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Verizon shells out $130 billion to Vodafone for mobile unit

Verizon Communications has reached an agreement to buy Vodafone Group's 45 percent stake in its Verizon Wireless subsidiary for $130 billion.

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Verizon, Vodafone reportedly close to $130 billion deal

Verizon and Vodafone are close to a deal that will see the U.S.-based carrier buy out the U.K. company's stake in Verizon Wireless for US$130 billion, according to press reports.

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Verizon Wireless buyout drive is all about the dollar signs

U.S. mobile users aren't likely to see a difference if Verizon buys Vodafone's share of its mobile business.

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Vodafone confirms talks on selling its Verizon Wireless stake

Vodafone confirmed the talks Thursday in response to media reports that the companies were discussing a possible deal worth more than $100 billion.

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Verizon to finally get the HTC One on August 22

The price? $200 with a two-year contract.

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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.