Coinstar CEO Hints At Anti-Netflix Content Strategy For...
"I saw what Netflix was doing and thought, 'They could hit some speed bumps because they're paying big, big dollars for content and hoping the subscribers will come,'" recalls Paul Davis.Davis is the CEO of Coinstar, the self-service retail giant that's the parent company of Redbox, the kiosk-based
AT&T Developing Tech To Help Parents Keep Teenagers From...
By now, you're likely aware of some of the repercussions that come with shooting an innocent text to a friend while being behind the wheel. Well, in an effort to keep these unfortunate accidents from ever occurring, the AT&T Foundry's been hard at work, hoping to come up with solutions to help with
Android Loses Ground, Apple's IPhone Takes 33% Of US...
Domestic shipments of Android-based smartphones declined year over year in the second quarter, while Apple saw its iPhone sales grow by 2 million units. The latest data from Strategy Analytics, released on Monday, reveals that Android's share of smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2012 was
Verizon Wireless To Scrap Unlimited Plans For 4G Users
Explore news, videos, and much more based on what your friends are reading and watching. Publish your own activity and retain full control.NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Wireless is planning to force customers to give up their unlimited data plans when they move to its high-speed wireless service, a
Verizon 5 Year Annualized Default Risk 0.07%, Down 0.04% This...
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Should You Buy Netflix And Zynga Before They Die? | Benzinga
For all its mistakes in 2011, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is still the leader of video streaming. It is still the leader of DVD rentals. And in the hearts and minds of many consumers, Netflix is still the king of entertainment.In fact, despite the hundreds of thousands of consumers who abandoned the
Why AT&T And Verizon Are Rooting For Windows Phone
In recent weeks, the two big American carriers, AT&T and Verizon, have been talking big about Microsoft's Windows Phone software. AT&T has been hurling loads of money at marketing Nokia's Lumia 900, a smartphone that runs on the Windows phone operating system. And now Verizon, too, has
These Are The Prices AT&T, Verizon And Sprint Charge For...
If Americans aren’t disturbed by phone carriers’ practices of handing over cell phone users’ personal data to law enforcement en masse–in many cases without a warrant–we might at least be interested to learn just how much that service is costing us in tax dollars:
Among Teen Drivers, Girls Twice As Likely To Text While Driving
The research also found teens talking on cell phones, conversing loudly and engaging in unsafe horseplay whenever several teenagers were together in a car unsupervised by adults."Cell phones, texting, personal grooming, and reaching for things in the car were among the most common distracting
Has Facebook Been Reading Your Text Messages?
Let's take a healthy sodium-dose here, but London's Sunday Times is alleging that Facebook has admitted to reading users' text messages. People at Facebook supposedly read the private SMS messages of users who downloaded the Facebook app on their smartphones.This was allegedly in preparation for
AT&T Cuts CEO Pay By $2M Over Failed T-Mobile Buyout
AT&T's board of directors has reportedly moved to slash CEO Randall Stephenson's 2011 compensation by more than $2 million due to the executive's role in the unsuccessful attempt to acquire competitor T-Mobile. The board decided to reduce Stephenson's cash bonus by 25 percent, while his stock
Why Most People Say They're Addicted To The Internet...
If so, you’re not alone. Some 61% of people feel addicted to the Internet and are unable to quit browsing, according to an informal survey.Opinion pollster SodaHead surveyed 602 visitors to its site Feb. 16. about whether they experience Internet addiction, and found that many people are
Google Fiber Just Got Better? Big G Asks For Permission To...
Here we thought the citizens of Kansas City couldn't get any more fortunate after being chosen by Google to get a fiber optic gigabit network. Turns out, Google Fiber may be bringing more than just web access, as the company has asked the state of Missouri to allow it to deliver video services as we
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