Verizon Wireless

An Apple employee demonstrates the new iPad Mini in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

New version of iPad Mini now on sale

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The latest version of Apple’s iPad Mini is going on sale. The new Mini is the first version of the smaller iPad to feature a high-resolution display that Apple calls Retina. […]

11/12/2013

Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to launch smartphone trade-in program

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching a smartphone trade-in program later this month that will help consumers trade up to the newest phones available. The world’s biggest retailer said Tuesday that consumers […]

09/10/2013

People walk by a branch of Vodafone in central London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

Verizon reclaims US wireless stake for $130B

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon will own its wireless business outright after agreeing Monday to pay $130 billion for the 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone. The buyout, the […]

09/02/2013

NextG pays over Malibu fire linked to fallen poles

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A phone company has agreed to pay $14.5 million over a 3,800-acre Malibu Canyon wildfire blamed on allegedly overloaded utility poles blown down by Santa Ana winds.

02/23/2013

Apple: iPhone 5 orders topped 2M in 24 hours

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – Orders for the iPhone 5 topped 2 million in their first 24 hours, more than double the amount of its predecessor over the same period. Apple started taking iPhone 5 orders […]

09/17/2012

$12 M settlement in 2007 Malibu Fire

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The state Public Utilities Commission today approved a $12 million settlement agreement with three telecommunications companies over the ignition of the 2007 Malibu Canyon Fire. The 3,836-acre wildfire roared down Malibu […]

09/13/2012