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DirecTV Owes Technicians Pay for Travel to Job Sites, Suit Says, says Bloomberg Law

From Bloomberg Law: DirecTV LLC failed to pay technicians and installers for time spent driving company vehicles from their homes to their first job sites...

Ex-Citi Banker Slams Bond Vigilantes Pushing ESG Agendas on Poor, according to Bloomberg Law

From Bloomberg Law: Bond investors who force lopsided ESG agendas on impoverished nations risk harming some of the world’s most vulnerable populations, according to the...

The New York Times reports Walmart Ponders Streaming Deal With Paramount, Disney and Comcast

From The New York Times: Walmart has held discussions with major media companies about including streaming entertainment in its membership service, according to three people...

The New York Times on Uber: By Train, Bus or Uber, Giuliani Told to Come to Georgia

From The New York Times: ATLANTA — Rudolph W. Giuliani, the lawyer for former President Donald J. Trump and a central figure in the investigation...

Verizon Frontline Debuts THOR’s Hammer, warns Telecompetitor

From Telecompetitor: 08/09/2022 – NEW YORK – Verizon Frontline today introduced THOR’s (Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response) Hammer, the latest in its line of next-generation public...

AT&T Fiber: Shop internet plans and get up to $200 in Visa rewards, according to USA TODAY

From USA TODAY: — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. The best way to...

AT&T Fiber: Shop internet plans and get up to $200 in Visa rewards, according to Austin American-Statesman

From Austin American-Statesman: — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. The best way to...

MOVES-Citi hires ex-Deutsche iron ore trader, bets on bulks volatility, according to Reuters

From Reuters: (Adds details in second paragraph on nature of...

Next Altice Acquisition is North Carolina’s Morris Broadband, according to Telecompetitor

From Telecompetitor: Altice USA continued its acquisition strategy with the news today that it has entered into a definitive agreement...

Top American Express story from Forbes: Issa Rae Headlines American Express’ Business Class LIVE 2022 In New York City

From Forbes: Fear of a possible recession and rising inflation has small business owners thinking how they might make prospective...

T-Mobile steps up lobbying over Sprint merger, promises not to raise rates, says The Verge

From The Verge: T-Mobile CEO John Legere, in a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai yesterday, promised not to increase...

PayPal News

PayPal headlines: PayPal Leaders Accused of Backsliding on Unfair Credit Practices

From Bloomberg Law: A PayPal Holdings Inc. investor sued its leaders in Delaware, claiming the...

Indonesia Wields New Censorship Law To Block Yahoo, Paypal, And Several Gaming Websites, says Techdirt

From Techdirt: Early last year, Indonesia implemented a new internet regulation law. Referred to as...

Engadget reports Indonesia restores access to PayPal, Yahoo and Valve services

From Engadget: Indonesia has unblocked PayPal, Steam owner Valve and Yahoo (Engadget's parent company), allowing...

Take action against PayPal: PayPal Cashback Credit Card Review 2022: Is It Right For You?

From CNBC: The PayPal Cashback Mastercard® is a straight-forward cash back credit card that delivers...

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AT&T posts 2.5% rise in quarterly core wireless revenue, warns CNBC

From CNBC: AT&T on Thursday posted a 2.5% rise in core wireless revenue for the first quarter, as the telecom giant benefited from the aggressive expansion of its fiber internet and 5G services. Demand for high-speed internet has been soaring as Americans upgrade to 5G devices and ramp up their home networks to meet the challenges of hybrid work and education. The...

Take action against Uber: Uber, Lyft facing fines for failing to provide drivers with proper COVID-19 protections

From San Francisco Chronicle: Rosa Mendoza, who drives for Uber and Lyft, cleans her car with disinfectant in San Francisco, in 2020. On Tuesday, the...

Law360 on AT&T: 5th Circ. Says Insurer Must Cover AT&T Worker’s $3.6M Award

From Law360: The Fifth Circuit said Monday that a Liberty Mutual unit must cover an injured AT&T worker's $3.6 million jury award, finding that...

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Comcast News

The New York Times reports Walmart Ponders Streaming Deal With Paramount, Disney and Comcast

From The New York Times: Walmart has held discussions with major media companies about including streaming entertainment in its membership...

Comcast headlines: New Comcast-Charter streaming joint venture suggests the next chapter of the streaming wars is coming

From CNBC: It's easy to shrug off last week's announcement that Comcast and Charter have started a joint venture to...

Telecompetitor on Comcast: Comcast Extends ACP Enrollment to Xfinity Retail Locations

From Telecompetitor: Comcast today announced it will soon start enabling customers to sign up for its Internet Essentials Plus service...

T-Mobile News

Take action against T-Mobile: Get a text from T-Mobile? Here’s why the Texas Universal Service Fund surcharge is going up

From KXAN.com: Updated: Aug 6, 2022 / 04:52 PM CDT by: Grace Reader Posted:...

Dish Wireless Ambitions, And The Trump Era ‘Fix’ For T-Mobile Merger, Look Shakier Than Ever, says Techdirt

From Techdirt: A few years back, the Trump DOJ and FCC rubber-stamped the Sprint T-Mobile...

Take action against T-Mobile: T-Mobile Has Dominated Verizon Wireless In One Major Way In 2022

From SlashGear: Based on subscriber numbers alone, Verizon is currently the largest cell carrier in...

Verizon News

Verizon Frontline Debuts THOR’s Hammer, warns Telecompetitor

From Telecompetitor: 08/09/2022 – NEW YORK – Verizon Frontline today introduced THOR’s (Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response) Hammer, the latest in its line of next-generation public...

