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T-Mobile, Sprint aim to announce merger without asset divestitures

T-Mobile, Sprint aim to announce merger without asset divestitures

T-Mobile and Sprint are preparing a negotiating strategy to tackle demands from regulators regarding asset sales, including the divestment of some of their spectrum licenses after their deal is announced.

Oct 16, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
All 3 billion accounts were hacked in 2013 data theft, admits Yahoo

All 3 billion accounts were hacked in 2013 data theft, admits Yahoo

Yahoo said last December that data from more than 1 billion accounts was compromised in 2013, the largest of a series of thefts that forced Yahoo to cut the price of its assets in a sale to Verizon.

Oct 04, 2017, 07:33 AM IST

Verizon looking to launch online TV service

The telecom giants`s move will be aimed at tackling the trend of "cord-cutting" — where customers move away from traditional cable TV to streaming services such as Netflix Inc and Amazon`s Prime Video.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
Verizon and Ericsson launch 5G on trial-basis across US

Verizon and Ericsson launch 5G on trial-basis across US

Verizon and Ericsson enabled an operational shift of 5G network from technology trials to pre-commercial pilots in the field in multiple cities across United States of America.

Feb 24, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Yahoo to change name to Altaba: Key things you should know

Yahoo to change name to Altaba: Key things you should know

The company plans to change its name to Altaba after it turns over its email, websites, mobile apps and advertising tools to Verizon.

Jan 11, 2017, 07:51 AM IST
Yahoo to change name to Altaba, Marissa Mayer to leave board after Verizon deal

Yahoo to change name to Altaba, Marissa Mayer to leave board after Verizon deal

Yahoo Inc said Monday that it would rename itself Altaba Inc and Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer would step down from the board after the closing of its deal with Verizon Communications Inc. 

Jan 10, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Verizon-owned AOL trims jobs ahead of Yahoo buy

Verizon-owned internet firm AOL said Thursday it is trimming jobs as part of a restructuring plan making priorities of mobile, video and data.

Nov 18, 2016, 02:52 AM IST
Yahoo hack: Company reveals more details about the attack on users' accounts

Yahoo hack: Company reveals more details about the attack on users' accounts

Yahoo provided more details on Wednesday about an epic hack of its services, including that the culprits may have planted software "cookies" for ongoing access to users` accounts.

Nov 10, 2016, 10:06 AM IST
Verizon out to be more than `dumb pipe` with Yahoo buy

Verizon out to be more than `dumb pipe` with Yahoo buy

Verizon is focusing on synergies, not job cuts, with its multi-billion-dollar buy of faded internet star Yahoo, executives said Monday at a TechCrunch Disrupt conference here.

Sep 13, 2016, 11:29 AM IST

Verizon launches 'connected car' product for older vehicles

The monthly service charge for Verizon`s new product aimed at modernizing older cars is $15, said Erik Goldman, president of Verizon Telematics.

Jan 14, 2015, 08:38 AM IST

Microsoft builds support over Ireland email case

Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a US ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.

Dec 16, 2014, 05:39 AM IST

Verizon offers free iPhone 6 in return for 2-year contract, used phone

Verizon Communications will give subscribers who trade in an old iPhone a free iPhone 6 in exchange for a two-year contract.

Sep 10, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

Mobile wallet rebrands as Softcard

US mobile payments firm Isis has officially changed its name to Softcard, completing the process of distancing itself from a militant Islamic group sometime known by the same acronym.

Sep 03, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Isis mobile wallet abandons name to militant group

Mobile wallet service Isis is changing its name to distance itself from an acronym used to refer to militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Jul 08, 2014, 04:12 AM IST

Netflix to stop messages that blame Verizon for slow streaming

The messages, which appeared on screen when a video was buffering, were a "small scale test" that will end on June 16, Netflix spokesman Joris Evers said in a post on the company`s blog. But he left open the option that the alerts could resume. "We will evaluate rolling it out more broadly," he said.

Jun 10, 2014, 09:25 AM IST

Google to launch own wireless network

Google is reportedly planning to launch its own wireless network.

Apr 04, 2014, 13:48 PM IST

Vodafone, Verizon investors back $130 bn Verizon Wireless deal

"This is the largest single return of value to shareholders in history," Vodafone Chairman Gerard Kleisterlee told the shareholders at a meeting in London.

Jan 29, 2014, 03:09 AM IST

'India asked Verizon to block access to websites'

India had asked American telecom giant Verizon to block access to certain websites in the country last year, the company has claimed.

Jan 23, 2014, 15:15 PM IST

Verizon reveals govt. made 320,000 user snoop-data requests in 2013

Mobile carrier Verizon has reportedly said that it received 3,20,000 snoop-data requests about consumers by the US government as part of its mass surveillance programmes.

Jan 23, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

Verizon reveals 320,000 US data queries in 2013

Verizon today became the first major US telecom carrier to release a "transparency report," and said it received 320,000 data queries last year in the United States alone.

Jan 23, 2014, 07:40 AM IST