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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.

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.

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."

Verizon: Palm Pre Phone Is Coming, Insider Reports

SlashGear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After rumors late last week that Verizon had turned their collective noses up at the Palm Pre, put off by poor sales performance and a preference for ...

Verizon Wireless, ATT Say No 'Open Internet', Criticize FCC

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Mobile providers have argued that US proposals to ensure that all traffic on the internet is treated equally should not be applied to wireless traffic...

Over the Verizon

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby L. Ferber

Where does all of my time go? For the past few days, my work has been interrupted by cell phone "issues."

The Verizon-Citi Visa Scam

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Warner

How is Citi going to pay the government back? One way is to find new, underhanded ways to get Visa cards into people's wallets.

Verizon Wireless Invites Backlash by Supporting Controversial Climate Denier Rally

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

No amount of spinning will help Verizon Wireless. But the company can dig itself out of this hole simply by admitting its mistake and immediately withdrawing its support for the rally.

Verizon Wireless Dumped Glenn Beck: Will It Dump Bizarre Big Coal Sponsorship?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Glenn Beck's controversial track record pales in comparison to Massey Energy's mining operations in Appalachia, which have literally displaced American citizens from their native homes.

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...

Obama's Cell Phone Records Looked At By Verizon Workers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Verizon employees snuck a peek at President-elect Barack Obama's old cell phone records and will be reprimanded accordingly, the co...

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...

3 Cell Carriers in Price Battle

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless introduced an unlimited calling plan $99.99 a month on Tuesday, a move that was quickly matched by AT&T Mobility and...

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...