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Verizon offering buyouts to 1,700 wireline workers

NEW YORK — Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. is offering buyouts to 1,700 workers, mainly call-center employees and technicians, as it continues to shrink its wireline business. The offer applies to less than 1 percent of Verizon’s overall workforce of ...

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Calif. judge awards iPhone user $850 in throttling case

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — When AT&T started slowing the data service for his iPhone, Matt Spaccarelli, an unemployed truck driver and student, took the country’s largest telecommunications company to small-claims court. His award: $850. Pro-tem Judge Russell Nadel found in ...

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