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November 22, 1996 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Diego defense contractor Science Applications International Corp. said Thursday as expected that it will acquire the research arm of the regional Bell telephone companies, Bell Communications Research Inc., for an undisclosed amount.
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November 22, 1996 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Diego defense contractor Science Applications International Corp. said Thursday as expected that it will acquire the research arm of the regional Bell telephone companies, Bell Communications Research Inc., for an undisclosed amount.
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BUSINESS
October 11, 1994 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Increasingly at odds over how best to capitalize on the booming telecommunications market, the seven regional Bell operating companies are considering spinning off their powerful jointly owned research arm. The 10-member board of Bell Communications Research, better known as Bellcore, has discussed selling the nation's largest research consortium in a public stock offering or letting private investors buy a stake, according to company and industry sources.
BUSINESS
April 14, 1995 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The seven regional Baby Bell telephone companies, increasingly divided over how best to capitalize on the booming telecommunications market, announced Thursday that they will put their powerful jointly owned research arm up for sale. The long-rumored move to sell Bellcore--which holds 439 U.S. patents, has a work force of 6,000 and generates about $1 billion in annual sales--comes after months of fractious infighting over how and when to put the Livingston, N.J.-based unit on the market.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1990 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Compact fuel cells that convert a mixture of gases into electricity could one day power everything from portable telephones to electric cars, using a new technology unveiled Wednesday by scientists for Bell Communications Research in New Jersey.
BUSINESS
April 14, 1995 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The seven regional Baby Bell telephone companies, increasingly divided over how best to capitalize on the booming telecommunications market, announced Thursday that they will put their powerful jointly owned research arm up for sale. The long-rumored move to sell Bellcore--which holds 439 U.S. patents, has a work force of 6,000 and generates about $1 billion in annual sales--comes after months of fractious infighting over how and when to put the Livingston, N.J.-based unit on the market.
BUSINESS
August 18, 1993 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
First the country started running out of area codes. Now the outfit that allocates them is giving up the job. Stung by criticism from competitors, the regional Bell operating companies said Tuesday that they will relinquish control over the allocation of numbers, including area codes, five-digit long-distance carrier identification codes, some local phone numbers and codes for toll-free and 900-prefix information services.
BUSINESS
December 6, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Downey Grove, Ill.-based ServiceMaster has a definitive agreement to acquire Barefoot Inc., the nation's second-largest lawn care company, for about $230 million. . . . Eastman Kodak Co. homed in on an heir apparent to Chief Executive George Fisher by promoting Daniel A. Carp to president and chief operating officer. . . . Bell Communications Research Inc. said it named George Heilmeier chairman and chief executive and Sanjiv Ahuja president and chief operating officer.
BUSINESS
January 29, 1985
A Texas newspaper reported that the telephone companies that were divested by AT&T at the beginning of 1984 reportedly will join Austin, Tex.-based Microelectronics & Computer Technology, an advanced computer research consortium. The firms--Pacific Telesis, Ameritech, BellSouth, Bell Atlantic, Southwestern Bell, U.S. West and Nynex--will join MCC through their joint research and development arm, Bell Communications Research, or Bellcore, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Livingston, N.
BUSINESS
October 11, 1994 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Increasingly at odds over how best to capitalize on the booming telecommunications market, the seven regional Bell operating companies are considering spinning off their powerful jointly owned research arm. The 10-member board of Bell Communications Research, better known as Bellcore, has discussed selling the nation's largest research consortium in a public stock offering or letting private investors buy a stake, according to company and industry sources.
BUSINESS
August 18, 1993 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
First the country started running out of area codes. Now the outfit that allocates them is giving up the job. Stung by criticism from competitors, the regional Bell operating companies said Tuesday that they will relinquish control over the allocation of numbers, including area codes, five-digit long-distance carrier identification codes, some local phone numbers and codes for toll-free and 900-prefix information services.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1990 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Compact fuel cells that convert a mixture of gases into electricity could one day power everything from portable telephones to electric cars, using a new technology unveiled Wednesday by scientists for Bell Communications Research in New Jersey.
BUSINESS
August 16, 1989 | From Times wire services
Bell Communications Research said today it has developed a prototype version of an inexpensive sensor for leaks from underground fuel tanks. Leaking fuel can contaminate wells and reservoirs, and the Environmental Protection Agency recently required that all underground fuel storage tanks be monitored for leaks by the end of 1993. Bellcore said its sensor is made of a material that stops conducting electricity when it absorbs fuel.
BUSINESS
August 22, 1989 | From Associated Press
Bell Communications Research said it has developed a prototype version of an inexpensive sensor for leaks from underground fuel tanks. Leaking fuel can contaminate wells and reservoirs, and the Environmental Protection Agency recently required that all underground fuel storage tanks be monitored for leaks by the end of 1993. Bellcore said its sensor is made of a material that stops conducting electricity when it absorbs fuel. When the electricity shuts off an alarm is triggered above ground.
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