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How To Prepare For Verizon's Impending Data Caps

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Are you a wireless data glutton or a nibbler? New Verizon Wireless customers will have to figure that out starting Thursday as the c...

Wireless Carriers: We Get Users' Consent Before Using Location Data

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 06.28.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- The nation's four largest wireless carriers say they obtain customer permission before using a subscriber's physical location to provide...

Blackberry and iPhone: Woody and Buzz?

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

I really thought it would last. Three years ago I surrendered my plain old cell phone and my clunky Palm Pilot for a shiny pink Blackberry. We went ...

The 'Verizon Guy' Breaks His Silence

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.17.2013 | Technology

Verizon Wireless's "Can you hear me now?" slogan brought a curious kind of fame into the life of Paul Marcarelli, the carrier's "Test Man" spokesperso...

Verizon Down In Virginia, North Carolina, Users Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: A Verizon Wireless spokesperson, Melanie Ortel, contacted The Huffington Post with the following statement: "Service was restored at 3:50 pm t...

Verizon CFO's Slip Reveals iPad 2 Details

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Verizon may have dropped one huge Apple announcement today, but the excitement didn't stop there. With all the talk of the iPhone coming to Verizon...

Verizon iPhone Will Not Run on 4G Network (Yet), Says CNET's Maggie Reardon (UPDATED)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

While the imminent introduction of Verizon's 4G smart phones created a good bit of buzz at CES, the highly anticipated Verizon iPhone will likely run on the company's existing 3G network, at least initially.

Verizon iPhone Announcement Coming January 11: Wall Street Journal

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

***UPDATE 1/8*** The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon has landed the iPhone and will make the announcement at an event on Tuesday: The move ...

Verizon To Pay Record $25 Million Fine For Spurious Fees

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $25 million to the U.S. government and at least $52.8 million in refunds to customers who inadvert...

Verizon To Refund Up To $90 Million In Wrongful Data Charges

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless could pay out up to $90 million in refunds to cell phone customers who were improperly charged for inadvertent Web a...

Verizon Calls For Rewrite Of 'Broken' Telecom Rules

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Verizon has not been shy about entering the policy debate. Earlier this year, Verizon, together with Google, outlined an Internet policy proposal that...

Video: Verizon Wireless Readies App Developer Support for Android

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Verizon Wireless will "soon" introduce a comprehensive App development platform for Android OS, says Jennifer Byrne, Executive Director of New Business Development & Partnership at Verizon Wireless.

Paul Marcarelli, "Verizon Guy", Sells 5th Avenue Apartment For $1.255 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Paul Marcarelli, aka the "Verizon Guy", has sold his Greenwich Village apartment for $1.255 million. Marcarelli, famous/infamous for asking "Can you ...

Blocked Content Puts Focus on Corporate Power

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Hans Johnson

A new day has dawned at the FCC. The bipartisan, grassroots movement that rose up in 2003 is stirring again around broadband access and consumer safeguards in wireless networks.

Video: Verizon Has No Plans for Apple Support in the "Immediate Future"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LOS ANGELES - Despite relentless speculation about the  imminent support of the iPhone and iPad in the U.S., there is no immediate plan for V...

4G Apple iPhone, Sprint EVO: Worth The Hype?

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Cell phone companies are about to barrage consumers with advertising for the next advance in wireless network technology: "4G" access...

Verizon Layoffs: Company Plans To Shed 10,000 Jobs to Cut More Than 10,000 Jobs After Sales Miss Estimates

bloomberg.com | Amy Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Verizon Communications Inc., the second-largest U.S. phone company, plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs at its fixed-line unit t...

FCC Demands Verizon Explain Fees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — The Federal Communications Commission on Friday asked Verizon Wireless why it recently doubled the fees it charges customers when the...

CES 2010: FCC Commissioners Talk Spectrum, Wireless Competition and Becoming a 21st Century Agency

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

FCC commissioners discussed the policy agenda for the FCC in this coming year, addressing concerns over the delayed national broadband plan as well as the fate of the agency's jurisdiction when it comes to network neutrality.

"There's A Map For That": New Verizon Ad Mocks AT&T (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See video below* The wireless wars are getting uglier. Verizon Wireless just released a snarky new ad that knocks AT&T's spotty service -- and this ...

Verizon Droid Review: First Look At iPhone Rival

CNET Blogs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Hooray! We finally have the Motorola Droid in our hands. Though it's much too early to offer a full critique, we can report that Verizon's first Googl...

AT&T Beats Verizon But Gets Blamed For The iPhone's Flaws

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

My sense of Verizon's superiority is confirmed every time I see a "there's a map for that" Verizon commercial, graphically showing how far more extens...

Verizon, Google Announce New Android Plan To Challenge iPhone

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless said Tuesday it will put substantial resources into developing and selling phones that use Google Inc.'s Android sof...

Suck on This, Apple Fanboys

eSarcasm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
eSarcasm

Hey, we love a good cat fight as much as the next guy. And if anyone should get into a hair pulling, face-clawing, blood-on-the-floor tussle, it might as well be Apple and Verizon.

Pearl Jam Is No. 1

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Pearl Jam is probably one of the few bands of this generation who didn't sell out, who didn't say "how high," when the label said "jump."