Executive VP for the cable giant predicts move to a usage-based billing model, with a data cap of maybe 500GB.
The startup raises $15.5 million in a Series B round of funding for an idea that would let users determine their own data needs.
Household electronics need to be designed to operate like battery-saving mobile devices to keep a lid on climbing energy use from the growing number of connected gadgets in the home.
The brilliant, irascible impresario championed the transition from minicomputers and beige IBM boxes to the Macintosh, the iPhone, and the concept that technology should be fun to use.
New rules would require subscribers be alerted when they are about to exceed limits or incur international and roaming charges not covered by monthly plans.
CNET's Maggie Reardon answers questions about wireless broadband services, including why usage-based data billing may not be a bad thing for all consumers.
When travelling overseas, phone bills can get expensive quite quickly. This is not only due to international call rates, but also to data roaming, which smartphones are now becoming reliant on. Here's how to avoid being slugged a whopping bill on your return from travelling.
Verizon gives current and potential customers plenty of tools to monitor data usage. Unfortunately not one them dulls the pain that comes with overage charges.
As Microsoft's Windows turns 25 this weekend, CNET looks back at how it got there and some of the challenge it now faces, despite being the top dog.
A debate is growing between techno-optimists who argue for a sharp increase in clean-energy research to pursue breakthroughs and those who say we should push harder on existing green technologies.