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Time Warner links with MCI, Sprint for voice over Internet calls

...by year's end. "We've moved out of the talking stages and into the reality," said Jeff Kagan, an independent industry analyst based in Atlanta. "2004 is going to be the year cable and phone companies get into each other's business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/10/bus_390032.shtml
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Inquiry of drug results in losses

...overreaction, but it's not surprising, given that the markets are so jittery," said Hemant K. Shah, an independent industry analyst from Warren, N.J. "The basic business of this company remains very strong, almost across the board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/20/bus_349126.shtml
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IBM to unveil more powerful mainframe computers

...so soon after its predecessor. "I think IBM caught the competition flat-footed," said Sam Albert, an independent industry analyst based in Scarsdale, N.Y., who was briefed by IBM on the product introduction. "The new mainframe is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/07/tec_227643.shtml
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Microsoft to enter online music market

...Amazon.com. "The current (music) era has all the characteristics of a gold rush," said Phil Leigh, an independent industry analyst with Inside Digital Media. Microsoft shares fell 35 cents Monday to close at $25.15 on the Nasdaq Stock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/19/mus_393373.shtml
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Apple enters low-cost consumer market

...drive or inability to upgrade iMac. Most people don't bother installing a faster processor, Bajarin said. Independent industry analyst Pieter Hartsook also didn't think consumers would be fazed. Apple's announcement, he said, exceeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/07/tec_227642.shtml
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Sprint announces plans to expand local phone service

...Unlimited wireless is new from Sprint and only available through a bundled plan, Campbell said. Jeff Kagan, an independent industry analyst in Atlanta, said the price for unlimited wireless is a good deal for high-end users. "This is a very important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/28/bus_386516.shtml
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Mobile fleet of technicians tirelessly checks cell quality

...company spokeswoman Brenda Raney said. Verizon's high-profile signal testing is also good marketing, says independent industry analyst Jeff Kagan, as it battles to discourage what the industry calls churn - customers changing providers. Churn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/17/tec_345479.shtml
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AT&T's acquisition is costly

...industry, analysts say. "AT&T's goals take vision, money and execution," said Jeffrey Kagan, an independent industry analyst in Atlanta. "They have the vision and can certainly execute their plans. They just need money." AT&T...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/19/bus_256587.shtml
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Interactive ventures bet viewers want a closer relationship with their TV

...executive John Walber. "But if it's easy, everybody will do it." Not so fast, says Harold Vogel, an independent industry analyst, who predicts a tough road ahead for video interactivity. He quotes a famous comment by Apple Computer co-founder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/08/tec_246884.shtml
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Microsoft revs up PR machine

...don't think (Windows 98) will be anywhere as significant as Microsoft says it is," said Michael Murphy, an independent industry analyst based in San Francisco. For its part, Microsoft publicly says the government ultimately will come out on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/05/tec_227524.shtml
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