Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU): Current price $3.1299
On Thursday, it was announced that Alcatel-Lucent will become a reference supplier for Telefonica’s 4G LTE network in Spain in a 4G LTE project that is one of the largest in Western Europe. Alcatel-Lucent was chosen to deliver a 4G LTE network overlay and will deploy around 8,000 4G LTE base stations and the 5620 Service Aware Manager. Beyond that, the company will provide installation and turnkey project management services in the first phase of the project along with systems integration, maintenance, and configuration optimization to shrink time-to-market for Telefonica Spain.
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): Current price $17.25
Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded $225,000 in Ford College Community Challenge grants to nine universities and colleges in support of the increasing trend of service learning on campus. The grants will back a variety of student-led projects of which include the development of a mobile app for rainwater collection systems, food banks, urban gardens, and diabetes education.
Campus Compact, which is the country’s sole organization supporting campus-based civic engagement, collaboreted with Ford Fund as part of its mission to foster public and community service which develops students’ citizenship skills.
Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU): Current price $15.12
Wedge Partners predicts that it will be a minimum of 2 months before the Micron rival Hynix’s Wuxi factory is back to normal levels of output and also believes that Hynix has suspended price negotiations and deliveries to its main clients. Meanwhile, Micron shares are up about 2.75 percent Thursday in heavy trading.