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Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014

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AT&T talking to rivals about divestitures, report says

AT&T is looking to unload spectrum and customers as it tries to salvage its planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

By September 19, 2011

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Divestiture: When your carrier leaves you (FAQ)

Coverage changes and higher prices aren't the only possible consequences of T-Mobile-AT&T merger. Some customers may find that the combined carrier no longer offers service in their area.

By April 7, 2011

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Comcast to shed 3.9M subscribers to hasten TWC deal

The company will sell customers to competing cable companies, including Charter Communications, which would become the second-largest cable provider in the country.

By April 28, 2014

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Qualcomm buys 2,400 mobile patents, applications from HP

The maker of mobile chips and now smartwatches, too, gets itself a much larger war chest for patent lawsuits or cross-licensing deals.

By January 24, 2014

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Verizon wins FCC approval for spectrum deals -- with caveats

The FCC follows the lead of the Justice Department and approves Verizon's $3.9 billion bid to buy wireless spectrum from cable operators. But the agency also includes a few conditions.

By August 23, 2012

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RIM looks to offload NewBay in bid for cash

RIM acquired NewBay back in October for around $100 million, according to reports. Whether it'll be able to get that same amount back remains to be seen.

By August 13, 2012

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Is the DOJ holding up Verizon's $3.9B cable-spectrum deal?

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Justice Department is concerned about co-marketing arrangements in Verizon's $3.9B bid to buy wireless spectrum from cable operators.

By July 13, 2012

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Why the Verizon and T-Mobile spectrum deal could still fall apart

There's lots for regulators to love about Verizon's plans to swap spectrum with T-Mobile. But could the co-marketing piece of Verizon's cable spectrum deal threaten to derail Verizon's big plans?

By June 25, 2012

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Yahoo's Yang is gone. That was the easy part

Restoring the fortunes of the pioneering Internet company takes a lot more than ejecting a high-profile executive. The rank and file, too, are key to Yahoo's fate.

By January 18, 2012