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The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos

John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The compa...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android sm...

Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST

Sony will release Android 4.3 for the SP, T, TX, and V this month

Sony will release Android 4.3 for the SP, T, TX, and V this month

The owners of the Sony Xperia SP, the Xperia T, the Xperia TX and the Xperia V devices have grown their impatience waiting for...

Jan 21 2014, 8:51am CST

First Tizen-based smart Phones coming this March, says Japan's NTT Docomo

First Tizen-based smart Phones coming this March, says Japan's NTT Docomo

A brand new smart phone operating system, which is developed by a global collaboration of famous tech firms to rival Google...

Jan 20 2014, 10:11am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contam...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

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Apple May Have Generated $60 Billion Of Revenue In The December Quarter

Apple has scheduled its December quarter results to be released on Monday, January 27, with its conference call at 2:00 pm Paci...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

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Apple's Cook Says iPhone China Mobile Deal Is The Beginning of A Beautiful Friendship

Apple CEO Tim Cook did something his predecessor, Steve Jobs, didn’t do in pursuit of a deal for the iPhone with China Mobile,...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

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Huawei rejects reports of security weakness

Huawei rejects reports equipment vulnerable to hacking as it announces rise in 2013 profit BEIJING (AP) — Chinese...

Jan 15 2014, 11:41am CST

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we kno...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

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Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling

Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

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Appeals court sets aside Internet rules

Appeals court sets aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to Internet WASHINGTON (AP) — In...

Jan 14 2014, 1:26pm CST

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

The United States Court of Appeals in Washington DC has ruled in favor of Verizon in a case regarding the authority of the FCC...

Jan 14 2014, 12:16pm CST

Apple's iPhone Were Top 7 Selling Smartphones In Japan During December

Apple's iPhone Were Top 7 Selling Smartphones In Japan During December

BCN is a Japanese company that tracks consumer electronic device sales in Japan and for the month of December it shows the iPho...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

On January 9, health insurance bellwether Humana formally announced something that industry observers have long suspected: that...

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

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T-Mobile to pay customers leaving rivals

T-Mobile aims to lure new customers by paying their termination fees, reports subscriber gains LAS VEGAS (AP) — T...

Jan 9 2014, 4:16pm CST

T-Mobile offers to pay up to $650 for early termination fees from rival networks

T-Mobile offers to pay up to $650 for early termination fees from rival networks

T-Mobile has unleashed its latest "Un-carrier" plan: reimburse early termination fees from AT&T, Sprint, and Veri...

Jan 8 2014, 10:29pm CST

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T-Mobile to pay customers leaving rivals

T-Mobile aims to lure new customers by paying their termination fees, reports subscriber gains LAS VEGAS (AP) — T...

Jan 8 2014, 4:41pm CST

T-Mobile Will Cover Switching Fees To Steal More Customers From AT&T, Sprint, And Verizon

T-Mobile Will Cover Switching Fees To Steal More Customers From AT&T, Sprint, And Verizon

T-Mobile, the self-proclaimed “UnCarrier,” has a lot to crow about after a banner 2013 that saw the wireless carrier add 4.4 mi...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft?

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft?

Are you sick of waiting for a taxi or limo? If you have a smartphone, you may be able to summon a car in minutes via Uber, Side...

Jan 8 2014, 11:01am CST

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

By Jane Ho China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon In...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

Eccentric CEOs are a rare breed even in the cutting-edge world of technology, but T-Mobile boss John Legere is one of them, and...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

AT&T Offers Up Triple Play For Carmakers

AT&T Offers Up Triple Play For Carmakers

AT&T, like other wireless carriers, long ago realized that while a customer may come looking for just a single service, per...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

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Sony to sell waterproof phone through T-Mobile

Sony to sell waterproof phone with 21 megapixel camera through T-Mobile NEW YORK (AP) — Sony has unveiled a water...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST

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Huawei phone is so big it can charge other phones

New Huawei Ascend Mate2 phone is so big it can be used to charge other phones LAS VEGAS (AP) — Huawei, China's la...

Jan 6 2014, 4:26pm CST

Adam Smith, Né George Goodman, Call Name, Jerry (In Memoriam)

Adam Smith, Né George Goodman, Call Name, Jerry (In Memoriam)

“Desuetude,” Jerry enunciated on the phone. “I like how you used desuetude in your last column. Nobody uses that word anymore....

Jan 6 2014, 1:36pm CST

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love

OK, I admit it.  I’m a geek.  And my glasses have been a badge of honor that I have worn all my life. And when Google Glass bec...

Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST

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Social Media Plus Cooperation Can Prevent Target Credit Card Problems

The 40 million credit and debit cards affected by Target’s security breach has finally put the dangers of online shopping in th...

Jan 5 2014, 6:41am CST

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win

AT&T wants you to drop T-Mobile and take their wireless service so badly, they’ll give you up to $450 to do it. In a first-...

Jan 4 2014, 9:56am CST

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Int...

Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST

Wells Fargo Downgraded Apple From Outperform To Market Perform Based On Gross Margin Concerns

Wells Fargo Downgraded Apple From Outperform To Market Perform Based On Gross Margin Concerns

Wells Fargo’s Apple analyst Maynard Um downgraded Apple from Outperform to Market Perform on Monday while maintaining his $536...

Jan 2 2014, 4:41pm CST

My 5 Predictions for 2014

My 5 Predictions for 2014

I am uncharacteristically optimistic about the coming year–at least as it relates to my primary focus of technology’s impact on...

Jan 1 2014, 3:06pm CST

A Good Thing: Cause Marketers Came Together in 2013

A Good Thing: Cause Marketers Came Together in 2013

For many businesses and NGOs seeking to do well by doing good, 2013 was the year in which collaboration reached new heights. In...

Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST

2013 -- Buck Naked on the Web

2013 -- Buck Naked on the Web

In 2013, as our own individual emperors, we finally comprehended that we were buck naked on the Web and on our cell phones. Not...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST

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Why T-Mobile's New Global Roaming Plan Is An Industry Game-Changer

Getting stuck with big bills for global smartphone data roaming is about the dumbest thing one can do these days. The best advi...

Dec 30 2013, 8:21am CST

Wireless Association Site Estimates Apps' Data Usage

Wireless Association Site Estimates Apps' Data Usage

CTIA, the wireless association, has launched a new site that enables mobile device users to estimate data requirements for popu...

Dec 27 2013, 6:26pm CST