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It’s official: AT&T to buy DIRECTV

It’s official. The boards of DIRECTV and AT&T have announced that AT&T will acquire DIRECTV. DIRECTV’s current stockholders will get $95 per share, with about two thirds of that being a direct conversion into AT&T stock…

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AT&T / DIRECTV — is the deal done?

Will it happen tomorrow? Buzzfeed thinks so. In an article posted today, the pop culture site makes the claim that the deal is done and that it will be announced to the world before the open of the…


Could AT&T buy DIRECTV? Here’s our take

The web is abuzz this morning with news, first reported in The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times that AT&T has shown some interest in buying DIRECTV. The combined company would have roughly 26 million subscribers, still less…


DIRECTV Wireless Genie Mini now available nationally

Today’s the official “coming out party” for the C41W Wireless Genie Mini. Sure, we’ve been talking about it for over a year but starting today you’ll be hearing about it everywhere as DIRECTV ramps up its advertising…







FUN FRIDAY: What is a computer?

Thirty years ago, a bunch of kids were asked, “What is a computer?” Their answers, equally funny and poignant, are sometimes dated and sometimes incredibly prescient. Many of our customers were the same age as the…



Holy Resource Batman!

Marty Silbernik is the author of I’m Too Old To Do This, a tech blog for folks who remember when none of this stuff existed. This article appears with permission. I’ve spent a lot of time talking…