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2012-12-28 05:02:33

℠Verizon Small Biz Rewards Program´ Serves as a Model for Driving B2B Loyalty Engagement in Small Business Sector Saint Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Kobie Marketing, a recognized leader in the loyalty marketing industry, worked with Verizon to revamp its loyalty program, Small Biz Rewards. Small Businesses Are Big Loyalty Business While many people associate loyalty programs as being consumer-focused, there is a growing need for companies to develop loyalty programs...

2012-12-11 12:22:35

BOWIE, Md., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowie State University will launch an advocacy campaign to engage students, faculty and staff in a series of initiatives to reduce campus energy consumption and increase personal commitments to sustainability. A $25,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation will help fund the initiatives. "This funding from Verizon comes at just the right time and will move us closer to achieving our energy conservation goals," said Bowie State...

T-Mobile May Get iPhone In 2013
2012-12-06 18:20:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It looks as if Christmas has come early for Deutsche Telekom´s American carrier, T-Mobile. Numerous news sites, including the Wall Street Journal´s All Things D are reporting that Deutsche Telekom has just announced in a statement that T-Mobile will begin selling Apple products next year. The statement apparently doesn´t hold very many specifics, such as what time in 2013 or which Apple products, but it´s...

Verizon Wants In Your Living Room
2012-12-06 10:08:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Verizon has filed a patent application for a set-top box technology that would detect “ambient action” such as “cuddling, fighting and talking" in customers´ living rooms to help marketers push targeted advertisements. In its patent application, Verizon said the device would help address some major drawbacks of traditional advertising, “For example, if a user is watching a television program, a...

2012-12-05 12:26:23

EAST WINDSOR, N.J., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing workers in the telecommunications industry today testified on Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts before the New Jersey State Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee in Trenton, New Jersey. Bill Huber, the President and Business Manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 827, called on the State Legislature to pressure Verizon to rebuild the telecommunications grid devastated...

2012-12-03 12:22:21

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Terry Tamminen, Verizon Chief Sustainability Officer Jim Gowen, state Sen. Curren Price Jr. and others will participate in a discussion about ideas, solutions and public policy to help small businesses become more sustainable. A networking lunch and the opportunity to visit the interactive Verizon Small Business booth and other exhibitors will follow the program, to be held on Dec. 10....

AT&T Gets Last Place From Consumer Reports
2012-11-29 19:11:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online AT&T hasn´t always been spoken of fondly, especially by iPhone customers. In the days before the iPhone 4, and even afterwards, iPhone customers cursed AT&T almost daily as they dropped calls or waited forever (or 2 minutes) for a web page to load. The hate became less vocalized for a while until Big Blue announced this year they´d be forcing their customers with grandfathered unlimited data to switch to a new...

2012-11-29 08:26:41

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president and chief medical officer of Verizon, will present a keynote address at the 2012 mHealth Summit in National Harbor, Md., on Tuesday (Dec. 4). The address - "The New Era of Health Care: Innovation-Driven & Patient-Focused" - will explore how converged digital and mobile health care solutions will play an essential role in empowering patients and the entire health care ecosystem, while increasing access to care and...

2012-11-28 16:23:36

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in three middle school students are using mobile devices to complete homework, and more of those who use these devices for learning in the classroom express a strong interest in science, technology and math than those who do not, according to a new national survey. The survey, conducted by TRU and commissioned by the Verizon Foundation, also found that more than 66 percent of students are not allowed to use a tablet for learning...

2012-11-15 08:20:17

CALABASAS, Calif. and BOXBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today that its Boxborough, MA facility had been approved by Verizon to perform lead (or Pb)-free testing of electronic and electric components. The lead-free testing is an addition to the Telcordia GR-63-CORE and GR-1089-CORE testing that NTS Boxborough performs for Verizon as an approved Verizon...