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EFF: Trust Twitter--but not Apple or Verizon--to protect your privacy

Twitter and Internet service provider Sonic.net scored a perfect six in the third annual Electronic Frontier Foundation “Who Has Your Back?” report.

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U.S. carriers set up warnings to prevent 'bill shock'

U.S. mobile operators will warn subscribers when they're heading toward a big bill, after most carriers agreed to send email or text alerts when users are about to exceed their monthly usage limits or start using international roaming.

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AT&T looks to Wi-Fi for international roaming

AT&T's addition of Boingo Wireless Wi-Fi hotspots to its international roaming coverage may point toward the future of mobile data across borders.

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HD voice calling headed to AT&T's LTE network this year

AT&T plans to introduce HD voice calls later this year, following in the footsteps of Sprint and T-Mobile tentative efforts. Is a cleaner, crisper-sounding future on the horizon?

Current AT&T iPhone 5 will work on T-Mobile LTE, HSPA+ 21 networks

The current iPhone 5 used on AT&T's network is compatible with some, but not all, of T-Mobile's networks. A version of the smartphone with broader support is due out next month.

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AT&T adds extravagant new shared-data plans, data-only options

If you want a massive mobile data plan and don't mind paying gobs of money for it, AT&T is now happy to oblige.

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AT&T promises no phone unlocking worries for customers

In a blog post on the carrier's website, an AT&T executive said that it's company policy to unlock devices if customers have met the terms of their service agreements.

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Slow but steady: How the iPhone is changing the phone industry

It took six years, but the cell phone industry is starting to undergo a sea change--and Dan Moren thinks at least part of that can be laid at the feet of the iPhone.

AT&T to buy Alltel for $780 million

The parent company of Alltel, a mobile telephone network serving rural customers in six states, has agreed to sell the business to AT&T for about US$780 million, Atlantic Tele-Network announced Tuesday.

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AT&T expands FaceTime over cellular support

Now, nearly all AT&T customers using FaceTime-capable iOS devices can complete their video calls over that company's cellular network.