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Report: Google's Pixel phones are flying off Verizon's store shelves

Google's Pixel phones are selling exceptionally well at Verizon, according to market research firm Wave7. Collectively, Google and Verizon have spent millions of dollars on television promotions.
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Have an iPhone 7 from Verizon? Apple may be throttling your speeds

For all intents and purposes, iPhone 7 devices using Verizon should be faster than those on AT&T's network, but researchers have recently found that they perform more or less the same.
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Verizon ranks as the best network 93 percent of the time, according to Rootmetrics

Verizon has been ranked the best network, either alone at the top or with another network, in 83 percent of the metro areas tested by Rootmetrics. This latest discinction follows news that Verizon had been ranked the most reliable network…
Virtual Reality

‘Rogue One: Recon’ is a 360-degree prologue to next month’s Star Wars movie

Any Samsung Gear VR owners eager to get in the mood for this year's Star Wars movie will want to check out Rogue One: Recon, a 360-degree video experience that's set to launch online today.
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New $250 Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD tablet boasts Snapdragon 617 and 3GB of RAM

Verizon has launched a new tablet in its Ellipsis lineup, featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, 3GB of RAM, and a HD display. Those specs are a serious step up from previous devices in the Ellipsis lineup.
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Verizon gives prepaid customers 5GB and 10GB options as demand continues to grow

Verizon is adding a few new options for those interested in its prepaid plans -- a 5GB option and a 10GB option, which will cost $50 and $70 respectively. The plans should address growing interest in prepaid offerings.
Home Theater

Verizon is acquiring — and shutting down — former Hulu CEO’s startup, Vessel

In early 2015, former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar launched Vessel, a video startup aimed at taking on YouTube. Now Verizon has acquired the company and will shut it down, rolling the company’s technology into its own video efforts.
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Apple just released a fix to a Verizon iPhone 7 connectivity issue

Verizon users of the iPhone 7 have been noticing a few connectivity issues with their devices, causing their phones to randomly lose service. Apple has now released a fix to the problem.
DT Daily

Verizon weighing options regarding Yahoo! buyout after hack incident 2:09

Also today: Google gets out their political microscope and a DT staffer wades into the belly of the tech toy beast to hunt down a battery in bustling Shenzhen, China.
Mobile

Get (sort of) unlimited data with Verizon’s new PopData, but use it quickly

Verizon Wireless has unveiled a new series of data sessions known as PopData, which allow you to access unlimited amounts of 4G LTE data ... for 30 or 60 minutes at a time, as long as the network can handle it.
Business

Yahoo’s data breach has Verizon feeling buyer’s remorse, may withdraw acquisition

Yahoo disclosed it discovered a data breach from 2014 that affected 500 million accounts. Verizon thinks that could affect its $4.83 billion deal to acquire the company. Verizon is waiting for Yahoo to finish its investigation into the…
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Verizon says it will push Android updates for Pixel 'at the same time' as Google

Google is out with new smartphones, ones that are apparently "Only on Verizon." They're not -- you can use them on any carrier. Here's why you should avoid purchasing the phones from Verizon, and get them from Google instead.