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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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Apple, Google said to refine their mobile wallet offerings

Google expected to revamp Google Pay as peer-to-peer payments system, while Apple tinkers with rewards program, according to the New York Times.

By May 27, 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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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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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

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Sprint holds on to No. 3 spot in wireless -- but at a cost

Its pitch to consumers pays off with a gain of 1.2 million customers to hold T-Mobile at bay. Still, Sprint's aggressive promotions have also brought mounting losses.

By May 5, 2015

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NYC mayor backs tech initiatives with big bucks

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio says he sees the tech industry as the great social equalizer. And he announces funding for new initiatives in broadband deployment and education.

By May 4, 2015