Read more
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iTWire
Peter Dinhamelection over and the Turnbull government turning its attention to policy, Inte
Peter Dinham
iTWire / Posted 8 hours ago
election over and the Turnbull government turning its attention to policy, Internet Australia has renewed its call for the telecommunications Universal Service Obligation to be expanded to include a right to Internet access via fast and affordable... Read more
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Gulf News
Hezbollah popularity deflated 10 years after warthrough Lebanese officialdom, when the government of then-Prime Minister Fouad
Hezbollah popularity deflated 10 years after war
Gulf News / Posted 8 hours ago
through Lebanese officialdom, when the government of then-Prime Minister Fouad Al Siniora tried to dismantle Hezbollah’s telecommunications network at Beirut International Airport in May 2008. That confrontation brought Hezbollah troops to the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Yahoo sold to Verizon for $4.8 billionwhich Verizon bought last year for $4.4 billion. SunTrust analyst Robert Peck e
Yahoo sold to Verizon for $4.8 billion
The Mercury News / Posted 8 hours ago
which Verizon bought last year for $4.4 billion. SunTrust analyst Robert Peck earlier this year said if an internet and telecommunications company such as Verizon bought Yahoo, it could cut 40 percent of Yahoo's workforce because of overlaps in... Read more
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Market Watch
Huawei says first-half revenue surges 40%Huawei Chief Financial Officer Sabrina Meng said in a news release. The result
Huawei says first-half revenue surges 40%
Market Watch / Posted 9 hours ago
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Sabrina Meng said in a news release. The results come as demand for network upgrades at telecommunications carriers are slowing, with more clients already using fourth-generation wireless networks. Huawei has been... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ready to go cashless?personal privacy protection with PromptPay. Prawit Leesathapornwongsa, a commi
Ready to go cashless?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
personal privacy protection with PromptPay. Prawit Leesathapornwongsa, a commissioner of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, acknowledges that security and privacy remain the greatest concerns about PromptPay among... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tim Kaine faces criticism for gifts received while Va. governorexclusive Caribbean island of Mustique, provided by James Murray Jr., a Virgini
Tim Kaine faces criticism for gifts received while Va. governor
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 hours ago
exclusive Caribbean island of Mustique, provided by James Murray Jr., a Virginia-based venture capitalist specializing in telecommunications investments. Murray also donated $45,000 to Kaine’s election campaign and to a political-action committee... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Telstra’s API revolutionAs Telstra continues its shift from just being a telecommunications carrier to
Telstra’s API revolution
Computer World Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
As Telstra continues its shift from just being a telecommunications carrier to what it likes to describe as “a world class technology company that empowers people to connect”, the company’s software teams have been given a mandate to take an... Read more
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Japan Today
Tips from a digital nomad ‹ Japan Todaythe ongoing transformation shows no signs of slowing down. One clear example i
Tips from a digital nomad ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 hours ago
the ongoing transformation shows no signs of slowing down. One clear example is the rise of digital nomads who use telecommunications to remotely do tasks that traditionally have taken place in a single, stationary workplace. While this... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Injured farmer unable to call for helparea's residents deserve some certainty around the quality of service they rece
Injured farmer unable to call for help
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
area's residents deserve some certainty around the quality of service they receive. The Mayor has not yet heard from telecommunications provider Chorus regarding the issue. Champion shearer Sam Welch has unreliable phone service at his farm... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Macaques sow poll strifethe ousted government, who are expected to vote against it, the AFP report said
Macaques sow poll strife
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
the ousted government, who are expected to vote against it, the AFP report said. Last week, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) exercised its new censorship powers under Section 44 to shut down Peace TV, the red... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in Junein this sector include traditional publishing as well as software publishing; m
Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in June
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 hours ago
in this sector include traditional publishing as well as software publishing; motion pictures and broadcasting; and telecommunications. “Despite the slight uptick in June, the industry has been in a slow decline for almost eight years, as... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahooengine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 hours ago
engine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front-runner by analysts and investors. The telecommunications behemoth already owned AOL, another onetime internet darling that had fallen far from its peak. Bankers... Read more
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Daily News
The Long Walk to challenge coalition unitycommunications arms of Government, be it on Finance, Economic Development, Food
The Long Walk to challenge coalition unity
Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
communications arms of Government, be it on Finance, Economic Development, Food and new areas such as medical services and telecommunications – especially digital phones – did not take a good and serious message to the people about VAT and its... Read more
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WA Today
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahooengine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
WA Today / Posted 15 hours ago
engine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front-runner by analysts and investors. The telecommunications behemoth already owned AOL, another onetime internet darling that had fallen far from its peak. Bankers... Read more
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Canberra Times
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahooengine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
Canberra Times / Posted 16 hours ago
engine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front-runner by analysts and investors. The telecommunications behemoth already owned AOL, another onetime internet darling that had fallen far from its peak. Bankers... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion dealdrag out.” Verizon is a far larger company than Yahoo; it had revenues of appr
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion deal
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
drag out.” Verizon is a far larger company than Yahoo; it had revenues of approximately $131 billion in 2015, largely from telecommunications services. Yahoo’s 2015 revenues were just under $5 billion. The Yahoo deal would be the second major... Read more
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The Age
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahooengine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
engine, email and the social network Tumblr​ – Verizon was considered the front-runner by analysts and investors. The telecommunications behemoth already owned AOL, another onetime internet darling that had fallen far from its peak. Bankers... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion dealdrag out.” Verizon is a far larger company than Yahoo; it had revenues of appr
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion deal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 hours ago
drag out.” Verizon is a far larger company than Yahoo; it had revenues of approximately $131 billion in 2015, largely from telecommunications services. Yahoo’s 2015 revenues were just under $5 billion. The Yahoo deal would be the second major... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Province should protect workers from being fired without causethe half million non-unionized Canadian employees who work in federally regulat
Province should protect workers from being fired without cause
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 17 hours ago
the half million non-unionized Canadian employees who work in federally regulated industries, such as banks, airlines and telecommunications. Employers will have to give a cause – such as misconduct or incompetence – before dismissing an... Read more
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The Hindu
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh: Centre wants emotional connect with KashmirMinister. The NC memorandum sought a judicial probe into civilian killings and
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh: Centre wants emotional connect with Kashmir
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
Minister. The NC memorandum sought a judicial probe into civilian killings and demanded immediate restoration of mobile telecommunications and Internet services. CPI(M) leader M. Y. Tarigami, during his meeting with Mr. Singh, called for “an... Read more
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