Verizon Buying AOL For $4.4 BillionAOL owns The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, MAKERS and
Couple Shocked By $555 Bill For 45 Gigs Of Data They Say They Didn’t UseA lot of us are uploading, downloading and playing games, racking up a ton of data usage. But $555 in a single month? One local couple says it isn’t possible.
FCC Votes In Favor Of Net Neutrality; Internet Activists Declare VictoryInternet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.
FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet ProvidersThe new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.
SF Supervisors’ Committee Trying To Empower Public Over Wireless CompaniesLegislation is moving forward at the Board of Supervisors that would require a lot more work for wireless companies that want to install antennas on utility poles, street lights and other public right of way.
Comcast Outage Caused Some Giants Fans To Miss Game 1 Of NLCSSome fans of the San Francisco Giants hoping to watch the team face the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday may have been out of luck if they are a Comcast subscriber.
With New Apple Announcement, When's A Good Time To Sell Your Old iPhone?If you're planning to buy one of the new iPhones being unveiled Tuesday, you might want to sell your old phone, and post haste.
Larry Magid: Verizon Plans To Bring Cable TV To Mobile DevicesWhy cut the cord when you can take it with you? That's the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.
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.
Samsung Appeases San Francisco DA’s Request For Smartphone Anti-Theft FeatureIn a major victory for San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, Samsung has agreed to make anti-theft features available on its latest smartphone.
Larry Magid: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality RulesA federal appeals court in Washington has struck down the FCC's net neutrality rules, but what does it mean for the consumer?
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.