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New York City Is Very Pissed About Verizon's Failed FiOS Rollout

If you live in New York City, you most likely don’t have access to Verizon’s very 21st-century fiber optic internet service, FiOS. And you should be because Verizon told the city in a contract that it would deliver fiber to every household by 2014. As of today 75-percent of New York City is still without FiOS. » 6/18/15 10:45am 6/18/15 10:45am

Verizon May Have Finally Got the Sony Smartphone Right With the Z4v

Verizon makes weird smartphones. For a while, the carrier convinced Motorola to churn out the admittedly wonderful Droid line of smartphones and last year recruited a new partner with Sony and the quirky Z3v—a great phone that also looked like an old phone. Now, the Verizon/Sony team up is returning with the new Z4v. » 6/16/15 9:00am 6/16/15 9:00am

The Lamest Official Reactions Against Net Neutrality

Let's all agree on one thing: The Federal Communications Commission passing the strongest net neutrality rules in America's history is a step in the right direction. But that didn't stop an army of naysayers from crowing about an imaginary government takeover of the internet or how the new plan would slash their… » 2/27/15 10:00am 2/27/15 10:00am

Did the Internet Win Yet? No. But Here's What We Got.

It's a good day for the internet: Wired just published an op-ed by FCC chairman Tom Wheeler detailing his new proposal for strict net neutrality rules, rules that largely resemble the terrific plan President Obama outlined a few months ago. Great! But let's be real: An opinion piece is not a new policy. » 2/04/15 3:09pm 2/04/15 3:09pm

Verizon Has Quietly Killed Its Embattled Tech News Site 

A few months ago, Verizon set up a silly-sounding but innocuous-looking tech news site called SugarString. Then its editor said the site would not cover net neutrality and government surveillance, hot button issues that could impugn Verizon. DSL Reports notes today that the SugarString is no longer online. » 12/02/14 7:27pm 12/02/14 7:27pm

Put Android Wear on Your Wrist for $100, Plus More Wearables

The current crop of Android Wear smart watches certainly isn't perfect, but the LG G Watch was actually a pretty good first attempt. If you're curious how a smart watch might fit into your life, you can score one from Verizon's online store right now for just $100. [LG G Watch, $100] » 11/27/14 9:52am 11/27/14 9:52am