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This is what real 5G speeds could look like on your smartphone

What will 5G speeds look like on your smartphone? These 5G tests from the Verizon network give an indication of the big change that is coming soon.

Verizon partners with Apple and Google for superfast 5G TV service

After shelving its own online TV effort, New York-based Verizon decided to partner with the two technology giants for video content, a first step toward eventually competing nationally against internet and pay TV providers.


Verizon is seeking Google or Apple as 5G TV provider

Using new fifth-generation wireless technology, Verizon plans to beam online services to home receivers, delivering speeds that match or exceed landline connections.

Verizon to stop selling phone location data to third parties

In a letter to Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon dated June 15 and released by Wyden's office on Tuesday, Verizon said it was beginning the process to stop selling customer location data to vendors that aggregate the data.

Huawei smartphones to not enter US, as Verizon buckles under govt pressure

Verizon has decided not to sell Huawei smartphones in the US. This move is another step being taken by American authorities, who have grown increasingly cynical of Chinese-made electronics.

US could consider building secure 5G network amid concerns on China, cybersecurity

Given the increased threats from China, as well as cyber security, the US government is considering buidling a secure 5G network.


Internet businesses ask US Federal Communications Commission to keep net neutrality rules

AirBnb, Reddit, Shutterstock, Inc, Tumblr, Etsy, Twitter and a long list of small internet companies urged the Federal Communications Commission on Monday to scrap a plan to roll back net neutrality rules.

Verizon aiming to launch delayed online TV service by spring 2018

Verizon Communications Inc is aiming for a spring 2018 launch for its new online TV service, according to people familiar with the matter.

Verizon takes $500 million charge for Yahoo costs, shuts Esports

Esports will start winding down Friday as Verizon decided to focus on the Yahoo Sports brand, Travis Gafford, who heads the Esports unit, sad in a note to readers and viewers. Verizon shares closed little changed at $46.64 in New York Thursday. The stock is down 13 percent this year.

What is Oath; Verizon's new venture combining Yahoo, AOL

Oath, on combining the media and technology resources of Yahoo and AOL, boasts of being able to reach nearly a billion people worldwide. 

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From AI to 5G, here's what is expected in the world of tech for 2019

We take a look at the top trends of tech to expect in 2019, from the growing using of Artificial intelligence to 5G.