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#PRWin? NFL Sponsor Verizon Clarifies Position on Domestic Violence - Posted October 7, 2014
So far, we'd be hard-pressed to name an organization whose handling of the NFL domestic violence controversy made it look good. While some of the league's larger sponsors have issued statements about their disapproval of domestic abusers, they haven't done much to back those statements up. For example, here's the in... [FishbowlDC]

Today's Internet "Slowdown" Is Fake, but Your Impact Is Real - Posted September 10, 2014
Whether you call it "The Spinning Wheel of Death," "The Beach Ball of Doom" or "The Loading Pinwheel," you're likely to be faced with the this dreaded symbol more often than usual today. In a protest nicknamed The Battle for the Net, Internet action groups like ... [AllFacebook]

Verizon Wireless Capitalizes on Consumers' Rights to FREE Stuff - Posted July 22, 2014
While Americans are known to value their privacy (it's an essential freedom guaranteed in the Bill of Rights!), there's something we value more: free sh*t. It's in this spirit that Verizon Wireless launched a nationwide loyalty program that will offer its 100 million wireless subscribers rewards in... [GalleyCat]

Netflix Stops Accusing Verizon of Being Slow, Starts Proving It - Posted June 10, 2014
Verizon may claim to have moved on from its spat with Netflix, but the latter isn't quite done with this business, thank you very much. After Verizon ... [FishbowlDC]

Verizon to Netflix: 'No, You're Slow!' - Posted June 6, 2014
Oh snap, netflix. pic.twitter.com/wMfavoHOyj -- Yuri Victor ? (@yurivictor) June 4, 2014 Netflix might just be too clever for its own good. Earlier this week, the company confirmed that it had gotten a bit cheeky with V... [FishbowlDC]

EFF Report: Facebook Has Your Back - Posted May 20, 2014
The Electronic Frontier Foundation released its 2014 ... [AllFacebook]

Unmetric Names New Head Of Global Marketing - Posted February 18, 2014
Former Young & Rubicam Creative Culturalist Rick Liebling joined social benchmarking pl... [AllFacebook]

US Appeals Court Rules Against FCC in Net Neutrality Case - Posted January 16, 2014
Net neutrality is a fairly simple concept: Everything online is free to access as fast as your connection and the servers can manage, without ISPs blocking access to any lawful site. A recent ruling by the D.C. Circuit US Court of Appeals in the case of Verizon vs the FCC could... [AllFacebook]

New On The Speech Recognition Scene: Droids With NLP Processors And More - Posted July 24, 2013
There are new Motorola Droid devices in town: The three Verizon Android 4.2 smartphones unveiled at a press event yesterday include the Motorola Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx. The line includes what the company touts as the longest-lasting 4G LTE smartphone in the Maxx, with the vendor claiming 48 hours on... [semanticweb.com]

Mark Zuckerberg Continues To Deny Involvement In Prism; Facebook, Google Ask Attorney General To Allow Them To Disclose Number Of Secret Data Requests - Posted June 11, 2013
Facebook continued to take steps to deny any involvement in the National Security Agency's Prism initiative, in which the g... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg: 'We Hadn't Even Heard Of Prism' Before Thursday - Posted June 7, 2013
Facebook CEO and Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg responded Friday to claims that the site had granted the U.S. government access to its servers. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's 1Q Lobbying Tab: $2.45M - Posted May 3, 2013
You can't get to 1.11 billion friends without spending ... [AllFacebook]

Spruce Media Bullish On Facebook In 1Q Report On State Of Advertising - Posted April 29, 2013
Spruce Media, a Fa... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Partners With Rovi For Entertainment Metadata To Enhance User, Developer Experience - Posted April 16, 2013
Facebook is integrating into its platform Rovi Video's descriptive information on millions of TV shows, movies, celebrities, sports events and more. The partnership should help users flesh out more details in their entertainment likes and status updates that tag their movi... [semanticweb.com]

