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Viewdini: Could this app be Verizon’s first pass at toll-free mobile data?

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Verizon Wireless revealed a new incarnation of its old V Cast streaming mobile video service on Tuesday; this one built on the back of its new LTE network. Called Viewdini, the Android app aggregates content from premium video services such as Hulu, mSpot — now a Samsung-owned property — and...
Viewdini: Could this app be Verizon’s first pass at toll-free mobile data?

Unlimited Data Customers 'Freaked Out' by New Verizon Shared Data Plans

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The new Verizon Wireless Share Everything plan unveiled Tuesday shocked and angered many longtime Verizon customers, including those with unlimited data plans....
Unlimited Data Customers 'Freaked Out' by New Verizon Shared Data Plans

Verizon plans Fios price hikes and higher prices for wireless users

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Verizon customers should expect to pay more for Fios and their wireless service, as the company looks for ways to increase revenue to justify its spending on its infrastructure. [Read more]...
Verizon plans Fios price hikes and higher prices for wireless users
What you need to know about the NSA's secret Verizon surveillance program

US government collects Verizon customers' phone metadata ... So what?

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A top secret NSA program to collect ALL Verizon customers' call data isn't at all surprising...
US government collects Verizon customers' phone metadata ... So what?

Eric Holder: Justice Department will not prosecute reporters doing their job

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Attorney general questioned by Congress the day after Guardian disclosure of government collection of Verizon phone records• Revealed: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers dailyThe US attorney general, Eric Holder, on Thursday pushed back against the notion that the Obama administration has been uncommonly aggressive in targeting...
Eric Holder: Justice Department will not prosecute reporters doing their job
Verizon Wireless launches Share Everything plans
Verizon stonewalls request to turn over information on alleged pirates

Verizon bumps smartphone subsidy upgrade wait time to full 24 months

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iPhone-owning Verizon customers may have to wait a little bit longer before upgrading to the next iteration of Apple's smartphone, as the nation's largest carrier announced on Friday that it was extending the wait period on device upgrades to a full two years.    ...
Verizon bumps smartphone subsidy upgrade wait time to full 24 months

Verizon Customers to Be Eligible for Upgrades 24 Months Into Contract Rather Than 20

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U.S. carrier Verizon has changed its phone upgrade policies, making customers wait longer between upgrades. Until now, customers with a two-year agreement could upgrade at 20 months. Now, customers will only be able to upgrade at 24 months, when their contract is up. The first customers impacted by this change...
Verizon Customers to Be Eligible for Upgrades 24 Months Into Contract Rather Than 20

Carrier billing now available for Verizon Wireless customers who want Google Play content

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After rumors over the last week, Google has confirmed this evening that Verizon Wireless customers will be able to buy Google Play content from their Verizon account. Google tweeted: Hey @Verizon Customers! Pay for Google Play apps, music and more on your phone bill. We’re rolling this out over the...
Carrier billing now available for Verizon Wireless customers who want Google Play content
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Wilson Electronics' Sleek 4G-V Verizon flavored signal booster reports for service

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If you're often finding that your super-duper 4G service is more LT-Eh?, than LTE, then you might have been curious about Wilson Electronics' Sleek 4G-V cellphone signal booster. If you were, it's time to stop waving your hand in the air looking for bars, and stick it in your...
Wilson Electronics' Sleek 4G-V Verizon flavored signal booster reports for service

Scope of NSA's phone data snooping is 'breathtaking'

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Although U.S. government officials said the NSA's efforts to secretly collect phone records of millions of Verizon customers is nothing new, reports about its size confirmed long-standing fears among privacy and civil rights advocates....
Scope of NSA's phone data snooping is 'breathtaking'

Galaxy Tab 7.7 set to arrive at Verizon on March 1?

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 may be set to arrive on the market as early as March 1 for Verizon customers. A leaked screenshot that is claimed to have emanated from Verizon's internal site, and later posted by Droid-Life, suggests the flagship 7.7-inch tablet will be available to purchase before the...
Galaxy Tab 7.7 set to arrive at Verizon on March 1?

