Posts tagged “Verizon”

April 3, 2012

Premium Lock SAP targets SAS, IBM; new iPad rates No. 1; iPhone dominates sales; Nortel trial; Cisco invests big in Brazil

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog blog: SAP unveils its predictive analytics software; Consumer Reports likes the new iPad despite heat; iPhone outsells its rivals - combined; Nortel's earnings "error;" Cisco to invest $547M in Brazil

February 23, 2012

Premium Lock Customers fleeing, T-Mobile moves to embrace iPhones

T-Mobile The nation's fourth largest wireless carrier says it will revamp its network to support Apple's phones. T-Mobile lost more than 500,000 customers in the fourth quarter.

December 30, 2011

Premium Lock Court OKs immunity for telecoms in wiretap case

Courts A federal appeals court says a law giving telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the government with its email and telephone eavesdropping program is constitutional.

December 6, 2011

Premium Lock Verizon Wireless bans Google payment software from new Samsung phone

Verizon Wireless Verizon is part of a consortium of carriers that are planning its own payment application, and the company says its waiting to provide a wallet application until it can provide "the best security and user experience."

Updated December 2, 2011

Premium Lock Time Warner, other cable firms to resell Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless Cable companies Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks also say they are selling their wireless licenses to Verizon Wireless for $3.6 billion.

November 5, 2011

Premium Lock Earnings snapshot: What's happening in telecom sector

Telecommunications A summary of earnings reports for selected telecommunications companies and what they reveal about the industry's prospects.

October 31, 2011

Premium Lock Lenovo's India boom; Michael Dell vs. Lenovo; Red Hat's secure PCs boot; Thai floods hit hard drive supply; Google TV upgrade

Bulldog Bulldog blog headlines: Lenovo is on track to open 1,000 stores across India; Michael Dell says Dell makes more money off PCs than Lenovo; Red Hat, partners eye secure PC boot in dispute with Microsoft; Thailand floods could drive up PC prices; changes for Google TV.

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October 21, 2011

Premium Lock Verizon earnings up, but wireless growth slows

Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless kept adding more high-paying subscribers than rival AT&T Inc. But like AT&T, it was hurt by the delayed launch of the new iPhone model, and missed analyst expectations for the number of new subscribers on contract-based plans.

October 18, 2011

Premium Lock Verizon awards $120K to Communities in Schools in NC

CISNC Last week, The Verizon Foundation presented a $20,000 check to Communities In Schools of Durham at the Durham Performance Learning Center. Five other CIS affiliates in North Carolina also received $20,000 grants.

Updated October 14, 2011

Premium Lock New iPhone hits stores; Apple co-founder among first to buy

AT&T customers who pre-ordered phones can't get phones in stores, a spokesperson says. The iPhone 4S will be available at all Apple stores plus AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless stores. Some Best Buy, Target and Walmart stores and authorized resellers will also carry the phones.

Apple iPhone fans line up in Japan to buy new 4S. Apple iPhone fans line up in Japan to buy new 4S.

October 11, 2011

Premium Lock New iPhone is red hot with pre-orders topping 1M

Apple Inc. and various phone companies started taking orders for the phone last Friday. It hits stores this coming Friday.

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October 10, 2011

Premium Lock New iPhone pre-orders set a record, Apple says

Apple Inc. and various phone companies started taking orders for the phone last Friday. It hits stores this Friday.

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October 5, 2011

Premium Lock Duke, Verizon team up for health IT initiative

Verizon   The agreement pairs Duke's research resources with Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions, the telecom giant's healthcare practice group. Duke will make available personnel, including research and project management experts. Intellectual property from the university may also be used in the program's initiatives. Verizon's computing infrastructure and staff will be used to develop and test new applications.

October 3, 2011

Premium Lock Verizon Wireless sues to block 'net neutrality'

Verizon Wireless The lawsuit contends the Federal Communications Commission overstepped its authority in setting its so-called "net neutrality" rules last year. The regulations are scheduled to go into effect in two months. They prohibit Internet service providers from discriminating against or giving special treatment to particular online services or content.

Updated September 30, 2011

Premium Lock Document: How mobile carriers handle your call data

NC ACLU chapter obtained the document. A few data points from the sheet were known outside law enforcement circles, but wireless carriers have not been open about their policies. They aren't required to keep the data, and they keep the same information for varying lengths of time. Some don't keep data at all that other companies store.

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Updated August 23, 2011

Premium Lock Sprint to sell iPhone 5 in October, newspaper says

Sprint Apple normally launches a new iPhone model in June or July, but this year's launch has been delayed, for unknown reasons. Apple watchers had expected the new phone to arrive in September, but speculation has recently shifted toward October.

August 22, 2011

Premium Lock Verizon workers return to work without a deal

Verizon   Both the company and the union say they have agreed to narrow the issues in dispute and have set up a process to negotiate a new contract. But the talks are likely to be contentious. The two sides still disagree on touchy subjects such as health care benefits, pensions, and work rules.

August 2, 2011

Premium Lock Va.-based NTP prevails in smartphone patent fight with Apple, Google, others

U.S. Patent Office  The patent licenser beat Research in Motion for a $162.5 million settlement. Now, a federal court backs it in fight with other communications giants.

August 1, 2011

Premium Lock Plan offers to expand broadband across US

broadband The proposal from six telecommunications providers to the FCC would make broadband available to most areas lacking service within five years.

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