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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Smartphone 'kill switch' group misses the mark

You may have been one of the 3.1 million smartphone owners who had their phone stolen last year according to Consumer Reports .

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Related Topix: Tellme, Prison, Motorola, Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Google and Facebook: 2 Major Threats to AT&T and Verizon

With such a massive market, it's no surprise that Google ( New tech stepping up to the plate Verizon and AT&T have had great runs, and for the most part, no one has been able to test either in dominating the telecom market.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

7 hrs ago | The Hill

Spectrum bailout is regulatory malpractice

The Federal Communications Commission appears to have decided that the upcoming broadband spectrum auctions should favor some competitors over others.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, AT&T, T-Mobile

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Verizon: Undemanding Valuation And 4.5% Yield Makes It A Buy

Over the next few quarters, there is the risk Verizon's growth will slow down due to pricing war in the sector.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Winn Dixie Stores, Retail, Grocery, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T

Light Reading

Cox Bets on Smart Homes in Vegas

Entering its seventh market with smart home services, Cox has expanded into Las Vegas with offerings for home security and home automation.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Home Automation, iControl, Ohio, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

Reuters

Regulator reasserts goal to restrict AT&T, Verizon in auction

The top U.S. telecommunications regulator in a letter to a lawmaker on Thursday reasserted his commitment to help smaller national wireless carriers get access to valuable lower-frequency airwaves in the upcoming spectrum auction.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Freshnews

Verizon's CIO to Speak at the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

Roger Gurnani, Verizon executive vice president and chief information officer, will join other leading CIOs as a keynote panelist at the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, a May 21 event for IT leadership.

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Related Topix: CIO News, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

America's Network

Verizon lures new subs with $50 HBO, FiOS broadband bundle

Verizon is appealing to new potential FiOS subscribers with a new $50 video, broadband promotional bundle, but customers will need to be prepared for the price jump when the promotional period ends.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Wireless Week

CTIA Partners with Big Tech on Voluntary Anti-Theft Program

In the face of anti-theft legislation that would mandate cell manufacturers include "kill switch" technology in their devices, CTIA and participating companies Tuesday announced a voluntary initiative to help deter smartphone thefts in the United States.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Asurion, Enterprise Mobile, Tellme, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Light Reading

Ciena Pushing 200G for Subsea

While 100G is quickly becoming bandwidth table stakes in the submarine cable sector, Ciena announced today that the Japan-US Cable Network consortium has completed a successful trial of Ciena's 16 QAM 200G technology on a 630 km segment of its network in California.

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Related Topix: CIENA, Telecom, Marketing

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Politico

Privacy groups tell W.H. to look at EU decision on NSA, big data -...

FIRST LOOK: PRIVACY GROUPS TELL W.H. TO LOOK AT EU DECISION ON NSA, BIG DATA - The White House should heed the words of European Union high court judges as it plans how to proceed on the big data review and NSA reform.

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Related Topix: Privacy, WebMD

I4U Future Technology News

Samsung outs colorful ad for Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear

When it comes to marketing, Samsung is never short of ideas and recently Samsung has come up with colorful ad highlighting some of the prominent features of Galaxy S5 and Gear devices.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Apple, Startups

ComputerWorld

Some customers aren't sold on US transition to IP networks

Many U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned about the potential effects on health from mobile-headset radiation and what happens when the electricity goes out.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Health, AARP, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Freshnews

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: CSX Corp, T-Mobile US, AT&T, Verizon Communications and Sprint

CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog.

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Related Topix: CSX, Railroads, Verizon Communications, Sprint Nextel, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, IT Services, Startups, Versant

Iol.co.za

US embraces anti-theft initiative

Major US wireless carriers and smartphone makers have agreed to introduce tools to enable users to lock their devices and wipe them clean of data if stolen, responding to pressure on the telecommunications industry to do more to stem theft.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Verizon Nixes New DSL Surcharge

Verizon Communications has removed a new DSL fee after customer objections and questions from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission .

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

CIO

Verizon DVR to Enable Multi-TV Viewing

Verizon Communications, a provider of voice services, is launching a new digital video recorder that will enable its fiber-based television customers to record content on one TV set and then watch it on separate sets throughout their home, The Wall Street Journal reports .

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Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Software

CIO

Verizon, PBS, APTS to Announce TV Pact Friday

Verizon Communications, the number-two provider of telephone services in the United States, on Friday is expected to formally announce a pact between it and public television programming providers to offer public television via its new subscription video offering, Reuters reports .

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

Cellular News

Slow Global Wireless Operator EBITDA Boosted by USA Gains

The 2 percent growth in global wireless operator EBITDA in Q4 2013 was almost entirely achieved by strong US performance and within the US by growth at the top four operators according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Versant, T-Mobile

America's Network

Verizon brings 100G to the U.S. metro network

Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

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