Justice Department Appeals Time Warner-AT&T Merger Approval

The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday. In one of the largest U.S. antitrust cases in decades, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled last month that the merger could go on despite the government’s resistance. The feds did not seek a stay that would have prevented the merger from taking place, and AT&T and Time Warner closed the deal directly…

July 12, 2018
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Court filing: Justice Department will appeal Time Warner-AT&T merger approval (Christine Wang/CNBC)

July 12, 2018

Christine Wang / CNBC: Court filing: Justice Department will appeal Time Warner-AT&T merger approval  —  The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday.  In June, a federal judge ruled that the $85.4 billion deal was legal and imposed no conditions on the merger. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Intel to acquire Santa Clara-based fabless chip maker eASIC, says startup’s ~120 employees will join Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group (Ian Cutress/AnandTech)

July 12, 2018

Ian Cutress / AnandTech: Intel to acquire Santa Clara-based fabless chip maker eASIC, says startup’s ~120 employees will join Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group  —  Along with the other announcement today, Intel is also announcing that it will acquire a company called eASIC which develops FPGA-like design tools to roll out ‘structured ASICs’. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Canadian Telecoms Make The Most Money on Data Usage In The World: Tefficient

An anonymous reader shares a report: Canadian wireless users have some of the lowest data usage in the world, but Canadian telecom companies make the most money off the customers they have, a new report shows. A study by telecom comparison site Tefficient looked at data usage per SIM card in 36 countries worldwide in 2017, and how much money telecoms made per gigabyte of wireless data used. Canadians used…

July 12, 2018
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