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2014-10-01 12:38:20

Verizon and When Georgia Smiled host A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of domestic violence prevention leaders from across the country will gather on the legendary Paramount Studios lot Friday, Oct. 3 for A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal - the follow up to the groundbreaking summit held in 2013. The event is being hosted by Verizon in partnership with When Georgia Smiled: The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation and...

2014-10-01 12:36:46

Leading wireless provider donates $93,000 for Tennessee domestic violence programs in 2014, creates simple ways communities can participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Violence Policy Center's most recent report ranks Tennessee 10th in the U.S. for rate of women killed by men, with nearly all of the Tennessee victims having been murdered by someone they knew. This October, Verizon is working with partners throughout...

2014-10-01 12:36:41

Leading wireless provider donates $157,000 for South Carolina domestic violence programs in 2014, creates simple ways communities can participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Violence Policy Center's most recent report ranks South Carolina second in the U.S. for rate of women killed by men, with a rate nearly double the national average. This October, Verizon is working with partners throughout South Carolina to raise...

2014-10-01 12:36:36

Leading wireless provider donates $130,000 for North Carolina domestic violence programs in 2014, creates simple ways communities can participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Violence Policy Center's most recent report ranks North Carolina 19(th) in the U.S. for rate of women killed by men, which indicates an increase in the rate of homicides since the last report. This October, Verizon is working with partners throughout...

2014-10-01 12:36:25

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

2014-10-01 12:35:49

Beshears, Abramsons Kick Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by Donating First Devices for HopeLine® from Verizon Drive FRANKFORT, Ky., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear joined Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson and Madeline Abramson, chair of the Kentucky Commission on Women (KCW), as well as more than a dozen state and local officials, today in donating dozens of smartphones, cases and chargers they were no longer using to officially kick off a...

2014-10-01 12:27:31

SUBWAY customers can now easily pay and save at more than 26,000 restaurants nationwide, all from their mobile devices MILFORD, Conn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SUBWAY® restaurant chain today announced the nationwide availability of contactless/NFC-based mobile payments in partnership with Softcard(TM), completing a rollout that was announced earlier this month. SUBWAY customers can now use their mobile device to pay at more than 26,000 SUBWAY locations across the U.S. using...

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...

2014-09-30 16:31:16

Network Study Rates Overall Performance, Reliability, Speed, Data, Call and Text Performance CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, today released its seventh Chicago RootScore(®) Report and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Chicago. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of: Reliability, Speed, Data...


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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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