Three US companies expected to dominate the Internet of Things

With the Internet of Things infrastructure rollout during the next several years, three U.S. companies with existing technologies are ready to rule. Wireless and wired networking and platforms to manage the onslaught of data are essential…

Verizon will give you up to $300 for your clunker of a phone if you open a new line

Verizon is bringing back its April 2016 trade-in promotion. Eligible customers can get up to $300 toward the purchase of a new handset. It's available to both new and existing subscribers.

Does Verizon have a data rollover plan up its sleeve?

According to a leaked image, Verizon will introduce a new data rollover program for all of its customers. We should hear more about this program and others sometime soon -- perhaps as early as next week.

Net neutrality advocates feel less than warm toward T-Mobile’s Binge On

Net neutrality advocates sent 100,000 letters to the FCC, asking the government agency to take action against zero-rated data services like T-Mobile's Binge On, Verizon's FreeBee, and AT&T's sponsored data program.

Want a sleek Android Marshmallow tablet for $250? Asus and Verizon may be able to help

Looking for a new tablet, and want one that's slim, sleek, and not hugely expensive? Verizon has exclusive rights to the Asus ZenPad Z8, a $250 Android tablet that should fit the bill.

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."

#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.

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.

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.

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.

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.