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It's easy to mock the little guy when he takes a handful of giant corporations to court. Such litigious overzealousness usually gets tangled up or tossed out altogether -- Klausner Technologies, however, is laughing all the way to the bank, with a stellar track record taking on some of tech's bigge

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They've taken their time, but Qwest is finally winding down its Sprint-based MVNO offering and kicking subscribers off the last shreds of its network over the next couple months. To be exact, every last customer will have be off the airwaves by October 31 -- and to really drive the point home, outgo

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Depending on your choice of computing platform, possession of dedicated streaming hardware, and love of otherwise forgettable '80s films, Netflix's Watch Instantly service is either a godsend or a gimmick. Regardless, nobody likes arbitrary bandwidth caps, and that's what Riyad Kalla at The \"Break

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Depending on your choice of computing platform, possession of dedicated streaming hardware, and love of otherwise forgettable '80s films, Netflix's Watch Instantly service is either a godsend or a gimmick. Regardless, nobody likes arbitrary bandwidth caps, and that's what Riyad Kalla at The \"Break

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Hey, Qwest customers, ever hear of Verizon? No? Good, because your landline operator would just love to facilitate that little introduction for you. Following news earlier in the year that Qwest would be euthanizing its Sprint-based MVNO in favor of just simply reselling Verizon-branded equipment th

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After yesterday's revealing of a sweeping new partnership with Verizon, Qwest took an opportunity during its earnings call today to go into detail on exactly what the deal means. The Baby Bell confirmed that Qwest branding will completely go away -- Verizon devices sold will be Verizon through and t

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It looks like the price was right, because that possible deal mentioned by Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg a while back to supplant Sprint as Qwest's wireless provider of choice has now materialized in the form of a gargantuan five-year deal. From what little has been said so far, it seems that the comp

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This could -- at least temporarily -- put an end the nightmarish scenario involving you, lack of sleep, and some freakish chatty Cathy plopped next to you by the airline. Lead co-sponsor Rep. Peter DeFazio, hopes the \"Hang Up\" -- madly clever name here -- bill will stop Airlines from finding yet ano

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Qwest runs its regional wireless carrier as a Sprint MVNO -- a venture that has apparently turned out to be an unprofitable one, not just because of the pricing Qwest receives on its minutes, but also because Sprint's exclusivity clauses have left the little guys feeling like they're offering an als

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If our brief time with the GSM variant (the S710 Vox) is any indication, Qwest subscribers should be pretty freakin' stoked about this. The regional carrier has just picked up HTC's S720 Libra, the CDMA radioed version of the manufacturer's slide-out QWERTY smartphone rocking Windows Mobile 6 Standa

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Qwest will be re-selling wireless data access using Sprint's EV-DO network, according to the company. Although subscribers to Qwest's new mobile data plans will be able to take advantage of newer EV-DO Rev. A territories, the plans aren't something that reflect significant discounts over the same se

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Just like in 2006, Qwest is teaming with Sanyo to bring pink-colored wireless phones to the public while supporting the Susan G. Komen for the cure of breast cancer. A minimum of $50,000 (max of $100,000) will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation as Qwest sells the pink-hued handsets through

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While analysts have long questioned how satellite television providers would answer the challenge of cable companies offering up bundled services with such little hassle, both DirecTV and EchoStar have traditionally partnered with DSL providers to tempt users to the dish, but change may finally be o

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The US government and Sprint Nextel have hung up their respective gloves and Sprint has claimed a big loss, as the government has apparently kicked Sprint's telecom-providing butt out the door. Sprint, which has provided various telecom services for the feds for 18 years, was displaced by AT&T,

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If you've been a bit paranoid of late after hearing that a blatant security hole was found in the now-deceased Palm OS, help has unofficially arrived. Reportedly discovered by Symantec, the vulnerability entailed a hole that allowed the operating system's Find functionality to be accessed even when

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Following up its pink variation on the Sanyo 3100 handset, Qwest is now also offering a slightly more subdued \"Cherry Blossom Pink\" version of Sanyo's slim Katana handset, just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As with the 3100, 10% of the sales from the phone (up to $100,000) will be donat

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Qwest and Sanyo have announced a stylin' -- and more importantly, tasteful -- \"Always Pink\" rendition of Sanyo's SCP-3100 to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Qwest is committing up to $100,000 of phone sales to the foundation from now through October 31&nbs

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