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pay-per-use

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Pay-per-use bandwidth? Not without some ground rules

Molly Wood faces the hard reality that the days of unlimited bandwidth are over, but she's not going to get taken to the cleaners by greedy providers. Here's how to make pay-per-use a fair deal for everyone.

By May 17, 2012

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Pay-per-use bandwidth? Not without some ground rules

Molly Wood faces the hard reality that the days of unlimited bandwidth are over, but she's not going to get taken to the cleaners by greedy providers.

By May 16, 2012

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Microsoft outlines pay-per-use PC vision

In a patent application, Redmond argues that you would benefit from metered computing by having a PC with an extended "useful life."

By December 29, 2008

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Symantec eyes pay-per-use software

Virtualization may spell the end of expensive long-term software-licensing deals, enabling the monitoring of each software instance use, according to the security company.

By October 9, 2008

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Microsoft working on 'Mohoro' Windows desktop as a service

Microsoft is believed to be building a Windows Azure-hosted desktop virtualization service that could be available on a pay-per-use basis.

By May 1, 2013

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Exclusive: ITU 'failed,' says former policy chief

A former telecommunications policy maker at the international organization, which is holding talks in Dubai to expand regulation of the Internet, warns that the group's conference is "absolutely absurd."

By December 12, 2012

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AT&T to pay feds $700,000 to settle overcharging dispute

The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday it has reached a $700,000 settlement with AT&T over claims that the carrier overcharged wireless data customers.

By November 6, 2012

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How startup Backblaze survived a $349 hard-drive price crisis

To avoid breaking a promise not to raise its prices, the online backup company relied on employees and their families to scour the nation's retailers for 3TB drives.

By October 9, 2012

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Friday Poll: Verizon killing unlimited data, what are you going to do?

The death knell is ringing for unlimited data plans on Verizon. Is leaving Verizon among your plans for mourning their passing?

By May 18, 2012

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Comcast ditches 250GB data cap, tests tiered pricing

Comcast is suspending its 250GB data cap for broadband customers while it tests a new tiered data cap option in certain parts of the U.S.

By May 17, 2012