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San Francisco DA Gascon Welcomes Wireless Industry’s Commitment To Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation’s biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

04/15/2014

AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am - Round Three

Practice Rounds Begin At Pebble Beach For AT&T Pro-Am Tournament

Golfers and celebrities are teaming up this week in the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, a popular tournament on the Monterey Peninsula that begins with practice rounds Monday.

02/03/2014

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Larry Magid: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

A federal appeals court in Washington has struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules, but what does it mean for the consumer?

01/15/2014

Many San Francisco Residents Complain About AT&T Utility Boxes

They have complained the boxes are unsightly, an eyesore, and too large for their streets.

01/15/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: AT&T Looks At ‘Sponsored Data’ Plan

AT&T is introducing a new program called “sponsored data” that the telecommunications giant said will help customers stay within their data limit. The idea is that AT&T would contract with companies and pick up the data cost of accessing their service.

01/14/2014

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Larry Magid: AT&T’s New Wireless Plan Gives Customers A Break

AT&T has a new plan for its wireless customers that gives a break to people who own their own phones.

12/06/2013

The new low cost smartphone of Motorola, 'Motorola Moto G'. Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Unlocked Phones Offer Consumers Flexibility

Our technology expert says prices of unlocked phones are coming down and that they offer the consumer more flexibility to shop for different packages from cell phone carriers.

11/27/2013

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman’s iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

Carriers Reject San Francisco DA’s Push For Stolen Phone ‘Kill Switch’

District Attorney George Gascon said Monday that AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, United States Cellular Corp., Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. rebuffed Samsung’s proposal to preload its phones with Absolute LoJack anti-theft software as a standard feature.

11/19/2013

A mother who survived the wrath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the central coastal city of Tacloban cries as she talks on her phone while her child looks on after they disembarked from a military cargo plane that flew them out of the city to Manila on November 12, 2013. The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on November 12 as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

AT&T, Verizon Offer Free Calls, Texts To Philippines Following Typhoon

AT&T and Verizon are offering free calls and texts to the Philippines for customers trying to contact friends and family there in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/12/2013

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Vote For Your Favorite ‘Candlestick’ Memories

Upload & share a personal photograph of your BEST Candlestick Park Memory & you could win a MacBook Air. Share or vote for your ‘Stick photos, here…

08/16/2013

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