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How to find free Wi-Fi during your holiday travels

Roadside businesses offer free Wi-Fi for the same reasons they offer public restrooms. Here’s how to find it and how to use it.

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Carriers slammed for rejecting smartphone 'kill switch'

The officials have been pushing for a “kill switch” that could render smartphones inoperable after they’re stolen, reducing the incentive for crime.

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Still no smartphone kill switch? Blame the carriers

Samsung emails reveal that the major US carriers vetoed plans to pre-package a kill switch on every phone.

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Report: Verizon could rescue Intel's odd set-top business

Under the direction of a new CEO, Intel seems to be dumping its nascent set-top box business onto Verizon -- which is probably a better fit, anyway.

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Why your Internet service provider wants to nix all-you-can-eat data buffets

As the industry moves toward 'metered' broadband plans, hard-core users will feel the hurt.

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Verizon graciously leaves unlimited data intact for those affected by software glitch

If you ordered a phone this past weekend and were able to hold on to your unlimited data, you're in luck.

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