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Kevin Liles’ Discovers Next Big Voice In Hip Hop Through Hashtag Challenge

After launching a national freestyle competition earlier this year, music mogul Kevin Liles has found…

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Verizon Innovative Learning Minority Male Students (Image: Ross Knight Photography)

Verizon Brings 100 Young Black and Latino Men to Silicon Valley

The students are learning everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3-D printing and the internet of things

The students are learning everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3D printing and the Internet…

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Verizon Campaign Says #WeNeedMore for High-Tech Jobs

There are currently 9 million STEM job available.

Verizon has launched a new campaign, #WeNeedMore to shed light on the currently four million…

By Samara Lynn

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Verizon Is Sending A Big Message to its Customers With This Change

Having low or no credit and signing up without a contract are no problem with Verizon's Fios Prepaid service

Verizon is the first of the big cable and broadband providers to provide prepaid, month-to-month…

By Samara Lynn

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digital access

Ensuring Digital Access for All in 2017

A historic milestone for low-income and minority communities

Free data is one way we can strengthen our digital equality agenda and fill the…

By John Burnett

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African American

How the African American Community Continues to Transform With Tech

Celebrate major strides in tech during Black History Month

In Black History Month, let’s celebrate technology as the catalyst for further development, paving the…

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East Harlem School Kids Get iPads, Free Data Plans

Verizon's education initiative strives to diversify the tech pipeline

The goal of the Verizon Innovative Learning program is to provide middle school kids access…

By Samara Lynn

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Verizon app

BE Test Drive: My Verizon App

A hand-on review of Verizon Wireless's new My Verizon app.

Earlier this month, Verizon Wireless announced some changes to its data plans. The new plans…

By Samara Lynn

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Verizon Initiative to Shatter Stereotypes of Young Men of Color

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom's effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of color and provide access to valuable tech skills

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom’s effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Things to Know About Verizon’s Yahoo Buy

Verizon becomes a massive hydra of a media company, with its purchase of AOL last year and now Yahoo

On Monday, Verizon Communications announced it is purchasing Yahoo for $4.8 billion in cash.
Yahoo has…

By Samara Lynn

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Your Verizon Wireless Experience, Transformed

Verizon Wireless is offering the new trend in cellular data plans: several different flavors from which customers can pick and choose.

Verizon Wireless is offering the new trend in cellular data plans: several different flavors from…

By Samara Lynn

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No Same-Day for You: Amazon and Other Examples of Unequal Access in Tech

A report shows that Amazon withholds its same-day delivery service to several zip codes in predominately black neighborhoods. It's just one example of tech racism

How unfortunate that technology advances so much faster than humans’ capacity to not be racist,…

By Samara Lynn

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[Part 2] Nicole Nixon Talks Breaking into the Telecom Industry

It’s important to listen to your customers to understand their needs

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Nicole Nixon to share quick tips on how to break into…

By Roz A Gee

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Network Cable

Is Your Internet Slow? Complain to the Attorney General

Attorney General Schneiderman wants New Yorkers to get the Internet speed they're paying for

Did you ever wonder if the Internet speed you are paying for is the speed…

By Samara Lynn

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You Can’t Smash This Droid Turbo 2 Phone

The new Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 are here! Inevitable iPhone 6 comparisons to follow

Verizon releases the latest Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and the Droid Maxx 2.

By Samara Lynn

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Middle School Boys from Baltimore Learn Coding and 3-D Design

New program from Verizon held at Morgan State

Verizon has developed Minority Male Makers, a STEM program for middle school boys in Baltimore…

By Robin White Goode

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3 Concerns Consumers Should Have About the Verizon/AOL Merger

Experts and history suggest that privacy, censorship and the Open Internet may be at risk

The $4.4 Billion Verizon acquisition of AOL wasn’t an antitrust concern, the FCC announced in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion

The carrier and Internet giant will swap advertising expertise and reach in the mobile market

Verizon Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it has agreed to a deal to buy AOL…

By Joel Lyons

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Verizon Contest Will Award $1 Million to Innovative Entrepreneurs

Verizon's Powerful Answers Award seeks submissions for innovative ideas to solve global problems

Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award seeks submissions for innovative ideas to solve global problems.

By Joel Lyons

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Monthly Cell Phone Bill

You can get service for three lines for as little as $80 a month

A report identifies four ways for consumers to reduce their monthly cell phone bill.

By Essence Gant

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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