Cisco to Spend $4 Billion to Create 1,700 Jobs in Canada

It’s all about taxes, eh?
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Cisco Is Keeping Its TV Set-Top Box Business, and That’s That

As growth targets slip, CEO John Chambers is resisting calls to unload a business he acquired in 2005.
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Centerbridge Reaches Tentative Deal for LightSquared Takeover

Private-equity firm Centerbridge Partners LP reached a tentative deal to buy LightSquared Inc. out of bankruptcy proceedings, said people familiar with the matter, potentially upstaging a bid by Dish Network Corp. to take over the wireless telecommunications firm.

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FCC to Begin Acting on Phone-Network Upgrade

The nation’s phone system is changing quickly and it is time for the regulators to catch up, new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said Tuesday.

How the NSA May Be Tapping Yahoo’s and Google’s Fiber Optic Cables

The latest disclosures from Edward Snowden’s documents raise some interesting questions about how the NSA does its job.
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Cisco Checks on the Cloud and Confirms That It’s Getting Bigger

You probably knew that. But did you know how big?
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Level 3 to Lay Off About 700 Employees

Level 3 Communications Inc. said it will cut about 6.6 percent of its work force next month to bolster its performance, shedding nearly 700 positions out of about 10,600 across the world.

Cisco’s Q4 Results Beat Street Expectations, but Not by Much

Shares fall after hours.
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Continued Strength Expected From Cisco’s Q4 Results

Still slow and steady.
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A New Europe for Telecoms?

Neelie Kroes, the European Union’s commissioner in charge of telecoms, doesn’t shy away from a scrap.