AT&T and 2 Dow Tech Titans on the Move

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is settling on the 16650 cylindrical battery and prismatic lithium-ion battery to help in the cost reduction of ultrabooks, following an exhaustive review of new types of batteries, say upstream sources to Digitimes.

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AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T): Shipments of smartphones might be impacted by the short supply of LTE solution chips made by Qualcomm, which is the sole current maker, reports Taiwanese supply chain providers. The short supply has larger vendors of smartphones worried that the shipments they receive might not be sufficient to meet demand, reports Digitimes.

Verizon Communications Inc.’s (NYSE:VZ) potential arrangement to merchandise its high-speed spectrum in 12 markets and to finalize a $3.6 billion transaction with a group of cable companies, might have the side effect of allowing T-Mobile USA (DTEGY) to be a bigger competitor in the domestic market, says the New York Post.

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