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February 8, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Scientific-Atlanta Inc. has received a subpoena from federal prosecutors in St. Louis as part of an investigation of cable-television operator Charter Communications Inc. Scientific-Atlanta, which provides digital cable set-top boxes to Charter, said the documents relate to marketing agreements with Charter, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Lawrenceville, Ga.-based electronics company said it's cooperating with the probe.
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June 23, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Technology company Scientific-Atlanta Inc. has agreed to return $20 million to resolve federal regulators' allegations that it helped now-bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp. improperly inflate its earnings by about $43 million in 2000. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with Scientific-Atlanta, a cable-TV technology company that was acquired by Cisco Systems Inc. in February for $6.9 billion.
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August 17, 2002 | Reuters
Television set-top box maker Scientific-Atlanta Inc. said it would cut its work force by about 400 jobs, or 6%, to help save about $40 million annually. Most of the reductions are effective immediately, although some will occur over the next several months, the Lawrenceville, Ga., firm said. The positions being eliminated are companywide.
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May 10, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Cisco Systems Inc. said Tuesday that fiscal third-quarter profit was little changed after costs to buy Scientific-Atlanta Inc. Sales jumped 18%, beating analysts' estimates and sending its shares up 4.6%. Net income was $1.4 billion, or 22 cents a share, compared with $1.41 billion, or 21 cents, a year earlier, the San Jose maker of computer networking equipment said. Revenue climbed to $7.32 billion, the biggest gain in seven quarters. Scientific-Atlanta, bought in February for $6.
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November 8, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Siemens Unveils Ties With U.S. Firms: The company announced an alliance with Scientific Atlanta Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc. to develop and market systems to transmit multimedia services worldwide. The alliance centers on "IMMXpress" systems that deliver data and sound and video products through cable and telephone networks. Siemens said IMMXpress is a modular system that will allow cable and phone companies to select system components that best suit their needs.
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December 3, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Microsoft Corp. and Scientific-Atlanta Inc. said they will team to provide Microsoft's WebTV Network service to cable television companies for use on Scientific-Atlanta's set-top boxes. The world's biggest software maker said the companies also will collaborate on the design of a next-generation set-top box using Microsoft's Windows CE operating system. WebTV lets TV viewers access the Internet via a set-top box so they can "surf" between TV programs and related Web sites.
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December 5, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
Scientific-Atlanta Inc., the No. 2 U.S. cable television set-top box maker, said Friday it filed a lawsuit against Pasadena-based Gemstar International Group alleging that the company is trying to monopolize and restrain development of TV program guides. Norcross, Ga.-based Scientific-Atlanta claims that Gemstar's patents for its program guides are invalid and that it's trying to exert monopoly power to restrain others from developing competing guides. Scientific-Atlanta asked the U.S.
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May 10, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Cisco Systems Inc. said Tuesday that fiscal third-quarter profit was little changed after costs to buy Scientific-Atlanta Inc. Sales jumped 18%, beating analysts' estimates and sending its shares up 4.6%. Net income was $1.4 billion, or 22 cents a share, compared with $1.41 billion, or 21 cents, a year earlier, the San Jose maker of computer networking equipment said. Revenue climbed to $7.32 billion, the biggest gain in seven quarters. Scientific-Atlanta, bought in February for $6.
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November 5, 2002 | From Times Wires Services
Cable television set-top box maker Scientific-Atlanta Inc. on Monday said a Georgia federal court has thrown out some patent infringement claims against it made by Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc. Atlanta-based Scientific-Atlanta said the court ruled that the firm's Explorer 3000 and 8600x set-top boxes do not infringe two patents held by Gemstar, which makes interactive television-programming guides.
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November 19, 2005 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
Cisco Systems Inc. staked a $6.9-billion claim Friday on the world's living rooms. The San Jose-based maker of Internet routing gear is betting that its agreement to purchase Scientific-Atlanta Inc. will bolster its bid to control how music, movies and other data move around the house. Georgia-based Scientific-Atlanta builds set-top boxes for cable television companies.
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September 17, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.'s bid to block U.S. imports of television set-top boxes made by electronics maker Scientific-Atlanta Inc. Shares of Gemstar rose 9% on the news. The Appeals Court for the Federal Circuit ordered the U.S. International Trade Commission to reconsider whether Scientific-Atlanta infringed two Gemstar patents on television on-screen program guides.
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February 8, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Scientific-Atlanta Inc. has received a subpoena from federal prosecutors in St. Louis as part of an investigation of cable-television operator Charter Communications Inc. Scientific-Atlanta, which provides digital cable set-top boxes to Charter, said the documents relate to marketing agreements with Charter, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Lawrenceville, Ga.-based electronics company said it's cooperating with the probe.
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August 17, 2002 | Reuters
Television set-top box maker Scientific-Atlanta Inc. said it would cut its work force by about 400 jobs, or 6%, to help save about $40 million annually. Most of the reductions are effective immediately, although some will occur over the next several months, the Lawrenceville, Ga., firm said. The positions being eliminated are companywide.
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December 5, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
Scientific-Atlanta Inc., the No. 2 U.S. cable television set-top box maker, said Friday it filed a lawsuit against Pasadena-based Gemstar International Group alleging that the company is trying to monopolize and restrain development of TV program guides. Norcross, Ga.-based Scientific-Atlanta claims that Gemstar's patents for its program guides are invalid and that it's trying to exert monopoly power to restrain others from developing competing guides. Scientific-Atlanta asked the U.S.
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June 23, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Technology company Scientific-Atlanta Inc. has agreed to return $20 million to resolve federal regulators' allegations that it helped now-bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp. improperly inflate its earnings by about $43 million in 2000. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with Scientific-Atlanta, a cable-TV technology company that was acquired by Cisco Systems Inc. in February for $6.9 billion.
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December 3, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Microsoft Corp. and Scientific-Atlanta Inc. said they will team to provide Microsoft's WebTV Network service to cable television companies for use on Scientific-Atlanta's set-top boxes. The world's biggest software maker said the companies also will collaborate on the design of a next-generation set-top box using Microsoft's Windows CE operating system. WebTV lets TV viewers access the Internet via a set-top box so they can "surf" between TV programs and related Web sites.
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