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ShopRunner: Amazon Prime fee hike will 'drive' away customers

The competitor promotes its own $79 membership while saying Amazon is spending too much on its fight with Netflix.

By March 13, 2014


Amazon's Prime fee hike: Is this just the beginning?

Consumers may need to get ready for rate increases every few years as Amazon races to add services and programming to justify the hikes.

By March 13, 2014


FCC to investigate Verizon's $2 convenience fee

Amid customer fury, the Federal Communications Commission today says it plans to look into Verizon's new $2 fee for paying bills online.

By December 30, 2011


Iris Home Management System

Iris charges $10 per month for full system functionality, making it difficult to recommend over fee-free competitors like SmartThings, iSmartAlarm, or Insteon.

December 19, 2013

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Wal-Mart will stream your own DVDs back to you--for a fee

The film studios' UltraViolet effort will likely receive a boost once Wal-Mart announces it will start making digital lockers available to customers.

By March 13, 2012


U.S. Cellular unveils voice-mail-to-text service for a fee

It may be a small regional carrier, but U.S. Cellular now hawks a paid visual voice mail service just like the nationals.

By February 6, 2012


Verizon caves to public pressure and dumps $2 fee

Power to the people! Verizon today says it will dump plans to charge $2 for paying bills online amid a public outcry and threats of an FCC investigation.

By December 30, 2011


Canonical chooses convenience in codecs, and rightly so

Canonical had to make a difficult decision regarding inclusion of proprietary codecs in its distribution, but it chose the right option.

By September 19, 2008


The $99 Amazon Prime arrives, with questions in tow

The advantage of Amazon’s subscription service is the convenience of getting your products in two days. CNET takes a look at whether or not it's worth it.

By April 16, 2014


Kazaa to insert music fees into phone bills

To charge users via their phone bills, Kazaa asked users for their Social Security numbers, at least in the beta version. This is bound to spook some.

By July 20, 2009