Articles by Verizon Communications Inc.

  • Global Markets Overview – July 23, 2014Global Markets Overview – July 23, 2014

    July 23 2014 9:26 AM

    Global macro concerns may have outweighed trading yesterday due to light reporting; however out of the 36 individual companies that reported to the market, 79% beat expectations, meaning bottom-up actuals outpaced the global gloom being generated by geopolitics.

  • Apple Inc Still World’s Most Valuable Brand, Samsung Picks Up at No. 2

    February 19 2014 4:52 PM

    Brand Finance listed Apple Inc as its no. 1 brand among world’s most valuable brands

  • Cell Phone Bills May Soar As Verizon Withdraws Business From Canada: Analysts

    September 04 2013 3:56 PM

    Verizon’s decision not to enter the wireless market in Canada any more may turn out to be critical for Canadians.

  • Vodafone and Verizon are to Start Talks for U.S. Wireless Stake Sale

    September 02 2013 8:12 AM

    According to reports Vodafone Group and Verizon Communications are in advanced discussions about a sale of the holding for about $130 billion. Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) is in talks to sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless to U.S. partner Verizon Communications Inc. in what would be the biggest deal in more than a decade.

  • Nokia Lumia 928: Smart Phone Available at Verizon Wireless on May 16 with a Price of $99

    May 14 2013 10:53 AM

    The much awaited Nokia Lumia 928 Windows Phone 8 will be exclusively available at Verizon beginning May 16. Nokia confirmed that the latest smart phone’s color choices are black and white at a price of US$99 after the $50 worth of mail-in rebate with a two-year contract.

  • Global Markets Overview - 26 April 2013

    April 26 2013 11:49 AM

    Telecommunications and materials stocks drove the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index to a fifth advance in a row after a string of firm earnings reports and an upbeat reading from the labor market.

  • Global Markets Overview - 09 January 2013

    January 09 2013 10:51 AM

    Slumping telecommunications and industrial shares weighed on U.S. stock benchmarks as investors struck a cautious tone ahead of corporate earnings season. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 71 points, or 0.5%, to 13313 midafternoon trading on Tuesday. The S&P 500 gave up seven points, or 0.5%, to 1455, extending its slide from a five-year closing high on Friday.

  • New iPhone 5 Helps Apple Inc. Shares Attain Record High

    September 17 2012 1:30 PM

    Apple Inc.'s shares took a leap, reaching a record high level on Friday. One analyst attributed this to new "iPhone 5 fever" as the corporation announced that a few customers needed to wait up to two to three weeks to get their hands on the new Apple Inc.'s smartphone which is not only slimmer and faster but also accounts for almost half of the company's overall revenue.

  • Diary: Australian Miners, US Earnings

    April 16 2012 9:12 AM

    Australian miners and interest rates, US quarterly earnings, Spain's struggles and the IMF's latest economic outlook for the world and major economies will dominate headlines here and offshore in the coming week.

  • Markets: Bad Week For US, Asia Confident, Copper Down In Commodities

    April 16 2012 9:11 AM

    Miners in Australia, earnings in the US, and the pain in Spain will dominate markets in the week ahead, along with concerns about China, weak commodity prices and interest rates.

  • World Markets Overview - 08/01/2011

    August 01 2011 9:20 AM

    US Stocks U.S. stocks fell Friday and posted the biggest weekly decline in a year, as a blur of debt-ceiling developments left the market uncertain over the course of Washington's deadlocked negotiations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 96.87 points, or 0.79%, at 12143.24, in a volatile session that extended the index's losing streak to six straight sessions. All but two of the 30 Dow components finished in the red.

  • Google Sued over Street View as Patent Woes Continue

    July 07 2011 8:05 AM

    Google Inc. is facing more patent litigation as it has increased its dominance in the industry, and could spend billions to buy patents or defend itself against litigation. The Palo Alto, California-based company owner of the world's most popular search engine, the most used operating system platform (Android) for smartphones, and potentially a social network (Google+) that could rival Facebook.

  • Ruling on Microsoft averts IP community crisis

    June 11 2011 10:47 AM

    On June 9, the U.S. Supreme Court, by unanimous decision, upheld a $290 million jury verdict against Microsoft for willfully infringing a patent of a small Canadian firm. The case can be depicted as a classic David vs. Goliath or can be a plot to a John Grisham novel. However, what's more significant -- in the area of intellectual property law -- is that the Supreme Court has settled the issue of whether a lower standard can be used to invalidate patents.

  • World Market Overview Report 24/1/2011

    January 24 2011 11:44 AM

    US stock markets' bull run stuttered during the week to Friday even though the Dow held firm on the final day of weekly trade to score its highest close since June 2008.