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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - Verizon Communications Inc.
With a string of recent deals, cable and satellite providers are beginning to acknowledge a brutal truth that companies like Hulu and Netflix have known all along: Many TV viewers, especially young ones, want shows and movies on their own terms - wherever, whenever and on whatever devices they choose.
When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint -whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying- remained noticeably mum.
Verizon Communications Inc. says it received between 1,000 and 1,999 government requests for customer information related to national security last year.
Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizon's FiOS TV service may be available on your phone.
A senior White House official defended the National Security Agency's top secret collection of telephone records from one of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and insisted the government was not allowed to eavesdrop on calls.
Another Dubai Ports-type controversy over the foreign takeover of a sensitive U.S. corporate asset may be steaming into port.
Verizon strengthened its position as the top dog of the wireless industry in its latest quarter by raking in new subscribers and selling millions of iPhones, but also posted a record loss.
Verizon Communications' fourth-quarter loss widened, dragged down by restructuring, pension and Superstorm Sandy costs. The company activated a record number of new devices on its contract-based plans during the period.
DVD kiosk operator Redbox is launching a challenge to Netflix's streaming-video supremacy.
Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. on Monday said it has transferred $7.5 billion in pension obligations to Prudential Insurance after a retiree association failed to convince a court to stop the move.
Black Friday was no match for Sandy. Major retailers such as Kohl's, Target and Macy's on Thursday reported weak sales in November as a strong start to the holiday shopping season wasn't enough to fully offset a slow start to the month caused by Superstorm Sandy.
Verizon retirees have sued the phone company because it's planning to transfer the responsibility of paying their pensions to an insurance company, where they will have weaker legal protection.
Verizon and AT&T said Thursday that their wireless networks are fully back up after Superstorm Sandy blew into the New York and New Jersey on Oct. 29.
Verizon Wireless said Monday that it will pay a dividend of $8.5 billion next month to its owners, Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC., by the end of the year.
Time Warner Cable, one of the two big cable companies in the New York area, says it will automatically credit customers for outages caused by Superstorm Sandy.