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07.17.15
T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million over last year's 911 outage
07.17.15

T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million over last year's 911 outage

An FCC investigation revealed that two separate outages occurred on T-Mobile's network last year, lasting around three hours total. During that time, around 50 million customers were unable to call 911 from their phones.

By B. Steele,   07.17.15
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06.11.15
FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud
06.11.15

FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud

Hang around the crowdfunding scene long enough and you'll hear tales of campaigns that were too go...

By J. Fingas,   06.11.15
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06.01.15
Typo's truce with BlackBerry stops it from selling phone keyboards
06.01.15

Typo's truce with BlackBerry stops it from selling phone keyboards

Typo started fending off lawsuits from BlackBerry almost as soon as its lookalike iPhone keyboards...

By J. Fingas,   06.01.15
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05.14.15
Apple close to settling with EV battery-maker over poaching lawsuit
05.14.15

Apple close to settling with EV battery-maker over poaching lawsuit

If Apple still keeps a "hands-off" list of companies it promised never to poach employees from, (p...

By M. Moon,   05.14.15
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05.12.15
Sprint and Verizon to pay $158 million over bogus texting charges
05.12.15

Sprint and Verizon to pay $158 million over bogus texting charges

No, Sprint and Verizon* aren't going to escape the FCC's bid to punish carriers for letting shady...

By J. Fingas,   05.12.15
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04.08.15
FCC fines AT&T $25 million for data breach affecting 280,000 customers
04.08.15

FCC fines AT&T $25 million for data breach affecting 280,000 customers

After employees at its call centers swiped personal info of nearly 280,000 customers, AT&T has...

By B. Steele,   04.08.15
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04.05.15
Claim your PlayStation Vita settlement credit now
04.05.15

Claim your PlayStation Vita settlement credit now

If you've been anxiously waiting to claim the credit Sony owes you after it settled with the Feder...

By J. Fingas,   04.05.15
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03.18.15
Target's proposed data breach settlement pays victims up to $10k
03.18.15

Target's proposed data breach settlement pays victims up to $10k

Target has agreed to a $10 million settlement with lawyers for victims of its 2013 data breach, an...

By R. Lawler,   03.18.15
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02.28.15
Walmart vs. Netflix DVD battle snags $12 each for 1.2 million people
02.28.15

Walmart vs. Netflix DVD battle snags $12 each for 1.2 million people

Ready for a blast from the past? Ten years ago, Walmart's plan to undercut Netflix on DVD-by-mail...

By R. Lawler,   02.28.15
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