The SEC has been investigating two data breaches which happened at Yahoo in 2013 and 2014. The agency is also determining whether Yahoo complied with the civil security laws with regard to its data breach disclosure.
T-Mobile Tuesdays get more generous starting next week, allowing users to share gifts with others. Customers will be able to send gifts to friends each week from now on, even if their friends are on AT&T, Verizon or some other carrier.
Apps/Software January 22, 2017
A new leak on Twitter suggests that the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) may be released on U.S. carrier AT&T. The Galaxy J7 2017 is expected to be unveiled at the MWC 2017.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 21, 2017
AT&T has lost most of its postpaid subscribers when compared to any other carrier per analysts. The upgrade and activation fee hike may have contributed to the network operator losing customers.
Business Tech January 20, 2017
Verizon is rumored to be contemplating the acquisition of cable company Comcast, which is valued at $173 billion. This acquisition may aid Verizon in expanding its reach in the wireless space.
Business Tech January 19, 2017
Thousands of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handsets under Verizon still haven’t been returned, even after the carrier’s attempts to force users to do so. As a last ditch effort, it will relegate outgoing calls to customer service.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 17, 2017
The Google Pixel brand is doing really well in Verizon stores, according to a Wave7 Research report. Both Pixel phones are currently out of stock, and shipping will resume in March.
Google January 17, 2017
T-Mobile used dogs to attack Verizon's decision to impose a 200 GB data cap. The carrier touted its newer and faster LTE infrastructure to highlight its credentials as a better alternative.
Internet January 16, 2017
Verizon's new Jetpack MiFi 7730L is being targeted for groups on the road requiring lots of data. The device is equipped with LTE Advanced that can reach up to 50 percent faster peak speeds in more than 450 cities.
Internet January 14, 2017
Verizon has kicked off a new promotion that offers $100 off select flagships such as the Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge, HTC 10 and more. The discount is available with a promo code, but there are a couple of caveats.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2017
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler issued a new report before leaving office, again raising concerns of net neutrality violations with AT&T and Verizon's zero-rating practices. T-Mobile's Binge On gets a pass and the report explains why.
Internet January 12, 2017
Verizon shelled out $91 million on TV ads in December 2016, making it the biggest spender. AT&T nabbed the second spot, as the wireless industry witnessed some spectacular advertising spends.
Business Tech January 11, 2017
Verizon has announced a change for subscribers who are on its Unlimited Data Plan. Those using more than 200 GB of data each month on their existing Unlimited Data Plan either have to switch plans or will be disconnected.
Internet January 11, 2017
AT&T has confirmed another $5 price increase to its grandfathered data plan, bringing the total to $40 a month. It did the same early last year, the first time it did so after seven years.
Internet January 10, 2017
Verizon has increased the upgrade fee for subscribers switching to a new phone. This will be the case when paying for a handset's full retail price and the installment payment scheme.
Internet January 9, 2017
Several keen-eyed onlookers have noticed that Verizon has 256 GB variants of the Google Pixel and Pixel listed on its site. Could this suggest higher-capacity models are in the pipeline?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2017
T-Mobile promptly deployed the kill switch developed by Samsung that will execute all Galaxy Note 7 in its network. To compensate for the loss, the carrier is offering perks in addition to a full refund or phone replacement.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 28, 2016
BlackBerry is expected to launch new smartphones at CES 2017 in January. New details regarding its QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry Mercury reveal that it might be exclusive to Verizon.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2016
Best Buy slashed the price of the high-end Verizon Moto Z Droid at just $4.99 per month for 24 months, amounting to less than $120 in total. This undercuts even Verizon's deal for the handset, but it may not be available for long.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 24, 2016
Verizon has put up four free phones in time for the gift-giving season. Users can avail a free Moto Z Play Droid, Samsung Galaxy J3 V, LG K8 V, or an LG Stylo 2.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 19, 2016
Verizon's $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo's online operations might be in jeopardy after the disclosure of another security breach. If Verizon backs out of the deal, what might the carrier do next?
Business Tech December 18, 2016
Verizon revealed new holiday deals starting this Friday, Dec. 16, offering top smartphones for free or at attractive prices with monthly installments. The Google Pixel/ Pixel XL, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, Galaxy S7/ S7 edge and more are free with trade-in, or $10 per month with device payment plans.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 16, 2016
Verizon initially refused to roll out an update that will disable charging for the Galaxy Note 7. The carrier has now backtracked on its controversial stance, as it agreed to launch the update on Jan. 5.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 16, 2016
The new security breach revealed by Yahoo affects 1 billion users, but it is actually worse than it looks. Verizon, which offered to purchase Yahoo's online operations for $4.8 billion, is now seeking to change the terms of the acquisition.
