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How T-Mobile’s roaming data caps would affect you

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Tmo News has it that T-Mobile is about to restrict roaming data usage to cut down on the amount of packets its customers consume when off the carrier’s networks. If true, the new restrictions could affect a lot of T-Mobile’s customers, though the size of the impact on each customer...
How T-Mobile’s roaming data caps would affect you

Fast-growing Zillow to expand at Seattle HQ, taking over 2 more floors

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Zillow continues to grow at a rapid clip, gobbling up more office space at its downtown Seattle headquarters in the Russell Investments Center. The company announced today that it plans to take over floors 33 and 34 at the Seattle skyscraper, adding about 45,000 square feet of space. “Zillow continues...
Fast-growing Zillow to expand at Seattle HQ, taking over 2 more floors

Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

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Connectify made a big splash in 2009 when it began offering software that would turn a Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot – long before such mobile hotspot features became common. Now the Philadelphia-based startup plans to pull the same trick in reverse. Instead of distributing a single broadband...
Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe
AT&T CEO: “My only regret” was unlimited data

This Company Will Reward You With Free Data For Crowdsourcing Your WiFi Hotspot

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We previously profiled the Karma personal hotspot, a novel take on the conventional idea of a wireless personal hotspot. The device itself costs $79 and comes with 1 GB of free data. Additional data costs $14 per gigabyte. It never expires and carries over until you use it. Here's where...
This Company Will Reward You With Free Data For Crowdsourcing Your WiFi Hotspot

Ting launches no-contract wireless phone service on Sprint's network

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It's not every day that a new nationwide wireless provider pops up, but that's exactly what happened today with the official launch of Ting, a new contract-free carrier. Ting, which is owned by Tucows (mostly know for some domain purchase and registration services), provides service through Sprint's nationwide footprint...
Ting launches no-contract wireless phone service on Sprint's network

NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

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Good news: It appears that NASA may get the first chunk of money needed to kick off a project to snag an asteroid, put it in orbit around the Moon, and study it. Yes, this is precisely and exactly as cool as it sounds. According to the Christian Science Monitor,...
NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

AT&T service in the works to let app developers pay for users' data use

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AT&T has been making news all over MWC in the past couple of days. The most recent report from The Wall Street Journal says that Ma Bell is planning a service that will enable app devs and other content providers to pay the carrier for subscriber's data usage. AT&T's head...
AT&T service in the works to let app developers pay for users' data use

Apple, Samsung and others suggest Congress tap federal spectrum to ease 'fiscal cliff'

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A group of mobile device makers including Apple, Samsung and RIM, sent a letter to top Congressional leaders asking for the allotment of additional operating spectrum dedicated to smartphones and tablets....
Apple, Samsung and others suggest Congress tap federal spectrum to ease 'fiscal cliff'

FreedomPop's pseudo-free home WiMAX goes live

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FreedomPop tempted users with the prospect of free home internet access -- free after buying the hardware, that is -- back in December. If you've been champing at the bit ever since, you'll be glad to know that the more stationary service is at last live. As promised, you'll...
FreedomPop's pseudo-free home WiMAX goes live

T-Mobile Will Sell The iPhone On April 12 For $99 Down

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The iPhone has been make-or-break for carriers. AT&T had exclusivity for a while, hurting Verizon and Sprint until they got their hands on the iconic device. But T-Mobile is still in the dark, even as companies like U.S. Cellular nab Apple’s smartphone. But no longer. At today’s T-Mobile Uncarrier event,...
T-Mobile Will Sell The iPhone On April 12 For $99 Down

New iPad May Sport 1GB Of RAM, But Apple Will Never Say So

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If you were hoping that the blitz of iPad news would end with the device’s long-awaited announcement yesterday, well, sorry. Even with Cupertino’s latest tablet waiting in the wings for a March 16 release, we’re all still speculating when it comes to some of the device’s particulars, and now the...
New iPad May Sport 1GB Of RAM, But Apple Will Never Say So

MIT duo successfully tests wireless drug-delivery microchips, more consistent than injections

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Despise those daily injections of essential medication? Well folks, relief could be on the way. Over a decade ago, two MIT professors, Robert Langer and Michael Cima, first considered developing a drug-delivery microchip that could be wirelessly controlled. This past week, researchers in Cambridge -- alongside scientists from MicroCHIPS,...
MIT duo successfully tests wireless drug-delivery microchips, more consistent than injections

Microsoft Just Started Charging Money For Its Dropbox Competitor (MSFT)

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Microsoft just announced a bunch of updates and improvements to SkyDrive. The improvements make the service more competitive with Dropbox and Google's upcoming GDrive service. Most important, there's a new SkyDrive desktop app that adds a SkyDrive folder to Windows Explorer, so you can treat cloud storage exactly as if...
Microsoft Just Started Charging Money For Its Dropbox Competitor (MSFT)

WildTangent expands mobile presence, launches games for Xperia phones and tablets

