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  • Uber brings breath of fresh air to stagnant taxi industry [Letter]

    Uber brings breath of fresh air to stagnant taxi industry [Letter]
    Mobile technology is changing the way we communicate, shop, work and travel. Ride-sharing companies such as Uber are bringing much needed choice and competition to a stagnant taxi industry that has failed to advance with the times ("Uber to file long...
  • Media Companies, NAB Applaud Supreme Court Ruling Against Aereo

    Media conglomerates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were quick to cheer the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Wednesday finding that Internet-streaming startup Aereo violated the Copyright Act. "Aereo characterized our lawsuit as an attack on...
  • Joe Philbin's son facing charges from auto accident

    Joe Philbin's son facing charges from auto accident
    ┬áDAVIE – Matthew Philbin, the son of Dolphins coach Joe Philbin, is facing a third-degree felony charge for failing to stop and render aid in a March 23 accident in Austin, Tx., according to a report in the Miami Herald. ┬áThe case is scheduled for...
  • AT&T and DirecTV defend deal on Capitol Hill

    The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth. In...
  • Burbank utility rates to rise

    Burbank utility customers can expect rate increases starting in July after all, as one Burbank City Council member on Monday flipped his vote after city officials said keeping rates stagnant would cause a $7.6 million revenue shortfall and extensive...
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  • AT&T to Acquire DirecTV in $67 Billion Deal

    In a deal that will accelerate the transformation under way in the U.S. pay TV market, AT&T has reached an agreement to acquire DirecTV for $67 billion. The proposed union of the telco giant and the nation's largest satellite TV provider continues the...
  • Life in the slow lane [Editorial]

    Life in the slow lane  [Editorial]
    One of the marvels of the Internet to date is that it's largely been a level playing field where there is equal access to all (at least those not blocked by oppressive governments), an arrangement that has not only encouraged innovation and investment but...
  • The net neutrality battle: FCC chairman backs away, but not enough

    The net neutrality battle: FCC chairman backs away, but not enough
    Fans of net neutrality--the idea that Internet service providers shouldn't be able to block, slow, or favor some content providers over others--should show FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler a little love. Obviously, that's not because Wheeler's open-Internet...
  • Will Wall Street Warm Up to AT&T-DirecTV Deal?

    Now that the formal acquisition plan has been unveiled, AT&T and DirecTV execs undoubtedly will be eagerly awaiting Wall Streeters' reaction to the deal. Top analysts have been unimpressed by the potential combo, based on reaction issued in response to...
  • Tinley Park trustees consider cell phone towers

    Tinley Park trustees consider cell phone towers
    Tinley Park residents near two local schools would be faced with tall cell phone towers in their neighborhood under a proposal being considered by Village Trustees. AT&T Wireless has applied for a Special Use Permit from the Village of Tinley Park to...