Mortensen reflects on Winter Olympics – NorthShoreOfLongIsland.com

Mortensen reflects on Winter OlympicsNorthShoreOfLongIsland.comThe tears from Mortensen’s nephew were not the only ones shed by a member of the family during the winter games. The family traveled to Sochi…

Verizon, T-Mobile endorse smartphone ‘kill switch’ effort – PCWorld

PCWorldExecutives with three U.S. mobile carriers have voiced support for an effort in the U.S. Congress to encourage mobile carriers to offer services to customers that would render smartphones and…

Verizon phone plans: discount for installment buying – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorVerizon Wireless is offering discounts of at least $10 a month for subscribers who buy their phones through the company’s installment plan. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories.…

Verizon Wireless Joins Pricing War With ‘More Everything’ – Channel Partners

Channel PartnersStep up to the buffet: Verizon Wireless is the latest to join what’s becoming an interesting pricing war among the major carriers, delivering what it calls its “More Everything”…

How does Verizon’s ‘More Everything’ stack up to competitors’ offers? – CNET

CNETIn this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET’s Marguerite Reardon takes a deep dive into the price tweaks to Verizon’s “More Everything” plan to see how it compares with plans from…

Verizon jumps into wireless discount fight with ‘More Everything’ – Register

RegisterVerizon Wireless has become the latest US telco to roll out an aggressive price-cutting campaign for its subscribers. The company said that its “More Everything” service plan will expand data…

Capitals vs. Red Wings: Alex Ovechkin scores in OT to give Washington 6-5 victory – Washington Post

Washington PostThe Detroit Red Wings made their intentions clear from the start Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center. If the Washington Capitals were on the power play, Detroit would dedicate one…

Verizon leads the industry, with the most expensive average contract, best … – DailyTech

DailyTechVerizon Inc. (VZ) reported its results [PDF] this morning. Verizon owns one of the nation’s fastest growing cable services, Verizon FiOS (fiber optic service), as well as vestigial landline services.…

Verizon Wireless Profit Under Threat as Price War Escalates – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(Updates with closing stock price in fifth paragraph.) Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) — Verizon Communications Inc., owner of the biggest U.S. wireless network, said it’s studying how to respond…

Verizon to buy Intel’s TV business for undisclosed sum – CNET

CNETThe telecom giant will work quickly to release the service that delivers live TV and video on demand over the Internet. Shara Tibken. by Shara Tibken. January 21, 2014 3:16…

Verizon’s fourth quarter earnings top estimates – USA TODAY

USA TODAYVerizon Communications reported fourth-quarter results Tuesday that narrowly beat analysts’ forecasts for both revenue and profit, as the New York-based phone company saw revenue from its FiOS bundle of…

Verizon Studies Options as Wireless Price War Threatens Profits – Bloomberg

BloombergVerizon Communications Inc. (VZ), owner of the biggest U.S. wireless network, said it’s studying how to respond to intensifying price competition, potentially leading to moves that may reduce its profit…

Verizon revenue climbs on strong mobile growth – Reuters

ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc reported on Tuesday its quarterly revenue grew 3.4 percent, slightly faster than analysts estimated, as it added more subscribers than expected at its…

Intel TV is dead. Long live Web TV – CNET

CNETIntel had been close to signing the content deals it needed to launch its Internet-based TV service. Now it’s up to Verizon to finally get the product to market. Shara…

Analysis: FCC should undo ’02 error to ensure net neutrality – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Federal Communications Commission is sitting on a mess. Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C., decided in Verizon Communications vs. the FCC that the…

Solving the Net Neutrality Problem Is Actually Very, Very Simple – Businessweek

BusinessweekThe Federal Communications Commission is sitting on a mess. This week the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. decided in Verizon v. the FCC (PDF) that the commission didn’t have…

Net neutrality is dead. Bow to Comcast and Verizon, your overlords – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAdvocates of a free and open Internet could see this coming, but today’s ruling from a Washington appeals court striking down the FCC’s rules protecting the open net…

Ducks make it nine in a row by beating Capitals – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Hampus Lindholm scored the game-winner at 14:24 of the third period and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Washington Capitals, 3-2, on Monday night in Coach…

Verizon to publish data on phone record requests – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON (AP) — Verizon Communications says it will publish information on the number of requests for customer records it received from law enforcement agencies this year. MORE: Snowden says…

Apple, China Mobile Sign Deal to Offer iPhone – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA deal with China Mobile would give Apple access to a subscriber base that is seven times the size of Verizon Wireless, the U.S.’s largest carrier. Bloomberg. China…

Dish Network to Bid in Spectrum Auction Next Month – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Dish Network Corp. will bid for spectrum in a federal auction scheduled for next month and won’t face competition from the nation’s top cellphone carriers, according to a…

The Nokia Lumia 928 Phone Twitter Party At 2 PM EST / 11 AM PST #Reinvented

The Nokia Lumia 928 Phone Twitter Party starts online in just 10 minutes! If you answer any of the following questions, you could win a Nokia Lumia 928: What do…

Nokia Lumia 928 Phone Microsoft Twitter Party Tuesday, June 4

The Nokia Lumia 928 Phone promises to change the smartphone conversation, and to prove it, this blogger’s co-hosting an online Twitter Party with Microsoft representatives on this coming Tuesday, June…

Verizon’s “Borderless Life” at CES 2012

Verizon’s "Borderless Life" at CES 2012, a photo by zennie62 on Flickr. Verizon has a front-row seat for press coverage. The setup is in the CES Press Room, and where…

FCC Investigates BART Cell Phone Interruption Scandal, As Expected

Contrary to what some readers angrily claimed it would not do, the Federal Communications Commission has opened an investigation into the BART Cell Phone Service Interruption Scandal. The claim in…

Bret Michaels and Tommy Lee Show Off Guns

Brett Michaels and Tommy Lee are now involved in a federal gun probe after taking photos with some guns while in North Carolina. As you can see in the photo…

AT & T Marries T Mobile No Reception – Can I Get iPhone?

AT&T bought T-Mobile for $39 billion and to improve it’s phone service. It also makes AT&T one of the largest communications companies in the World. And to think, I got…