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  • New T-Mobile family plan: Four lines with 10 gigs of 4G data for $100 a month

    New T-Mobile family plan: Four lines with 10 gigs of 4G data for $100 a month
    T-Mobile is cranking up the heat on AT&T, offering a new no-contract family plan offering 10 gigs of shared 4G data for four for $100 a month. The carrier's new Simple Choice Family Plan offers unlimited talk, text and data with 10 gigs of 4G LTE data...
  • Troy Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

    It's time to give the regulators who oversee the wireless industry a big cheer and urge them to keep up the good work. Prices for smartphone service are coming down. The terms of wireless contracts are becoming less onerous and more transparent....
  • India's smartphone wars: Google's Android One adds to Samsung's worries

    India's smartphone wars: Google's Android One adds to Samsung's worries
    Google Inc's partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fast-growing demand for lower priced smartphones, and spell more trouble for Samsung Electronics which is rapidly losing share in emerging markets. Micromax Infomatics Ltd,...
  • Baidu boosts location-based platform with new services, $10 million investment

    Baidu boosts location-based platform with new services, $10 million investment
    Baidu Inc launched on Wednesday a service that helps retailers advertise on the smartphones of nearby users as China's dominant search engine company expands its location-based technology to drive growth. Baidu currently makes most of its income from...
  • Exclusive: Intel hires senior Qualcomm exec to boost mobile business

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at rival Qualcomm Inc , to step up efforts in mobile and Internet-connected gadgets. Hiring a senior executive from a major competitor is rare for Intel, which...
  • L.A. schools Supt. Deasy defends his dealings with Apple, Pearson

    L.A. schools Supt. Deasy defends his dealings with Apple, Pearson
    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy on Tuesday issued his most extensive and passionate defense yet of his actions involving Apple and Pearson, the companies that received the major contract in a $1.3-billion technology program. He asserted that he did...
  • Debugging LAUSD's iPad deal

    Debugging LAUSD's iPad deal
    There is no room for secrecy when it comes to the billion-dollar technology project undertaken by the Los Angeles Unified School District and its superintendent, John Deasy. Not after the release of emails that reveal early and extensive communication...
  • Burning Man: How does tech fit in?

    Just 350 miles from the cubicles and incubators spawning the digital renaissance unfolding in Silicon Valley, Burning Man turns 28 this year probably about the same age as many of the high-tech workers who flock to the weeklong homage to communal self-...
  • Smartphone kill switch mandate raises privacy, civil liberty concerns

    WASHINGTON Megan Boken was chatting with her mom on her new iPhone on August 18, 2012, when a thief shot her dead on the street in St. Louis, Mo. He wanted the 23-year-old's smartphone. A new law signed in California this week is designed to eliminate...
  • Ridesharing companies prevail over taxis in Sacramento -- again

    The pitched battle in the state Legislature between ridesharing companies and taxicabs is over, at least for now, and the smartphone-enabled services have emerged little worse for wear. The clear winner, though, was the California Public Utilities...
  • For blind bus riders, a new app boosts independence

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new smartphone app helps blind people navigate public transit in the Seattle area. The app, called StopInfo, is integrated into a popular existing app called OneBusAway that gives real time information on the location...