Robocalls

08.17.15
FTC names its $25,000 counter-robocall contest winner
08.17.15

FTC names its $25,000 counter-robocall contest winner

The winning mobile app works a lot like your email's spam box.

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07.09.15
TWC robo-calls customer 153 times, now owes her $229,500
07.09.15

TWC robo-calls customer 153 times, now owes her $229,500

Reuters reports that Time Warner Cable has been slapped with a hefty ($229,500) fine after hammeri...

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06.29.15
PayPal explains when it will hit you with robocalls
06.29.15

PayPal explains when it will hit you with robocalls

When Paypal will robocall you: if you owe it money, if there's a fraud investigation or if it needs to alert you about shady activity on your account.

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06.19.15
FCC: Telcos can block robocalls and spam texts for you
06.19.15

FCC: Telcos can block robocalls and spam texts for you

The Federal Communications Commission has just made it clear that customers can ask carriers to bl...

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03.23.15
Facebook wants to replace your Android phone's dialer
03.23.15

Facebook wants to replace your Android phone's dialer

Facebook isn't done trying to replace your Android phone's software just because Home fizzled out....

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03.04.15
FTC offers a $25,000 prize if you can trap robocallers
03.04.15

FTC offers a $25,000 prize if you can trap robocallers

Yep, the Federal Trade Commission still hates robocalls as much as you do. The agency has launche...

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04.03.13
FTC reveals $50,000 Robocall Challenge winners, alarms Rachel from card services  (video)
04.03.13

FTC reveals $50,000 Robocall Challenge winners, alarms Rachel from card services (video)

The FTC has managed to find two non-violent solutions to its Robocall Challenge, aimed at blocking...

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10.19.12
FTC offers $50,000 prize for stopping illegal robocalls, we could have used this a few months ago
10.19.12

FTC offers $50,000 prize for stopping illegal robocalls, we could have used this a few months ago

Robocalling is considered a plague in the modern phone world, especially during an election year -...

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10.22.08
TrueCall shall fight telemarketers on the beaches, landing grounds, etc
10.22.08

TrueCall shall fight telemarketers on the beaches, landing grounds, etc

Telemarketers-turned-inventors from the United Kingdom have started shipping TrueCall (£99.99)...

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