Business Tech December 16, 2016
The release dates by carriers for the update that will disable charging for the Galaxy Note 7 have been revealed. Customers who have held on to the device have ample time to say goodbye to the powerful but dangerous smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 12, 2016
A new deal for Verizon's iPhone SE is available from Best Buy for a limited time. The retailer is offering a free $200 eGift card with a new device payment plan starting at $9.99 per month.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 9, 2016
It's time to take a look at iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus availability. Here's a rundown of the latest information from Apple.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2016
Google Pixel XL orders placed today will now have a January 2017 shipping date. While the delay is attributed to high demand, some are citing the weakness in Google's distribution system, which also manifested during the sale of its old Nexus line.
Google November 30, 2016
Verizon has delayed delivery of the 128 GB Pixel XL smartphone once again. Customers who preordered the Pixel XL may have to wait until Dec. 26 to get their new phone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 29, 2016
A new update now equips Google Pixel and Pixel XL with double-tap and raise-to-wake features. It is currently only available to Canadian users but there is a way to get it if one lives elsewhere.
Google November 23, 2016
LTE performance of the iPhone 7 on Verizon is reportedly limited by Apple to match the data speeds the AT&T variant is capable of.
Apple November 19, 2016
Glu Mobile aims to revolutionize gaming by tapping future internet technology to stream gameplay. This eliminates the need to download titles on devices as it will work roughly similar to Netflix or Spotify.
Internet November 17, 2016
After delaying the rollout of the 128 GB Google Pixel XL to its retail stores, Verizon is also extending delivery schedules for preordered devices. Consumers are now being asked to wait as much as two more weeks.
Google November 12, 2016
Verizon launched a BOGO 50 percent off deal on a number of premium Android smartphones, including the new Google Pixel and Pixel XL, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and the LG V20. This is a limited-time deal.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2016
Verizon is offering two new data plans beginning Nov. 13. For $50 a month, users can get 5 GB of data and 10 GB if you're willing to shell out a little bit more at $70.
Internet November 9, 2016
Verizon's latest promotional video shows how the Daydream View VR stuns first-time users. The ad, however, focused on the Google Pixel and its top features such as the Google Assistant and its dual-camera technology.
Google November 1, 2016
Verizon is now offering new and current customers a sweet deal on Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The carrier is offering new customers a credit of up to $400 and current customers up to $300 when trading in their current smartphone for Google's new devices.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2016
SunShine developers have easily cracked Verizon's security that protects the Google Pixel and Pixel XL bootloaders. The unlock tool called dePixel8 has been released and is available for free.
Google October 28, 2016
T-Mobile can't sell the Google Pixel itself, but it still found a way to offer an attractive Pixel deal and troll Verizon in the process. Bring your unlocked Pixel and sign up for T-Mobile One and the Uncarrier will refund you half the price of the smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 28, 2016
Verizon announced its plans to buy Vessel, the video service startup, and it has important plans for its technology. Less good news was in tow for Vessel’s co-founder, Jason Kilar.
Business Tech October 28, 2016
John Legere, T-Mobile CEO, posted a mysterious post at Twitter suggesting a deal that will involve the Google Pixel smartphone soon. This has baffled observers because the Pixel line is being offered exclusively by Verizon.
Google October 27, 2016
T-Mobile increased both customers and profits for the third quarterly thanks to factors like the release of Apple’s iPhone 7 as its competitors lost customers.
Business Tech October 24, 2016
The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are now up for grabs at the Google Store, Verizon and Best Buy. Here's everything you need to know, from the options available and the shipping dates to the Big Red's plans.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 22, 2016
Google Daydream View VR and Chromecast Ultra are now available for preorder at the Google Store for $80 and $69, respectively. The VR headset could, however, get delivered earlier if purchased at Verizon at the same price.
Google October 21, 2016
The Verizon LG Stylo 2 V could very well become a low-priced alternative to the Galaxy Note 7. While it does not have the curved edge display credential and top-of-the-line specs, it also comes with a stylus that could do notetaking functions seen in the Samsung flagship.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 20, 2016