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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...

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...