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Jobs' Privacy vs. Investors' Right to Know
CEOs' Illness Raises Ethical Question: Where Is Line Between Privacy and Disclosure?
Why aren't the biggest U.S. companies hiring?
The economic recovery is 2 years old. Corporate America is thriving again. But “for hire” signs at the USA’s biggest companies are surprisingly scarce. By most measures, the Great Recession has faded like a bad dream for U.S. companies. Profits at the Standard & Poor’s 500 big companies are
Verizon sells landlines in 14 states to Frontier in $8.6B deal
Verizon Communications vz says it has reached a deal to shed its traditional telephone line business in 14 states in a deal worth $8.6 billion. Frontier Communications ftr , based in Stamford, Conn., will be taking over the Verizon assets in an all-stock deal, the companies say. The deal will
Time Warner Cable shelves some Internet cap plans
Bowing to mounting public and political pressure, Time Warner Cable Inc. said Thursday it was shelving plans in four markets to charge customers based on how much Internet traffic they generate. But tests of metered billing will continue in Beaumont, Texas. Consumers now pay based on their download
Comcast will start monthly Internet use cap on Oct. 1
Comcast, the nation's second-largest Internet service provider, Thursday said it would set an official limit on the amount of data subscribers can download and upload each month. On Oct. 1, the cable company will update its user agreement to say that users will be allowed 250 gigabytes of traffic
Is the End of Unlimited Internet Near?
Comcast, Frontier and Time Warner Cable Are Moving Toward Imposing Internet Usage Caps
Internet providers' usage caps irk customers
Three months ago, Guy Distaffen switched Internet providers, lured from his cable company to his phone company by a year of free service on a two-year contract. But soon the company quietly updated its policies to say it would limit his Internet activity each month. "We felt that were suckered,"
Boomers' eagerness to retire could cost them
First Baby Boomers Turn 62 This Year and Can Opt to Begin Collecting Social Security Early