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Is Verizon Getting the iPhone?

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Galloway

With AT&T's exclusivity agreement due to expire in the next year, pressure is mounting amongst Verizon customers and shareholders for Verizon to come to some sort of agreement with Apple.

Call Now: Verizon Wireless Sponsors Union-Busting Mountaintop Removal Rally?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Verizon and a British Lord are joining forces to deny climate change and fight unions.

Lifting The Curtain on Verizon's Washington Lobbying

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Art Brodsky

When one company comes to Congress with a plan that can be changed at a whim, public officials shouldn't praise it.

Report From Hell - One of a Series

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Earl Pomerantz

For the next half hour, I was ping-ponged between the department where people told me I needed my account reinstated and the department where people refused to reinstate it.

Google's Android to Run on Acer Netbooks

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Acer is set to be the first PC manufacturer to package its netbooks with Google's Android operating system. One of the finest selling points about Google's OS is that its free.

Apple, Verizon Wireless Deal In The Works: Report

BusinessWeek | Spencer E. Ante and Arik Hesseldahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Verizon Wireless is warming to the idea of an Apple (AAPL) partnership. Verizon Wireless is in talks with Apple to distribute two new iPhone-like devi...

Verizon Fires Workers For Looking At Obama's Cell Phone Records

CNN Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Verizon Wireless has fired employees connected with a breach of records from a cell phone used earlier this year by President-elect Barack Obama, a Ve...

BlackBerry Storm To Be Released November 21 For $199

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's official: Verizon Wireless will start selling RIM's (RIMM) new touchscreen BlackBerry Storm on Nov. 21. The iPhone-ish smartphone will sell for $...

Don't Buy A New Phone... Just Yet

Todd Haselton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Todd Haselton

Upgrading your cell phone right now with a new 2-year contract would be like buying an airplane when space shuttles hit mainstream.

Will Mexican Billionaire Helu Buy Sprint?

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sprint Nextel has no shortage of supposed suitors: Pretty much every phone company, Google (GOOG), and Comcast (CMCSA) have all been rumored as intere...

Sprint Restarts Pricing War

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sprint Nextel's new plan to hang on to fleeing customers: An all-you-can-eat calling package priced $10 below its competitors. Sprint plans to sell a...

Verizon's Open Network Sets Precedent

San Francisco Chronicle | Ryan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a move that could give cellular customers unprecedented freedom and choice, Verizon Wireless announced Tuesday it will be the first major carrier t...

Verizon Unveils iPhone Rival

Reuter | Sinead Carew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Verizon Wireless unveiled three new cell phones on Wednesday for the holiday season, including a high-end handset named Voyager that will compete with...

Verizon Rejects Text Messages From Pro-Abortion Group

New York Times News Service | Adam Liptak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Saying it had the right to block "controversial or unsavory" text messages, Verizon Wireless has rejected a request from NARAL Pro-Choice America, the...

Verizon Reverses Decision To Block Pro-Choice Group's Text Message Program

The New York Times | ADAM LIPTAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Saying it had the right to block "controversial or unsavory" text messages, Verizon Wireless last week rejected a request from Naral Pro-Choice Americ...

Verizon Drops Marley RIngtones After Lawsuit Threat

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Verizon Wireless will drop all Bob Marley ringtones, ringbacks and pictures after being threatened with a trademark infringement lawsuit, representati...