Pixels, podcasts and playing ball.

Pixels, podcasts and playing ball.


It’s Friday! Time for the Week in Review! We’re kicking things off with a brand new Up to Speed podcast. We sat down with Craig Silliman to discuss the criminal justice system and calls for reform. Next week, Craig will host a panel of experts in Washington DC to discuss opportunities for more reforms and challenges on the horizon. Listen today on Uptospeedpodcast.com or your favorite podcast app. We had an exciting week here as we launched a new ad campaign featuring team members from the Verizon Business Group. The team shared some great behind the scenes photos from the shoot, be sure to keep an eye out for the spots running now! George was front and center as Google announced the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, which are available for pre-order now in three colors and will be available in stores starting on October 24th. The new smartphone features a redesigned camera setup with super-res zoom and the ability to perform astrophotography. So the sky is no longer the limit when it comes to amazing photos. Kacie and Andy went back to school as Professor Kevin debunked some popular myths regarding benefits. You can check that out and other videos from the benefits series on the web. Just in time for National Teen Driver Safety Week, Google Assistant is now available with Hum. With a simple tap, you can manage tasks and get answers to questions hands free. A study by Zendrive found Hum users are reducing their speeding by more than 30%. This is a great time to have a chat with your teens about staying safe behind the wheel. And now a little feel good Friday news for you – last Saturday 30 Verizon volunteers supported the Miracle League, a baseball league for children with physical and developmental disabilities. V Teamers helped kids run the bases, cheered them on, and even announced the game. Verizon presented a $10,000 grant to help repair their specialty field that was damaged by historical floods earlier this year. Don’t forget, 3Q earnings are next week – get your questions in for the leadership team now. That’ll do it for us here, here’s a fun quiz to get you into the weekend. Until next time you’re up to speed.

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