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AT&T has only just begun the transition away from 2G services with its spectrum refarming in New York City, but it now has a target end date to mark on the calendar: January 1st, 2017. Courtesy of an SEC filing, we know that the carrier hopes that both its GSM voice and EDGE data networks wil...

August 3rd 2012 at 3:42pm 0 Comments
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THQ confirmed the development and cancellation of another game in the UFC series in an SEC filing this morning. While not putting exact numbers to the news, the filing noted a year-over-year decrease in sales across the series since 2009. UFC Undisputed 3 failed to sell 2 million units, which was i...

June 11th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Every year, THQ files form 10-K (an annual company report) with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and includes a detailed list of "risk factors," or potential problems that could be of detriment to the company. This year's list features a few new items that reflect the vulnerable state of the...

June 11th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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EA today confirmed plans to enact a "restructuring" among its employees, resulting in an unnamed number of layoffs companywide. The restructuring is part of EA CEO John Riccitiello's move toward digital – an initiative that aims to alter the composition of EA's staff from one in eight enginee...

May 7th 2012 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Reuters is reporting that regulators have begun a probe of American movie studios and their dealings with Chinese officials. The Security and Exchange Commission has sent letters to at least five companies, including 20th Century Fox, Disney and DreamWorks Animation requesting information about "p...

April 24th 2012 at 4:53pm 0 Comments
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Facebook just filed an amended S-1 (that all important document that officially announces its public offering plans) with some new financial info. Now included in the charts and graphs is everything you wanted to know about Q1 of 2012 at Facebook (but were afraid to ask). The new SEC filing reveal...

April 23rd 2012 at 3:46pm 0 Comments
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Four days ago TiVo abandoned its protracted patent litigation against Microsoft and we sighed in relief at the idea that people were learning to just get along. Our respite was short lived, however, when the company revealed it was lobbing litigation-shaped grenades over the fence toward Motorola M...

March 26th 2012 at 12:42pm 0 Comments
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Sprint's SEC filings have revealed that the carrier has committed to purchasing $15.5 billion worth of iPhones as part of the long-promised $20 billion gamble. If each handset costs around $630 at trade, then we're talking about the network holding nearly 24 million units. Given that the company mo...

February 28th 2012 at 4:12pm 0 Comments