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Ban carriers from sharing phone records, privacy groups ask FCC

The phone records provided to the government are not really anonymous, the groups said in a petition to the FCC

Lawmakers hear mixed message on limiting spectrum bidding

Some advocates urge the FCC to limit AT&T and Verizon in the upcoming incentive auction

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Vodafone increases network investments to give its European fortunes a boost

Vodafone now plans to invest $11.1 billion in network and service improvements to turn around its sagging service revenue in Europe.

FCC wants to make carriers report cell outages in disasters

The proposed rule, announced Thursday and expected to be open for comment within days, is intended to give consumers a way to compare wireless performance in emergencies.

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One Up vs. the world: How does Sprint's new annual upgrade plan stack up?

Sprint announced a new annual upgrade plan just in time for the new iPhones, and it's one of the best deals around.

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The worst deals in tech: Are you being fleeced by these 7 overpriced products?

That shiny new tech toy might appear irresistible—until you realize its mark-up is obscene.

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SoftBank's net profit more than doubles as number of mobile subscribers soars

SoftBank's net sales increased by over 21 percent in the second quarter as the company saw handset sales and subscriber numbers increase.

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Clockwise 3: A dump truck of hurt

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Dan Frakes, and Leah Yamshon discuss digital versus analog media, mobile sharing plans, a big week in maps, and wireless speakers.

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SIM card hack has severe implications for business

Individuals are at risk from new SIM card vulnerabilities, but businesses have it even worse.