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Times Staff WritersWith all the hype about wireless access, business travelers may think they're never far from a high-speed Internet connection. The truth? Far from it. "WiFi" stands for wireless fidelity, and the technology refers to users' ability to get a high-speed...
Passengers surrendered more than 135,000 lighters at U.S. airports in the first five days after these items were banned from carry-on luggage, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration said last week. Lighters already had been banned from checked...
Times Staff WriterSilicon Valley entrepreneur Steve Poizner pulled himself out of the running Wednesday for a seat on the California Public Utilities Commission, conceding that his financial holdings were too big and complex to avoid potential conflicts of interest....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 40,000 employees at AT&T Inc will keep working under the terms of an expired labor contract while their union continues negotiations with the telephone company, averting a potentially costly strike for now. The workers in...
President Barack Obama traded one Chicagoan for another as the White House chief of staff Thursday, selecting mayoral brother William Daley and a background deep in business and political experience to succeed mayoral contender Rahm Emanuel. In revealing...
Change of SubjectTribune: Rahm Emanuel's profitable stint at mortgage giant and Freddie Mac scandals began during Emanuel's watch by Bob Secter and Andrew Zajac, and The House Rahm Built -- How Chicago's profane, ruthless, savvy operative, remade the Democrats in his...
From a technical viewpoint, it is way easier for a cable TV system to add phone service to its system than it is for a telecom carrier to add video, which gives cable operators an edge in their drive to win residential customers away from phone companies....
Tribune Media Services columnistQ: I am counting on my AT&T Inc. stock. Will it hold up its end of the bargain? -- R.M., via the Internet A: Never eat anything bigger than your head. The company's voracious $86 billion acquisition of BellSouth Corp. expands its holdings into the...
Sun StaffOne can imagine tense, closed-door negotiations between a small cadre of Legg Mason Inc. and Citigroup Inc. executives, hunched over calculators and paperwork, trying to decide how the companies would swap parts of their businesses. But that's just it...
New Jersey regulators on Wednesday approved the acquisition of AT&T Corp. by SBC Communications Inc. after securing a pledge from SBC that it would keep several AT&T facilities in the state. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities also said it approved...
Tribune Media Services columnistQ. I am an AT&T Inc. shareholder and wonder how bright its future is with all that's gone on with the company and changes in the telecommunications industry. I'm confused by it all. -- K.C., via the Internet A. You think you're confused: Because of...
Spin CycleRahm Emanuel, left, takes the job as WH chief of staff and -- after a one day lapse -- the Republican National Committee is back on the attack: "OBAMA'S BROKEN PROMISE: After Promising Change, Obama Selects Hyper-Partisan Wedded To......
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