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Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

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Child-friendly apps earn 'family star' in Google Play store

A new section in the Google Play app store is designed to help parents find appropriate apps, games, movies and books for their kids.

By May 28, 2015

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Google continues emerging markets push for first-time smartphone users

Google sees the greatest opportunity in a small number of countries that will collectively account for the next billion smartphones sold in the world.

By May 28, 2015

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Seeking a refund on unwanted text message fees? You may be out of luck

AT&T is one of the four major wireless carriers to agree to pay back customers for fraudulent text message charges, but its settlement may not be sufficient to guarantee a full reimbursement.

By May 19, 2015

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Scratch Wireless targets bargain hunters with $99 smartphone, free Wi-Fi calls

The company, which already offers free mobile phone service via Wi-Fi networks, is trying to make a name for itself with the introduction of a $99 Android handset.

By May 19, 2015

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Apple, Google said to refine their mobile wallet offerings

Watch for a revamp of Google Pay as a peer-to-peer payments system, as Apple tinkers with its rewards program, says the New York Times.

By May 27, 2015

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How AOL could help Verizon change its business

Why would a wireless and broadband company like Verizon spend $4.4 billion on a digital media company like AOL? One word: Advertising

By May 12, 2015

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A hot market for preowned gadgets is a boon to savvy consumers

Smart consumers can get a great deal on a used device, while early adopters can invest in new tech knowing there will likely be a gadget once they move on to the next generation.

By May 9, 2015

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Feds to cable industry: Embrace broadband competition, or else

Speaking at the cable industry's annual convention, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tells cable operators to expect policies that promote broadband competition.

By May 6, 2015

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Comcast vows to put customers first

Cable company is trying to shake its infamous reputation for providing the worst customer service on the planet with a new initiative it says will be focused on customer needs.

By May 5, 2015