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Verizon AOL: What to Tell Your Boss

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Verizon is acquiring AOL for $4.4 billion in cash. You are going to be asked about it today. Here are some probable outcomes (in no particular order). Pick the one you believe and speak with authority. Good luck.

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Sony’s Xperia Z3v Brings Powerful Gaming on the Go to Verizon

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If you’re looking for a phone that doubles as a hardcore gaming console, check out the new Sony Xperia Z3v, which features PS4 gaming with Remote Play (coming this November). That means you can play your PS4 games from anywhere you can connect to your home Wi-Fi — by the pool, in the kitchen or in bed […]

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Redbox Instant Streaming is Closing Down on October 7

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Redbox Instant, the streaming video service jointly operated by Redbox and Verizon, is shutting down on October 7. Redbox Instant subscribers were informed via email Saturday of the shutdown, and a notice posted to the website reads: “Thank you for being a part of Redbox Instant by Verizon. Please be aware that the service will […]

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Verizon Will No Longer Throttle its Heaviest LTE Users

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Wednesday was supposed to be the day that Verizon’s new 4G “network optimization” policy went into effect. Verizon’s heaviest data users on grandfathered unlimited plans faced the possibility of having their speeds throttled down to make room on the LTE network for customers who pay for data by the gigabyte. But Wednesday afternoon, Verizon said […]

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iPhone 6 Owners on Verizon Can Now Simultaneously Talk and Surf

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Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.  Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are reporting that the VoLTE service is now functional, allowing Verizon iPhone 6 and […]