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

2 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Wireless users accept data limits. Home Internet users hate them.

Back when AT&T, Verizon and other major wireless carriers quit offering unlimited data accounts to new customers and began urging current customers to move to shared plans, there was much anguish and gnashing of teeth.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Verizon responds to my blog posts on the foreign e-mail case

I have blogged twice about a fascinating case, currently pending in federal court in New York, on whether the federal government can use a warrant to compel Microsoft to disclose the contents of e-mail that Microsoft has stored on a server outside the U.S. The case has drawn a surprising amount of press attention, including a New York Times ... (more)

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Prison, Publishing, Media, New Times, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Software

6 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Most ISPs Use Data Caps, But Many Subscribers...

Image Caption: The study, which was requested by California Representative Anna Eshoo, found that ISP customers are often confused about which types of activities tended to consume the most data.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, us Travel, Travel, T-Mobile

8 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Netflix to Pay AT&T for High-Quality Video Streaming Connections

Netflix has struck a deal with AT&T, under which the No. 1 Internet video-streaming company will pay the U.S.'s biggest phone company fees to guarantee high-quality delivery.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, IT Services, Internet Service Providers

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Light Reading

Ericsson Goes Beyond Telecom with MetraTech Acquisition

Ericsson's acquisition of MetraTech, announced Tuesday, is all about strengthening its billing support -- but not for its existing telecom OSS/BSS services.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon Communications, BT Group

Free Republic

The total number of wiretaps by state

With all the NSA paranoia running amuck, sorting out the facts from fiction should slightly reduce the likelihood of coronaries caused by unnecessary worrying.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

The New Zealand Herald

Wall St caution prevails

Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader John Liotti work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, REIT, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Freshnews

More Seneca County, Ohio, Residents Can Experience 4G LTE With Verizon Wireless Expansion

WHAT: Verizon Wireless has enhanced Long Term Evolution network coverage in Tiffin, Ohio, 4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible devices to browse the Web, post status updates and photos, and download files wirelessly at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Seneca County, OH, Tiffin, OH, Bascom, OH, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

Clickz

Verizon Smart Rewards Is a Sign of Things to Come

Programs like Verizon Smart Rewards demonstrate that consumers are warming up to the idea of sharing data about themselves, as long as there is a benefit such as coupons or offers.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Light Reading

VoLTE Gains Velocity: GSA

The 4G voice revolution is gaining momentum: Voice-over-LTE services have been commercially launched by 10 operators in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and the US, while many more have invested in the technology to support VoLTE capabilities, according to the latest statistics published by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association .

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Related Topix: Android, NTT DoCoMo

Seeking Alpha

Neutral To Bullish As Verizon Cleans Up Its Act In Both Wireline And Wireless Segments

Verizon Communications continues to deliver a strong financial performance for the sixth consecutive quarter.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Vodafone Group, Vodafone, Marketing

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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