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US Spying Fears Leads German Gov't To End Verizon Contract
2014-06-27 09:04:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online "Countries spy on each other, we spy on others." Politician pundit and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer made that bold statement last year when details on the National Security Agency's (NSA) PRISM program were leaked and made public by Edward Snowden. The leaked documents showed that Washington had conducted mass surveillance in Germany and had even eavesdropped on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone. While it is...

2014-06-26 08:34:00

Verizon Provides 300 Mbps Service to Area's My Image Studio and Its Partner, Silicon Harlem NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Verizon continues to roll out its revolutionary FiOS services throughout New York City, the company has provided, at no charge, its 300 Mbps FiOS Quantum Internet service to My Image Studios, a community-based entertainment complex in Harlem. The service was announced at a launch event last night (June 25) at My Image Studios, also known as MIST,...

2014-06-26 08:33:00

First Verizon Smart Store to open in central Kansas HUTCHINSON, Kan., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Verizon Wireless continues to roll out its new retail store design intended to make shopping for wireless devices and services more convenient and more personalized. The new 4,200-square-foot Hutchinson store has been relocated from 1624 E. 11th Avenue to 1811 E. 17th Avenue and opens on...

2014-06-25 23:04:57

In a new report released today, T-Mobile and Verizon shared recognition as the top-performing mobile networks in Philadelphia. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 In a new report released today, T-Mobile and Verizon shared recognition as the top-performing mobile networks in Philadelphia. In RootMetrics’ sixth time testing the City of Brotherly Love, T-Mobile moved up the ranks to join Verizon in first place for overall performance, a title held by Verizon and AT&T in the last round of testing,...

2014-06-25 16:28:56

Year Three of Verizon Innovative App Challenge Starts Aug. 4 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simulating chemistry experiments to give students better access to science education, and helping visually impaired people navigate inside buildings are among the apps designed by eight winning Verizon Innovative App Challenge teams of middle and high school students that will be unveiled Sunday (June 29) at the 2014 national Technology Student Association conference. The Verizon...

2014-06-25 12:33:58

Expansion Into Sao Paulo and More Than 20 Cities Around the World Increases Delivery Capacity and Global Reach NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Internet users increasingly demand high-quality content at lightning-fast speeds, Verizon Digital Media Services is responding by adding direct local connectivity from its network to many of the world's largest broadband providers. This expansion streamlines delivery and distribution to ensure high-quality user experiences and...

2014-06-25 00:20:36

New Mobile Health Product Allows Patients With Acute Conditions to See Clinicians via Smartphone, Tablet or Computer NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon today (June 25) announced the immediate availability of Verizon Virtual Visits, which provides an easy, convenient and cost-effective way for patients to be seen remotely by a clinician for a cold, flu, sore throat or other simple, acute conditions, via video on their smartphone, tablet or computer. Verizon's new...

2014-06-24 23:09:42

New store is first Verizon Wireless retailer in Anniston. Anniston, Ala. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest premium Verizon Wireless retailer, with approximately 550 U.S. locations, is announcing the opening of a new store in Anniston. Located at 1910 Quintard Avenue, next door to Jack’s Hamburgers, this is the first Verizon Wireless store in Anniston city limits. “This is a great area, and we’re excited to be the first Verizon store in Anniston,” Jason...

2014-06-24 23:06:18

In a new report released today, Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile were named joint top-performing carriers in St. Louis. Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 In a new report released today, Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile were named joint top-performing carriers in St. Louis. Verizon and T-Mobile moved up the ranks to join AT&T for first place in overall performance, a title that AT&T had held outright in the city for two consecutive RootMetrics test periods. T-Mobile is now the...

2014-06-24 20:22:09

HONG KONG, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Formant, president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has promoted Francis Yip to group vice president of Verizon Asia Pacific. In his new role, Yip is responsible for delivering strategic cloud, security, mobility, network and connected machines solutions to Verizon's multinational enterprise clients across the Asia-Pacific region. Based in Hong Kong, Yip was most recently Verizon's managing director for North Asia, with...

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Motorola Razr
2013-03-23 00:00:00

Image Caption: Motorola Razr3 V13. Credit: ChoisChoice/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The Motorola Razr is a 4LTR mobile phone produced by Motorola that was first released late 2004. The V3 was the first model of this series of phone. By 2006, 50 million were sold and in the first four years over 130 million had been sold, making it the best-selling clamshell phone in the world. In July 2007 the Motorola Razr2 was released with a sleeker design with more features, improved audio, and...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
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  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
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