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Samsung signs $6.6 billion deal with Verizon to supply 5G network solutions

Samsung’s global prospects for its network business have improved following US sanctions on its bigger rival Huawei, analysts said

07 Sep 2020 9:04 AM

Verizon latest to ditch advertising on Facebook for allowing hate speech on platform

Recently a Verizon ad appeared next to “a video from the conspiracy group QAnon drawing on hateful and anti-Semitic rhetoric.”

26 Jun 2020 5:47 PM

With Huawei ostracised in US, alliance of 30 firms including Google, Samsung call for open 5G systems

The group, including telecom operators Vodafone, AT&T and Verizon, says it wants to avoid depending on any single technology supplier.

06 May 2020 10:07 PM

Wi-Fi now free in US as work, education go online amid coronavirus outbreak

Comcast, Charter and AT&T have announced free public Wi-FI access for 60 days, while Verizon, Cox and T-Mobile have provided other offers

15 Mar 2020 5:46 PM

How the US is faring with the surge in home internet use amid coronavirus

Traffic has spiked 10% to 20% during peak hours since the first week of February in greater Seattle, the US city hardest-hit by COVID-19

15 Mar 2020 4:55 PM


Why is Huawei seeking USD 1 billion patent deal with Verizon?

Companies like Apple Inc, Nokia Inc and Qualcomm Inc own many thousands of patents issued by governments around the world.

15 Jun 2019 10:51 AM

Huawei asks Verizon to pay over USD 1 billion for over 230 patents

The patents in question range from core network equipment, wireline infrastructure to internet-of-things technology.

13 Jun 2019 11:57 AM

Tumblr goes on sale

Verizon Communications Inc is seeking a buyer for its blogging website Tumblr.

03 May 2019 9:30 AM

New vulnerabilities in routers expose millions of consumers

Threat actors could gain complete control of home routers and access to network traffic without needing physical access to the device.

10 Apr 2019 4:01 PM

Yahoo strikes $117.5 million data breach settlement

It covers as many as 194 million people in the United States and Israel with roughly 896 million accounts.

10 Apr 2019 12:20 PM


Verizon offers free Apple Music to some US customers

Apple Inc is increasingly turning for growth to its services segment.

16 Jan 2019 9:35 AM

AI set to put an end to password sharing

Now, get ready to pay for your own Netflix, OTT account for binge watching.

14 Jan 2019 10:23 AM

Verizon ready to roll out its own cloud gaming service to counter Netflix

Verizon Gaming is already running in alpha mode on Nvidia Shield and will soon be up on the Android platform.

13 Jan 2019 3:49 PM

CES 2019: Verizon shows off its first 5G phone which is a Moto Z3 with a mod

The 5G Moto Mod will make the Moto Z3 Verizon's first 5G device once the company turns on the newer network service.

11 Jan 2019 4:27 PM

FCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messages

The FCC voted 3-to-1 to classify text messages as an information service rather than a telecommunications service.

13 Dec 2018 9:42 AM


Verizon, Samsung to release 5G smartphones in US in 2019

The two companies said in a statement they would unveil a prototype, using Qualcomm Inc’s modem chips.

04 Dec 2018 11:55 AM

Can wireless challenge cable for home internet service?

Verizon is looking to challenge cable companies with residential internet service that promises to be ultra-fast, affordable and wireless.

02 Oct 2018 8:02 AM

Verizon stops supporting iPhone 5S and older

Verizon has opted to end the 3G WCDMA network and is encouraging users to upgrade to 4G LTE.

21 Jul 2018 7:42 PM

Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

The data has apparently allowed outside companies to pinpoint the location of wireless devices without their owners’ knowledge or consent.

20 Jun 2018 8:50 AM

Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the United States

The company was accused of being too slow to disclose three data breaches that occurred from 2013 and 2016.

13 Mar 2018 10:46 AM