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News on Verizon (Ticker: VZ) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Russia Taday

FISA court judges buying Verizon stock as they approve NSA surveillance

Traders work at the post where Verizon is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Judges who serve on the FISA court, approving the government's collection of phone metadata, have bought Verizon stock in the last year.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

Should I Invest In AT&T And Verizon For Their High Dividend Yields?

However, the expected growth in earnings and distributions is most likely to match the expected rate of inflation in the foreseeable future.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

SBA Communications Is Vulnerable To A Deep Correction

With $2.527 billion in losses, SBAC might be one of the most overvalued stocks in the market with a potential 90% downside.

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Related Topix: Telecom, SBA Communications, Financial Markets

10 hrs ago | Ars Technica

It's not just Verizon: All major US carriers throttle "unlimited" data

One of the most common reactions to Verizon's announcement that it will throttle the heaviest users of its "unlimited" 4G plans went something like this: "That's the last straw, I'm switching to T-Mobile!" Unfortunately, switching to T-Mobile, AT&T, or Sprint won't protect you from getting throttled, even if the carrier is claiming to sell you ... (more)

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Related Topix: T-Mobile

17 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

MRV Appoints Jeannie H. Diefenderfer to Its Board of Directors

MRV Communications , a global provider in converged packet and optical solutions that empower the optical edge and network integration services for leading communications service providers , announced its board of directors appointed Jeannie H. Diefenderfer to the board effective July 24, 2014, increasing the membership to six directors.

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Related Topix: Electronics, MRV Communications, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Tufts University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Journal News

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

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