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Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

One of the pieces of the giant data puzzle that carriers are able to routinely obtain from a smartphone on its network is geo-location, but unfortunately for customers that data hasn’t been handled all that well.

CES 2019: A New Service is Using AI to Find Password Sharers

CES 2019: A New Service is Using AI to Find Password Sharers

Password sharing is a thing. There’s no denying that. Whether it’s a college campus or family and friends, services like Netflix, Hulu, and others have their content shared all the time.

New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters

New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters

It isn’t a secret that wireless carriers gather a lot of data from phone users on their networks — yes, even iPhones. But a new report sheds light on why that may be a bigger issue than some may have assumed.

AT&T Power Drum Is a 2-in-1 Apple Watch and iPhone Wireless Charger With 3,000mAh Integrated Battery

AT&T Power Drum Is a 2-in-1 Apple Watch and iPhone Wireless Charger With 3,000mAh Integrated Battery

While Apple’s AirPower is nowhere in sight, we have seen quite a few Qi wireless chargers hit the market that can charge the Apple Watch and an iPhone simultaneously. AT&T seems to be working on a similar accessory as per an FCC filing.

AT&T’s Mobile 5G Service Goes Live on December 21

AT&T’s Mobile 5G Service Goes Live on December 21

AT&T has set a date to launch its mobile 5G network, and the good news is that it’s happening this week.

FCC Votes to Classify Text Messages as Information Service, Gives Carriers More Power

FCC Votes to Classify Text Messages as Information Service, Gives Carriers More Power

The Federal Communications Commission has voted this week on a party-line vote to classify text messages in a specific way that will give wireless carriers even more power.

Hulu, AT&T Are Going to Start Running Ads When You Pause Content

Hulu, AT&T Are Going to Start Running Ads When You Pause Content

Once upon a time, paying for a streaming service like Hulu Plus meant actually avoiding ads. Or at least that was the pipe dream, anyway. Nowadays it feels like there are ads for ads, and even Netflix isn’t shy about running ads for its own content while you binge on the platform.

AT&T Will Stop Offering Prorated Credits for Some Services Beginning January 14, 2019

AT&T Will Stop Offering Prorated Credits for Some Services Beginning January 14, 2019

AT&T hasn’t offered a system for prorated credits on its mobile service for quite some time, and now it’s rolling that same policy over to a variety of other services the company offers.

AT&T’s New Streaming Service Will Have Three Different Tiers

AT&T’s New Streaming Service Will Have Three Different Tiers

AT&T is not a stranger to streaming services, as it already has a couple of different direct options, but it plans on launching yet another option in 2019.

AT&T’s New Secure Family App Improves Parental Control Features

AT&T’s New Secure Family App Improves Parental Control Features

Google, Apple, and even Facebook offer up tools to help individuals and families keep tabs on their device and app usage, and even wireless carriers have their own options to do the same thing.