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Verizon sheds select wireline assets, cell towers for $15.5B

Frontier Communications will pick up parts of Verizon's landline business, while American Tower will pick up the rights to 11,300 cellular towers.

By February 5, 2015

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Verizon to say farewell to cell towers, wireline assets?

The company is close to selling off parts of its wireline business and cellular towers for $10 billion so it can focus on its core wireless service, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By February 2, 2015

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Verizon uses Morse code to mock Net neutrality ruling

Technically Incorrect: Verizon issues a press release suggesting that the FCC's decision to regulate the Internet as a utility is archaic and sends the world back to the Dark Ages -- of 1934.

By February 26, 2015

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Aereo bankruptcy auction fetches less than $2 million

An attorney for the defunct streaming-TV service calls the results disappointing. The company had expected to bring in anywhere from $4 million to $31.2 million.

By February 26, 2015

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New anti-piracy code proposes the 'three strikes' policy for Australia

After service providers and rights holders were called on by the Australian Government to develop a code to address copyright infringement, the industry has responded with a three-strikes scheme for pirates.

By February 19, 2015

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Verizon names John Stratton new head of wireless, wireline

Stratton takes over both the wireless and wireline businesses as former Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead prepares for retirement.

By February 18, 2015

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Sprint's customer growth returns, but Q3 loss doubles on charges

The carrier lost $2.38 billion in the quarter thanks to charges related to its wireline assets and its brand.

By February 5, 2015

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Facebook to allow 'legacy contacts' for when you die

Your posthumous profile page can now be managed by someone you designate to handle that part of your online legacy.

By February 12, 2015

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RadioShack files for bankruptcy as Sprint agrees to share stores

Sprint will work with the investor behind RadioShack to re-create the stores under the two brands.

By February 5, 2015

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Obama asks for $14 billion to step up cybersecurity

The president urges Congress to pass legislation that would strengthen the country's hacking detection system and counterintelligence capabilities.

By February 2, 2015