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dial-up internet service


More than 2 million people still pay for AOL dial-up

Technically Incorrect: AOL's quarterly earnings report throws up a glorious statistic about how slow some are to change their habits.

By May 8, 2015


AT&T sends 83-year-old man $24,000 bill (for dial-up)

Technically Incorrect: A California man is flummoxed when AT&T insists he must pay a massive bill that he's sure he didn't deserve.

By April 29, 2015


'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


BT turns off dial-up Internet access today

BT's dial-up service is no more, as it's shut it down today, saying only a "tiny number" of its customers still used it.

By September 1, 2013


3 percent of American adults still cling to dial-up Internet

A few dedicated individuals buck the broadband trend and still use dial-up Internet-access services at home.

By August 26, 2013


Facebook dials up teens, cheapskates with free calling

In search of its fountain of youth, Facebook gives away voice calls in its Messenger for iPhone app.

By January 16, 2013


Cricket dials up new Moto E for next smartphone

AT&T's prepaid brand adds the recently introduced Motorola handset as part of its Android portfolio.

By March 10, 2015


Verizon dials up entry-level Samsung Galaxy Core Prime for February 26

Big Red's latest Android is aimed at first-time smartphone buyers.

By February 23, 2015


Dell to fix flaw of its own making that puts its computers at risk

The company acknowledges it recently sold PCs loaded with a form of identification that could make them vulnerable to cyberattack.

By November 24, 2015


Dial-up dies as better internet technology finds broadband appeal in Aus

Australians turn away from dial-up in droves, as the number of subscribers to mobile and fixed wireless has increased thirtyfold in six years.

By April 7, 2014