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Verizon Backtracks On Data Throttling Plans At The Last Minute

A few months ago, and much to the disappointment of Verizon's remaining unlimited data plan customers, the carrier announced that come October they would be throttling the speeds of some ...

14 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Verizon's new FiOS deal will let you watch Comedy Central away from home

Verizon is about to make it much easier to catch The Daily Show when you can't reach your TV on time. As part of a renewed carriage deal, Big Red will let you watch all of Viacom's live channels ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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Big U.S. wireless carriers, Dish plan bids in airwaves auction

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three of the four largest U.S. wireless carriers and satellite provider Dish Network Corp plan to bid in the Federal Communications Commission's November auction of airwaves, ...

12 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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The UK is running out of phone numbers

England and Scotland are running out of phone numbers as anyone who makes a local call from landlines in five cities must now also include the area code to get through.

22 hours ago from The Independent

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Dodo joins Fetch TV camp

Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: EntertainmentDodo is the latest ISP to turn to Fetch for TV and video services.

Tue 30 Sep 14 from iTWire

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FCC unanimously rejects NFL's blackout rules

Well, that didn't take long. We reported yesterday that the FCC was taking aim at sports blackout rules this week, and today the Commission voted to nix the "unnecessary and outdated regulations." ...

Tue 30 Sep 14 from Engadget

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Australia's Telstra Fires Up National WiFi Network

Australia’s largest telecommunications company, Telstra, will install two million public hotspots that will be available for free to Telstra subscribers as part of a plan to blanket public ...

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Hobbit fans step into "Shadow of Mordor" video game

Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday released a "Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor" video game that plays out between "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings."

Wed 1 Oct 14 from

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AT&T Doubles Data For Free On Select Mobile Share Plans

For those who just can't seem to get enough data on a monthly basis, AT&T is upping the ante for select customers. For those who are willing to dive into the carrier's Mobile Share Value ...

Mon 29 Sep 14 from HotHardware

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Tech-friendly cities struggle with new biz rules

BOSTON (AP) -- A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country's top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses like Airbnb and Uber, ...

Sun 28 Sep 14 from AP

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