Updated December 7 at 9:07am
Telecommunications
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Yahoo! Inc. agreed to sell its main web businesses to Verizon Communications Inc. for $4.8 billion, ending a two-decade run as an independent company that took it from a Stanford University startup at the dawn of the internet age to also-ran behind nimbler online rivals such as Google and Facebook Inc. more
Cox Communications awarded scholarships to eight Rhode Island seniors planning to pursue a degree in communications, telecommunications, technology or engineering at a ceremony in the Statehouse earlier this month attended by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
With the days ticking down to summer, marking Block Island's busiest time of year for tourism and commerce, a delayed $107 million utility project has some local businesses worried the island will not be ready for this year's tide of tourists. … more
Towerstream Corp. will be traded on the over-the-counter venture market effective Dec. 1 after being delisted on the Nasdaq. more
Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to buy fiber-optic networks from Carl Icahn’s XO Communications LLC and lease spectrum for about $1.8 billion, giving the nation’s largest wireless carrier more Internet bandwidth for corporate clients and airwaves to test faster wireless technology. more
The attorney general’s office will hold a cellphone recycling drive throughout January to benefit victims of domestic violence and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. more
The evolution of telephone service in Rhode Island can largely be told in numbers. During the last 15 years, the number of landline subscribers in Rhode Island has fallen 26.2 percent to 499,000, while the number of mobile subscribers has … more
"Appointment TV" is being replaced by streaming video and "TV on the go," and the telecommunications workforce that manages and troubleshoots the change has also evolved as a result. Jamie Griffin, 34, of Barrington, joined Full Channel … more
WalletHub released its latest corporate tax rate report, and Woonsocket-based CVS Health Corp. is eighth on the list of companies paying the highest overall tax rate in the nation at 39.3 percent. more
On-the-Go ordering is now available throughout the country for Dunkin’ Donuts DD Perks Rewards Program members. more
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