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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...

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.

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...

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.