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Tech Report: T-Mobile Offers New Unlimited Data Plan

T-Mobile announced it’s now offering unlimited data plans for their smartphone subscribers following in the footsteps of Sprint.

08/22/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Apple’s Squeeze Hits Phone Companies, Competitors

Apple’s success is good for the U.S. economy, and some businesses, like software developers and memory-chip makers, have benefited from the disruption Apple is causing. But its enormous gains have resulted in others’ pains, sometimes in unexpected places.

04/23/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

New Database Could Curb Smartphone Thefts In Bay Area, Nation

Smartphone thieves could soon be stopped in their digital tracks with a new database that will allow service providers to block service to stolen phones.

04/09/2012

Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller introduces the new  iPhone 4s at the company's headquarters October 4, 2011 in Cupertino.

Apple Announces Record 1st Day Pre-Orders For New iPhone

First-day pre-orders of Apple’s iPhone 4S have topped 1 million, breaking the record set by last year’s model.

10/10/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sprint To Reportedly Buy More Than 30M iPhones

Sprint Nextel Corp. has committed to buying more than 30 million iPhones over the next four years, imposing a heavy burden on an already cash-strapped company, according to a report published Monday.

10/03/2011

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ConsumerWatch: Government Sues To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

The Justice Department filed suit Wednesday to block AT&T’s $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA on grounds that it would raise prices for consumers.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/31/2011

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What Do We Really Know About 4G Service?

Bay Area Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is proposing legislation that would create more accountability for the services that wireless providers carry.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/24/2011

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Apple Juggernaut Sends Ripples Through Tech World

Consumer technology companies reporting financial results this week are looking like rowboats bobbing in the wake of Apple Inc.’s supertanker.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011

Motorola Droid. (George Frey/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Wireless Companies To Charge More, End Some Perks

Talk is cheap, but one cell phone company is raising the cost to go online, while another is saying goodbye to some popular perks.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/18/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: What Makes 4G Wireless Networks Different

Wireless technology continues to change by leaps and bounds. One of latest advancements is 4G, which some mobile devices use. But not everyone knows what that means.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

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