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#EndorseThis: John Oliver Explains Why Corporate Consolidation Sucks

In a country that depends on small business for jobs and innovation, John Oliver is rightly disturbed by the wave of corporate mergers that has changed our economy, with everything from airlines and beer to the Web dominated by a few gigantic companies. The result is lousy service, higher prices, fewer jobs, and a worsening […]

September 25, 2017
AT&T-Time Warner deal faces heavy scrutiny in Congress.

AT&T-Time Warner Deal Sparks Calls For Scrutiny In Washington

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are using the AT&T-Time Warner deal to highlight their views on anti-trust and regulatory enforcement.

October 23, 2016

Net Neutrality Regulations Released By FCC; Industry Lawsuit Expected

Net neutrality opponents aren’t ready to give up yet.

March 12, 2015

Amazon Expected To Unveil Its Own Smartphone

New York (AFP) – Amazon plans a mystery unveiling — widely expected to be a smartphone — on Wednesday to delve into a super competitive market dominated by Apple and Samsung. The company has given a hint as to what is in store and invited a small group of media to the Seattle event to […]

June 18, 2014

House, Senate Lawmakers Promise Review Of AT&T-DirecTV Deal

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — “The proposed AT&T and DirecTV merger would be the fourth-largest telecommunications merger in history,” four top House Judiciary Committee members said. “The committee has a strong record of reviewing proposed transactions that could have a significant impact on consumers and the competitive marketplace.” Committee Chairman Robert W. […]

May 19, 2014

FCC Votes To Start Formal Consideration Of Net Neutrality Proposal

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Amid protests, the Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to begin the process of formally setting new net neutrality rules for online traffic that would allow broadband providers to charge companies for faster delivery of their content. The 3-2 vote was a victory for FCC Chairman […]

May 15, 2014

AT&T, Comcast Seek Share Of Home Security Market

By Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press In a 3,200-square-foot home in Milford, Michigan, Chris Dierkes showed off one of AT&T’s latest service offerings: home security and automation. Dierkes demonstrated how to turn down the thermostat using an application on his iPad. “The temperature is set to 72 degrees,” the AT&T sales manager said last week […]

February 13, 2014