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Telus names new CEO, Entwistle stays on as executive chairman

Telus names new CEO, Entwistle stays on as executive chairman

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian telecommunications company Telus Corp shuffled its top ranks on Monday, with Chief Executive Officer Darren Entwistle set to become executive chairman and long-time lieutenant Joe Natale due to replace him. Analysts were broadly positive about the promotion of Natale, who is currently Telus’ chief commercial officer, though Entwistle is expected to [...]

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Proxy adviser Glass Lewis backs Recchi as chairman of Telecom Italia

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis backs Recchi as chairman of Telecom Italia

MILAN (Reuters) – Proxy advisor Glass Lewis has recommended that Telecom Italia investors vote in favor of Giuseppe Recchi as chairman of the board when shareholders meet on April 16, it said in a document seen by Reuters. Telecom Italia’s largest investor Telco said earlier this month it had proposed Recchi as chairman of Italy’s [...]

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U.S. top court wary of major change to software patent law

U.S. top court wary of major change to software patent law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices stepped gingerly into a raging debate over computer software on Monday, voicing concerns about vaguely defined patents but signaling they would avoid any radical change to existing law. This may help tech companies fend off lawsuits filed by “patent trolls,” defined as companies that hold patents only for [...]

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