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Report reveals deteriorating labor conditions at big US wireless carriers
Wage theft, security issues and health problems on the rise after AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile outsource retail stores, report finds

Michael Sainato

16, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Explainer: why are AT&T and Verizon delaying 5G near US airports?
Move follows letter from airline executives concerned about interference with plane instruments

Kari Paul and Carly Olson and agencies

18, Jan, 2022 @8:41 PM

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The 5G fight: why US phone firms are at loggerheads with FAA over airline safety
The telecom companies have agreed to push back the rollout of their 5G services over concerns it will affect airplane security

Carly Olson

05, Jan, 2022 @12:10 AM

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Family sues Verizon after worker who 'wasn't given any PPE' dies of Covid-19
Alfred Salvatore, a service technician, died after repeatedly sounding the alarm over lack of protections from his employer

Michael Sainato

14, Aug, 2020 @10:45 AM

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Facebook policy changes fail to quell advertiser revolt as Coca-Cola pulls ads
Company follows Unilever’s lead after platform announces changes to how it handles hate speech

Kari Paul

27, Jun, 2020 @12:23 AM

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Verizon pulls ads from Facebook over inaction on hate speech
Company is the biggest yet to join growing movement to boycott the social network

Kari Paul in Oakland and Alex Hern

26, Jun, 2020 @1:05 PM

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Judge approves T-Mobile and Sprint merger, shrinking US mobile providers to three
Federal judge rejected arguments that T-Mobile’s $26.5bn takeover would mean less competition and higher phone bills

Guardian staff and agency

11, Feb, 2020 @5:12 PM

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Verizon sells Tumblr just two years after acquiring social network
Web services company Automattic, best known for running, acquired Tumblr. Sale price was not disclosed, but reports have put it at under $3m

Alex Hern

12, Aug, 2019 @11:34 PM

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US dismisses South Korea’s launch of world-first 5G network as ‘stunt’
Half a dozen celebrities were the first to experience the service, carriers say

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

04, Apr, 2019 @2:39 PM

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Future of digital journalism in question as BuzzFeed and HuffPost lay off 1,000
Job losses follow sales or cuts at Mic, Refinery29 and elsewhere, but publishing as a whole had already shrunk sharply

Edward Helmore

27, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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BuzzFeed to lay off 200 staff in latest round of cuts
Online publisher announces job losses to shore up finances as Verizon unveils plan to sack 800 workers

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, Jan, 2019 @8:49 AM

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'It's union busting 101': documents reveal Verizon's attacks on organized labor
The US’s largest wireless provider encourages staff to use anti-union rhetoric and disparages previous unionization efforts

Michael Sainato

16, Jan, 2019 @11:00 AM

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