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Friday Roundup: Verizon, DataBank, Alianza, Ericsson, Vodafone

A couple deals, a data center upgrade, and a UC product expansion.  Verizon has won some significant federal business this week. ... [visit site to read more]
Tags: Verizon, Advertising, Wireless, Unified Communications, Telecom Equipment, Datacenter, Federal contracts, Verizon DataBank Alianza Ericsson Vodafone

Creative Agency Madwell and Visible Say In-Person Events Are In Demand

The pandemic may have paused in-person events, but it didn't stop communities from gathering--they just took their experiences online. That's how the creative agency Madwell and Visible, the Denver-based digital wireless carrier owned by Verizon, pivoted to produce Red Rocks Unpaused, a free, three-day concert series at Colorado's famed, outdoor venue last fall. "The idea...
Tags: Verizon, Colorado, Advertising, Denver, Cannes Lions, Creative Agency Madwell

Deals: Take 10% Off Select Accessories on Verizon This Week, Including New Beats Studio Buds

is offering 10 percent off select accessories with the code FATHERSDAY this week, including a chance to save on Bluetooth headphones, drones, iPhone cases, Mophie power banks, and more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Verizon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. There's a that you can use the new code for on Verizon's website, and below we've highlighted a few notable items. Verizon's website includes a...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Verizon, Belkin, JBL Bar, Verizon This Week Including New Beats Studio Buds, Nimble Belkin Mophie Native Union OtterBox, Anker PowerCore Metro

5 easy ways to protect yourself from being hacked, according to a former NSA hacker

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Wednesday at the Geneva summit where they discussed cybersecurity issues between Russia and the US. In a time where companies, celebrities, and even governments are coming under cyber-attacks, getting hacked might seem inevitable. According to former NSA hacker David Kennedy, there are steps you can take to prevent it from happening to you. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video....
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Vladimir Putin, Nsa, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Geneva, Starbucks, Twitter Facebook, David Kennedy, Catalina Gonella Noah Friedman

Do You Read Financial Advice But Never Act on Them?

It’s hard to believe when I actually think about how long the site’s been around but has been dishing out financial advice for almost 14 years now. In a few short weeks, that’s 168 months of savings for those who followed us from the beginning. You know, try to live below your means, build an emergency fund to weather possible storms, and invest the rest. I know some of the advice seems pretty obvious sometimes. I mean, who doesn’t know that cutting out your cable and joining a se...
Tags: Verizon, Marketing, Lifestyle, Netflix, Sprint, Emma, Ting, Money Beliefs, Shopping Smart, AT T Ting, Heck You

Adtech ‘data breach’ GDPR complaint is headed to court in EU

New York-based IAB Tech Labs, a standards body for the digital advertising industry, is being taken to court in Germany by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) in a piece of privacy litigation that’s targeted at the high speed online ad auction process known as real-time bidding (RTB). While that may sound pretty obscure the case essentially loops in the entire ‘data industrial complex’ of adtech players, large and small, which make money by profiling Internet users and selling access to...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, UK, New York, Privacy, Advertising Tech, Germany, Articles, Tech, Eu, European Union, Ireland

As his term nears end, Beutner’s Hollywood Bowl address applauds scope of LAUSD’s pandemic response

Using his final State of the Schools address to shine a spotlight on public education, outgoing Los Angeles Unified schools chief Austin Beutner also used the moment to call on all Angelenos to make sure every child receives a good education. LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner (File photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) In a speech centered on the theme that the nation’s second largest K-12 system has served as a model for other districts, Beutner made a case for why an address ab...
Tags: Health, Amazon, Verizon, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Jimi Hendrix, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Pbs, Hollywood Bowl, Ella Fitzgerald

China hacked an internet security tool to target Verizon and Southern California's water supplier, among others

