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wsj.com - Tech, Media & Telecom Roundup: Market Talk
Tech, Media & Telecom Roundup: Market Talk
Wall Street Journal

The latest Market Talks covering Technology, Media and Telecom. Published exclusively on Dow Jones Newswires at 4:20 ET, 12:20 ET and 16:50 ET. 's first-quarter performance doesn't mark a meaningful beat to consensus and was mixed across regions…

bloomberg.com - Jillian Deutsch - EU Report Calls for Telecom Consolidation, Strong Energy Market
EU Report Calls for Telecom Consolidation, Strong Energy Market
Bloomberg

Letta recommends green bonds to strengthen energy markets Ex-Italian Prime Minister Letta wrote competitiveness report The European Union should consider consolidation for telecom operators as a way to improve the bloc's mobile and fixed networks…

financialpost.com - Bloomberg News - EU Report Calls for Telecom Consolidation, Strong Energy Market
EU Report Calls for Telecom Consolidation, Strong Energy Market
Financial Post

(Bloomberg) — The European Union should consider consolidation for telecom operators as a way to improve the bloc's mobile and fixed networks and should further integrate its energy markets, according to a report it commissioned on…

broadbandtvnews.com - Julian Clover - Virgin improves in Ofcom telecoms and pay-TV complaints list
Virgin improves in Ofcom telecoms and pay-TV complaints list
Broadband TV News

Virgin Media remains the most complained-about broadband, landline and pay-TV provider in the UK. However, in figures that cover the period from October to December last year, the operator saw a sizeable fall in complaints when compared to the…

dailymail.co.uk - Elizabeth Haigh - Vulnerable customers STILL in the dark over landline switchover
Vulnerable customers STILL in the dark over landline switchover
Mail Online

Pensioners and other vulnerable people are still in the dark about the digital landline switchover, as bosses are warned by campaigners that many still do not understand how to avoid being left with broadband they don't know how to use. Amid a…

techdirt.com - Karl Bode - The GOP Is Blocking A Last Ditch Effort To Bring Cheap Broadband To Poor Americans
The GOP Is Blocking A Last Ditch Effort To Bring Cheap Broadband To Poor Americans
Techdirt

The FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), part of the 2021 infrastructure bill, currently provides 23+ million low-income Americans a $30 broadband discount every month. But those 23 million Americans are poised to soon lose the discount…

mirror.co.uk - Dave Snelling - UK's worst broadband provider officially confirmed - check out the full list now
UK's worst broadband provider officially confirmed - check out the full list now
The Mirror

The UK's biggest broadband providers have been put through their paces yet again by Ofcom and there are some definite winners and big losers. The telecoms regular has been monitoring customer complaints made about the main suppliers and it appears…

reuters.com - Foo Yun Chee - Exclusive: TikTok quizzed by EU on TikTok Lite launch in France, Spain
Exclusive: TikTok quizzed by EU on TikTok Lite launch in France, Spain
Reuters

A smartphone with a displayed TikTok logo is placed on a computer motherboard in this illustration taken February 23, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights, opens new tab BRUSSELS, April 17 (Reuters) -…

newswire.ca - EnStream LP - EnStream and Socure partner to fight against synthetic identity fraud in the Canadian market
EnStream and Socure partner to fight against synthetic identity fraud in the Canadian market
CNW

The leading identity verification and fraud prevention provider teams up with Canada's only company with direct telecom data access to enable real-time risk signals to outsmart fraudsters. TORONTO and INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., April 17, 2024 /CNW/ -…

abc.net.au - Optus customer in $10,000 fraud attack forced to leave telco altogether after second breach
Optus customer in $10,000 fraud attack forced to leave telco altogether after second breach
ABC

Townsville business owner Andrew Ryder says he is ditching his personal number, work number and phone provider after his Optus account was hacked for the second time in weeks. Mr Ryder said he had been replacing his driver licence, Medicare card…

rediff.com - Surajeet Das Gupta - Smartphone makers pin hopes on new launches after tepid March quarter
Smartphone makers pin hopes on new launches after tepid March quarter
Rediff.com

For the smart phone industry, it has been a lacklustre quarter of CY2024, with sales falling by 3-4 per cent over the same period last year, according to Counterpoint Research projections. However, with the launch of many new models in Q1 of CY24…

startribune.com - Walker Orenstein - House DFL nixes plan for fee, regulations for internet service
House DFL nixes plan for fee, regulations for internet service
Star Tribune

Minnesota cities won't impose fees on internet providers meant to help pay for some government programming and improve broadband access after legislation failed to clear the state House. The Minnesota House DFL dropped the plan, which sparked…

reuters.com - Foo Yun Chee - Zalando challenges supervisory fee for EU online content rules
Zalando challenges supervisory fee for EU online content rules
Reuters

A person with a shopping bag of Zalando outlet walks along Kurfuerstendamm shopping street looking for bargains on the second weekend of advent in Berlin, Germany, December 3, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/ File photo Purchase Licensing Rights, opens…

nationalobserver.com - The Canadian  Press - Budget winners and losers
Budget winners and losers
Canada's National Observer

With a variety of fiscal and policy measures announced in the federal budget, here's a look at some of the winners and losers: Carbon tax rebates for small businesses are coming, five years after consumers began receiving their share. The measure…

technologyreview.com - Zeyi Yang - Why it's so hard for China's chip industry to become self-sufficient
Why it's so hard for China's chip industry to become self-sufficient
MIT Technology Review

As my colleague James O'Donnell explained in his story last week, it turns out Ajinomoto figured out in the 1990s that a chemical by-product of MSG production can be used to make insulator films, which proved to be essential for high-performance…

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