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Macbook Air versus Sony Vaio Z (2012)

The companies now clash once again, each with flagship products in a category that pushes the envelope of form and function: the ultraportable-class notebook computer.

Verizon's Q2 Earnings Receive Upgrade To 'Strong Sell'

Standard & Poor's (S&P) Capital IQ equity analyst Todd Rosenbluth changed his rating on Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), from Hold to Strong Sell after the $128.4 billion-cap mobile service carrier posted its second-quarter earnings Thursday morning.

On Jobs, The US Congress, And You

Cutting federal spending in 2012 could tip the U.S. economy back into a recession, just as it almost did in 1937. On the contrary, if the federal government spent more on infrastructure and public works projects now and in the immediate quarters ahead, it would create millions of jobs.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Verizon Shipping Date Slips A Day To July 10

Last week, Verizon announced the opening of pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone and said that it would start shipping the device by July 9. But according to a latest update by the carrier, the shipping date has been pushed back by one whole day to July 10.

Technology Focus: Just How Will ?Big Data? Tap The Cloud?

By making the Internet universal and ubiquitous, though, technology also eroded corporate control. No longer will International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) or Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) completely control everything in their networks, despite their networks of worldwide data centers.

Hutchison Resubmits Bid For Debt-Laden Irish Telecom

Hong Kong-based diversified holding company Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (Hong Kong: 0013) resubmitted its ?2 billion ($2.62 billion) cash bid for Dublin-based Eircom Group Ltd., the closely held fixed, mobile and broadband telecommunications services provider.

Verizon Wireless data revenue growth impresses

Verizon Communications Inc posted first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations as customers increased their spending on services such as wireless data, sending its shares 1.6 percent higher.

Tycoon Slim taps online gaming market in Mexico

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim plans to enter the online gaming market in his home country, offering more than 600 free titles to some 8 million users of his high-speed broadband for a month, with the aim of charging for the service afterward.

Verizon Wireless to charge $30 fee for upgrades

Verizon Wireless will start charging customers a $30 fee for cellphone upgrades, on top of the price they pay for the new device, as the company looks to supplement its income to cover costs.

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