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Verizon names Los Angeles as the second of four cities to receive 5G rollout before 2019

My boss’ boss’ boss was on CNBC this morning touting Verizon‘s new 5G services and naming Los Angeles as the second city in America to be treated to a commercial rollout of the new

There’s an access code for Visible in its online ad

Sometimes it pays to click on the ads. Verizon’s poorly kept startup secret, Visible, the new app-based phone service that provides all-in voice, data and text for $40 does have an access code f

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

T-Mobile and Sprint have finally announced a merger agreement

Sprint and T-Mobile, after years of going back and forth as to whether they are going to tie up two of the largest telecom providers in the U.S., have announced that the two companies have entered a m

Alexa gets a DVR recording skill

Slowly but surely, Alexa’s becoming a more competent catchall video assistant. Back in January, Amazon launched its Video Skill API designed to offer more control over apps from cable and satellite

A peek inside Alphabet’s investing universe

Chances are you've heard of Google. You're likely a contributor to one of the 3.5 billion search queries the website processes daily. But unless you’re a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur or a sli

Highsnobiety secures $8.5M from Felix Capital to woo millennial males

Highsnobiety has come a long way. What began as a sneaker passion blog in 2005 now attracts upwards of 9 million visitors monthly to its site containing news and analysis of high fashion, streetwear a

Source: Verizon to sharpen content strategy with OTT video service, IoT platform

At CES, the big consumer electronics show underway this week in Las Vegas (when the lights are working), TechCrunch has learned that Verizon is working away on a couple of new services that will see t

Verizon acquires autonomous threat detection startup Niddel

Verizon (which owns this publication) announced today that it has acquired Niddel, a startup that bills itself as an autonomous threat detection service. The acquisition price was not disclosed. Nidde

Can municipal broadband save the open internet?

No challenge around the future of the internet looms larger in the coming year than what to do in the aftermath of the repeal of net neutrality. Open internet proponents were stunned at last month’s

NBCUniversal will start streaming Sunday Night Football on mobile devices next month

NBCUniversal announced today that it has acquired rights from the NFL to stream “Sunday Night Football” through its TV Everywhere app starting with the 2018 season. The news comes just one week af

Crunch Report | Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition

Apple confirms its Shazam acquisition, MyEtherWallet knockoff goes live on the App Store and is now removed and the NFL is partnering with Verizon and is now streaming football games to everyone. All

The NFL and Verizon’s new streaming deal will bring games to all mobile carriers

Verizon will no longer be the exclusive U.S. mobile carrier for watching NFL games on smartphones and tablets. According to an announcement this morning, the company – and TechCrunch’s par

Net Neutrality advocates plan protests for December 7 at Verizon stores

On December 14, the FCC will vote on whether or not to roll back Obama-era policies protecting a free and open internet. In fact, during yesterday's announcement of the upcoming vote, the FCC neglecte

FCC will vote whether to delete net neutrality on December 14

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today made good on his long-standing pledge to tackle regulations established in the last administration designed to protect the distribution of internet content. Pai distributed

Latest round of Verizon layoffs at Oath affects <4% of staff globally

Verizon has initiated another round of layoffs as a result of its acquisition of Yahoo and subsequent combining of the company with its existing business property AOL to form a new division -- called

Flickr exits the photo book business, shuts down wall art orders

Flickr, the once Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site that’s now a part of Verizon*, is getting out of the photo book printing business, and is shutting down the feature that allowed users to turn pho

Verizon delays its live TV service until spring 2018, report says

Verizon’s* plans to launch a streaming service of its own to compete with the likes of Dish’s Sling TV, AT&T’s DirecTV Now, Sony’s PlayStation Vue, and others, have been pu

Mobile phone companies appear to be providing your number and location to anyone who pays

You may remember that last year, Verizon was punished by the FCC for injecting information into its subscribers' traffic that allowed them to be tracked without their consent. That practice appears to
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