Twitter Wants to Know What You Watched on TV Last Night, So It’s Asking You What You Watched on TV Last Night

Just as important: What were you doing while you watched TV?
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Verizon Profit Jumps 40 Percent on Wireless Subscriber Growth

Verizon reported a profit of $2.23 billion, or 78 cents a share, up from $1.59 billion, or 56 cents, a year earlier.

CBS Has a Weapon It Won’t Use in Its Time Warner Cable Fight

For a good reason (at least in Les Moonves’ eyes).
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Verizon Seeks to Shake Up Fees for TV Channels

Verizon Communications is proposing to shake up the pay-television business based on a simple premise: it wants to tie the fees it pays to carry TV channels to how many people actually watch them.

The Truth About Pay TV: It’s Still Not Shrinking

Reuters says 400,000 Americans have stopped paying for TV this year. That’s not true.
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Want Gigabit Internet? You Don’t Have to Move to Kansas City.

But you probably will have to move.
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Verizon and Redbox Start Testing Their New Web Video Service: Here’s What to Expect

Another competitor gears up to take on Netflix. But this one will focus on movies — and DVDs.
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Verizon Earnings in Line

Verizon posted Q4 earnings of $0.52 a share on revenue of $28.4 billion, in line with Wall Street’s consensus. The company’s wireless unit added one million customers over the quarter, while its video FiOS offering added another 200,000.

Verizon Won’t Talk About Its Talks to Build a Netflix-Style Service. But It Is Definitely Talking.

Because pretty much everyone is talking about building their own Web video service. But like pay TV competitor Dish Network, Verizon seems to be taking the idea seriously.
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Netflix Down on Report of Verizon Video Streaming Plans

Shares of Netflix are down are down 2 percent, perhaps in part because Verizon Communications is planning to offer its own streaming video service on the Internet, according to a report by Reuters.

IPads Perform Better on Wi-Fi Than 4G?

Great–An Immobile Mobile TV iPad App

A FiOS TV Tablet From Motorola?

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Verizon: Look Ma! No iPhone!