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AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

Source: Business Balla | May 19 2014, 5:22pm CDT | by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the hidden benefits of AT&T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises...
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Raleigh retailers ready for iPhone 6 release

Sep 17 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

Friday is a big deal if you’re a phone retailer. That’s the day the iPhone 6 hits the shelves– and the day Kevin Wright readies for battle. Read: How Touch ID ups Apple's security game in iPhone 6 Wright, the manager of AT&T’s new Store of the Future on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh, has been through it before. While that store has only been open since March, he’s been with the firm for five years. So he’s survived previous launches. “My first thought was, this is going to be the… ...
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Miami company’s stock skyrockets on Apple Pay announcement

Sep 17 2014 10:37am CDT | Source: South Florida Business Journal

Miami-based Net Element’s stock soared about 45 percent Wednesday morning after it announced it would use Apple’s new mobile payment system. Apple Pay will allow consumers to use their cellphones to pay at a register, with a goal of decreasing credit card transactions. Apple announced the service last week during its iPhone 6 launch event. The tech giant said its taken more than 4 million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which will be availa ...
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Is Verizon or AT&T a Better Dividend Stock to Buy?

Sep 16 2014 1:51pm CDT | Source:

Verizon and AT&T are both high-yielding telecoms, but which one is better for your portfolio could depend on what type of investo ...
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AT&T opens Coral Gables store

Sep 16 2014 10:42am CDT | Source: South Florida Business Journal

AT&T opened its 35th Miami-Dade retail store in Coral Gables this week. The new store is at 4105 Ponce de Leon Boulevard near Village of Merrick Park and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. RELATED CONTENT: Apple says iPhone 6 preorders topped a record 4 million The Coral Gables location is operated by authorized retailer USA Wireless. AT&T has 46 company-owned stores from Key West to Vero Beach. AT&T's newest Miami-Dade sto ...
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US CEO optimism falls in 3rd quarter as chief executives see less hiring, investment

Sep 16 2014 9:52am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter. The Business Roundtable says that its CEO outlook index fell to 86.4 in the third quarter, down from 95.4 in the April-June period. Fewer CEOs expect to hire in the next six months: Just 34 per cent plan to add jobs, down from 43 per cent. And only 39 per cent plan to boost their capital s ...
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10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

Sep 16 2014 7:06am CDT | Source: Business Insider

1. Here's our list of the 32 most powerful women in mobile advertising in 2014. 2. Ad agencies may be to blame for convincing marketers to buy ads programmatically through agency trading desks. Transparency has been a big issue with agency trading desks, and now many marketers are taking this process in-house.   3. Many native ads are getting call to action buttons to help make the ads more worth while for the marketer.  4. Digital ad spend is projected to pass TV spending by 2017, ac ...
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What 'recorded for quality assurance' means

Sep 15 2014 4:01pm CDT | Source:

AT&T has developed a software platform that can transcribe and offer near-real-time analysis on customer servi ...
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AT&T to Launch WiFi Calling in 2015

Sep 14 2014 1:21pm CDT | Source: I4U News: Business

According to the reports, the WiFi calling is coming to AT&T in 2015 but it seems as if this just isn’t on their agenda or top priority list right now as opposed to th ...
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