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Google and Verizon connecting Japan and Ecuador earthquake victims with loved ones

Google and Verizon have, with a combination of tools and fee waivers, made it easier to contact victims of the Japan and Ecuador earthquakes. They're also contributing to the relief efforts in both countries.
Web

Verizon secretly planning next-generation TV service?

Verizon is getting ready to test and launch its next generation TV service later this year. The new service will come into homes via an all-IP set-top box. Unlike current all-channel-all the time content streaming, new service will stream…
Mobile

If you’re switching to Verizon and still on contract, you’d better have some cash

Verizon will no longer pay your early termination fees if you decide to switch to its network. Big Red will still give you money for your traded-in smartphone, but that's about it for anyone wanting to switch.
Mobile

Verizon customers: Try out Android Pay and get 2GB of free data

If you're a Verizon customer who has yet to try out Android Pay, now might be a better time than ever. Try out Android Pay three times, and you'll get 2GB of free data for two months.
Mobile

Tens of thousands of Verizon employees have gone on strike

Up to 40,000 Verizon workers have gone on strike over a dispute regarding pay, contracts, and benefits. The action currently has no end date, but isn't expected to affect Verizon's services.
Wearables

You can finally reply from your Pebble watch with you Verizon iPhone

Own a Verizon iPhone and a Pebble Time watch? To date Pebble users have been unable to text from their wrist if they have an iPhone from anyone other than AT&T, however that feature is thankfully now available for Verizon users, too.
Android Army

Verizon updates the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge to Marshmallow

Verizon releases Android Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge owners in the USA. That, and an unexpectedly fast security patch along with a few stability improvements and the like.
Mobile

Verizon hires lots of cute puppies to unbox LG’s new G5 smartphone

Verizon turned to "cute" for an unboxing of the G5, LG's latest top-end handset that launches today. Using a litter of adorable puppies, the procedure became more of a torture test than an unboxing, though the phone seemed to…
Business

Verizon is going to charge you $20 just to upgrade to a new phone

If you're a Verizon customer looking to upgrade to a new phone, you might want to do it before April 4. That's when Verizon is set to put $20 "upgrade fees" in place to help cover the rising costs associated with switching devices.
Mobile

1.5 million Verizon Enterprise customers' data has been stolen, and is now for sale

The latest failure in cybersecurity lies at the feet of Verizon. And not just any division of Verizon, but rather Verizon Enterprise, the unit responsible for helping some of the world's biggest companies deal with data breaches.
Mobile

Netflix admits it has been throttling its streams on AT&T and Verizon for years

Following T-Mobile CEO John Legere's accusations that rivals were also throttling Netflix, Netflix itself admitted that it had actually been throttling its own streams on AT&T and Verizon for years.
Movies & TV

Verizon is killing off its FiOS TV apps for Xbox, smart TVs on March 31

In an email sent to users of Verizon's FiOS TV app for Xbox consoles and smart TVs, the company said it will be retiring the apps on March 31, urging these users to move to its mobile apps instead.