AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson told Congress that combining with DirecTV will provide more bargaining power with television programmers that can put “downward pressure” on prices.
Representative John Conyers of Michigan, the longest-serving U.S. lawmaker running for re- election this year, doesn’t have enough petition signatures to qualify for the ballot, the Wayne County Clerk ruled.
Debate on maintaining an open Internet where all Web traffic is treated equally turned to whether government enforcement could rely on U.S. antitrust law rather than the communications regulators who have traditionally handled the task.
John Conyers Jr., a member of the U.S. House since the Lyndon Johnson administration, can’t be put on the primary election ballot because he provided less than half the required valid signatures on his nominating petitions, the Michigan secretary of state said.
GSI Group Inc. , a provider of laser- based systems to aid manufacturing, reported the results of the rights offering accompanying the Chapter 11 plan the bankruptcy judge approved in a May 27 confirmation order.