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  • Google, Facebook, Apple spent record amounts on lobbying in 2014

    The tech industry's most influential companies spent record amounts of money on federal lobbying in 2014 despite a general drop in lobbying by most tech companies. The spending was often directed at areas away from the central business of technology, and it indicates how diverse and powerful major tech companies are becoming.

  • Verizon to Pay $3.6B for Mobile Spectrum

    Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $3.6 billion to buy licenses for mobile spectrum covering 259 million U.S. residents from SpectrumCo, a joint venture of three cable providers.

  • Verizon devours more spectrum with Cox deal

    While AT&amp;T's attempts to acquire T-Mobile are stuck in limbo, rival Verizon has been quietly gobbling up spectrum from cable companies like Cox Communications, which today sold Verizon $315 million in licenses for 20MHz of its Advanced <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">Wireless</a> Services (AWS) spectrum.

  • Clearwire's new CEO faces big challenges in the LTE race

    Clearwire has a new chief, announcing today it has promoted current COO Eric Prusch to the twin posts of president and CEO. The announcement comes at a critical time in the company's plan to create a <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/080811-clearwires-lte-plan-faces-high.html?hpg1=bn">state-of-the-art 4G</a> <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">wireless</a> network.

  • Comcast, Time Warner Cable sign on for 24-hour IPv6 trial

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable have joined the throng of network vendors that are participating in World <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a> Day, a 24-hour trial of the next-generation Internet protocol scheduled for June 8.

  • AOL to lay off 10 percent of staff

    Time Warner's underperforming AOL Internet unit will lay off 700 employees, about 10 percent of its staff, a move it is taking in response to the global economic downturn.

  • AOL to lay off 20% of staff

    AOL will lay off about 2,000 employees, or approximately 20% of its staff, as it continues its transformation into an online, ad-supported business and moves further away from its traditional revenue model based on dial-up internet access fees.

  • AOL lays off 1,300 workers in the US

    Faced with greater competition and a maturing online audience, internet and interactive services provider AOL says it will lay off 1,300 workers at AOL customer service call centres in Arizona, Utah and Florida.