What would you do for $100K?

By: Verizon Up To Speed

Today on Up To Speed: One woman is giving up her smartphone for a year. And Jeremy interviewed Michael Strahan (but not for the $$$).

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On Monday, our marketing team united to build 63 robots that will be donated to our Verizon Innovative Learning schools. The team also had a chance to hear from football legend and TV star Michael Strahan about his perspective on 5G, creativity and the value of teamwork.

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In hopes of winning $100,000, one woman has given up her smartphone to participate in Vitaminwater’s “scroll free for a year” challenge. To ensure the woman does not access her smartphone, she was given a Kyocera flip phone and will take a lie-detector test at the end of the year. With only four months left, the woman claims to enjoy her life sans social media. Would you let Instagram and Snapchat stand in the way of $100,000?

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