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AT&T announces winning developers in disability solutions app contest, awards $100,000, including $25,000 to creator of hands-free mouse - @CNET

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AT&T's plans to acquire DirecTV

Editor's note: AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV, which was approved today by the FCC, will create the country's largest provider of cable or satellite TV, with 26.4 million cable and satellite TV subscribers. - Tom

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Source: FCC votes to approve AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV, completing year's biggest media merger - @brianstelter

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AT&T

AT&T reports earnings of $0.69 a share, vs. estimates of $0.63; revenues of $33.02 billion vs. $33.06 billion estimates - @CNBCnow

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Amazon.com

Upcoming: After the bell today, Amazon, AT&T, Visa, Pandora and Starbucks report earnings.

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Justice Department gives nod to AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV - @Reuters

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AT&T's plans to acquire DirecTV

FCC poised to approve AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV, sources say - @WSJ

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San Joaquin County, CA

Authorities say intentionally cut fiber optic cable in San Joaquin County, Calif., may be responsible for AT&T, Verizon outages in area - @kcranews

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Merced County, CA

#BREAKING 9-1-1 dispatch down in Merced County, AT&T aware of problem http://t.co/sq9IFqOUHy - @ABC30

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tech

T-Mobile reports it had almost 352,000 government data requests in 2014; number is more than AT&T, Verizon or Sprint and an 11% jump over the year prior - @CNET

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AT&T's plans to acquire DirecTV

Approval of AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV expected as early as next week, sources say - @ReutersBiz

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AT&T

AT&T says it plans to 'vigorously' challenge the FCC fine, and that the agency had previously identified the practice of slowing speeds as legitimate - @WSJ

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AT&T

Editor's note: The FCC $100 million fine against AT&T for internet speeds is the agency's largest ever proposed fine, reports USA Today. - Tom

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AT&T

AT&T fined $100 million by FCC for improperly slowing down Internet speeds for customers who had signed up for 'unlimited' data plans - @washingtonpost

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US net neutrality debate

Federal court declines to halt implementation of new net neutrality regulations, denying petitions made by AT&T, other companies - @latimes

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Middletown, OH

MT @karinjohnson #alert: 9-1-1 outage for AT&T landline customers in Middletown area. Use 5137851300 for BCSO, 5134257700 for Middletown - @WLWT

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AT&T's plans to acquire DirecTV

Sources: US Justice Department and FCC nearly conclude reviews of AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV and are not likely to block deal - @WSJ

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Netflix tells FCC it opposes AT&T-DirecTV merger as currently proposed - @Reuters

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United States

US telecom association, alongside AT&T, seeks to block new Internet rules - @Reuters

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AT&T

AT&T reports earnings of $0.63 a share vs. estimates of $0.62; revenues of $32.57B vs. $32.82B estimates - @CNBCnow

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