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Some tips on shopping for smartphone service

The cellphone industry's traditional way of doing business - locking customers into pricey two-year contracts - has been upended thanks to upstart major carriers T-Mobile and Sprint and a bunch of smaller providers that are ...

dateJan 07, 2015 in Telecom
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FTC chief says gadget industry must prioritize privacy

While consumer electronics companies are celebrating a coming bonanza of health trackers, connected cars and "smart" home appliances, the head of the Federal Trade Commission is pressing the tech industry to protect consumer ...

dateJan 06, 2015 in Security
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Tepid growth expected in tech spending

The Consumer Electronics Show, set to kick off here this week, is sure to be full of hype and spectacle. But that excitement won't translate into big sales growth for the industry, the trade group behind the show forecast ...

dateJan 06, 2015 in Business
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