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.
AT&T Forms Online Video Venture To Rival Netflix, HuluAT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu.
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.
Practice Rounds Begin At Pebble Beach For AT&T Pro-Am TournamentGolfers 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.
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?
Many San Francisco Residents Complain About AT&T Utility BoxesThey have complained the boxes are unsightly, an eyesore, and too large for their streets.
Larry Magid: AT&T Looks At 'Sponsored Data' PlanAT&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.
Larry Magid: AT&T’s New Wireless Plan Gives Customers A BreakAT&T has a new plan for its wireless customers that gives a break to people who own their own phones.
Larry Magid: Unlocked Phones Offer Consumers FlexibilityOur 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.
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.
AT&T, Verizon Offer Free Calls, Texts To Philippines Following TyphoonAT&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.
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Larry Magid: Obama's Order May End Spectrum Crunch For Cellphone UsersPresident Barack Obama signed a memorandum Friday that frees up wireless spectrum that the government is not using for private sector use.
100s Of Food Workers Join Picket Line Outside AT&T ParkMore than 750 people who work concessions at San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park Saturday morning launched a one-day strike as their union bargains for better wages, benefits and job security.