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Uber gets an F from the Better Business Bureau

Customers call in a slew of complaints about the ride-sharing service -- ranging from allegedly being overcharged by hundreds of dollars to having troubles with customer service.

By October 9, 2014

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Best Buy, Sprint offer free wireless plan for students

Students who buy a qualifying phone under Sprint's My Way plan get 12 months of free unlimited calling and texting and 1GB of data.

By November 18, 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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AT&T adds 61-cent 'mobility' fee to wireless bills

The new "Mobility Administrative Fee" is boosting wireless bills by 61 cents a month -- a move that could reportedly raise a half-billion dollars a year for the carrier.

By May 23, 2013

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With GoBank, you can carry all your money in a pocket

Built by Green Dot, GoBank is designed to give people many of the features of a traditional bank, including account security, right from their iPhone or Android device.

By January 15, 2013

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No. 1 factor in selecting wireless service? Network coverage

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why even the nation's most "reliable network" isn't worth much if the network coverage is lacking. And she explains why a Verizon iPhone 5 won't work on any other 4G LTE network.

By November 20, 2012

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Verizon rolling out Google Play payments via phone bill

The carrier will be offering the service in the coming weeks, as confirmed by Google Play in a tweet.

By October 19, 2012

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Government control of Net is always a bad idea

Whether it's the California Public Utilities Commission or the United Nations, traditional governments are ill-suited to regulate the Internet.

By June 4, 2012

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T-Mobile users can tuck Google Play charges into phone bill

As Google looks for ways to squeeze more revenue out of the Android platform, the company continues to add to the ways people can pay for music, movies, and apps.

By May 2, 2012

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Bringing broadband to the boonies, part 2: DSL's dark side

In most places with stoplights and supermarkets, DSL is viable and affordable. But in the second installment of his hunt for broadband, Crave writer Eric Mack discovers that in rural New Mexico, miles of new lines go unused.

By March 27, 2012