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Motorola updates their Assist app and Active Notifications feature

Motorola is updating a few things today, with both the Assist app and their Active Display seeing tweaks. Both are features we use pretty regularly on our Moto devices, with Active Display being one of the most unique twists we’ve seen in a long time. Updating both brings needed tweaks, but nothing much in the way of “new” features.

Verizon completes $130 billion Vodafone buyout

Verizon, who recently agreed to buy out Vodafone’s holdings in Verizon Wireless, has completed the transaction. Vodafone held a 45% share in Verizon Wireless, which was purchased for $130 billion. The deal gives Verizon total stake in themselves as the nation’s largest mobile carrier.