Microsoft and Twitter join rivals in seeking to disclose NSA requests

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Technology companies want government's permission to give public a more detailed list of demands for data from their serversMicrosoft and Twitter have joined calls by Google and Facebook to be able to publish more detail about how many secret requests they receive to hand over user data under the controversial...
Microsoft and Twitter join rivals in seeking to disclose NSA requests

Unlike Verizon, AT&T Gives Users A Choice With New Mobile Share Plans

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AT&T unveiled its new Mobile Share plans earlier this morning, and at first blush it seemed awfully familiar. Under those new plans, users pay a set monthly access fee for unlimited talk, messaging, and a specified lump of data, with different classes of devices adding to the total monthly cost....
Unlike Verizon, AT&T Gives Users A Choice With New Mobile Share Plans
Verizon Wireless says 4G LTE rollout to be completed by mid-2013

What blizzard? New emergency alert system for mobile phones misses the mark

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When the National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for the Cascades on Sunday afternoon, a lot of Seattle-area smartphone owners received an alert that was long on drama and short on details. The alerts came in various shapes and forms but were confusing to people who looked out the...
What blizzard? New emergency alert system for mobile phones misses the mark

As users flee 3G, Verizon turns it into a prepaid network

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Willing to give up speedy LTE service to save a few bucks? Then Verizon has your number. The operator launched two new prepaid phone plans on Friday that include unlimited voice minutes and messaging. For $60, you also get 500 MB of mobile data, while another $10 per month boosts...
As users flee 3G, Verizon turns it into a prepaid network

Having problems with your Netflix? You can blame Verizon

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If you are trying to get Netflix and use Verizon’s broadband, then there is a good chance that your video performance is less than optimal. Some Verizon customers might even go as far as calling it a crappy Netflix experience. The reason: a behind-the-scenes power play between Verizon and Cogent Communications ,...
Having problems with your Netflix? You can blame Verizon
Verizon hacks Jelly Bean-toting Galaxy Nexus price to just $99.99

Remember Color? It's Taking Another Shot With A Big Verizon Partnership (VZW)

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Color has signed a partnership with Verizon that will help Color dramatically improve its live video sharing app, and Verizon will integrate Color into upcoming 4G LTE phones. Color became infamous last year after it raised $41 million from Sequoia and other venture firms, only to release a really confusing...
Remember Color? It's Taking Another Shot With A Big Verizon Partnership (VZW)
Samsung Galaxy S III Developer Edition with unlockable bootloader 'coming soon' for Verizon customers

A web geek’s round-up for watching the Super Bowl

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The NFL’s Super Bowl championship football game is routinely one of the most watched televised event of the year with over 100 million viewers. But increasingly, people don’t just want to watch the game, they want to interact with it. For me, that means keeping my iPhone and iPad...
A web geek’s round-up for watching the Super Bowl

How The NSA Monitors America's Phone Trafffic

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Leaked court records revealed that the NSA is monitoring phone calls made by millions of Verizon customers--but how do they do it? A scoop from The Guardian confirmed what many people suspected--the National Security Agency (NSA) is spying on the phone activity of millions of Americans. Using a secret...
How The NSA Monitors America's Phone Trafffic

Verizon Unlimited Users' Plans Not Going Away, But Options Likely To Narrow

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Verizon hasn’t offered unlimited data plans for a while now, but it has lots and lots of customers still on them. So, naturally, there was much kerfuffle on Wednesday after reports that Verizon was planning to ax plans, even for those grandfathered in. The reports stemmed from comments made by...
Verizon Unlimited Users' Plans Not Going Away, But Options Likely To Narrow
Google Play Store carrier billing coming to Verizon in 'the coming weeks'
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No simultaneous voice/data for Verizon, Sprint iPhone 5

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Verizon customers purchasing Apple's new iPhone 5 will find that their new smartphones are unable to access Verizon's data network at the same time as they are placing calls. A Verizon representative has confirmed to The Verge that the iPhone 5 will not be able to support simultaneous voice and...
No simultaneous voice/data for Verizon, Sprint iPhone 5
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