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Oath is dead. Long live Verizon Media Group/Oath

Friends, readers, internet browsers, lend me your ears; I come to bury Oath, not to praise it. The subsidiary brands that companies own live after them; Their terrible rebranding is oft interred with

Verizon stealthily launched a startup offering $40-per-month unlimited data, messaging and minutes

Earlier this year, Verizon quietly launched a new startup called Visible, offering unlimited data, minutes, and messaging services for the low, low price of $40. To subscribe for the service, users s

Former BBC Worldwide exec is taking the reins at mitú, a digital media company focused on the Hispanic audience

Chalk up another coup for digital media hiring as the media company mitú, focused on digitally distributed content for Hispanic audiences, has managed to score the longtime entertainment executive He

Verizon throttles video for good with its not-so-unlimited plan

It turns out that providing unlimited data is quite expensive. Verizon is revamping its plans and now sells you two kinds of unlimited data — Go Unlimited and Beyond Unlimited. And the biggest chang

Lenovo’s gutting of Motorola is nearly complete

My first cell phone was a Sanyo. But only because I couldn’t afford a Motorola. I wanted a StarTAC. All the cool kids had a StarTAC. My Sanyo said loud and clear I was not a cool kid. Sometime l

Verizon is launching virtual network services

Called "Virtual Network Solutions" and announced in a press release filled with so much corporate jargon it's barely understandable, the idea is that spinning up, monitoring, managing, protecting, and

How the tiny startup Phantom Cyber scored big at RSA

According to 451 Research, over 100 new security startups are formed each year. Add that to ~1300 existing security vendors that are shouting each other out in the marketplace. What you have is a lot

Verizon Accused Of Net Neutrality Foul By Zero-Rating Its Go90 Mobile Video Service

Verizon, the parent of TechCrunch's parent AOL, is being accused of violating net neutrality principles by excluding its own mobile video streaming service, go90, from data charges -- thereby creating

Verizon’s Bringing Wi-Fi Calling To Select Samsung Phones Next Week, iPhones “Early Next Year”

Verizon Wireless has announced that it’s turning on Wi-Fi calling for devices starting next week, beginning with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. But iPhone users, as well as non-Samsung Galax

Verizon Beats On Q3 Sales Of $33.2B, EPS Of $1.04 Buoyed By New Device Sales

Verizon Communications — the carrier that acquired AOL (and, as a result, us) earlier this year — reported its Q3 earnings today. The company posted revenues of $33.2 billion, with non-G

70 Percent Of Verizon’s Subscriber Base Own Smartphones, Because Dumb Phones Are Dumb

It wasn't that long ago that smartphones were a niche product. They were bought almost exclusively by nerds and nerdy businesspeople. But that time is long gone. In Verizon's most recent financial ear

Verizon Joins The Early Phone Upgrading Wars With New ‘Edge’ Program

Verizon CFO Fran Shammo confirmed during the company's quarterly earnings call that Verizon Wireless was working on a new, more frequent<a target="_blank" href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/07/15/veri

Verizon Reportedly Preparing $100B Bid For Vodafone’s Verizon Wireless Stake

Verizon Communications is preparing a $100 billion cash and stock bid to take full control of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone Group, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/25/u

Nokia’s Verizon-Bound Lumia 928 Spotted In Leaked Images Ahead Of Launch

It's been a long time coming, but Verizon Wireless customers should soon have another high-end Windows Phone 8 device to lust after. After the handset was spotted both in both the FCC's and Verizon's

Verizon Said To Be Getting A Flagship Nokia Windows Phone (Codenamed “Laser”) Of Its Own

Don't get me wrong, HTC's Windows Phone 8X is great and all, but the rest of Verizon Wireless' Windows Phone lineup (think the Nokia Lumia 822 and Samsung;s ATIV Odyssey) is a bit lacking in the oomph

At Long Last, Samsung’s ATIV Odyssey Will Make Its Verizon Debut On Jan. 24

Well, after being teased at presentations and making brief appearances at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/07/hands-on-with-verizons-elusive-samsung-ativ-odyssey-windows-phone/">football-t

HTC Droid DNA Review: Verizon’s Best Droid Yet Isn’t For Everyone

HTC has dutifully been churning out smartphones to fly under Verizon's Droid banner ever since it released the Droid Eris in 2009, but in recent months the company seems to have lost some of its edge.

HTC And Verizon Reveal The Jelly Bean-Powered Droid DNA: 5-Inch 1080p Display, 1.5GHz Snapdragon Chipset, Wireless Charging

It's anything but a secret at this point (really, the number of leaks is astounding even for HTC), but Verizon and HTC have just officially unveiled the Droid DNA here at their joint press conference

Verizon To Axe Its Mobile App Store, Aims To Remove It From All Devices By March 2013

Verizon Wireless has been plugging away on its own carefully-controlled mobile app store for years now -- the carrier had planned to beef up the app discovery process <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.

As The Droid RAZR HD And HD MAXX Hit VZW, Amazon Drops The Price Of The Samsung Galaxy S III To $99

The Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD have pranced their way <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/05/motorola-officially-unveils-the-droid-razr-hd-and-droid-razr-maxx-hd/">across a stage or
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