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4G networks like "handful of magic beans"?

Aug 4, 2011
A new report from the group Public Knowledge warns consumers that new, faster, 4G wireless service may not be as magical and amazing as it seems....
Posted In: 4G, data, mobile

T-Mobile joins the payment party

Aug 3, 2011
Yesterday, we wrote about Verizon teaming up with American Express to let customers buy stuff with their phones. Now, T-Mobile is planning to la...
Posted In: credit, mobile, T-Mobile

Making and taking mobile credit payments

Aug 2, 2011
Buying and selling is getting a whole lot more mobile....
Posted In: american express, mobile, Square

The seemingly-inevitable-end of unlimited data plans draws nearer

Aug 1, 2011
AT&T will begin throttlingthe top 5 percent of data users on its unlimited data plans in October. The change applies to users who were...
Posted In: AT&T, data, iPhone, mobile, throttle

NSA & cell phone tracking

Jul 27, 2011
This guy say you don't need to join a hacker collective before federal agents can follow your trail in cyber space....
Posted In: Congress, government, mobile, nsa, privacy, security

Verizon to pay up to $90 million in refunds to customers

Oct 4, 2010
There were all these little charges of $1.99 charged to customers over the years because of data exchanges initiated by software built into their...
Posted In: business, mobile, Verizon

Obscenely wealthy person slightly less obscenely wealthy than he theoretically could have been

Oct 1, 2010
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer received only half of his potential bonus, a mere $670,000 (insult!) from the Microsoft board of directors after his...
Posted In: ballmer, Entertainment, kin, Microsoft, mobile, Web Culture

Yikes! Android apps covertly sending user data to advertisers

Sep 30, 2010
According to a new study by Duke University, Penn State University, and Intel Labs, several popular free Android apps have been sharing personal...
Posted In: android, mobile, privacy

PlayBook enters the tablet computer fray

Sep 27, 2010
Research In Motion, the company that should just call itself BlackBerry in order to make my life easier because then I wouldn't have to type all...
Posted In: Blackberry, business, gadgets, iPad, mobile

"Get off your stupid smartphone," say new ads for smartphone

Sep 27, 2010
Interesting marketing approach from Microsoft as they get ready to roll out the new Windows Phone. They've created advertisements that talk about...
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, shame

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