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How Phone Companies Are Finally Verifying Caller ID Numbers

Robocalls are a scourge, leaving many people unwilling or afraid to pick up their phone unless they know the caller. If you’re waiting for a job interview or support callback, this is incredibly stressful—but now phone carriers are helping. New Standards Will Unmask Spoofing If you have T-Mobile service and a Galaxy S9, soon you will start seeing “Caller Verified” when calls arrive, if T-Mobile can verify the caller ID matches the real phone number. The Caller Verified message means that the ...
Tags: Crafts, Verizon, Microsoft, Skype, T Mobile, Apple Google, Additionally T Mobile Verizon


T-Mobile 5G rollout: Here is everything you need to know

2019 will be a huge year for T-Mobile. Not only is a merger with Sprint likely, but T-Mobile is also in the midst of building out its next-generation mobile service. Here's everything you need to know about the T-Mobile 5G rollout. The post T-Mobile 5G rollout: Here is everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Sprint, T Mobile, 5g, Emerging Tech, 5GQualcommSponsorship


5G phones make a lot of promises. Here’s what to really expect

There has been a lot of marketing copy expounding the potential benefits of 5G networks, but a lot less on the practical implications of 5G smartphones. There's a reason for that. The post 5G phones make a lot of promises. Here’s what to really expect appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Verizon, Trends, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, 5g, 5G smartphones


5G phones make a lot of promises, but here’s what to really expect

There has been a lot of marketing copy expounding the potential benefits of 5G networks, but a lot less on the practical implications of 5G smartphones. There's a reason for that. The post 5G phones make a lot of promises, but here’s what to really expect appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Verizon, Trends, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, 5g, 5G smartphones


Woman sues T-Mobile after employees allegedly snoop on racy private video (ars technica)

Enlarge / A T-Mobile logo on the window of a retail store in Washington, DC, on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) A New Jersey woman has sued T-Mobile in state court last week for sexual harassment, invasion of privacy, and other counts. She claims that, when she went to trade in her iPhone 7 at a store, two male employees rifled through her photos without her consent. The men allegedly quickly found a private naked video of the woman, referred to in the complaint as...
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Washington Dc, New Jersey, Cyrus Farivar, T Mobile, Ars


Here's why Google Fi is set to gain US subscriptions

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Google lifted the lid on two new updates to its mobile service, Google Fi, in a concerted effort to grow its subscriber base: It plans to enable richer messaging via RCS and faster 4G LTE coverage abroad in 33 countries. Fi is Google’s mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service that offers phone plans that u...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Motorola, US, Samsung, Trends, Mms, Vpn, Lg, Mvno, Pixel, T Mobile, Google Fi, RCS, Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider Intelligence Apps


China lashes out at the US after Huawei got caught in a security firestorm that's getting worse by the day

Chinese tech giant Huawei is having a nightmare week. Huawei is reportedly facing a criminal investigation in the US over suspicions it stole trade secrets, lawmakers are trying to stifle the firm, and it is being blocked from helping build 5G networks. China is lashing out, accusing the US of "McCarthyism" and saying it is "using every possible state apparatus to suppress and block" Chinese tech firms. Reclusive CEO Ren Zhengfei said this week that Huawei has had "no serious security incident...
Tags: Google, Energy, UK, China, Germany, US, America, Trends, Pennsylvania, Rick Perry, New Zealand, University of Oxford, Donald Trump, Huawei, Doj, Wall Street Journal


US reportedly investigates Huawei over alleged theft of trade secrets

A group of U.S lawmakers has introduced new bills that would lead to the ban the sale of US chips and other components to Huawei, ZTE Corp and other Chinese telecommunication companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws. This new proposed law was introduced shortly after the Wall Street Journal reported that federal prosecutors were investigating allegations that Huawei stole trade secrets from T-Mobile U.S. Inc and other U.S. businesses. The report further said that an indict...
Tags: Usa, News, Washington, China, US, Blogging, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, ZTE, U S Department of Justice, T Mobile, Micron Technology, Jinhua, Tappy, T Mobile U S Inc, Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd


T-Mobile CEO John Legere Sure Loves Trump's Hotels Now, and Boy, What a Coincidence That Is

T-Mobile is still cruising towards a $26 billion merger with Sprint, a deal that would combine the third- and fourth-biggest wireless carriers in the U.S. into one massive company. And after the deal was announced in April 2018, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, T-Mobile executives quickly grew fond of a D.C.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Washington Post, Sprint, Telecoms, Mergers, Antitrust, Donald Trump, Trump, John Legere, T Mobile, Coincidences, Tech Policy, Emoluments, T Mobilesprint Merger


T-Mobile CEO’s Twitter war with Trump ended the moment the Sprint merger was announced

Back when he and a not-yet-president Donald Trump were feuding on Twitter, T-Mobile CEO John Legere very publicly bashed the quality of Trump's hotel in New York City. It was a Twitter spat in which both men were taking shots at each other's businesses, with Trump carping in a tweet about the quality of T-Mobile's service. Legere shot back with a tweet promising to immediately check out of Trump's property and gushed: "Now I don't have to watch tv with the 1st 9 channels bein...
Tags: Post, News, Washington Post, White House, New York City, Washington Dc, Sprint, Dc, Donald Trump, Trump, John Legere, Eric, T Mobile, Corey Lewandowski, Legere, Department of Justice Legere


