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Verizon Expanding 4G LTE Network To Five New Markets Verizon Expanding 4G LTE Network To Five New Markets
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Verizon announced today that they are expanding their 4G LTE network. The network will be activated in five new markets tomorrow and expanded in three others. Tomorrow’s launches bring the total number of markets with access to the 4G network …

Verizon Makes the RAZR More Attractive Verizon Makes the RAZR More Attractive

New Verizon customers will get a $100 price break on the current Droid RAZR by Motorola when they sign a two-year contract. The model features an 8 megapixel camera with 1080p HD, an HD video camera, 16GB built-in memory, 4G …

Carrier IQ To Be Removed From Sprint Phones This Month Carrier IQ To Be Removed From Sprint Phones This Month
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Carrier IQ is back in the news today with reports that Sprint and HTC are planning to remove the software from their phones. Firmware updates will begin rolling out this month that will remove the software from Sprint’s Android-based phones. …

CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth
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In the midst of the technology gauntlet that is CES, some people still took time out to talk about education and innovation as it relates to the tech industry. A panel of CEOs from Xerox, Ford and Verizon spoke on …

The Daily Comes To Android, Starting With Samsung Galaxy Tab The Daily Comes To Android, Starting With Samsung Galaxy Tab
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The Daily, the News Corp. publication originally launched as an experimental news app for the iPad, is now moving beyond the iPad and into Android territory. The publication announced that it will come pre-loaded on the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab …

iPhone 4S Users Consume Twice The Data of iPhone 4 Users iPhone 4S Users Consume Twice The Data of iPhone 4 Users
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The next time your wireless provider tries to up the cost of your data plan so that they can pay for more wireless spectrum, you literally have very few people you can blame for this. As it turns out, a …

Verizon Sells 4.2 Million iPhones During The Holidays Verizon Sells 4.2 Million iPhones During The Holidays
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The iPhone did incredibly well for Verizon during the holiday season with the sale of 4.2 million units of the device. Those impressive sales, however, bring a shrinking profit margin for the company. Bloomberg reports that Fran Shammo, CFO of …

Verizon Scraps Convenience Fee Verizon Scraps Convenience Fee
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Verizon has just announced that they are scrapping plans for a $2 convenience fee that would apply to customers paying their bill online or over the phone. Just moments ago the company issued the following statement: Verizon Wireless has decided …

FCC Looking Into Verizon Convenience Fee FCC Looking Into Verizon Convenience Fee
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Verizon found itself the center of a whole lot of negative attention yesterday after details were leaked concerning the company’s plan to start charging customers a $2 “convenience fee” for paying their bill online or over the phone. Though there …

Verizon Rings In New Year By Charging You To Pay Your Bill Verizon Rings In New Year By Charging You To Pay Your Bill

In a move no doubt calculated to win friends and influence people, Verizon is apparently going to start charging users a $2 “convenience fee” to pay their bill. starting January 15th, Verizon customers will be required to pay the fee …

Breaking: Verizon Responds to Data Outage Breaking: Verizon Responds to Data Outage
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This morning we reported on a massive outage that was plaguing Verizon’s data network nationwide. Reports were flying on Twitter and on Verizon’s support forum that customers were getting no data connection on their Verizon Wireless phones. Most reports seemed …

Nationwide Data Outage Plagues Verizon Customers Nationwide Data Outage Plagues Verizon Customers

Sometime in the middle of the night Verizon’s data network seems to have crashed. The first report hit Verizon’s support forum from San Francisco around midnight, Pacific time. Since then the thread has come alive with reports from all over …

Verizon Runs Afoul With DoJ Verizon Runs Afoul With DoJ

Just as the AT&T/T-Mobile saga was waddling off into the sunset, Verizon has captured the briefly unoccupied attention of the U.S. Department of Justice due to their deal to purchase wireless spectrum from cable operators. Verizon has been a busy …

Hack Brings Google Wallet to Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus Hack Brings Google Wallet to Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus

When the Samsung Galaxy Nexus launched on Verizon’s network late last week, it did so without Google Wallet, Google’s much anticipated mobile payment platform. Verizon blocked the app on the device, citing vague security concerns about the platform’s integration with …

Verizon and Cablevision Settle Out of Court Verizon and Cablevision Settle Out of Court

On December 7 we brought you a story that New York cable company Cablevision had filed suit against Verizon over ads accusing Cablevision of delivering just over half its promised data speeds during peak hours. In the ads Verizon said …

Verizon Snapping Up More Wireless Spectrum Verizon Snapping Up More Wireless Spectrum

Cox Communications, a cable provider, has announced a deal to sell its 20 MHz Advanced Wireless Services spectrum licences to Verizon Wireless for $315 million. The sale comes just a month after Cox announced that it was discontinuing its wireless …

Galaxy Nexus Already Getting a Software Update Galaxy Nexus Already Getting a Software Update
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The latest Android smartphone, the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Nexus, went on sale this morning on Verizon’s website. As we reported this morning, the phone is running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. Remarkably, …

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Now Available From Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus Now Available From Verizon
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Earlier this week we brought you a report that Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus might be coming to Verizon today. Those reports turned out to be accurate, as the phone became available on Verizon’s website early this morning. The new phone (which …

Galaxy Nexus Release Date: Signs Point To December 15th Galaxy Nexus Release Date: Signs Point To December 15th
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For those of you who have been waiting for what seems like ages to get your hands on the Ice Cream Sandwich-loaded Samsung Galaxy Nexus, two more days shouldn’t really seem like that much longer. If a couple of recent …

Google Wallet Not Secure Enough, Says Digital Forensics Firm Google Wallet Not Secure Enough, Says Digital Forensics Firm
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In September Google released their new Google Wallet, an Android app designed to take advantage of the near-field communication technology that is present in an increasing number of Android-based smartphones. The app stores usernames, passwords, and credit card data in …

Verizon May Buy Netflix Verizon May Buy Netflix
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Last week we brought you a story about reports that Verizon was planning their own video streaming service to compete with Netflix and Hulu. The rumors were enough to put a significant dent in Netflix’s stock price that day. The …