Will the Public Love Verizon's Valentine's Day Phone? - Posted February 1, 2013
Today is the first day of February, which means Valentine's Day is right around the corner. The public views Valentine's Day as a symbol of everything that is both right and wrong with our society. Love deserves a day of celebration, but no one should have to choose between buying a... [FishbowlDC]

T-Mobile Partners with Major League Baseball, Hawks Opening Day Tickets - Posted January 18, 2013
While scrolling through my Twitter feed this morning, the first thing to jump out at this Boston Red Sox fan (Did I just alienate half our readers? Hello? Are you still there?) was a promoted tweet from T-Mobile that read: ... [FishbowlDC]

Study: Brands On Facebook Fail To Take Advantage Of Consumers' Attraction To Promotions - Posted October 8, 2012
Retailers' Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Touts Launch Of A Platform For Good - Posted September 12, 2012
A Platform for Good, a new online resource from the ... [AllFacebook]

5 Apps To Tether Your Verizon Phone - Posted August 2, 2012
Verizon lost a court battle this week, when the FCC fined the phone carrier $1.25 million and determined that the company must allow customers to use mobile phone tethering apps. It might take a little while before tethering apps show... [PRNewser]

5 Apps To Tether Your Verizon Phone - Posted August 2, 2012
Verizon lost a court battle this week, when the FCC fined the phone carrier $1.25 million and determined that the company must allow customers to use mobile phone tethering apps. It might take a little while before tethering apps show... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Verizon Customers Complain About Data Limits On Twitter - Posted May 16, 2012
At the JPMorgan Technology, Media and Telecom conference held in Boston today, attendees learned that Verizon plans to do away with unlimited data plans. And as word spreads through the Interwebs, folks are voicing their displeasure on Twitter. ... [10,000 Words]

Verizon Customers Complain About Data Limits On Twitter - Posted May 16, 2012
At the JPMorgan Technology, Media and Telecom conference held in Boston today, attendees learned that Verizon plans to do away with unlimited data plans. And as word spreads through the Interwebs, folks are voicing their displeasure on Twitter. ... [AllTwitter]

More Companies Raising Prices - Posted January 4, 2012
Three more companies have announced that they are raises prices on their goods or services: Starbucks is raising prices by one percent on some items across the Northeast and Sunbelt; ... [FishbowlDC]

Verizon Fee Goes Bye-Bye - Posted January 3, 2012
We wondered how long this would last. Answer: about 24 hours. That's how long it took Verizon to back down from its absurd plan to charge wireless customers $2 for each one-time ... [FishbowlDC]

Verizon Fee Goes Bye-Bye - Posted December 30, 2011
We wondered how long this would last. Answer: about 24 hours. That's how long it took Verizon to back down from its absurd plan to charge wireless customers $2 for each one-time ... [GalleyCat]

Verizon Learned Nothing from BofA, Will Charge 'Convenience Fee' - Posted December 29, 2011
A leaked memo posted on Engadget reveals Verizon's plan to start charging customers $2 for each one-time online payment or bill payment over the phone on January 15. Verizon ... [FishbowlDC]

Research Finds Women Really Like Gaming Apps - Posted June 8, 2011
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IPad 2: The Postmortem to the Big Reveal - Posted March 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_16332" align="alignnone" width="508" caption="Apple CEO Steve Jobs introducing the latest version of the iPad today in San Francisco. Photo: REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach"][/caption] So after all the hype, the fact is I was all-in ... [FishbowlDC]

IPad Part Deux: Better...Faster...Stronger? - Posted March 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_16274" align="alignleft" width="340" caption="Is this the new iPad? Image via Business Insider"][/caption] Pardon my excitement, but Apple's big reveal today (at ... [FishbowlDC]

Did you Tweet about the Verizon iPhone 4 Announcement like Everyone Else? - Posted January 11, 2011
Apple fans and Verizon customers alike were salivating this morning when Verizon announced that it would carry the iPhone 4. You can get the details on Verizon's website, but before you do, c... [AllTwitter]

Amazon Kindle Jumps 216 Spots on NBCU Index - Posted November 29, 2010
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Verizon Releases iPad Commerical - Posted November 9, 2010
Verizon released its first iPad commercial this week. In the ad, a ... [PRNewser]

