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CNN Money: Guess which wireless network is stronger?

According to CNN Money, AT&T’s 4G-LTE network has been rated faster than Verizon’s network by four independent studies. David Goldman writes that Ma Bell’s coverage area is growing rapidly, and it will be available to just as many Americans as Verizon’s 4G network by the end of next year. Read the entire story here.

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CNN Money names tech highest-paid CEOs

CNN Money has this year’s list of the technology industry’s highest-paid CEOs. The top three spots this year were snagged by Oracle’s Larry Ellison ($96.2 million), Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer ($36.6 million) and eBay’s John Donahoe ($29.7 million). According to CNN Money, Larry Ellison only earns an annual salary of $1 but after cash compensation and stock options he’s not only ...

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Telecom rolling out upgrades to eight cities this summer

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T plans to roll out 4G LTE to eight communities this summer, The cities are Biloxi, Cleveland, Corinth, Greenwood, Gulfport, Meridian, New Albany and Philadelphia. C.D. Smith, regional director, AT&T Mississippi said that “teams will be working hard across these cities toward our upcoming 4G LTE launch.”

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Bourne named president

Krista Bourne has been named president-Houston/Gulf Coast Region at Verizon Wireless. She replaces Kay Henze, who was recently named vice president-marketing for the Northeast Area. In this role, Bourne leads more than 2,500 employees and is responsible for directing sales, marketing, operations and financial performance across an area stretching from southeastern Texas along the Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle. ...

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AT&T/T-Mobile say au revoir

The proposed mega-merger marriage between telecom giants AT&T and T-Mobile USA is over. Ma Bell’s hopes of returning to number one on the wireless carrier leaderboard were overturned yesterday after months of backroom bickering that spilled out onto front pages and blogs around the country. While approval of the bid was initially promising, the plans were roundly criticized by angry ...

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THE TECH 21

Mississippi’s tech scene is on the rise, thanks to flashy successes like Hu Meena’s blockbuster deal with Apple to get the iPhone for C Spire and Joel Bomgar, whose Bomgar Box is taking the world by storm. From Starkville to Ocean Springs, and everywhere in between, here are some of Mississippi’s leaders in the Tech industry.

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China allows Google to keep license

BEIJING — Google today said Beijing has renewed the license it needs to continue operating a website in China, securing the search giant’s foothold in the country’s fast-growing Internet market despite tensions over censorship. The renewal of the license to provide Internet content had been in doubt due to the rocky relations between Google and Chinese authorities over hacking of ...

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