A Shot at Savings ... and Riches More Americans are getting their COVID-19 vaccinations every day, hopefully bringing us closer to the pandemic's end. And while that should be incentive enough to get the shot, some companies and states are starting to sweeten the deal with freebies, discounts, and even million-dollar lotteries.
The discount stacks on top of promotions If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Verizon is joining several states in offering a financial incentive to get the COVID vaccine: its customers who have gotten at least one dose can get a 10 percent discount on accessories, from either its online or physical stores.
Verizon Business (VZ.N) on Thursday launched its first commercially available private 5G network in the U.S. to offer businesses and government departments high-speed indoor or outdoor connectivity. Private 5G networks remove the need for businesses to jostle for speed with others on a public network and help enable data-intensive applications that use computer vision, augmented reality and machine learning to increase productivity.
The new offering brings 5G Ultra Wideband capabilities to indoor and outdoor locations, regardless of whether they're within a public 5G Ultra Wideband coverage area. Verizon Business on Thursday launched On Site 5G, a service that brings private 5G networks to enterprise and public sector facilities.
The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight break-in at a cell phone store. It happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Verizon on Cottonwood Drive in Jenison. Deputies say the front window was smashed in when they got to the scene. A witness told them that they saw three to four people leaving the store and getting into a red car.
This dusty old dividend stock is still a good investment for certain investors. Verizon (NYSE:VZ) is often considered an evergreen defensive stock. It owns the largest wireless network in America, it pays a high forward dividend yield of 4.4%, and the stock trades at just 11 times forward earnings.
Press Gazette today launches a new Media Deals Tracker, which will seek to chart the most important M&A news and trends affecting the global news industry. For the first edition of the Media Deals Tracker, we have compiled details of the 30 most significant deals that were completed, announced or rumoured in May 2021.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended May nearly 2% higher, but not all its components joined in on the rally. Apple, Disney, Visa, Verizon and McDonald's were among the bottom performers last month. Some of them could be due for an upside surprise in June.
All Special Weekend 2021 timed research tasks and rewards in Pokémon Go – Verizon, 7-Eleven, and Yoshinoya
There’s a special weekend happening for Pokémon Go players for a limited time. You needed to turn in a ticket to a specific location to take part in it. Still, if you did, you’re probably receiving several rewards that you can make use of before June arrives, along with several special Pokémon encounters for the Special Weekend 2021 event.
Meanwhile, the mobile testing firm RootMetrics says AT&T leads in Everyday 5G download speeds, while Verizon provides top Everyday 5G data reliability in most cities. The 5G landscape is changing swiftly across the US, but according to recent testing from RootMetrics, T-Mobile currently has a solid lead in "Everyday 5G" availability.
Did you have issues with your phone today?If so, you're not alone. A fiber-optic cable was accidentally cut Monday, causing a disruption for some Verizon customers. The mistake affected voice calling for what the company described as a "small number" of customers across the southeastern United States.
KEY POINTS Verizon will include up to 12-month subscriptions to Apple Arcade or Google Play Plus. Verizon also offers free Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Discovery+ to select wireless subscribers. Verizon is adding more content to its wireless plans to differentiate from T-Mobile and AT&T.
Verizon and T-Mobile have systematically added an increasing number of personalized subscriptions to wireless offerings to increase the desirability of their service. AT&T has been held back by owning WarnerMedia, prompting CEO John Stankey to spin off the company earlier this week. Verizon plans to offer more subscriptions, including an announcement next week.
U.S. stocks ended down on Tuesday, slumping on a sharp decline in telecom stocks and weak housing starts data that overshadowed better-than-expected earnings from Walmart and Home Depot. AT&T Inc (T.N) shed 5.8%, among the biggest percentage decliners in the benchmark S&P 500.
Mayer Brown is the latest law firm to beef up its antitrust offerings in anticipation of aggressive U.S. and international enforcement, announcing on Tuesday that it has hired on a former Federal Trade Commission official as a practice leader. Former FTC deputy director Gail Levine has joined Mayer Brown as a co-leader of its global antitrust and competition practice, working out of the firm's Washington, D.C., office.
— This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on May 14, 2021, Friday.That being said, there is no better choice for those companies under attack if they want to reduce the impact as soon as possible.A report from cybersecurity company CrowdStrike showed that the number of organizations globally paying ransomware demands had doubled in 2019 to 39% from 14% in the previous year.
SAN ANTONIO - Ten local small businesses recently received much-needed $10,000 grants to help them grow their companies out of the pandemic-induced slowdown of the past year.The funds came from a national effort by Verizon and the Local Initiatives Support Coalition, that identified over 900 businesses across the country to assist.
DALLAS, TX —Verizon is making good on a promise made during this year's Super Bowl by awarding each of 15 Dallas-area small businesses a small-business grant of $10,000.That brings their regional award to a total of $150,000, and the grants themselves are part of a larger, $10 million commitment Verizon made to small businesses at the 2021 Super Bowl.