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Tech Update: Apps for mobile payment, video sharing and cheating

Yes, you heard the last one right, cheating! Smartphone app makers keep intriguing the masses with their bizarre creations. Among other apps that have hit the stores recently include those for mobile payment, video sharing and one by Google for Windows 8.

Leaked images hint at iPhone 5 launch on Tuesday

Come Tuesday, Apple will announcing iPhone 5, suggest the recently leaked new images.

Verizon Wireless announces $10 billion dividend to co-owners

Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD), announced Thursday that its Board of Representatives has approved a $10bn distribution to co-owners, the first payout in more than five years.

White iPhone 4 hits shelves Thursday; go grab yours!

After much delay, Apple's long-awaited white iPhone 4 will finally go on sale worldwide this Thursday.

Verizon to announce iPhone’s arrival on Tuesday?

Market is once again abuzz with speculations that Verizon Wireless will be announcing the arrival of Apple Inc.’s popular handset iPhone on its network in a press conference in the New York City Tuesday.

Verizon iPhone to release in early 2011?

Once again market is buzzing with speculations that Apple Inc. is gearing up to officially announce the launch of its popular mobile device iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network sometime next month.

AT&T ranks lowest in latest Consumer Reports survey

AT&T Network might have managed to make enough profit after the arrival of Apple’s popular iPhone on its network, however, the carrier never managed to provide satisfactory service to its iPhone users.

Verizon hiring staff, preparing for iPhone launch?

After reports that Verizon Wireless is hiring call center employees in large numbers via third-party companies, speculations are rife that largest wireless network in the nation is gearing up to launch tApple’s popular device iPhone on its network.

Verizon admits overcharging customers; announces $50 mln refunds

Verizon Wireless has announced it would be returning $2 to $6 to some 15 million customers, who were mistakenly overcharged for data usage. The cellphone giant would roll out refunds of more than $50 million to keep the confidence of its customers.

Verizon Wireless to pay out millions

Basking Ridge, N.J. -- Verizon Wireless said Sunday it will pay out tens of millions of dollars to 15 million cellphone customers the U.S. communications company overcharged.

Verizon, based in Basking Ridge, N.J., said it would apply credits to current customers and mail refund checks to former customers this month and next for "mistaken past data charges" because "we always want to do the right thing for our customers."

"In most cases, these credits are in the $2 to $6 range; some will receive larger credits or refunds," Verizon said in a statement on its Web site.