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WildTangent continues to make 2013 the year it makes a serious push into mobile markets. Today, the company announced it’s bringing its games to various Sony Xperia smartphones and tablets. The deal comes as a continuation of the partnership between Sony and WildTangent, which originally was established in September 2011...
WildTangent expands mobile presence, launches games for Xperia phones and tablets
T-Mobile: consumers do not want ‘one size fits all’ shared family data plans

FreedomPop’s plan: an iPhone, a WiMAX shell and 1 GB free data

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FreedomPop’s plans to launch a ‘freemium’ mobile broadband aren’t just ambitious, they’re a bit zany – zany bordering on genius. Instead of providing a stand-alone smartphone and dealing with pesky issue of providing voice, it’s leveraging its data-only deal with Clearwire to sell a WiMAX modem shell. Customers then fit...
FreedomPop’s plan: an iPhone, a WiMAX shell and 1 GB free data

IPad's Video Speed Trap

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Users of the newest Apple iPad are finding that its video capabilities come with an expensive downside: A monthly data-plan allotment can be gobbled up in a matter of hours....
IPad's Video Speed Trap
After reaching Twitter token limit, Falcon Pro now priced at $132 to dissuade new downloads

Verizon offering new international data plans, but they ain’t cheap

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Verizon Wireless next week will begin selling international data roaming plans much the same way it sells domestic data: buckets of megabytes for a set price. But don’t expect to get a lot for your dollar. Verizon is selling 100 MB of international data for $25 a month with access...
Verizon offering new international data plans, but they ain’t cheap

Data hungry apps revealed with Onavo Count, free usage tracker for iOS

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Yes, you can currently snag a data usage tracker for iOS, but if you're wanting to know exactly which apps are sapping your monthly data, then Onavo Count is where it's at. The free app just debuted in the App Store, which allows users to pinpoint the most data...
Data hungry apps revealed with Onavo Count, free usage tracker for iOS

FreedomPop has a new plan: Turn the iPod Touch into an iPhone

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FreedomPop isn’t just connecting iPhones to 4G. As we have previously reported, it plans to connect iPod Touches as well, which – with the help of a VoIP client – will effectively turn them into iPhones. On Tuesday it began taking pre-orders for a $99 WiMAX sleeve that will amp...
FreedomPop has a new plan: Turn the iPod Touch into an iPhone

Netflix’s Reed Hastings Chastises Comcast Over Net Netrality And Its Shady Xfinity App

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In the latest battle in the war for living room domination, Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings took to his public Facebook account and called out Comcast’s latest attack on Net Neutrality. As he explains Comcast’s just-launched Xbox 360 Xfinity app does not count against the provider’s ISP data caps. However, if...
Netflix’s Reed Hastings Chastises Comcast Over Net Netrality And Its Shady Xfinity App

Morgan Stanley Was A Control-Freak On Facebook IPO -- And It May Have Royally Screwed Itself

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lead Facebook Inc underwriter Morgan Stanley took a bet earlier this week when it increased the size of the social networking firm's $16 billion initial public offering and it boosted the price. Thanks to massive hype surrounding Facebook's historic public offering, the wager looked safe. But...
Morgan Stanley Was A Control-Freak On Facebook IPO -- And It May Have Royally Screwed Itself

Apple on iPhone 5 pre-oders: 'we've been completely blown away'

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Earlier today, Apple’s initial allotment for iPhone 5 launch day pre-orders sold out. Now, Apple has told AllThingsD that it is “completely blown away” by customer response: “Pre-orders for iPhone 5 have been incredible,” Apple spokeswoman Nat Kerris told AllThingsD. “We’ve been completely blown away by the customer response.” The new...
Apple on iPhone 5 pre-oders: 'we've been completely blown away'
Status update: Mark Zuckerberg listed a company on NASDAQ

Congress Crowdsourcing New High-Skilled Immigration Bill, Contribute Here

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The U.S. House of Representatives just released its own version of a high-skilled immigration reform bill and is actively seeking input through the collective IQ of the Internet. House Oversight Chairman and one of our Most Innovative People in Democracy, Darrell Issa, has placed the Supplying Knowledge-Based Immigrants And Lifting...
Congress Crowdsourcing New High-Skilled Immigration Bill, Contribute Here

Google I/O dev event sells out in record time

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The Google I/O 2012 conference sold out its allotment of 5,500 tickets within 20 minutes today, a company executive said....
Google I/O dev event sells out in record time

Redbox Instant targets launch by year-end, blends subscription streaming and DVD rentals with VOD

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The last concrete details we'd heard about Redbox Instant was that it was entering internal alpha testing, but now Verizon exec Eric Bruno has revealed more background information. Previous info indicated the service would focus more heavily on movies than the back catalog of TV shows that is a...
Redbox Instant targets launch by year-end, blends subscription streaming and DVD rentals with VOD
Verizon announces new global data plans for international travelers
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