Today, every consumer click is an opportunity for companies to gather personal information.
June 6, 2013 Swirling controversy over government seizure of millions of Verizon phone records is a reminder of just how much data consumers are constantly and willingly sharing each day.
Your call may be monitored: The NSA has been given the OK to collect data about millions of Americans' phone calls (though not about the conversations).
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June 6, 2013 A court order has allowed the National Security Agency to collect data on millions of Verizon customers' phone calls. Some lawmakers and privacy advocates have expressed concern about government overreach. The White House is defending the practice.
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June 5, 2013 A FISA court order gives the government the power to obtain the information for a three-month period that ends July 19. The order covers all Verizon calls made within the U.S., and between the U.S. and other countries. The order covers call data — not the actual conversations.
December 30, 2011 Verizon said it was scrapping its plans because of customer feedback. The fee caused an uproar on the Internet.
The online ad many have been waiting for.
January 11, 2011 The wait is over. Verizon Wireless just officially announced that it too now has the iPhone, ending AT&T's exclusive deal with Apple.
January 11, 2011 Verizon Wireless is expected to announce today that it will start selling a version of the Apple iPhone that will run on its network.
December 27, 2010 Word from Taiwan about Apple's shipment goals has renewed talk that the much-anticipated Verizon-version of the iPhone may soon be available.
October 26, 2010 Download a spooky ringtone on your cell phone this Halloween and satisfy your inner ghoul.
Is that Bigfoot? And is that a Verizon iPhone in his hand? (No silly. It's actually a sculpture by Cameron Gainer. Part of the Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens.)
October 7, 2010 The rumor that the iPhone is coming to Verizon has become almost as common as sightings of Elvis, or, well, Bigfoot.
August 9, 2010 Verizon and Google CEOs laid out their joint statement of principles on net neutrality.
With the Kin One and Kin Two, Microsoft was looking to break into the youth market.
Courtesy of Microsoft
July 1, 2010 The battle for market share in the red-hot mobile phone market claimed another victim. In less than two months, Microsoft decided to stop shipping its Kin models beyond the U.S.
April 1, 2010 Fed up with America's mobile service? Not sure what to do? Slate's Farhad Manjoo is on your sid---- and he's got a plan. "Check out his Cell Phone Bill of Rights>."
November 28, 2007 What does an open wireless network mean for people like you and me?
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