AP China hacked into Pulse Connect Secure, which provides internet security for Verizon, among others. Sophisticated hackers were able to exploit never-before-seen vulnerabilities. It's unclear, what, if any sensitive information the hackers were able to ascertain. See more stories on Insider's business page. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A cyberespionage campaign blamed on China was more sweeping than previously known, with suspected state-backed hackers exploiting a device meant to boo...
Tags: Verizon, Europe, Utah, New York, China, New York City, US, Trends, Ap, Tech News, BAE, Associated Press, Biden, Cisa, Southern California, Solarwinds owner Automattic acquires journaling app Day One

Automattic is expanding its lineup of online writing platforms with its acquisition of Day One, a popular journaling app for Mac and Apple mobile devices. The app has been downloaded more than 15 million times since its March 2011 launch on the Mac and iTunes App Store, offering users a private place to share their thoughts. Since then, it’s been awarded the App Store Editor’s Choice, App of the Year, and the Apple Design Award, along with praise from various reviewers. Deal terms were not immed...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Verizon, Apps, Wordpress, Tech, Tumblr, Journal, Day One, Microblogging, Automattic, Mayne, Paul Mayne, Spotify YouTube Facebook Twitter, Mayne By joining Automattic

Riot Games and Verizon expand training program for women in esports

Verizon announced a new initiative at its E3 2021 showcase that will provide mentorship to women in esports.
Tags: Verizon, Gaming, Trends, Esports, E3 2021

Verizon wants you vaccinated, so here’s $180 AirPods Pro and other accessory discounts

The discount can also be applied to sale prices.
Tags: Verizon

New York State Low-Cost Broadband Law Blocked by US Judge

A federal judge granted a preliminary order blocking New York state from enforcing a law that requires internet service providers to offer high-speed broadband service to low-income customers at a discount. From a report: U.S. District Judge Denis Hurley in Central Islip, New York, sided with telecom industry groups representing AT&T and Verizon, which sued to block the law. The legislation was enacted in April as part of the state's 2022 budget. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
Tags: Verizon, New York, US, Tech, Central Islip New York, Denis Hurley

A federal judge has blocked a New York law requiring internet service providers offer $15 broadband to low-income residents

Fast and high speed internet connection from fiber line with LAN cable connection Getty Images A federal judge issued a temporary injunction against a New York law requiring affordable broadband. The law, known as the Affordable Broadband Act, was passed in April and would apply to about 7 million low-income New Yorkers. In issuing the injunction, the judge said the law would cause "irreparable harm" to internet service providers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federa...
Tags: Verizon, Politics, New York, News, Internet, Trends, Broadband, Digital Divide, Federal Communications Commission, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, Courthouse News Service, Cuomo, Snap, Hurley, Tech Insider

Telecom Companies Win Injunction to Put New York's Affordable Internet Law on Hold

In a huge win for internet service providers, a federal judge on Friday granted to stall a New York law mandating affordable internet for low-income households. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, New York, Science, Net, Broadband, Telecommunications, Att, Video On Demand, Andrew Cuomo, Verizon Communications, T Mobile, Information and Communications Technology, Internet Service Provider, Bell System, Business Finance, Rich Azzopardi

How to watch E3 2021: The biggest gaming event of the year starts this Saturday and continues through June 15

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Christian Petersen/Getty E3 2021, gaming's largest annual event, starts June 12 and runs through June 15. Industry leaders like Nintendo, Microsoft, Ubisoft, and Capcom will deliver world premiere trailers. All of E3's keynote presentations will stream live and gamers can participate in the event for free. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky E3, the video game industry's largest annual confe...
Tags: Reviews, Verizon, Gaming, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Xbox, Nba, Nintendo, Pokemon, XCOM, Ubisoft, Grand Theft Auto, Zelda

Verizon Turns on Commercial Private 5G in U.S.

