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2014-04-24 08:45:04

Apple Smartphone Devices Rank Highest among Tier 1 Wireless Carriers WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As wireless manufacturers have struggled to find ways to differentiate themselves with advanced features and technology since 2011, price has become an increasingly important driver in the device selection process, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study(SM)--Volume 1 released today....

2014-04-24 08:42:29

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1Q 2014 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated -- $1.15 in earnings per share (EPS) and 84 cents in adjusted EPS (non-GAAP), excluding net non-operational gains and losses - compared with 68 cents in both reported and adjusted EPS in 1Q 2013. Wireless -- 7.5 percent year-over-year increase in service revenues; 6.7 percent year-over-year increase in retail service revenues; 35.0 percent operating income margin; 52.1...

2014-04-23 16:26:05

Long-Term Agreement with the 360 Group to Support More Than 1,750 Points of Sale SANTA ANA, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services, today announced it has entered into a strategic sourcing and integrated supply chain services agreement with the 360 Group, a consortium of four of Verizon Wireless' largest national dealers...

2014-04-23 12:34:16

Verizon Completes FiOS Network in 29 Communities in Ocean State PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhode Island's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2013 investment of more than $78 million in its industry-leading fiber-optic and Internet Protocol-based networks, including the completion of its award-winning all-fiber FiOS network in 29 communities. The FiOS network in Rhode Island, the construction of which began in 2006, now...

2014-04-23 04:22:36

Report Finds Nine Basic Patterns Make Up 92 Percent of Security Incidents; No Organization Is Immune From a Data Breach NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon security researchers, using advanced analytical techniques, have found that 92 percent of the 100,000 security incidents analyzed over the past ten years can be traced to nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry. This finding, the highlight of Verizon's "2014 Data Breach Investigations Report," will...

2014-04-18 20:21:42

Lucid 3 by LG Delivers Knock Code(TM) For Greater Security and Android(TM) 4.4 KitKat for Best User Experience ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics today announced the new Lucid 3 by LG smartphone will be available online and in Verizon Wireless stores starting today for free after a $50 mail-in rebate debit card and new, two-year activation. For a limited time, Verizon Edge customers who trade in their basic phone to purchase a Lucid 3 can get an additional...

2014-04-17 20:23:18

New **Value program makes it easier to recycle. BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Verizon Wireless' **Value Mobile Device Recycling service now makes it more convenient for you to participate in its device recycling program. The program allows you to get a quote on the trade-in value of your smartphone when you're on the go. The **Value service is available on any smartphone from any wireless carrier. To participate in the program: 1. Dial **VALUE...

2014-04-17 16:29:42

Enterprise IT Expert Focuses on Strategic Services: Cloud, Managed Security and Professional Services BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Stratton, Verizon executive vice president and president of the company's wireline organization, has named Christopher Formant as president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In his role, Formant is responsible for delivering business solutions to Verizon's global enterprise clients in key industries: healthcare and insurance;...

US Mobile Phones Will Come Standard With Kill Switches By 2015
2014-04-17 12:27:15

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One line from the otherwise regrettable "The Hangover Part III" rings true for most of us. Zach Galifianakis' man-child character offers, "There's nothing worse than losing your phone." While this comes as the characters endure comedic stupidity, in the average lives that most of us lead losing our phone is fairly devastating. This is why in 2015 a "kill switch" will be standard on all smartphones sold in the United States. The CTIA...

2014-04-16 23:13:23

PassTime announces launch of the Elite 3, a 3G device on the Verizon Wireless Network. Littleton, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 PassTime® today announced the Elite 3, the third version of its successful Elite platform of GPS tracking and Automated Collection Technology. A redesigned form factor with additional functionality, the Elite 3 runs on Verizon’s 3G CDMA network, the nation’s largest high speed data network. The Elite 3 builds upon the foundation of the Elite line that...

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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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