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Congressional leaders call for Communications Act makeover

Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) say it's time to bring the 1996 law, which governs the nation's communications networks, into the 21st century.

By December 3, 2013


Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014


Verizon makes retail push with enhanced 'destination store'

The carrier shows off its first destination store, based in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., which is designed to provide further education on wireless products.

By November 19, 2013


Jennifer Lopez dishes on new Viva Movil shopping (Q&A)

The self-described "mobile neophyte" and Verizon Wireless COO Marni Walden answer a few of CNET's questions on why the entertainer decided to plunge into the wireless retail business.

By May 23, 2013


Verizon's big plans for 4G next year

The company--which is about to pass 200 million customers covered by its 4G LTE network this month--says that you'll see one Droid per quarter next year, and that a vast majority of the smartphones will be 4G.

By December 2, 2011


Whatever happened to Verizon and J-Lo's Viva Movil?

The fledgling Hispanic-centric wireless retail chain remains alive, though still under the radar.

By July 5, 2014


Congress proposes another incentive spectrum auction

A House bill was introduced Monday that will allow government agencies to take a cut of the auction proceeds if they give up under utilized wireless spectrum for commercial use.

By December 9, 2013


Verizon: Motorola Razr brand sticking with just us for a while

The combination of the Droid and Razr brands have been a success for both companies.

By September 7, 2012


Larry's museum of dead technology

A visit to the office of venture capitalist Larry Marcus comes with an unexpected bonus: a walk down the memory lane of consumer technology.

By December 6, 2011


Verizon Wireless confirms multiple Windows Phones in Q4

The carrier's chief operating officer also said the company plans to work with Nokia.

By September 5, 2012