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FCC voices ‘serious concerns’ over AT&T’s zero-rating scheme

 The FCC may be on the verge of being rebuilt under a very different administration, but reports put together under the current one are still being issued — and just such a one released today offers a critical view of some current “zero-rating” plans from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. Read More

FCC voices ‘serious concerns’ over AT&T’s zero-rating scheme

Verizon won’t push Samsung’s Note 7 bricking update, but the other carriers will

 Early this morning Samsung announced plans to finally extinguish the on-going fire that is the Note 7 once and for all here in the States by way of a software update that won’t allow the troubled phone to charge at all. Apparently not everyone involved is onboard with the move. Verizon (the parent company to TechCrunch’s parent company) quickly issued a follow up statement, citing… Read More

Verizon won’t push Samsung’s Note 7 bricking update, but the other carriers will

Convergence crosses the pond

 Imagine a world where you buy mobile phone, data, voice and television services from a single provider. A world where you don’t worry about running out of wireless minutes, exceeding text message limits or running up roaming charges. A world where you talk, text and stream video on an iPad, TV, laptop or mobile phone, seamlessly using the same user interface and applications across… Read More

Convergence crosses the pond

Verizon acquires subscription video service Vessel, will shut it down on Oct. 31

 Verizon is buying Vessel, the subscription video service founded by Jason Kilar (Hulu’s former CEO) and Richard Tom (its former CTO). Vessel enlisted YouTube stars and other video creators, offering early access to their videos for $2.99 a month. It raised more than $130 million from investors, including Benchmark, Greylock, Bezos Expeditions and Institutional Venture Partners. Tom… Read More

Verizon acquires subscription video service Vessel, will shut it down on Oct. 31

Yahoo’s business tale comes to a totally anticlimactic end

 Yahoo made slightly more money than Wall Street expected — and no one cares at this point. The company reported its third-quarter earnings, basically falling a hair above what everyone was looking for on its earnings and in line with revenue. But at this point the company is in the process of getting acquired by Verizon. As such, stock prices and whatnot like that don’t… Read More

Yahoo’s business tale comes to a totally anticlimactic end