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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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Who profits from semiconductor spin-offs?

Semiconductor spin-offs are all the rage. Do you think they're good deals for everyone involved? Think again. Here's a look at 10 notable chip divestitures.

By February 13, 2008

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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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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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Cellular South joins DOJ to block AT&T's T-Mobile merger

The wireless provider says in a court filing that the merger will only hurt competition and make AT&T even more dominant.

By September 20, 2011

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AT&T may divest $8B in assets to close T-Mobile deal

The telecom giant, still amid a rigorous approval process to acquire T-Mobile USA, has hired bankers to line up potential buyers of its customers and spectrum, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By August 12, 2011

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Leap's Cricket prepaid service goes national

Best Buy is the first of several national retailers that will begin selling Cricket service around the country.

By September 21, 2011