- The Battle of the Boroughs: Queens-born Carl Ichan got in Ed Zander’s face. Brooklyn born Motorola CEO is firing back. In a letter filed with SEC he fires back, and says Moto doesn’t need Icahn.
- Cablevision family wants it back: The Dolans want to take Cablevision private and will pay $10.5 billion for it. With debt the deal is worth $23 billion.
- Narad flexes if PhyFlex: Changes name, if not game. Now will call itself PhyFlex Networks
Qwest, the small and svelte Bell: Cost cutting and tight op-ex controls boosts net profit to $240 million in the first quarter.
- Truphone to Vodafone: don’t mess with us aka block our VoIP or we will sue. Now lawsuits are cheaper than a big ad campaign.