The vulnerability, which Verizon has already fixed, would have let anyone to tap into a Verizon email account.
A fourth-quarter jump in the customer turnover rate underscores the increasingly volatile environment for wireless carriers that even Verizon can no longer avoid.
A bill introduced Friday claims to protect Internet openness without reclassifying broadband as a utility. But it also guts the FCC's regulatory authority.
The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.
Though it still lags in overall number of subscribers, the carrier beat rivals last quarter in terms of gaining new customers and keeping old ones, according to a research firm.
Verizon fought hard to overturn 2010 rules governing Internet access. But it now faces the possibility that the FCC will impose even stricter regulations than the ones it had thrown out.
The Lollipop-flavored update has begun for Big Red's take on Motorola's flagship smartphone.
Verizon Vehicle is an aftermarket service that can work with virtually any car, providing diagnostic services, roadside assistance and a hotline to mechanic support.
Big Red's latest move gives prepaid subscribers more wiggle room for data consumption.
Verizon CFO Fran Shammo says the carrier won't be following AT&T and T-Mobile's lead.