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'Wireless-Only' Statistics Are More Pixy Dust Than Facts; The 'Landline' Accounting Has Been Rigged

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

After a hard day at work, you get home, take off your shoes, maybe even have a cold beer, sit on the couch, and pull out your two-inch by three-inch cell phone to watch a night of Netflix, right?

Google Is About To Make Your Starbucks Stop Better

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it's reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service...

Test of a Great Brand: Does Anybody Hate You?

Nirmalya Kumar | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Nirmalya Kumar

The problem often is that aspiring brands wish to be universally loved. Unfortunately, universal love is neither achievable, nor desirable. Instead, great brands are loved by some and hated by others because they actually stand for something.

Cowboys Stadium Gets New Name

AP | URIEL J. GARCIA | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys announced a multi-year, multimillion-dollar branding deal Thursday that will change the name of Cowboys St...

Stay Connected and Save Some Bucks While Cruising

Stewart Chiron | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Stewart Chiron

With proper planning, you can make a big difference at reducing your international communications bill, so plan wisely.

Verizon Announces Major Change

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 09.17.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Wireless, the country's largest cellphone carrier, on Thursday said it's joining AT&T and T-Mobile in providing an installme...

Timothy Stenovec

The Actual Cost Of AT&T Next Will Shock You

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.17.2013 | Technology

In the last week, both T-Mobile and AT&T have unveiled new plans that allow customers to upgrade their phones more frequently. While the plans may see...

AT&T Makes Big Changes To Compete With T-Mobile

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Technology

By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc customers will be able to upgrade phones once a year instead of waiting two years und...

U-verse a Disconnect for the Disabled

Barbara Popovic | Posted 09.14.2013 | Chicago
Barbara Popovic

Today's Communications Daily reports that CAN TV is urging the FCC to adopt rules that assure the disability community can access local community tele...

Sprint Sets Itself Apart From AT&T And Verizon

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 09.11.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint is introducing a new wireless plan that guarantees new and existing subscribers unlimited voice, text and data plans, in a mo...

How To Stop AT&T From Selling Your Data

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.08.2013 | Technology

Last week, telecom giant AT&T quietly updated its privacy policy with a controversial change: The company would begin selling customers' information t...

AT&T Wants Self-Destructing Email

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology

AT&T's patent application for "self-destructing e-mail" went public late last month, revealing the company wants to give people more control over thei...

Gerry Smith

Weev Appeals Hacking Conviction

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology

Attorneys for hacker Andrew Auernheimer filed an appeal late Monday seeking to overturn his conviction for obtaining thousands of email addresses from...

Live Proud

Abbe Land | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Abbe Land

Thirty-five percent of LGBT 18- to 24-year-olds used their mobile device during the coming-out process, underscoring why AT&T and The Trevor Project are collaborating to encourage young people to celebrate their proud moments with the help of social networking.

Gerry Smith

What Verizon And Comcast Don't Want You To Know About U.S. Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

Recent editorials authored by top Internet executives paint a rosy picture of America's broadband services, but experts say they distort reality and d...

Timothy Stenovec

Bad News Might Be Coming For Verizon And AT&T Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.24.2013 | Technology

Don't be surprised if you start seeing more and more fees on your wireless bill. That's one of the takeaways from a new report of the U.S. mobile m...

Verizon's Wireless 'Voice Link' as a Replacement of the Wires? The Downgrading and Disconnecting of America's Communications Networks

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Voice Link is like a cell phone from a decade ago -- before there was 'data'. Voice Link is a box put into the home with an antenna, but it can not do almost any data application that is part of the traditional utility-based phone network.

Solar-Powered Phone Charging Station Debut In NYC

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York

By Francesca Trianni NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City unveiled the first of 25 free solar charging stations for mobile phones on Tues...

ATT And Apple Data Leakage Battle Continues

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

There's only one way to describe it - Data Insecurity. From the day I owned my first iPhone I've been a customer of AT&T. And certainly there's been...

Gerry Smith

Apple Introduces Feature To Deter iPhone Thieves

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology

Apple on Monday unveiled a new iPhone feature it billed as a potent protection against thieves, seeking to stem a national crime wave focused on its u...

AT&T's Latest Customer-Unfriendly Policy

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology

Wireless giants AT&T and Verizon appear to be locked in a fight to see which company can offer its customers the worst deal, with AT&T announcing over...

Complete Your Father's Day Celebration With These Gifts

Ivo Lukas | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

With your busy schedule, you may have forgotten that Father's Day is right around the corner...but that doesn't mean you can't get Dad a great gift that screams "Happy Father's Day."

Here's Why #HackForLA Will Work

Beverly Macy | Posted 08.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Beverly Macy

Yesterday I joined 300 developers, government agencies, businesses, and engaged citizens for the kickoff of #HackForLA - part of a National Day of Civ...

Illinois State Cable Bill Passes with Mixed Results

Barbara Popovic | Posted 08.03.2013 | Chicago
Barbara Popovic

Illinois' cable franchise law renewal was in the mash up of bills hitting the floor during the final week of the session in Springfield. Both the House and Senate voted to approve a two-year extension of the amended Cable and Video Competition Act (the Illinois Cable Act) to July of 2015.

Can Business Be Fun?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

So, should we have fun in business? I think so. All research points to happy employees being productive employees. I haven't seen any research that specifically looks at the amount of laughter emanating from corporate offices, though.