Take action against Verizon: Intel, Verizon Communications Inc. share losses lead Dow’s 87-point drop

From MarketWatch: Shares of Intel and Verizon Communications Inc. are trading lower Thursday morning, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Verizon agrees to upgrade 911 call-routing in wake of complaints from Denver’s East Colfax neighborhood, warns The Denver Post

From The Denver Post: Verizon announced Wednesday that it will work with Denver and other cities across the United States...

Wells Fargo News

Top Wells Fargo story from The Dallas Morning News: Wells Fargo’s new Irving office will get $30 million from city

From The Dallas Morning News: Irving’s city council agreed to give California-based banking giant Wells Fargo more than $30 million...

Law360 on Wells Fargo: Ga. Appeals Court Revives Wells Fargo’s FINRA Arbitral Award

From Law360: By Rosie Manins (August 3, 2022, 10:38 PM EDT) -- The Georgia Court of Appeals has overturned a...

Hold Wells Fargo responsible: Wells Fargo revealed as ‘confidential partner’ behind $200M Las Colinas campus

From The Real Deal: It’s official. One of the nation’s largest banks is planning to build a $200 million lakeside...

AT&T News

AT&T posts 2.5% rise in quarterly core wireless revenue, warns CNBC

From CNBC: AT&T on Thursday posted a 2.5% rise in core wireless revenue for the...

Hold AT&T responsible: DirecTV, Ex-Worker Agree To End Religious Accommodation Suit

From Law360: DirecTV and a former wire technician have agreed to end the ex-employee's...

Law360 on AT&T: 5th Circ. Says Insurer Must Cover AT&T Worker’s $3.6M Award

From Law360: The Fifth Circuit said Monday that a Liberty Mutual unit must cover...

DirecTV Owes Technicians Pay for Travel to Job Sites, Suit Says, says Bloomberg Law

From Bloomberg Law: DirecTV LLC failed to pay technicians and installers for time spent driving...

Airbnb News

RichmondBizSense on Airbnb: Meetings start tonight on proposed zoning changes for Airbnb-style home rentals, accessory dwellings

From RichmondBizSense: City-initiated zoning changes relating to short-term home rentals, accessory dwelling units and minimum...

Airbnb news: People Share More of Their Most Twisted Airbnb Tales

From VICE: Airbnb is one of those Silicon Valley heirlooms that walks the threadbare line...

Hold Airbnb responsible: Tech-infused Airbnb shows seniors how to age in place in style

From The Mercury News: I don’t know about you, but as far as aging goes,...

Airbnb customers take note: Airbnb removes Mississippi ‘slave cabin’ from listings | Business | postandcourier.com

From Charleston Post Courier: GREENVILLE, Miss. — An Airbnb listing in Mississippi advertised as a...

DISH Network News

Latest DISH Network customer news: Denver-area NBC TV stations currently off the air on DISH network

From The Denver Post: KUSA and KTVD, channels 9 and 20, are currently not available...

CNBC reports Dish Network finally has a plan for a new wireless network

From CNBC: For nearly a decade, Dish Network hasn't really had a plan. Today, it...

Chamber Views on 401(k) Fees Excluded from DISH Network Lawsuit, says Bloomberg Law

From Bloomberg Law: The US Chamber of Commerce suffered a setback in its recent push...

Uber News

Take action against Uber: Uber, Lyft facing fines for failing to provide drivers with proper COVID-19 protections

From San Francisco Chronicle: Rosa Mendoza, who drives for Uber and Lyft, cleans her car...

The New York Times on Uber: By Train, Bus or Uber, Giuliani Told to Come to Georgia

From The New York Times: ATLANTA — Rudolph W. Giuliani, the lawyer for former President...

Uber Must Face Minn. Suit Over Auto Collision Injuries, warns Law360

From Law360: By Y. Peter Kang (August 8, 2022, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota...

Uber customers take note: Uber to pay millions for overcharging people with disabilities

From TechCrunch: Uber has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging that the ride-hail company violated...

Chase Bank News

Why Is JPMorgan Chase Building A Travel Agency?, says Forbes

From Forbes: The Wall Street Journal reported that JPMorgan Chase: “Has been assembling the pieces to...

Latest Chase Bank customer news: Save up to $15 a month and get free delivery on groceries with Chase cards’ new Instacart benefit

From CNBC: The Chase Slate® and theChase Freedom® cardsare not currently available to new cardholders....

Chase Claims Eyewear Cos.’ $272M Fraud Suit Is Time-Barred, says Law360

From Law360: By Katryna Perera (July 18, 2022, 9:59 PM EDT) -- JPMorgan Chase Bank...

AT&T posts 2.5% rise in quarterly core wireless revenue, warns CNBC

From CNBC: AT&T on Thursday posted a 2.5% rise in core wireless revenue for the first quarter, as the telecom giant benefited from the aggressive...

Hold AT&T responsible: DirecTV, Ex-Worker Agree To End Religious Accommodation Suit

From Law360: DirecTV and a former wire technician have agreed to end the ex-employee's suit alleging the company refused to let him take Saturdays off because of his religion,...

Take action against Uber: Uber, Lyft facing fines for failing to provide drivers with proper COVID-19 protections

From San Francisco Chronicle: Rosa Mendoza, who drives for Uber and Lyft, cleans her car with disinfectant in San Francisco, in 2020. On Tuesday, the...