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AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

Source: Business Balla | May 19 2014, 5:22pm CDT | by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the hidden benefits of AT&T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises...
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Timex's New Smartwatch Is A Runner's Dream — But It'll Cost You

Oct 30 2014 3:29pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Timex recently unveiled its Ironman One GPS+, a new sports watch that comes with a lot of the same features as a smartwatch — except it doesn't need a phone to work. Timex currently has the Ironman One GPS+ available for preorder through its website, but the company says it will go on sale sometime in November. There are two major capabilities that differentiate Timex's new wearable from other fitness trackers and smartwatches out there. It has its own 3G radio for connecting t ...
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FTC sues AT&T over throttling ‘unlimited data’ customers

Oct 30 2014 6:47am CDT | Source: Nashville Business Journal

The Federal Trade Commission sued Atlanta-based AT&T Mobility, alleging it misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for "unlimited" data plans while reducing their data speeds, in some cases by nearly 90 percent. Read the full complaint here. The FTC claims the company failed to adequately disclose to its customers on unlimited data plans that, if they reach a certain amount of data use in a given billing cycle, AT&T reduces ...
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The FTC is suing AT&T for throttling customers with unlimited data

Oct 29 2014 6:44pm CDT | Source: Topix

Bald-faced attempts by wireless carriers to move customers off unlimited data plans are nothing new, but apparently the Federal Trade Commission isn't taking them lying down. This afternoon, the department announced that it's suing AT&T for throttling subscribers in an ...
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The Privacy Lowdown On Verizon and AT&T's Smartphone 'Permacookies'

Oct 29 2014 5:32pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

This week, researchers discovered that smartphone carriers have started inserting a unique code into their customers' network activity so that their customers can be tracked as they browse the Web and use smartphone apps; telecom giants like Verizon uses the header code to deliver personalized ads to users, and AT ...
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Here's How The New College Football Playoff Works

Oct 29 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

The new College Football Playoff selection committee released its first poll ever on Tuesday night. If the season ended today, Mississippi State (ranked No. 1), Florida State (No. 2), Auburn (No. 3), and Ole Miss (No.4) would be in the playoff. Unfortunately for those teams (and fortunately for everyone else), the season does not end today. By the time the final poll is announced, the four playoff teams might be completely ...
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FTC claims AT&T throttled 3.5M unlimited-data customers without proper notification

Oct 29 2014 1:44pm CDT | Source: Charlotte Business Journal

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against AT&T Mobility, claiming the company cut speeds on 3.5 million customers with unlimited data plans without giving them proper notification. The FTC filed the lawsuit with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, on Tuesday. "If you make a promise about unlimited service, we expect you ...
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FTC Suing AT&T Over Slowing Data Speeds

Oct 29 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: Your News Now - Finger Lakes

The Federal Trade Commission accused AT&T of "throttling," which is reducing data speeds if a customer exceeded a certain amount of dat ...
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Magid on Tech: You can't redefine 'unlimited,' FTC tells AT&T

Oct 29 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: Mercury News

AT&T has redefined the term "unlimited" and the Federal Trade Commission has ...
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