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Verizon Resists Info Requests In $4 Billion Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Wireless and its cable partners are willing to give U.S. communication regulators confidential details of their agreement...

Verizon Users Hit With Another Outage

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.29.2011 | Technology

UPDATE 2: On Thursday morning, a Verizon rep contacted The Huffington Post to say that issues with the 4G LTE network had been resolved overnight. ...

Verizon's Network Goes Down -- Again

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: According to AllThingsD, Verizon's network should be coming back up throughout the day. Here's the official statement: Verizon Wireless 4G...

With All The Attention on AT&T, It's Verizon Stealing The Show

Art Brodsky | Posted 02.08.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

If corporations were people, here's a bit of advice: Don't enter into a Survivor game if Verizon is a contestant. Verizon shows an uncanny ability to get what it wants with a minimum of fuss, even if it means cutting out erstwhile partners.

Verizon Announces Startling Changes To Its Privacy Policy

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

On Wednesday, the largest wireless carrier in the United States, Verizon, announced that they will now use information they collect about the websites...

10 Reasons You Need A Tablet

Posted 08.19.2011 | Entertainment

With Verizon Wireless expanding its 4G LTE network across the country, tablet manufacturers worldwide are working tirelessly to create unique, innovat...

The Pebble in the Shoe of the Communications Workers Strike Against Verizon

Art Brodsky | Posted 10.11.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Despite the general sympathy one might have for the unions as they fight to preserve their benefits, the policies the Communications Workers of America follows can't help but generate not a little schadenfreude.

Lila Shapiro

Workers Put Verizon On Hold: Portray Strike As Defense Of Middle Class Jobs | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Outside Verizon corporate headquarters in downtown Manhattan, a group of more than 40 union employees gathered wearing red shirts and plac...

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 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 Verizon to...

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

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...

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.

Suck on This, Apple Fanboys

eSarcasm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

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.

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...

"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 ...