Archive: 04/25/2013

Washington AG slaps T-Mobile USA for new plans

(AP)—Washington state's chief prosecutor says there's a catch to T-Mobile's new cellphone plans, which replace the traditional two-year service contract with an installment plan for phone buyers.

dateApr 25, 2013 in Telecom
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Tracking gunfire with a smartphone

(Phys.org) —You are walking down the street with a friend. A shot is fired. The two of you duck behind the nearest cover and you pull out your smartphone. A map of the neighborhood pops up on its screen ...

dateApr 25, 2013 in Engineering
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Amazon reports lower 1Q earnings, higher revenue

Amazon.com Inc.'s net income declined in the first three months of the year even though revenue increased 22 percent, as the online retailer continued to spend heavily on order fulfillment and rights to digital ...

dateApr 25, 2013 in Business
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Expedia posts 1Q loss; says revenue rose 24 pct

Online travel agency Expedia Inc. is reporting a larger loss in the first quarter as its stock-based compensation, legal reserve and depreciation costs surged compared to a year ago. But its adjusted revenue and income surpassed ...

dateApr 25, 2013 in Business
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