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Apple Unscathed by Map Flap September's biggest brand improvers

Apple's highly publicized maps blunder didn't seem to hurt its image with consumers too much. The company was one of the most-improved brands last month, as measured by YouGov’s BrandIndex, its…

October 10, 2012, 8:23 AM EDT

AKQA Opens Two New U.S. Offices Additions bring WPP agency's U.S. shops to total of five

Newly-minted WPP agency AKQA has opened two new offices in the U.S. to support current accounts in those markets, the agency announced Monday. AKQA has staffs of about a dozen each…

October 1, 2012, 9:14 AM EDT

FCC Conditionally Approves Verizon Deals for Wireless Spectrum Telecom will move quickly to close transactions

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday conditionally approved Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion purchase of spectrum from Cox and SpectrumCo companies Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. It also approved…

August 23, 2012, 4:39 PM EDT

DOJ Conditionally Approves Verizon Wireless Deal With Big Cable Company and its partners can offer quad play for 5 years

Verizon Wireless and four of the nation's largest cable companies can co-market a "quad play" of wireless, wired, TV and cell phone services, according to the Department of Justice—but only…

August 16, 2012, 1:15 PM EDT

Union Steps Up Campaign to Oppose Verizon Deal With Big Cable Ads running in four cities

Worried that regulators are heading toward approving the deal between Verizon Wireless and the nation's top cable companies, the Communications Workers of America Friday stepped up its opposition. The new ad campaign, running…

August 10, 2012, 1:15 PM EDT

Law Enforcement Mobile Phone Requests Raise Privacy Concerns in Washington 1.3 million made last year

Is tracking consumers across the Internet more or less frightening than law enforcement's habit of requesting personal data from mobile phone carriers? An eye-popping 1.3 million requests were made for…

July 9, 2012, 11:29 AM EDT

Did Verizon Wireless Silence Competitor With Spectrum Deal? T-Mobile swap could pave way for regulatory approval of cable deals

Verizon Wireless gave regulators something else to consider as they review the company's controversial $3.6 billion deals to acquire wireless spectrum and carve out marketing deals with the nation's largest…

June 25, 2012, 12:16 PM EDT

Antitrust Senator Raises Concerns Over Verizon Cable Deals Stops short of recommending regulators block them

Critics of Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion spectrum purchase and marketing and joint venture deals with the nation's largest cable companies may have just won a powerful ally in their fight…

May 24, 2012, 12:46 PM EDT

Critics of Verizon Wireless' Cable Deals Launch Coalition Group hopes to put more pressure on regulators

Many of the same companies and groups that opposed and helped to shut down the AT&T purchase of T-Mobile are joining forces to take on Verizon Wireless' spectrum and marketing…

May 14, 2012, 10:38 AM EDT

Verizon Spectrum Sale Stirs Debate Verizon claims sale is no ploy for approval of cable deals

Verizon's decision to sell some of its spectrum has nothing to do with regulators currently reviewing its pending deals for spectrum and marketing with major cable companies, the company said…

April 19, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT

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