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Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

NEW YORK Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

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Software developer Bob outsources own job to China and whiles away shifts on cat videos

Verizon's hunt for firm's mysterious hacker exposes 'top worker' at firm who let Chinese consultants log on to do his daily work.

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Verizon Filed Big Brother Patent, For Ads

Verizon has filed a patent for technology that would monitor television watchers to target advertising.

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Verizon Wants to Watch and Listen to Your Life While You Watch TV

Privacy Last week, Verizon filed a patent for a set-top box that detects what you're doing while you watch TV, and serves you advertising accordingly. Ew, weird, companies watching what I do while I consume content. Big brother! Chill, son. More »

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Verizon called hypocritical for equating net neutrality to censorship

Telecom only claims responsibility for content when it's convenient.

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Verizon's Hughes Acquisition Could Advance Remote Health Monitoring

Verizon Communications has announced it will acquire Hughes Telematics, a connected- services company that offers telematics for the automotive and fleet industries. The purchase price for the acquisition, announced on June 1, was $612 million.

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Putting the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx’s Battery Life to the Test

As Verizon Wireless tries to push a broad lineup of 4G LTE smartphones on its customers, the company omits an important fact: LTE destroys battery life. This may improve some day, when tech companies figure out how to optimize their hardware for the faster network, but for now the only way to solve the 4G LTE battery problem is through brute force. That's where Motorola's Droid Razr Maxx comes in.

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