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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Justice Dept., Democratic lawmakers want smaller carriers to get larger slice of spectrum

Lawyers from the Justice Department along with five Democratic senators send letters to the FCC urging it to craft rules that favor smaller players like T-Mobile in next year's spectrum auction.

By June 25, 2015

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How to tell if your wireless carrier is throttling data

Is your unlimited data plan really unlimited? Use an app to find out.

By May 20, 2015

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Google wants to be your wireless carrier

Google's new Project Fi service switches between cellular and wi-fi signals, and users only pay for the data they use. CNET's Jessica Dolcourt explains how the new service could impact other carriers and your monthly cell phone bill.

By April 22, 2015

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How wireless carriers will keep the Final Four hooked up

Like the Super Bowl, South by Southwest and other high-profile events, the site of the men's college basketball championship games will get special coverage attention.

By April 4, 2015

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Sprint will cover all costs to switch carriers

A limited-time deal sees Sprint offering to pay for your early termination fees and handset costs.

By March 13, 2015

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Zuckerberg: Carriers will connect the world, not sci-fi

Facebook's CEO downplays Google's drone and balloon ideas for broadening Net access, saying it's the carriers that are doing the lion's share of the work to connect the world's billions.

By March 2, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6 with edge display pops up in carrier tease

"Six Appeal" is a strong hint at Samsung's next flagship smartphone, which is expected to debut at the Mobile World Congress trade show on Sunday.

By February 23, 2015

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So did T-Mobile really surpass Sprint as the No. 3 wireless carrier?

The answer is a little complicated, but T-Mobile will almost certainly officially eclipse Sprint in the current quarter.

By February 19, 2015

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US carriers, you'll have to unlock those phones

Starting now, it will be much easier for people to jump from one carrier to another and take their smartphone with them.

By February 12, 2015