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May 18, 2015, 07:45 ET

Verizon CFO to Speak May 19 at J.P. Morgan Conference

 Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the J.P....

May 13, 2015, 10:02 ET

Verizon Strategic Policy Adviser Randy Milch to Retire

 Randy Milch, executive vice president and strategic policy adviser to Lowell McAdam, chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE,...

May 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

Verizon to Acquire AOL

 Taking another significant step in building digital and video platforms to drive future growth, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ)...

May 11, 2015, 14:19 ET

Melissa Garlick to Lead Verizon's 'Brand Creative' Team

 Melissa Garlick, an accomplished professional with more than two decades of integrated marketing, brand advocacy and communications strategy...

May 11, 2015, 08:00 ET

Verizon Executive Vice President and President of Operations to Speak May 12 at Jefferies Conference

 John Stratton, executive vice president and president of Operations for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the...

May 07, 2015, 10:10 ET

Verizon Communications Reports on Preliminary Shareholder Vote Results at 2015 Annual Meeting

 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote at its annual meeting here today. The...

Apr 21, 2015, 07:35 ET

Verizon Reports Strong Balanced Results; Delivers Customer, Earnings and Cash Flow Growth in First Quarter

  1Q 2015 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated - $1.02 in earnings per share (EPS), compared with $1.15 per share and 84 cents in adjusted EPS...

Apr 20, 2015, 07:30 ET

Verizon Communications to Report Earnings on April 21

 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will report first-quarter 2015 earnings on Tuesday, April 21. Executive Vice President and...

Mar 12, 2015, 10:15 ET

Verizon Announces Expiration and Final Results of Exchange Offers

 Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the expiration and final results of its previously...

Mar 09, 2015, 07:45 ET

Verizon CFO to Speak at Deutsche Bank Conference on March 10

 Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the...

Mar 06, 2015, 13:00 ET

3/6/15: Verizon Declares Quarterly Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per outstanding...

Feb 27, 2015, 15:45 ET

Verizon CFO to Speak at Morgan Stanley Conference March 2

Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Morgan...

Feb 25, 2015, 22:03 ET

Update 2: Verizon Announces Early Tender Results of Exchange Offers and Increases of the Maximum Exchange Amounts under the 2048 Exchange Offers and 2055 Exchange Offer

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the early tender results of its previously announced seven...

Feb 25, 2015, 13:11 ET

Verizon Announces Pricing Terms of Exchange Offers

 Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the pricing terms of its previously announced seven...

Feb 16, 2015, 08:00 ET

Verizon to Discuss FCC Spectrum Auction Results

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will hold a webcast to discuss the results of the FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction on Tuesday, Feb. 17....

Feb 11, 2015, 16:50 ET

Verizon Announces Exchange Offers for Certain Outstanding Notes From Eligible Holders

 Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the commencement of seven separate private offers to...

Feb 05, 2015, 16:06 ET

Verizon Sharpens Strategic Focus and Returns Value to Investors With Transactions Valued at $15.54 Billion

 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced two major transactions designed to further sharpen its strategic focus:...

Feb 05, 2015, 12:15 ET

Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini Elected to Verizon Board of Directors

 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced the election of Mark T. Bertolini, chairman and chief executive officer of...

Feb 03, 2015, 12:00 ET
$1M Winner in the healthcare category: ORGANIZE - Organ donation simplified is the mantra for this NYC company. More than 120,000 people are on the waiting list for an organ donation. According to ORGANIZE, that translates to $42 billion in annual dialysis cost, which is expected to quadruple by 2030. ORGANIZE is creating a donation system fit for the 21st Century, through increased points of entry and a coordinated approach to registration for a more modern U.S. organ donation program.

Verizon's $1M Powerful Answers Award Winners Boast Solutions with Potential to Change our World for the Better

 Four great ideas were named first place winners of the Verizon Powerful Answers Award, a year-long global challenge to discover and help bring...

Jan 30, 2015, 13:45 ET

Verizon's Statement on the AWS-3 Auction Results

 The FCC today announced results of its auction of AWS-3 spectrum, and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has won a total of 181...