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Customer Service Hall of Shame

When it comes to companies we dread dealing with, we all know who they are. Let’s put it this way, would you rather go to the Apple Genius Bar to ...
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Stock Winners After Intense Wireless and Pay-TV Competition

The mere fact that wireless has become ubiquitous is easy to see. Just look around, everybody from the 14-year-old kid to the 75-year-old grandmother has a cell phone, and in ...
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10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2015

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that we predict will disappear before the end of the next year. This year’s list reflects the fact that mergers and ...
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FCC Names Power Lineups to Review Big Media Mergers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has named its investigative teams to review whether or not the massive media mergers that have been announced are actually in the public interest -- ...
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Is the Charlotte Bobcats-to-Hornets Rebrand Good for Business?

The Charlotte Hornets arguably have the best retro gear of any NBA team. Remember the purple-and-teal color combination? Nothing screams “early ’90s” quite like that. And don’t even get me ...
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Eight Companies That Owe Employees a Raise

With the stock market reaching new heights daily, companies' profit margins at multi-decade highs, and falling unemployment, many Americans may be wondering when they will start to see the benefits ...
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Goldman Sachs Identifies Top 10 Hedge Fund Stocks

One thing we have related to 24/7 readers over the years is that for all of their pedigreed executives and portfolio managers, hedge funds tend to go a lot in ...
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Google Tool Measures ISP Speeds

The battle over net neutrality and the impact of the proposed mergers between Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and ...
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Americans Watch Only 17 TV Channels

The remote control in the hand of an average American now has a selection of 189 TV channels available for viewing. That is an increase of almost 50% in the ...
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Why Comcast Is the Winner in the DirecTV and AT&T Merger

With the rash of huge telecom and media deals, investors often wonder who the real winner is when everything is said and done. Is integration an issue? Are there proper ...
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Time Warner Cable: Worst Company in the Worst Industry

Not only are Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) the worst providers of both cable TV and Internet service, the two industries in which these ...
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AT&T Deal for DirecTV Gets Board Votes Sunday

When word got out in early May that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) was considering a buyout of DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV), the satellite company's stock was trading at around $75 to ...
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More Reason to Hate Your Cable Company

When the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) last looked at pay TV providers, the view was not very pretty. A report released Friday by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) likely ...
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Verizon Attracts Buffett, Other Big Players Betting on Boom in Telecom

When Warren Buffett adds a new stock to his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) portfolio, everyone notices. When hedge fund managers John Paulson and Kyle Bass add the same stock and ...
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Cable Company Dilemma: 500 Channels and Nobody’s Watching

The number of TV channels the average American commands through the living room remote control has risen by nearly 50% in the past six years. And now those channels are ...
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