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Patent holders cut streaming fees for next-gen video tech

HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.

By September 30, 2014

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T-Mobile may miss out on AT&T break-up fee, report says

AT&T may be able to get out of paying a $6 billion break-up fee to Deutsche Telekom if the T-Mobile USA deal falls apart.

By September 5, 2011

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T-Mobile's third act: A push to end industry overage fees

The "Uncarrier" is out with a campaign to get its competitors to eliminate the fees charged when customers go over their allotted voice minutes, text messages, or data.

By April 14, 2014

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HBO may price online-only subscription service at $15 a month

HBO's plans to bring its programming to Internet users via a Netflix-style streaming service may cost as much as bundling it with a cable package, according to a report.

By October 17, 2014

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Social network for rich people costs $9,000 to join

If Facebook is just too plebeian for your tastes, then whip out your credit card and head over to Netropolitan, a social network for the wealthy.

By September 17, 2014

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​Moto X and Moto G: Perfect for bring-your-own-device plans

Budget-friendly smartphones like the Moto X and Moto G are ideal for service plans that offer discounts for bringing your own device. But which one should you choose?

By September 6, 2014

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Is AT&T's 'admin fee' just a sneaky way of raising rates?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon discusses AT&T's new 61 cent wireless fee and explains how carriers can raise prices even when you're under contract.

By June 6, 2013

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AT&T defends benefits of proposed DirecTV merger

In two separate congressional hearings, AT&T's CEO makes the case for the $48.5 billion proposed merger with DirecTV.

By June 24, 2014

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Microsoft OneDrive jumps to 15GB free, and 1TB for Office 365

Microsoft more than doubles its free cloud storage and goes deep for Office 365 users, saying what's most interesting is what goes on top of all that storage space.

By June 23, 2014

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Amazon's big bet: How a smartphone intensifies war with Apple, Google

The online retailer treads into new territory that will test its strategy of selling products at cost.

By June 16, 2014