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Cars

Verizon wants parents in the car with their teens all the time, thanks to Hum

Verizon has introduced a new campaign to help increase safety for teens this summer. Hum is like a parental control system for a teenager's car, described as "an intuitive product that helps cars go from zero to smart in seconds."
Mobile

#FreeTheMotoZ: Verizon’s exclusive on both Moto phones is total BS

Carrier exclusives are draconian measures that limit the amount of people who can buy smartphones and trap great devices on one network. Now the Moto Z is stuck on Verizon with a carrier exclusive.
Mobile

Verizon employees end strike after reaching new contract deal with Big Red

After weeks of striking against Verizon, employees agreed to put down their pickets as the company reached an agreement with unions. The new contract still needs to be approved by unions, though odds indicate it will happen soon.
Movies & TV

ESPN and Verizon reach settlement in FiOS Custom TV lawsuit

Last year, shortly after Verizon introduced its FiOS Custom TV skinny bundles, ESPN sued over its channels being relegated to a separate sports package. Now the two companies have settled, though the terms haven't been disclosed.
Mobile

Verizon raises eyebrows by installing app on Galaxy S7 that installs bloatware

Verizon recently issued a software update to the Samsung Galaxy S7, though many noted the update brought with it DT Ignite, a service that silently pushes bloatware to your phone without your consent.
Mobile

Deal alert! Get two LG G5’s for the price of one thanks to Verizon

The LG G5 is one of the most interesting Android releases of the year, and if you're planning on getting one for yourself, now might be the time. Verizon is offering a deal to get two G5's for the price of one.
Mobile

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 your 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.