BANGALORE, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Cognizant Technology Solutions
Corp (CTSH.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) reported a profit that topped market estimates
for the sixth straight quarter, helped by a surge in
discretionary projects, and raised its 2010 revenue outlook
well above what the Wall Street was looking for.
The Teaneck, New Jersey-based IT services provider
outperformed its larger India-based rivals, pushing its shares
up 5 percent in trading before the bell.
SAN FRANCISCO/BANGALORE, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores
Inc <WMT.N> will sell cut-price mobile services nationwide,
threatening to exacerbate a price war and hurt profit margins
across the U.S. wireless sector.
The move pits Wal-Mart, teamed with a company owned by
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, against low-cost carriers such
as Leap Wireless International Inc <LEAP.O> and MetroPCS
<PCS.N> and Sprint Nextel’s <S.N> Boost Mobile.
SAN FRANCISCO/BANGALORE (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N> is expanding an offering of cut-price mobile services nationwide, putting further pressure on rivals such as Leap Wireless International Inc <LEAP.O> and MetroPCS <PCS.N>.
Shares of Leap and MetroPCS both fell after Wal-Mart announced on Wednesday the expansion to more than 3,200 stores from 234 of the service, developed with TracFone Wireless Inc, the U.S. unit of Mexican cell-phone giant America Movil <AMXL.MX> <AMX.N>, owned by billionaire Carlos Slim.