Verizon Releases iPad Commerical - Posted November 9, 2010
Verizon released its first iPad commercial this week. In the ad, a ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Verizon Runs App Development Contest - Posted October 28, 2010
Verizon Wireless has introduced a new contest for mobile app developers. The "Verizon Developer Community Power Your App" encourages developers to enter their most innovative Android or RIM apps. Members of the Verizon Developer Community will choose the... [PRNewser]

Verizon Runs App Development Contest - Posted October 28, 2010
Verizon Wireless has introduced a new contest for mobile app developers. The "Verizon Developer Community Power Your App" encourages developers to enter their most innovative Android or RIM apps. Members of the Verizon Developer Community will choose the... [Inside Mobile Apps]

iPads Hit AT&T And Verizon Stores - Posted October 28, 2010
Apple's iPad goes on sales today at AT&T Wireless and Verizon stores. The tablet is popping up in various retailers this holiday season, as Apple hopes to push the iPad as this year's holiday gift. The iPad is already available in Target, Wal-Mart and... [PRNewser]

iPads Hit AT&T And Verizon Stores - Posted October 28, 2010
Apple's iPad goes on sales today at AT&T Wireless and Verizon stores. The tablet is popping up in various retailers this holiday season, as Apple hopes to push the iPad as this year's holiday gift. The iPad is already available in Target, Wal-Mart and... [Inside Mobile Apps]

iPads Are Coming To AT&T Stores - Posted October 15, 2010
AT&T is not letting the iPad get away so quickly. While Apple announced that Verizon is going to start carrying the iPad in stores at the end of the month, AT&T is also going to carry all three iPads in their stores beginning on October 28th. This... [PRNewser]

iPads Are Coming To AT&T Stores - Posted October 15, 2010
AT&T is not letting the iPad get away so quickly. While Apple announced that Verizon is going to start carrying the iPad in stores at the end of the month, AT&T is also going to carry all three iPads in their stores beginning on October 28th. This... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Verizon Wireless To Sell iPads - Posted October 14, 2010
The iPad retail story is heating up. Today Apple announced that beginning on October 28th, Verizon Wireless Stores nationwide will sell iPads. This includes about 2,000 retail locations. Verizon will of... [PRNewser]

Verizon Wireless To Sell iPads - Posted October 14, 2010
The iPad retail story is heating up. Today Apple announced that beginning on October 28th, Verizon Wireless Stores nationwide will sell iPads. This includes about 2,000 retail locations. Verizon will of... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Apple Rumored To Release iPhone Through Verizon - Posted October 6, 2010
Good news for iPhone users that are fed up with AT&T. Apple is reportedly set to release a new iPhone 4 by the end of 2010 that will work through Verizon next year. ... [PRNewser]

Apple Rumored To Release iPhone Through Verizon - Posted October 6, 2010
Good news for iPhone users that are fed up with AT&T. Apple is reportedly set to release a new iPhone 4 by the end of 2010 that will work through Verizon next year. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Chrome OS Tablet for Verizon Wireless Coming Soon? - infoSync World - Posted August 18, 2010
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Bringing Semantic Technologies to Enterprise Data - Posted April 24, 2009
World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee declared the Semantic Web ‘open for business’ in 2008, celebrating the ratification of the SPARQL query specification by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C); the organisation of which he is Director. “I think we’ve got all the pieces to be able to go ahead... [semanticweb.com]

Implementing Commercial Applications With Semantic Search - Posted January 21, 2009
Executive Summary A common challenge facing today’s enterprise, its employees, and customers, is the ability to easily and effectively access corporate data and product/services-related information.  To obtain the accurate and specific information needed from a vast corporate network is a daunting task, especially as data grows more complex and the workforce becomes... [semanticweb.com]

Verizon, AT&T Push Mobile Olympics Coverage - Posted July 17, 2008
Verizon has inked a wide-reaching, multiplatform distribution deal with NBC Universal that gives the telco the rights to NBCU's Olympic coverage on TV, broadband... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

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