Small bugfix update will hopefully address issues caused by the previous OTA Following up on a previous update -- software VRBMD3 -- that caused a whole bucket of issues for some Galaxy S3 owners, Verizon is pushing out a small OTA tonight that will hopefully address them. Show More Summary
There had been reports earlier this week that suggested Verizon was interested in entering the Canadian wireless market. Fran Shammo, the company’s chief financial officer, confirmed in an interview with The Wall Street Journal thatShow More Summary
It’s a rainy day; you’re busy power loading Dr. Who on Netflix when it happensNetflix lapses into endlessly “Loading” your next episode, without actually ever playing it. This is not a new problem, and even as broadband speeds improve,...Show More Summary
Verizon is reportedly going to run store promos soon to clear out Droid DNA and Incredible 4G LTE inventory. This is apparently being done before it launches the HTC One. Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo...
Stocks held flat for the entire day up until the Federal Open Market Committee’s release this afternoon, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average dramatically plunged to session lows before rebounding just as fast. As of 2:30 p.m. EDT, the blue-chip index has lost a moderate 55 points after investors unleashed a furious sell-off in the [...]
ByMarshall Hargrave: Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) is a rapidly growing company with a major advantage, no distinct competitors. In the technology communications world, where major players like AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), Vodafone (VOD)...Show More Summary
Verizon's broadband users have been seeing a less than optimal quality Netflix video streaming experience thanks, reportedly, to a network peering fight the telco is engaged in with bandwidth provider Cogent Communications, a GigaOM article says.
As with all things tech, there are rabidly loyal fans of each of the four major mobile network providers, and strong opinions on all sides about which is the “best.” While Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile each have their pros andShow More Summary
Investors have been looking forward to this day for weeks, as the Federal Reserve will announce what could be a big policy shift in its handling of monetary policy and its quantitative-easing program. Yet forgotten are the numerous occasions when the Fed has managed to thread the needle with its announcements, using cryptic language that [...]
Verizon and PRISM and drones — oh my. Federal Bureau of Investigations Director Robert Mueller confirmed on Wednesday his agency owns and operates a handful of drone aircrafts for domestic surveillance missions Mueller added in his Senate...Show More Summary
Verizon seems to have found itself in a fresh net neutrality controversy. GigaOM reported earlier this week that bandwidth provider Cogent Communications accused Verizon of “allowing the peer connections” between the two companies “to degrade,” which results in slower wireline traffic for end users. Show More Summary
According to a recent report from GigaOm, some Verizon broadband customers are finding that their Netflix streaming experiences have been getting worse lately. The cause is a concept known as peering, where two Internet providers share their networks in order to better deliver content to users. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless Enhances 4G LTE Coverage in Brownville and Jackman, Maine --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verizon Wireless: WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network WHAT: Verizon...Show More Summary
Recently, Verizon broadband subscribers have been running into problems with Netflix. A little digging has turned up that this is not because of Netflix’s servers, or technical problems, but because Verizon is essentially throwing aShow More Summary
Following yesterday’s report claiming Verizon is eying up the Canadian wireless market, Fran Shammo, the company’s chief financial officer, confirmed the US carrier’s interest while speaking with the Wall Street Journal. “We’re looking at the opportunity,” Mr. Shammo said in an interview at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network conference in Washington. “This is just [...]
Augmented reality robots give hints of Verizon's intentions for its upcoming Droid release Verizon somewhat-mysteriously started using its @DroidLanding Twitter account once again to tease a new Droid device, and now the account is giving up more details on its campaign. Show More Summary
Edward Snowden -- hero or traitor? The 29-year-old Snowden has aroused as sharp a divide in opinion as any in recent memory. But focusing on Snowden is an unfortunate distraction. The real issue is the NSA data gathering programs he disclosed.
Ready the hype machine, another Droid will make its way to Verizon Inactive since the launch of the Droid RAZR in November of 2011, the @DroidLanding Twitter account sent out a tweet today indicating that we may be greeted by another "Droid" device from Verizon. Show More Summary
The Federal Open Market Committee’s meeting this week won’t end until tomorrow, but don’t tell the stock market that. Optimism surrounding the Fed’s decision on stimulus bond-buying has buoyed the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a second straight day of triple-digit gains, sending the blue-chip index up more than 140 points by 2:25 p.m. EDT. [...]
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, one of the... Read More