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This Company Wants to Build a Nationwide Wireless Network for the Internet of Things
Internet of Things

This Company Wants to Build a Nationwide Wireless Network for the Internet of Things

Ingenu is being backed by several big names in the wireless industry.
Verizon to Start Testing 5G in 2016
Verizon

Verizon to Start Testing 5G in 2016

The company is going to start experimenting with the upgraded tech in California and Massachusetts
Ben Berkowitz
Verizon Strips Down Its Logo in Lukewarm Reboot
Verizon

Verizon Strips Down Its Logo in Lukewarm Reboot

Simple. Check. Scalable. Check. Already hated on by T-Mobile CEO John Legere. Six checks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate
Verizon

No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate

Current contracts have expired, but Verizon employees are still at work.
What Will AOL's Tim Armstrong Bring to Verizon?
Leadership

What Will AOL's Tim Armstrong Bring to Verizon?

Experts weigh in on what the AOL's CEO will do for the U.S. wireless carrier.
Nina Zipkin
10 Tech Startups Valued Higher Than AOL's $4.4 Billion
Tech Startups

10 Tech Startups Valued Higher Than AOL's $4.4 Billion

A roundup of hot tech firms already valued at more than what AOL, a veritable Internet antique, is selling for.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Verizon to Buy AOL in $4.4 Billion Deal
Acquisitions

Verizon to Buy AOL in $4.4 Billion Deal

The acquisition gives the biggest U.S. wireless carrier access to AOL's mobile video platform and content including the Huffington Post news website.
T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver
Competition

T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver

T-Mobile has co-opted an existing Verizon ad campaign and is offering Verizon customers a free two-week trial in hopes of luring them away from the provider.
Geoff Weiss
Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles
Internet TV

Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles

By allowing more flexibility, Verizon hopes to lure customers away from cable rivals and upstart Web TV companies.
Google Partners With Wireless Carriers to Push Wallet Service
Digital Wallet

Google Partners With Wireless Carriers to Push Wallet Service

The idea is to pre-install Google's electronic payment service on phones, as the companies seek to counter Apple Inc's recent entry into the nascent market for mobile payments.
Move Over AT&T and Verizon: This Cable Giant Is Getting Into the Phone Service Game
Phones

Move Over AT&T and Verizon: This Cable Giant Is Getting Into the Phone Service Game

The idea is to give people an alternative to pricier data plans from the big cellular companies.
Verizon CEO: No 'Significant' Talks to Buy AOL
Mergers and Acquisitions

Verizon CEO: No 'Significant' Talks to Buy AOL

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said reports that the company has held concrete talks to acquire AOL are 'not accurate.'
Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City
Internet of Things

Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City

Given the costliness and fragmentation of the smart home market, Verizon Wireless has its sights set on a loftier prize.
Geoff Weiss
U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data
Legal Issues

U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data

A drug trafficking case in which the government is demanding Microsoft hand over emails stored in a Dublin datacenter has called into question Fourth Amendment rights in a digital era.
Geoff Weiss