By Supantha MukherjeeSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Verizon Business on Thursday launched its first commercially available private 5G network in the U.S. to...
Tags: Verizon, Reuters Verizon Business

A better metaphor to describe Apple than "walled garden" is as a carrier, like Verizon, with an intense focus on increasing average revenue per user (Dieter Bohn/The Verge) (techmeme)

Dieter Bohn / The Verge: A better metaphor to describe Apple than “walled garden” is as a carrier, like Verizon, with an intense focus on increasing average revenue per user  —  As we await the beginning of Apple's latest WWDC keynote and all of the new software products it will unveil, let's talk about metaphors.
Tags: Apple, Verizon, News, Dieter Bohn

The annual Sun Valley conference, known as 'summer camp for billionaires,' will return in July - and powerful moguls like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are on the guest list

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Conference in 2017. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Allen & Co. Sun Valley conference will return in July after being canceled during the pandemic. Moguls like Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett, and Tim Cook are all on the guest list. The annual, invite-only event is known for being a hotbed for networking and dealmaking. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tech executives, media moguls, and other titans of industry ...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Mark Zuckerberg, Hbo, Washington Post, Satya Nadella, NFL, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Comcast, Aol, Tim Cook, Peter Thiel, Warren Buffett, Silicon Valley

Mophie Launches New 'Snap' Line of MagSafe-Compatible Accessories

Mophie today announced a new collection of MagSafe-compatible wireless charging accessories. The new Mophie "snap" line was designed for compatibility with the iPhone 12, and they will also wirelessly charge any Qi-supported smartphone. The collection includes a car vent mount, iPhone battery, wireless stand, and more. You can find more information on each device below, and head to Mophie's website to purchase the new line of accessories. Snap vent mount ($29.95) - Magnetically attach an ‌iP...
Tags: Verizon, Mophie, Qi, MacRumors, AT T Best Buy Staples

Insuring Your Small Business Against New Risks in the Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many small businesses to adapt their operations, including taking extraordinary steps to preserve employee and customer safety. While these resourceful actions were often necessary, they could also introduce new risks that require careful insurance considerations. As we begin to glimpse what a post-pandemic world might look like, now is an excellent time to evaluate the adaptations that may remain in place and ensure they don’t expose your business to unnecessary ris...
Tags: Verizon, Business, Money, Right Now, Mike, Appalachian State University, Ponemon Institute, LinkedIn Business, Post Pandemic World, Mike MacMullin

Carriers Agree To Start Sharing Vertical Location Data For 911 Calls (slashdot)

The three major carriers in the U.S. have now agreed to start providing vertical location data for 911 calls, which will help first responders quickly locate 911 callers in multi-story buildings. XDA Developers reports: The FCC wrote in its announcement, "FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced breakthrough agreements with America's three largest mobile phone providers to start delivering vertical location information in connection with 911 calls nationwide in the coming days. ...
Tags: Verizon, News, Fcc, America, United States, AT T T Mobile, Jessica Rosenworcel, BeauHD

Carriers Agree To Start Sharing Vertical Location Data For 911 Calls

The three major carriers in the U.S. have now agreed to start providing vertical location data for 911 calls, which will help first responders quickly locate 911 callers in multi-story buildings. XDA Developers reports: The FCC wrote in its announcement, "FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced breakthrough agreements with America's three largest mobile phone providers to start delivering vertical location information in connection with 911 calls nationwide in the coming days. ...
Tags: Verizon, Fcc, America, Tech, United States, AT T T Mobile, Jessica Rosenworcel

E3 2021 Schedule Revealed

The full E3 2021 schedule has finally been revealed just over a week from the actual event. It’s obviously not a typical show since it’s not taking over Los Angeles, but it is some sort of gathering of press conferences and reveals nonetheless. The ESA gave the schedule to coincide with the day fan registration went live, which is a free way for users to experience E3 in some capacity. The E3 2021 schedule is as follows: Saturday, June 12: 10 AM PT: Pre-show 12 PM PT: Ubisoft’s press conferenc...
Tags: Verizon, Games, Movies, Los Angeles, Esa, Sony, Ubisoft, Warner Bros, E3, Bethesda, Bandai Namco, Capcom, IGN, ComingSoon, Video Game News, EA Play

