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Around the Campus

This year's graduating class is the largest in Berkeley College history with more than 2,300 students from locations in New York and New Jersey and Berkeley College Online .

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Related Topix: Berkeley College, Verizon Communications, Publishing, Media, Telecom, New Times, IT Services, Ottaway Newspapers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Mobile LBSMarket in the US 2014-2018: New research report available...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) [ClickPress, Fri Jul 25 2014] Mobile location-based services or LBS are used to track the location of users within a wireless network using location-enabled mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Social Software

Forbes.com

Verizon To Slow Down 4G LTE For 'Top 5%' Data Users Starting In October

Verizon Wireless launched a "network optimization" policy three years ago to limit the data speeds of its heaviest 3G data users - subscribers with unlimited data plans whose data usage is in the top 5% of all users.

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MacInTouch

FinderPop

Battery backup discussion offers detailed information and tips about UPS battery lifetimes and related factors , as well as various UPS designs and surge suppressor types; UPS sizing; lightning strikes, voltage potentials, currents, grounds and more.

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Related Topix: iPhone, T-Mobile, Weather, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

Daily Herald

Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Marketing, Cellphones

The Town Talk

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers.

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Related Topix: Cellphones

Monterey County Herald

Nonprofits, benefits

The Village Project, Inc. received the following grants: Claire Giannini Fund, $45,000; Community Foundation for Monterey County's Rudy E. Futer Fund for Human Needs, $20,000; the Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation, $20,000; Wells Fargo Bank, $15,000 and AT&T for $5,000.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Myrtle Creek, OR

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Internet providers promising faster speed at home, soon

It's been a darn good week for anybody desperate for higher internet connection speeds at home, whether it be at-home entrepreneurs or just Netflix binge watchers.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

Seeking Alpha

AT&T: Time To Get Going

The company's wireline VIP project is well on track to roll out U-verse technology in new metro areas.

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Related Topix: AT&T, ATT, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant

Light Reading

Verizon Applies 3G Throttling Policy to LTE

Back in 2011, Verizon began throttling its heaviest 3G data users in a bid to move them to its higher capacity LTE network, but now -- three years later -- it's applying that same policy to 4G unlimited users.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Sprint Nextel, IT Services

Broadbandreports

Verizon Shared Data Customers Now Get NFL Games for Free -

Verizon has announced that the company will be dropping the $5 monthly fee for the NFL Mobile app, allowing customers to get NFL news and watch games for free -- provided they're on Verizon's MORE Everything shared data plans.

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NewsOK.com

Rural telephone companies seek funding from Oklahoma's phone fee fund

Rural telephone companies that are seeing a decline in federal funding to help provide basic phone service want to tap a state fund that comes from surcharges on telephone customer bills.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Terral, OK

Seeking Alpha

Verizon: All Set For Future Growth

I reiterate my bullish rating on Verizon Communications . The company continues to deliver a solid financial performance; strong wireless and FIOS revenues remain the main top-line growth drivers.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

Red HTC One M8 for O2 UK, Verizon Launches One Remix in U.S.

One in town and it's out to paint the town red. Unfortunately, the Glamor Red version of the One M8, which happens to be the newest colour option for the and Metal Grey choices that O2 has been offering, so far, and will be available starting Aug 4. The HTC One M8 done up in such a shade of red have, so far, been available only in the U.S. courtesy ... (more)

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Related Topix: HTC, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Cameras

The Motley Fool

Does Intel Corporation Really Need CDMA Support to Fight Qualcomm Inc. in the United States?

With this in mind, it's worth exploring the broader question of whether the lack of CDMA support in Intel's cellular modems will impede Intel's domestic smartphone efforts in the long-run.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, DLP Mobile, Qualcomm, AT&T, Versant

Hispanic Business

Fitch Rates Verizon Communications' Proposed Exchange Offering 'A-'; Outlook Stable

VZ commenced an offer to exchange up to of existing senior unsecured notes that it had previously issued for the new VZ notes.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Advanced Solutions International, IT Services, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software, Wireless, Emerging Technology

America's Network

Verizon's symmetric FiOS speeds take upper hand over cable's upstream DOCSIS limitations

Verizon may be reaching the upper limit of penetration for fiber to the home , but its move to provide symmetric speeds across all of its service offerings shows its desire once again to beat cable with fiber--particularly in the upstream direction.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Terremark Worldwide, Verizon Communications, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Seeking Alpha

Sell AT&T: Competition Hurts Results

AT&T missed expectations as rising competition led to lower margins and earnings because AT&T was forced to cut prices.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Directv

Light Reading

Juniper Sells Security Unit, Feels Carrier Pinch

Juniper took a hit Wednesday as it warned of a slowdown in US telco spending and continued its portfolio transformation under CEO Shaygan Kheradpir.

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Related Topix: Startups, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, DLP Mobile, McAfee

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Broadbandreports

Verizon The Most Successful At Purging Unlimited Data Users -

It's no mystery that wireless carriers have pushed hard to get users on metered data plans, hoping to raise data revenues as the SMS and voice minute cash cows head out to pasture.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, T-Mobile

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