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Verizon will introduce tiered data plans this summer

In a speech to investors on Tuesday, Verizon chief financial officer Fran Shammo said that the company will introduce tiered data plans this summer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 1, 2011; 2:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile, Shopping  
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RIM to put near-field communications in 'virtually all' its tech

Time to learn a new acronym. NFC, or near-field communications, is popping up on the lips of some of the tech industry's top players and it likely won't be long before consumers see it in their favorite products.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 1, 2011; 10:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Apple, Mobile, Shopping  
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Report: More Macbook Pro refresh details

The Web site MacRumors said it has confirmed images and details about the MacBook Pro refresh expected on tomorrow, Feb. 24.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 23, 2011; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Apple, Computers, Mac, Shopping  
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Visa finds a way to make your smartphone an e-wallet

Visa has been demonstrating its PayWave technology at the Mobile World Congress, which lets any smartphone user convert a handset into an e-wallet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 18, 2011; 8:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Borders turns page to Chapter 11

Yet another analog bookseller has taken a step closer to a digital demise. Borders filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning, hoping to restructure its finances and reboot its operations. The book retailer announced the news this morning. At a site set up for the occasion, Borders comforted customers that...

By Rob Pegoraro  | February 16, 2011; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  E-books, Shopping  
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Apple demands subscription revenue from publishers

Apple describes the subscription option it just launched for iPhone and iPad applications as a convenience to customers. That it may be. But to any company looking to do business through an app for Apple's mobile devices, it's more like a form of financial hijacking. The Cupertino, Calif., company's press...

By Rob Pegoraro  | February 15, 2011; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Apple, E-books, Shopping, The business we have chosen  
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Older Entries in This Category »

OnStar reads your Facebook feed to you, Hayley Tsukayama , February 8, 2011
Report: Apple to eliminate boxed software?, Hayley Tsukayama , February 8, 2011
Facebook Deals makes its European debut, Hayley Tsukayama , January 31, 2011
LivingSocial gaining on Groupon, Hayley Tsukayama , January 28, 2011
You can see Google Offers through Google Maps , Hayley Tsukayama , January 27, 2011
Google Offers coupon launch confirmed, Hayley Tsukayama , January 21, 2011
Google may launch digital newsstand for Android, Hayley Tsukayama , January 3, 2011
Kindle 3 is Amazon's all-time bestseller, Hayley Tsukayama , December 27, 2010
Online sales, smartphone use up in 2010 holiday season, Hayley Tsukayama , December 20, 2010
Nokia delays E7 launch, Hayley Tsukayama , December 15, 2010
Google buying Groupon? Says who? (updated), Rob Pegoraro , November 29, 2010
TiVo's new $99 and 'free' deals are no deal at all, Rob Pegoraro , November 15, 2010
Microsoft ends Bing cashback rebates, Rob Pegoraro , June 4, 2010
Free Shipping Day may be every day , Rob Pegoraro , December 17, 2009
Tips For iPhone 3G S Shoppers, Rob Pegoraro , June 18, 2009
The Vanishing Full-Line Electronics Retailer, Rob Pegoraro , March 6, 2009
Circuit City's Bones Offer Slim Pickings, Rob Pegoraro , January 26, 2009
 
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