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Cablevision, @Home Form Internet Alliance

Friday. The last hurdle before the weekend. Just one more day. Here are few tidbits to get you through it:





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announced a strategic alliance to deliver Internet access on the East Coast. The deal includes a warrant for Cablevision to buy 11 million shares of @Home for 50 cents a share.

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cut its third-quarter earnings-per-share estimate on


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to 46 cents from 53 cents. The

First Call

consensus is 49 cents.


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warned that third-quarter results would likely come in at about 10 cents a share, well below the 15 cents a share forecast by First Call. The company earned 16 cents a share in the year-earlier period.

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announced they had settled shareholder litigation.


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said it expects a third-quarter loss of 10 cents to 12 cents a share. Analysts had forecast a 3-cent loss, which compares with earnings of a penny a year earlier. The company makes asymmetrical digital subscriber lines -- whatever those are.

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named Sid Craig chief executive.



said it would likely report a fourth-quarter loss. It will also take a $14 million charge in the quarter. First Call has no estimates for the company, which lost 73 cents a share in the year-earlier quarter.