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Alcatel posts second-quarter beat, signs Qualcomm partnership

PARIS (Reuters) - Struggling telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent surfed on strong growth in its key U.S. market to beat analysts' estimates and said mobile chip maker Qualcomm would buy a minority stake as part of a research partnership.Full story

Bankers in line for telecom and media fees windfall

LONDON (Reuters) - Bankers working on the sale of the bulk of Vivendi's <VIV.PA> stake in Activision Blizzard Inc <ATVI.O> to the video games maker and its management could earn advisory fees of up to $80 million, according to an industry estimate. Full story

Cowboys Stadium Renamed as AT&T Stadium

Sources said the telecom company was working a deal with "America's Team" last week.AT&T Tweeted out a new logo for the stadium during the start of a Cowboys press conference scheduled for noon.That idea suffered some blowback from fans. Most wanted to keep the stadium's Cowboys brand.Another report Full story

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