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2014-10-01 08:38:40

HopeLine Program Has Collected More than 10.8 million Phones, Given Out More Than $21.4 million in Cash Grants Nationally ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and Verizon Wireless is encouraging all Georgians to donate old phones to the company's HopeLine(®) program to support victims and local domestic violence organizations in the Peach State. HopeLine from Verizon puts the nation's most reliable wireless...

2014-09-30 23:09:32

“AT&T is number one, Verizon number two, Sprint three and T-Mobile four in the new connected car space.” Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 One of the newest areas of growth in the wireless industry is the connected car space. AT&T is the number one wireless carrier with 8 automakers, Verizon has 4, Sprint has 2 and T-Mobile has 1, according to Reuters, Sept 29. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “The connected car is one...

2014-09-24 12:26:34

Verizon Communications Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Verizon Communications recently debuted its "Heritage of Tomorrow" campaign. This initiative aims to spotlight Hispanic individuals, groups and ideas making a positive impact in their communities by building a better future through the use of technology. Six real stories told through a series of videos and images introduce Verizon consumers...

2014-09-17 12:32:42

September Marks National Preparedness Month in U.S. NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether a natural or man-made disaster, running to a crisis to restore network facilities or help communities with communications needs during the critical hours after a catastrophic event is second nature for Verizon employees. This is possible due to proper planning, preparation and training in which employees engage throughout the year, including September, which is National Preparedness...

2014-09-08 00:20:04

New Mobile Solution Allows Enterprises to Enhance Rental and Vehicle Sharing for Drivers via Smartphone or Tablet App NEW YORK and DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions today (Sept. 8) announced that Verizon Auto Share, a convenient and secure way for drivers to rent, experience and return cars and other vehicles, will be available before the end of 2014. Using a car-sharing application on their smartphones or tablets, drivers can use the solution's Scan & Go...

2014-09-03 12:27:27

Global Broadcast Solution Is First of Several Targeted Offerings NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on an initiative to offer tailored solutions for the media and entertainment industry, Verizon Digital Media Services introduces its global end-to-end broadcast solution as the first of several offerings targeted to the industry. As broadcasters quickly extend their broadcast capabilities to IP-driven televisions, tablets, game consoles and other devices, Verizon Digital Media...

smartphone addiction
2014-08-30 06:25:25

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Roughly 60 percent of college students admit that they could be addicted to using their cell phones, researchers from Baylor University claim in a new study published online Tuesday in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions. Dr. James Roberts, the Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, and colleagues from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain and Xavier University in...

2014-07-28 16:28:47

COVINGTON, Ga., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure TalkUSA, a leading provider of affordable, no-contract mobile phone service, launched its first TV advertisement today. The humorous spot features a frustrated mom who pulls off her son's thumbs to stop him from making expensive charges on his smartphone. By adding TV to digital and social, the national carrier is turning up the volume in its effort to gain a greater share of the growing low-cost, no-contract wireless market....

2014-07-24 12:24:58

Verizon gives customers more reason to love NFL Mobile. BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football has turned to a year-round sport, and with the official 2014 preseason just around the corner, there will be even more reason to never miss out on news and information about your favorite team or live games when they start next month. Starting today, MORE Everything customers will get NFL Mobile for the entire 2014/2015 NFL season, including premium access to live...

2014-07-23 16:31:14

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Optimizing Networks: Global Markets for Small Cells and Carrier Wi-Fihttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070060/Optimizing-Networks-Global-Markets-for-Small-Cells-and-Carrier-Wi-Fi.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for small cell and carrier-Wi-Fi devices was valued at about $2.7 billion in 2012 and nearly $3.4 billion in 2013. It is expected to reach $4.2 billion in 2014 and $9.1...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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