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The 404 1,195: Where what the ETF? (podcast)

What on Earth are ETFs? No, it doesn't just stand for an early-termination fee. Jill Schlesinger helps us understand.

By January 25, 2013

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Dialed In #216, Special Edition: All about ETFs (podcast)

The Dialed In crew dives deep into early-termination fees: where they came from, why we have to have them, who's been screwed over by them, and what you can do if you want out.

By March 21, 2012

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Winklevoss twins work to make Bitcoin more legit with SEC filing

In an effort to boost the presence and tradability of the digital currency, the twins who accused Mark Zuckerberg of stealing the idea for Facebook file for a "Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust."

By July 1, 2013

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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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Is an unlocked Galaxy S4 or HTC One worth the hefty price tag?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice to a reader looking for an unlocked smartphone. And will the next version of Android software, Key Lime Pie, have any new killer features?

By April 24, 2013

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Carrier confusion: When am I free to leave my family plan?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains when you can leave a family plan without paying a hefty ETF. And she offers some advice on using your smartphone's personal Wi-Fi feature to get cheap Net access at your vacation home.

By March 1, 2013

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Sprint raises ETF to $350; a sign of new devices?

Sprint has increased its ETF (early termination fees) for advanced devices to $350; it's prorated based on remaining months in the contract. Might it be a sign of the iPhone coming to the carrier?

By August 31, 2011

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Will the FCC ever force AT&T and Verizon to revive unlimited data?

A reader asks if the FCC might investigate AT&T and Verizon for getting rid of their unlimited data plans and raising rates via the share plans. Ask Maggie's Marguerite Reardon offers her opinion.

By August 4, 2012

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Can I ditch Sprint without paying an early termination fee?

Getting out of a wireless contract early isn't easy. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice to one Sprint subscriber.

By July 24, 2012

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Virgin Mobile unveils $40 unlimited talk and text plan

Talk and text all you want with Virgin Mobile's PayLo feature phones.

By May 21, 2012