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IBM, Verizon to compete for $10 billion in government cloud work

IBM, Verizon and eight other companies will compete for US$10 billion worth of work to help move the U.S. Department of the Interior's IT systems to the cloud.

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Clockwise 3: A dump truck of hurt

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Dan Frakes, and Leah Yamshon discuss digital versus analog media, mobile sharing plans, a big week in maps, and wireless speakers.

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New Droid Ultra, Mini and Maxx phones

Verizon takes the wraps off a trio of Droid smartphones

Motorola's popular Droid family of phones has three new additions, highlighted by the Droid Maxx -- a 4G LTE phone powered by a battery promising 48 hours of use. On Tuesday, Verizon showed off two other Droids, the Ultra and Mini, which go on sale with the Maxx on August 20.

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No-contract mobile plans compared: Verizon Edge, AT&T Next, T-Mobile Jump

Verizon is the latest carrier to jump on the no-contract craze. Let's see how its offering stacks up against already-announced plans.

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Verizon's mobile and Fios drive revenue growth

Verizon Communications has reported a revenue increase of 4.3 percent for the second quarter of 2013, compared to a year ago, with mobile and Fios broadband customers additions driving the growth.

Is AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon the largest U.S. mobile phone carrier? It may not matter

Size matters but it's not everything. Analysts say today’s complex mobile industry may need new ways to define success.

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Church, advocacy groups sue NSA over surveillance

A variety of organizations sues the U.S. National Security Agency over its surveillance program that targets U.S. residents' phone records.

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Verizon joins Ubuntu carrier advisory group

Verizon Wireless became the first U.S. carrier to join the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group, but it is not clear whether it will eventually promote phones running the open-source Ubuntu OS on its network.

Now that LTE speeds for data are here, what's next?

In the continuing war between Verizon and AT&T, the battle has come down to LTE network size vs. LTE network speed. But new LTE technology isn't far over the horizon.

Dish drops bid for Clearwire, ending brutal bidding war

Dish Network drops its offer to buy Clearwire, probably clearing the path for a strengthened Sprint Nextel to complete its takeover of the struggling but spectrum-rich mobile operator.

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