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  • Stolen-cellphone database: Making phones useless to criminals

    Stolen-cellphone database: Making phones useless to criminals
    The largest wireless carriers are banding together with regulators and law enforcment officials to launch an effort to make stolen cellphones and other mobile devices as useless as an empty wallet. The goal is to cut down on increasing thefts of...
  • Daniel Vasquez: New national database could curb cell phone theft

    Floridians love their smartphones, as evidenced by the long lines that form in major cities across the state of the every time Apple releases a new iPhone. And thieves love those expensive devices too, which is why the Federal Communications Commission...
  • Verizon to charge $30 to upgrade your phone

    Verizon to charge $30 to upgrade your phone
    Thinking of upgrading your phone with Verizon? Better do it fast. On April 22, Verizon Wireless will institute a $30 upgrade fee for existing customers who purchase new phones with a two-year contract. "This fee will help us continue to provide...
  • Daniel Vasquez: Florida cell phone users, get used to paying extra for upgrades

    Any Florida resident who wants to upgrade to a new phone following the end of an existing two-year contract may be in store for a costly upgrade. Think $30 or more. That’s because Verizon Wireless, one of the last major carriers in the state that...
  • Verizon to charge 'convenience fee' for one-time online, phone payments

    Verizon to charge 'convenience fee' for one-time online, phone payments
    It seems like banks aren't the only ones trying to rustle up a few extras dollars via "convenience fees" — Verizon Wireless announced that starting January 15, they will begin charging a $2 convenience fee on all one-time bill payments made online...
  • Verizon Backtracks On $2 Fee Amid Customer Outrage

    Verizon Backtracks On $2 Fee Amid Customer Outrage
    Verizon Wireless has reversed its decision to charge a $2 fee for one-time telephone and online bill payments after a storm of criticism from consumers and the U.S. communications regulator. The biggest U.S. wireless operator retracted its decision on...
  • Verizon Wireless realizes $2 fee a bad call, drops it

    Verizon Wireless realizes $2 fee a bad call, drops it
    Twenty-four hours. That's how long it took for Verizon Wireless to get the message. The carrier said Friday that it was scrapping a $2 charge for one-time online or telephone bill payments. The announcement of the new fee, made a day earlier, had sparked...
  • Baltimore's Millennial Media files for IPO

    Baltimore's Millennial Media files for IPO
    Baltimore's Millennial Media Inc., one of the dominant companies in the rapidly growing field of mobile advertising, plans to raise $75 million in a public stock offering — money it will use to expand its operations overseas and go head-to-head...
  • Cops: Two airport contract workers steal, sell passenger's iPhone

    Better keep a keen eye on your iGadgets. Jose J. Saavedra and Nelson Santos were hired to help passengers at the terminal at Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. But it appears they may have been helping themselves to passenger's...
  • AT&T and Verizon beef up cell phone networks in South Florida

    AT&T and Verizon beef up cell phone networks in South Florida
    South Florida remains a hot spot for cell phone users and major cell phone carriers continue to invest in the networks they have here, including AT&T and Verizon Wireless. For instance, last month AT&T added service capacity to 26 sites in Broward...
  • Dealing with iPhone battery drain

    Dealing with iPhone battery drain
    Dear Eric: What about those new iPhone batteries? I got my iPhone Nov. 1. I was a holdout till my BlackBerry contract expired. I never bonded with the BlackBerry like my friends did, and couldn't wait to get rid of it and get the newer iPhone. Well, 21/2...