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MetroPCS adds their own version of parent T-Mobile's 'Binge On' and 'Music Freedom'
MetroPCS adds their own version of parent T-Mobile's 'Binge On' and 'Music Freedom'
Following in the footsteps of its parent company, MetroPCS has begun offering 'Music Unlimited' and 'Data Maximizer' features allowing customers to stream music without using their monthly data allotments and stream more video with the same data. 19 Nov 2015
Apple has your back when it comes to data, Whatsapp doesn't
Apple "has your back" when it comes to data, Whatsapp doesn't
EFF has conducted another annual Who Has Your Back? survey and the results are in. The survey which researched the practices relevant to user ...... 21 Jun 2015
Verizon slashes data plan prices for new and existing customers
Verizon slashes data plan prices for new and existing customers
Verizon Wireless, looking to keep up with the insane customer growth rival T-Mobile is seeing, has slashed data plan pricing across the board for new and existing customers. 06 Feb 2015 - 6 comments
15 percent of U.S. consumers had their personal data breached last year, most didn't care
15 percent of U.S. consumers had their personal data breached last year, most didn't care
According to a new survey by Consumer Reports, 15 percent of all U.S. consumers were victims of personal data breaches in 2013. 31 May 2014 - 1 comment
IBM: We have not given any client data to the government
IBM: We have not given any client data to the government
IBM has confirmed that it has not given up any client data to the government, and will challenge any orders to do so in the future. 17 Mar 2014
T-Mobile to offer unlimited data, without throttling
T-Mobile to offer unlimited data, without throttling
While T-Mobile has always offered unlimited data, it has never truly been 'unlimited' as customers with 3G and 4G phones began seeing 2G/EDGE ...... 24 Aug 2012 - 24 comments
Verizon rolling out 4G LTE to 34 new cities tomorrow
Verizon rolling out 4G LTE to 34 new cities tomorrow
Verizon says they will roll out their fast 4G network to 34 new markets tomorrow. The additions means 235 million Americans, the equivalent ...... 16 Aug 2012 - 5 comments
AT&T's 'shared data' plans are a ripoff, but not as bad as Verizon
AT&T's 'shared data' plans are a ripoff, but not as bad as Verizon
AT&T will give users the chance to sign up for shared data plans starting this August. Dubbed the "AT&T Mobile Share" plans, new and existing ...... 19 Jul 2012 - 11 comments
Judge declines to kill 25 petabytes of Megaupload data
Judge declines to kill 25 petabytes of Megaupload data
Last week, attorneys for the former top cyberlocker Megaupload came out swinging, calling the criminal prosecution of the site's top executives ...... 16 Apr 2012 - 3 comments
AT&T loses court case over data throttling
AT&T loses court case over data throttling
AT&T has lost a court case to 39-year-old Matt Spaccarelli, over smartphone data throttling. Spaccarelli is an iPhone owner who has AT&T's ...... 18 Mar 2012 - 8 comments
AT&T revises data throttling policy
AT&T revises data throttling policy
AT&T has announced revisions to their data throttling policy today, making the terms less vague. Until today, AT&T would only say that the ...... 02 Mar 2012 - 10 comments
VeriSign was hacked repeatedly in 2010
VeriSign was hacked repeatedly in 2010
VeriSign, the registry for the .com and.net top-level domains, has admitted today it was hacked repeatedly in 2010. More surprisingly, top-level ...... 03 Feb 2012 - 6 comments
Megaupload data gets reprieve from deletion for two weeks
Megaupload data gets reprieve from deletion for two weeks
Yesterday we reported that the hosting companies behind Megaupload's data were about ready to pull the plug on the data since the company could ...... 31 Jan 2012 - 2 comments
Siri causing a huge surge in iPhone data usage
Siri causing a huge surge in iPhone data usage
According to network firm Arieso, the voice recognition software Siri has led to a huge surge in iPhone data usage. Because of Siri, iPhone ...... 07 Jan 2012 - 20 comments
Sprint: We do not throttle unlimited data users
Sprint: We do not throttle unlimited data users
Following Sprint CEO Dan Hesse's conference call yesterday in which it was implied that the carrier could throttle heavy unlimited data users, ...... 06 Jan 2012 - 30 comments
Verizon doubling data plans for smartphones at no extra cost
Verizon doubling data plans for smartphones at no extra cost
According to Verizon CFO Fran Shammo, new and existing smartphone users will receive double the data limit they currently have, at no extra cost. ...... 09 Nov 2011 - 9 comments
iPhone customers use 50% less data says Sprint
iPhone customers use 50% less data says Sprint
Sprint predicts 50% lower data usage and higher popularity will make the iPhone 5050% more profitable than other smartphones. 27 Oct 2011 - 11 comments
Shocker: Verizon's tiered data plans are overly expensive
Shocker: Verizon's tiered data plans are overly expensive
Starting July 7th, Verizon will move to tiered data plans, and to no one's surprise, the plans are expensive. DL says the plans will be as follows: ...... 20 Jun 2011 - 47 comments
LulzSec releases 62,000 email, password combos
LulzSec releases 62,000 email, password combos
LulzSec has released 62,000 email/password combinations today, although it is unclear where the data was stolen from. Because many users ...... 16 Jun 2011 - 20 comments
Hackers have taken all your info from PSN
Hackers have taken all your info from PSN
Following 5 days of downtime, Sony has finally confirmed the reason behind the PSN outage, sparking outrage from concerned gamers. Sony says ...... 26 Apr 2011 - 67 comments
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