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2014-08-27 12:34:56

In the news release, J.D. Power Reports: Despite the Improvement in Network Performance, Outages and Performance Issues Are Key Reasons for Businesses to Consider Switching Telephone Providers, issued 27-Aug-2014 by J.D. Power over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read "large enterprise" rather than "small/medium business" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: J.D. Power Reports: Despite the...

2014-08-27 12:33:35

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ-Free Report), SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq:SPWR-Free Report), Apple Inc. (Nasdaq:AAPL-Free Report), eBay (Nasdaq:EBAY-Free Report) and Google (Nasdaq:GOOGL-Free Report)....

2014-08-27 12:28:31

11-City Concert Tour Kicks-off in Dallas on Aug. 29 ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce TV (@bounce_tv - www.bouncetv.com) -- the nation's first-ever and fast-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences -- today announced the schedule for the 2014 Bounce TV Summer Music Festival. Perennial R&B powerhouse Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and GRAMMY®-Award winning great Patti LaBelle will headline the 11-city tour which launches in...

2014-08-27 08:32:59

Cox and Verizon Rank Highest in Business Wireline Customer Satisfaction WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as the network outage performance gap diminishes among major providers in the telecommunications industry, one of the key reasons for businesses to consider switching from their current provider continues to be the need for more reliable network service, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Business Wireline Satisfaction Study(SM) released today....

2014-08-26 16:26:12

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS has signed an agreement to carry the SEC Network and expects to begin airing it prior to Aug. 28 on Channels 75 and 575. It will be available on those channels to all FiOS TV customers in Florida and Texas who receive ESPN in their FiOS TV package and to FiOS Extreme and Ultimate customers on Channel 75 in all other markets at launch. With the addition of Verizon FiOS, the SEC Network will be in more than 62 million households...

2014-08-26 12:26:51

Verizon's network usage was up 156 percent compared to the first four days of the 2013 Minnesota State Fair SAINT PAUL, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While attendance for the first four days of the Minnesota State Fair (Aug. 21-24) increased slightly by 1.9 percent http://www.mnstatefair.org/general_info/attendance.html data usage on Verizon's wireless network increased 156 percent compared to the first four days of the 2013 state fair. Smartphone toting fairgoers are...

2014-08-25 23:03:21

Verizon Communications Inc., a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers, today announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts (MW) of new solar systems at eight Verizon facilities located in five states, including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York....

2014-08-25 23:01:23

“This may be an opportunity for Sprint as well. DirecTV and Wireless TV are two new ways to expand television offerings to a nationwide audience,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 As the cable television industry struggles to hang on to slipping market share, new technologies and new competitors continue to move in and win business, says International Business Times, Aug 12. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this new...

2014-08-25 16:22:18

PARIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, announced today that it has completed the rollout of 169 brand new mobile charging digital stations at the four largest international airports in the US: John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, Miami International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. The newly designed mobile charging digital stations provide a...

2014-08-25 16:22:13

Learn fifteen subjects in four minutes HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS recently debuted 15 online videos as part of a new bicultural campaign, "Learning at FiOS Speed." The campaign aims to show how the company steps up to the challenge of providing the best tools for students going back to school. According to the e-Learning Foundation, children with at-home access to computers average a grade higher on exams. The combination of English and Spanish videos...


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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 terrible or repulsive person.
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