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    Verizon Said to Announce $4.8 Billion Yahoo Takeover Monday
  2. drmike

    Verizon to buy XO Fiber business for $1.8 Billion

    This is a good one.  Former corporate raider and Donald Trump shoe-in for cabinet role Carl Icahn is unloading XO to Verizon for $1.8 billion. The deal also includes potential leasing of wireless spectrum owned by XO and a future right to buy the spectrum...
  3. drmike

    For Sale: Verizon 48 Data Centers $2.5 Billion

    Verizon announced it wants to sell 48 data centers it owns.  Asking price $2.5 billion. This is the latest move as Verizon mutilates itself to focus all efforts on wireless. Look for this deal to shake things up, or perhaps it marks the end of the boom in data center sector.
  4. drmike

    CFPB Takes Action to Obtain $120 Million in Redress from Sprint and Verizon for Illegal Mobile Cramm

    MAY 12, 2015 CFPB Takes Action to Obtain $120 Million in Redress from Sprint and Verizon for Illegal Mobile Cramming Companies Will Also Pay $38 Million in Fines for Unauthorized Charges on Customers’ Mobile Bills WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed...
  5. R

    Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion Thoughts?
  6. drmike

    Another reason to dump Verizon - always trackable super cookie

    Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook. An online advertising clearinghouse relied on by...
  7. concerto49

    Verizon FIOS Los Angeles

    Hi, anyone in the Los Angeles area have Verizon? Need someone to run a set of traceroutes if you don't mind helping. If you're an existing customer, happy to provide 1 month free credit on a VPS (that's $7 or under) or if you'd be interested in signing up, happy to provide 1 month free credit...