(HawaiiNewsNow) - The Justice Antitrust division does not consent to AT&T buying T-mobile unless AT&T goes to court and gets this reversed. The deal is off and T-mobile will get billions of dollars under an exit clause. The biggest US wireless provider is Verizon. AT&t is second, Sprint-Nextel is third, and T-mobile is fourth.
The APEC Hawaii host committee has 5 local companies to showcase for innovation at the summit . Skai Ventures is a venture accelerator that helped bankroll the local firm that makes Decon gel for radiation exposure, and Tru-tag, which makes optical tags smaller than a granule of sugar. Others showcased at APEC will be HNU Energy, Trex Enterprises, Sopogy and Big Island Carbon.
The Hawaii Community Foundation is inviting a second round of applications for grants to nonprofits that have innovative approaches for achieving widespread social change. To start the process, nonprofits should visit Island Innovation website.