A Google executive said Monday that the company plans to launch a cellphone network to introduce technology that it wants to see big carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T adopt.
Mozilla today announced a number of partnerships that it hopes will hope grow the presence and availability of its Firefox operating system to more markets around the world. Notably, Verizon Wireless in the U.S. has agreed to sell Firefox-powered phones in the future. Show More Summary
Like AT&T, Verizon Wireless is upset with the tactics used by Dish Networks in the recent AWS-3 spectrum auction. It accused the firm of artificially raising prices by creating perceived demand where in fact there was none. Dish used three smaller entities to place bids in the auction, but didn't place any bids itself. Show More Summary
Google has completed an agreement with U.S. wireless carriers AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile to pre-install its Google Wallet payments app on Android phones sold by the carriers this year. In addition to the distribution deal, Google has also acquired technology and intellectual property from Softcard (formerly known as Isis Mobile Wallet). Show More Summary
The BlackBerry Classic, which will be available to Verizon Wireless customers on February 26, suddenly looks like a really sweet deal. In addition to featuring all the best features of the old BlackBerry smartphones, it's cheap and provides access to both Android and BlackBerry apps. Show More Summary
Remember the good old days of QWERTY keyboards and trackpads? Well, it seems like they are making a comeback – Verizon Wireless has confirmed that the BlackBerry Classic will be going on sale from Thursday, February 26. The phone will...Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless today said it will sell the BlackBerry Classic smartphone beginning Feb. 26. It will be available online first, and is expected to reach stores on March 5. Verizon is charging $100 for the Classic with a two-year contract, and is also offering the Classic through its Edge monthly payment program. Show More Summary
Its strategy calls for Google Wallet to be built into Android phones sold by AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile
Motorola's next-generation version of its budget-priced Moto E smartphone may have been leaked. An image that allegedly shows the back side of the phone has found its way to the Internet, and it also has a Verizon Wireless logo.
Now that the fourth-quarter earnings season is coming to a close, FierceWireless, in partnership with Jackdaw Research, is taking a look at how the top wireless operators performed in terms of key metrics like churn and ARPU.
Verizon Wireless will start selling the entry-level Samsung Galaxy Core Prime smartphone on Thursday, Feb. 26. The device, which was first announced in India just last week, will be priced at $29.99 from Verizon with a two-year contract, or for $8 a month for Verizon Edge customers.
Google today announced that AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless have agreed to preload Google Wallet on their Android smartphones later this year. The mobile wallet will come on all devices running Android 4.4 KitKat and higher. AtShow More Summary
Verizon Wireless today announced plans to sell the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime smartphone beginning on Feb. 26. The device, which is also being sold as the Galaxy Prevail LTE, is a mid-range smartphone that has a 4.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 400 processor, and a 5-megapixel camera. Show More Summary
In a post on the Google Commerce Blog, Ariel Bardin, Vice President of Payments at Google, writes about a new relationship "working with AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, as well as their mobile payments company Softcard,...Show More Summary
Verizon made a surprise annoucement in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Wednesday. Dan Mead, Verizon Communications EVP and CEO of Verizon Wireless, is retiring and Verizon’s EVP in…
Verizon is realigning its top management team by reassigning its Verizon Wireless chief Dan Mead to a new role as executive vice president and president of Strategic Initiatives with a focus on overseeing the sale of its wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas to Frontier Communications.
Big Red has a new chief, with John Stratton replacing Dan Mead as CEO of Verizon Wireless. Stratton comes from within Verizon, having previously served as the company's President of Global Enterprise and Consumer Wireline. Mead will stay with Verizon to oversee the sale of the company's wireline assets, and then plans to retire. Show More Summary
Dan Mead, who has served as the CEO of Verizon Wireless since 2010, plans to retire according to filings the company made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mead will remain on the board of directors and serve as executive vice president and president of strategic initiatives. Show More Summary
Microsoft today said the Lumia Denim system update is now available to the Nokia Lumia Icon, which is sold by Verizon Wireless. The update makes numerous changes to the behavior of the camera, including a faster shutter and 4K video capture, and also adds Live Folders and an updated Glance screen. Show More Summary
Democratic senators on Friday called on federal regulators to investigate Verizon Wireless, the country's biggest mobile provider, for secretly inserting unique tracking codes into the Web traffic of its some 100 million customers. Continue reading ? The post Verizon ‘supercookies’ spark calls for federal investigation appeared first on PBS NewsHour.