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Senate blasts mobile carriers for profiting from phony fees

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all allegedly "crammed" customers with third-party charges that cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Senate report says.

By July 30, 2014


Nokia culpa: Phony Lumia 920 video prompts ethics probe

A Nokia "ethics and compliance officer" is conducting an internal investigation to find out why the company published a misleading promotional video for its new 920 phone.

By September 10, 2012


Phony Al-Jazeera text messages sent by pro-Syrian gov't hackers

The network's short messaging service was compromised and used to send false news reports, including a report that Qatar's prime minister had been assassinated.

By September 9, 2012


Reuters hacked, phony Syria stories posted

Bogus posts reported on setbacks suffered by rebel Free Syrian Army fighting Assad regime.

By August 3, 2012


Bank of America 'brandjacked' by phony Google+ page

The fake Google+ page puts the bank in a bad light and raises questions about Google's controls for creating G+ business pages.

By November 16, 2011


Phony Netflix Android app steals account data

Malicious app looks like real Netflix app but grabs log-in data, says Symantec.

By October 12, 2011


Crooked Fingers, 'Phony Revolutions': Free MP3 of the Day

Download a free MP3 of "Phony Revolutions" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By October 11, 2008


Planet CNET: Phony iPhone anyone?

CNET Australia explores the Internet bandwidth debate, and CNET Germany unboxes some ridiculously fake iPhones.

October 21, 2008


Who's to blame for spreading phony Jobs story?

Silicon Alley Insider and CNN are at center of controversy surrounding false report that Apple CEO Steve Jobs suffered a heart attack. Citizen journalism may not be solely to blame.

By October 4, 2008


SEC launches probe into phony Jobs heart attack report

Securities and Exchange Commission investigators have asked for information on the person who filed the false report to a CNN-owned site.

By October 3, 2008