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2014-10-29 23:04:47

“AT&T is in the FTC spotlight today like Verizon was a few months ago. However the real problem is the growing spectrum shortage for smartphones,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The FTC is suing AT&T for throttling data speeds on it’s wireless network similar Verizon from months ago, says Bloomberg News, Oct 28. However the FTC does not understand the real industry problem. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment and...

2014-10-29 12:34:03

Groups Will Be Honored in Special Ceremony as Survivors Share Their Stories, Tell How Nonprofits Change Lives WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and showcase the good work several D.C. nonprofits are doing to increase awareness and end domestic abuse, Verizon and District of Columbia Councilmember Muriel Bowser will gather for a special ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 30) to honor these groups for their...

2014-10-27 12:34:46

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention parents, teachers and folks interested in education and the need to stimulate students' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics): The Verizon Foundation (@VerizonGiving) is hosting a Twitter chat Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. We will use #VZAppChallenge for the Twitter chat, so please include it in any tweets you may have with questions, comments or responses. During this one-hour...

2014-10-22 08:37:45

Former Verizon exec brings experience in operational business strategy to advance AirTight into the service provider market MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTight Networks, global leader in cloud managed Wi-Fi, today announced the addition of industry veteran Tushar Saxena as vice president of partner solutions, with a focus on the service provider market. In this pivotal market for AirTight, Saxena will play a crucial role in furthering the business strategy...

2014-10-21 12:38:00

Verizon calls for app concept entries from Kansas middle and high school students OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle school and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and communities. The first two Verizon Innovative App Challenges have encouraged thousands of students to...

2014-10-16 16:28:46

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHUR 96.3 FM and HUR-Voices SiriusXM 141, part of the Howard University Radio Network, are joining forces with Verizon to host a domestic violence forum featuring life coach Iyanla Vanzant on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 7:30-9 p.m. at Cramton Auditorium. The forum entitled, "Behind Closed Doors," will be a 90-minute interactive discussion with Vanzant, host of "Iyanla Fix My Life" on the Oprah Winfrey Network, about the impact domestic violence...

2014-10-09 16:24:19

EVENING WILL HONOR KECK HOSPITAL OF USC AND VERIZON LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 1(st), 2014 PADRES CONTRA EL CANCER (PADRES), a non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for children with cancer and their families, will celebrate its 14(th) annual fundraising event, 'El SUENO DE ESPERANZA,' in partnership with TAO(®) Group and The Venetian(®) and The Palazzo(®) Las Vegas. Actress, Activist, Philanthropist and PADRES National...

2014-09-25 08:33:14

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of performance quality, reliability and connection speed problems has declined from last year as TV and Internet service providers (ISP) continue to upgrade their networks to newer technology and faster connection speeds, according to the three U.S. wireline studies released today: the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction Study(SM); the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Residential Internet Service...

2014-09-22 12:35:36

Guest post by Mary Yarbrough, vice president of mass business marketing for Verizon. NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Small businesses' appetite for fast, reliable Internet capability is increasing as they move larger files, images and video to and from their customers. A reliable, fast Internet connection can enable small-business owners to run their business more efficiently, saving them time and resources. Yet, to date, most small businesses can receive information far more quickly...

2014-09-18 16:27:20

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MacPractice's MacPractice MD MU version 5.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). MacPractice MD MU version 5.0 was certified on June 6, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National...


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