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Verizon backs off plans to throttle unlimited data users

The company says it made the decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.

By October 1, 2014

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FCC chairman rejects Verizon's throttling defense

The wireless carrier's argument that "all the kids do it" isn't good enough, the official says in a press conference.

By August 8, 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

By August 4, 2014

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy

FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.

By July 30, 2014

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Does Google buying Green Throttle point to a set-top box?

With rumors hinting at an upcoming streaming device to incorporate more gaming, the Web giant buys the Atlas controller and Arena app-maker.

By March 11, 2014

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Samsung opens the throttle on its retail expansion

Along with its 1,400 "store in store" kiosks at Best Buy venues across the US, Samsung is expanding its retail beachhead in Canada and across Europe.

By February 18, 2014

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Does your ISP throttle BitTorrent traffic? Find out

An app developed by the Max Planck Institute can be used for free to detect meddling in the use of BitTorrent, eMule, and Gnutella.

By January 24, 2014

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FTC sues AT&T for limiting speeds on unlimited-data customers

AT&T says the Federal Trade Commission's allegations are "baseless" and insists that it's been transparent about its network management policies.

By October 28, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Microsoft strikes up Band, Moto turbocharges Droid

Microsoft's entry into the smartwatch market might be worth your time. Also, Moto unveils the Droid Turbo and AT&T's in trouble with the FTC, in this look back at the week.

By October 31, 2014

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TracFone explains its throttling policy for Straight Talk users

The company says it will throttle speeds down to 2G after users consume 2.5GB of data, according to a FierceWireless report.

By September 30, 2013