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

Larry Magid: AT&T New No-Contract Plan A Hit

AT&T’s new no-contract plan for wireless devices is proving to be a hit with 40 percent of new customers and those upgrading their services choosing the plan.

04/23/2014

Samsung Presents New Products

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

A pedestrian walks by a Sprint store on April 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Dish Network Corp has offered to purchase Sprint Nextel Corp for $25.5 billion in cash and stock. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Sue Sprint In San Francisco Court, Allege Overcharging $21M For Wiretaps

The U.S. government sued Sprint Communications Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Monday for allegedly overcharging federal law enforcement agencies $21 million between 2007 and 2010 for the costs of complying with court-ordered wiretaps and other surveillance.

03/04/2014

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

ConsumerWatch: Cellphone Protection Plan Surprises

When it comes to buying a cellphone protection plan, what the salesperson tells you may not be the whole story.

11/23/2013

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

Residents covering their noses due to cadavers smell queue up to charge their mobile phones at the city hall in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on November 14, 2013, six days after Super Typhoon Haiyan unleashed its fury. United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said November 14 that aid must reach desperate Philippine typhoon survivors more quickly, amid reports of hunger and thirst in stricken neighborhoods. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Sprint Joins Competitors In Offering Free Calls To Philippines

Sprint is waiving and crediting fees for phone calls and text messages made by its U.S. customers to the Philippines in the wake of a Typhoon Haiyan.

11/14/2013

Dan Hesse (R),CEO of Sprint speaks to NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson on stage during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series awards banquet at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel on December 3, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Sprint CEO Talks About Privacy, Unlimited Data

At the IFA technology show in Berlin, I conducted an on-stage interview with Sprint CEO Dan Hesse. He talked a lot about the issues facing carriers like Sprint, including privacy.

09/07/2013

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Tech Report: Text Now Enters Mobile Market; Offers Data, Not Minutes

Our technology analyst explains how Text Now will enter the mobile phone market and offer data instead of selling minutes.

08/07/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tech Report: T-Mobile To Offer iPhone Without Contract

T-Mobile announced they’ll begin offering the iPhone in April, but will change how customers pay for their phones and that they can have a plan without a two-year contract.

03/27/2013

The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New iPhone Pre-orders Setting Records, But What About Your Old Phone?

Apple said its new iPhone 5 sold at a record setting pace as the company took in more than two million preorders in the first 24 hours, but what to do with your old phone?

09/17/2012

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