Verizon Wireless members can get a free year of Apple Arcade with select Unlimited plans

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple Apple Arcade is a subscription service with over 180 ad-free games. Verizon members can get up to 12 months of Apple Arcade for free with select Unlimited plans. To get the deal, you need to sign up for an eligible Verizon plan by August 19. Free Trial for Verizon Unlimited Customers (medium) Apple Arcade lets you play dozens of ad-free games on a variety of Apple devices, including the iPhone, i...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Deals, Verizon, Gaming, Video Games, Sales, Trends, Tech, Verizon Wireless, Offers, Tech Insider, Insider Picks, Apple Arcade, Verizon Wireless Unlimited, Product Card

Choice Hotels Named Top 10 Company For Global Learning And Development By Chief Learning Officer Magazine

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest lodging franchisors, has been recognized as a top company for global learning and development by Chief Learning Officer Magazine's LearningElite program. In addition to earning a Gold-level ranking at No. 7 overall – a distinction also awarded to companies including General Motors, PwC and Verizon – Choice Hotels earned top honors in the Editor's Choice "Best Small Company" category for its exemplary learning initia...
Tags: Travel, Verizon, Choice Hotels International Inc NYSE, CHH, Choice Hotels Named Top, General Motors PwC

Read “The Digital Pivot” Before You Fire Your Marketing Person

I recently received a review copy of The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing by Eric Schwartzman. Too bad this guy hadn’t. “We hate to do this, but we’re going to have to let you go.  The pandemic has stalled orders and I think we simply rushed into this digital marketing process too soon.” This is a snippet from a real conversation a community member of mine experienced about two weeks ago.  A local manufacturer was doing the most unthinkable, the “most stupidest” thing you can ...
Tags: Verizon, Sales, Business Books, Robert De Niro, Carnegie Hall, Eric Schwartzman, Schwartzman, Marketing Books, US Dept of State, Digital Pivot, Eric Schwartzman Too, Eric Schwarzman, Dunkin Donuts Linkedin NVIDIA

Greater Share of iPhone 13 Models Expected to Support Ultra-Fast mmWave 5G

More than 50% of iPhone 13 models set to be shipped later this year will support mmWave, according to a paywalled preview of a DigiTimes report, in line with rumors that mmWave will be supported in more regions. "Apple will launch its next-generation iPhone series - tentatively dubbed the iPhone 13 - later in 2021, according to industry sources, which believe that more than 50% of the total iPhone 13s set to be shipped this year will be 5G mmWave models," the preview said. The full report sho...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Samsung, Chicago, United States,, Ming Chi Kuo, Canada Japan Australia, 5g Iphone, iPhone 13

Quicksave: The latest from Google Play Pass

Google Play Pass helps you connect with awesome digital content: It’s your pass to hundreds of apps and games without ads and in-app purchases. We wanted to take another moment to spotlight a few of the games and developers we think you’ll enjoy. Stay on top of the latest updates We’ve been busy these past couple months. Beyond adding the new titles you’ll see below, we’re also announcing that: Play Pass is now available in 48 additional countries and territories around the world.Play...
Tags: Google, Google Play, Verizon, Hasbro, Foundation, Little Red Riding Hood, Google Play Pass, James Kavanagh, Arkanoid Bricks

Best cheap cell phone plan deals for June 2021: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile

If you’re on the hunt for a new wireless service, we’ve rounded up the best cell phone plan deals available.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Verizon, Trends, Smartphone Plans, Cell Phone Plans, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals

The Hall of Fame of 'Benjamin burners': Meet the CEOs most famous for tanking their companies and losing millions - of other people's money

WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann. Fortune Brainstorm Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway talks about famous CEOs, from Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to WeWork's Adam Neumann, who cost their companies millions. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've lost a lot of other people's money. The mo...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Microsoft, Yahoo, China, Softbank, Nokia, US, America, Trends, Alibaba, Steve Ballmer, Chrysler, Roku, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tumblr