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Apple Music vs. Spotify: Is there a difference in sound quality?

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.

By July 5, 2015

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FCC to fine AT&T $100M for deceiving customers over unlimited data plan

For the first time, the agency is targeting a carrier under its Net neutrality rules, saying "customers deserve to get what they pay for."

By June 17, 2015

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FCC's Net neutrality plan puts wireless carriers on edge

Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to apply tighter regulations to wireless data worries some of the carriers. Others wait eagerly for more details.

By February 5, 2015

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Cable and wireless industries sue FCC over Net neutrality rules

Internet providers are taking to the courts to throw out new regulations governing how they treat data on the Internet.

By April 14, 2015

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FCC chief promises simpler rules for upcoming wireless auction

Chairman Tom Wheeler tells TV broadcasters he's heard their concerns about the 2016 sale of wireless spectrum and is willing to make changes so the auction will be a success.

By April 15, 2015

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Smartphones with seriously long battery life

CNET highlights eight impressive smartphones that showed outstanding battery life in our labs' performance tests.

By June 29, 2015

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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Surprise! Dish Network emerges as major wireless player after FCC auction

AT&T and Verizon are big winners in the record-breaking wireless auction, but it's Dish Network that walks away with an unexpectedly large swath of spectrum. What will it do with it?

By January 31, 2015

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FCC rakes in $45 billion from wireless spectrum auction

The record-breaking auction highlights the demand for high-speed wireless service and signals strong promise for the upcoming auction of TV broadcast spectrum.

By January 29, 2015

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Don't call it a comeback! Helio returns with really slow unlimited data plan

Helio, which flamed out five years ago, is taking on the US wireless market with a new parent company and simple $29-a-month plan.

By July 6, 2015