Report: Feds Are Preparing Trade Theft Case Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei

Federal prosecutors “are pursuing a criminal investigation” of Chinese tech giant Huawei for allegedly stealing the trade secrets of U.S. firms, with the case in part based on allegations raised in civil lawsuits, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Spying, Law Enforcement, Espionage, Intellectual Property, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, T Mobile, IP Theft, Chinese Tech Giant Huawei


Huawei reportedly target of U.S. criminal probe for trade secrets theft

The investigation is tied to civil suits filed against the Chinese telecom giant, including a 2017 case in which Huawei was found liable for stealing technology from Bellevue-based T-Mobile, a person close to the matter said.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Bellevue, Huawei, T Mobile, Nation & World Politics


Huawei under U.S. criminal investigation for alleged theft of trade secrets from T-Mobile, other tech companies

China’s Huawei is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation in which federal prosecutors say the Chinese tech company stole trade secrets from U.S. business partners including technology behind a robotic device T-Mobile used to test smartphones, called “Tappy.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the investigation stemmed from various civil lawsuits against Huawei, including the one involving T-Mobile's Tappy. In Seattle, a jury agreed that Huawei was liable for misappropriation of the ...
Tags: Post, Technology, News, China, Tech, T Mobile, Seattle, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, WSJ, Bellevue Washington, Picks, Tappy, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ZTE Corp


U.S. will reportedly seek criminal case against Huawei for stealing tech secrets

According to a , U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing a criminal indictment against Huawei stealing trade secrets. The report, which cites sources with knowledge of the indictment, specifically mentions Huawei’s actions surrounding a T-Mobile smartphone testing tool known as “Tappy.” The report notes that the current investigation is far enough along that an indictment may come soon. This isn’t the first we’ve heard of Tappy. In 2014, T-Mobile sued Huawei for allegedly gaining access to a com...
Tags: Travel, Apple, TC, Mobile, Business, Samsung, Smartphone, Canada, T-mobile, The Wall Street Journal, Seattle, Huawei, Mobile Device, Meng, Tappy, Trump Administration


Huawei Is Target of U.S. Criminal Probe for Trade Secrets Theft

The investigation is tied to civil suits filed against the Chinese telecommunications giant, including a case in which a federal jury in Seattle in 2017 found Hauwei liable for the theft of T-Mobile’s robotic technology, said the person, who asked not to be named because the matter isn’t public. The investigation is at an advanced stage, and an indictment could come soon, according to the person familiar with the matter.
Tags: Science, Seattle, Huawei, T Mobile, Hauwei


US will reportedly seek criminal case against Huawei for stealing tech secrets

According to a , U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing a criminal indictment against Huawei for stealing trade secrets. The report, which cites sources with knowledge of the indictment, specifically mentions Huawei’s actions surrounding a T-Mobile smartphone testing tool known as “Tappy.” The report notes that the current investigation is far enough along that an indictment may come soon. This isn’t the first we’ve heard of Tappy. In 2014, T-Mobile sued Huawei for allegedly gaining access to a...
Tags: Apple, TC, Mobile, Business, US, Samsung, Tech, Smartphone, Canada, T-mobile, The Wall Street Journal, Seattle, Huawei, Mobile Device, Meng, Tappy


Federal prosecutors are leading a criminal investigation into Huawei and allegations that it stole trade secrets from US companies

Federal prosecutors are investigating the Chinese electronics giant  Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from US companies, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Wednesday.  One such incident includes Huawei supposedly stealing robotic technology that T-Mobile uses to test its smartphones, according to the report.  The report says that the investigation is advanced and may soon lead to an indictment. Federal prosecutors are investigating  Chinese electronics giant  Hu...
Tags: Washington, China, US, Trends, Iran, Beijing, Canada, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, T Mobile, Bellevue Washington


Washington Post: T-Mobile executives stayed at Trump's DC hotel after announcing merger needing administration's approval

A day after telecom giant T-Mobile announced a $26 billion merger with rival Sprint, nine of T-Mobile's top executives — including its CEO John Legere -- checked into President Donald Trump's Washington hotel, according to internal VIP arrivals lists obtained by The Washington Post.
Tags: Washington Post, Washington, Cnn, Sprint, Dc, Donald Trump, Trump, John Legere, T Mobile


T-Mobile executives stayed at Trump hotel often while seeking approval on megadeal

Countries, interest groups and companies like T-Mobile — whose future will be shaped by the administration's choices — are free to stop at both and pay the president's company while also meeting with officials in his government. Such visits raise questions about whether patronizing Trump's private business is viewed as a way to influence public policy, critics said.
Tags: Business, News, Trump, Local Business, T Mobile, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


QUICK ENDING! T-Mobile Tuesdays Week #137 Sweepstakes (Trip) 1/16 2PP13+

T-Mobile has your chance to win a trip for two to Miami, Florida, to attend Premio Lo Nuestro Note: Please copy and paste to enter. This sweepstakes disqualifies entries coming from a sweepstakes... Click to read more...
Tags: Frugality, T Mobile, Miami Florida, Premio Lo Nuestro, Ending in January, Quick Ending, Trips & Travel Prizes, Multi Entry Limit, Twitter Sweeps


The Worst Pain in the World, Bendable Phones, and Joshua Tree: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Ten hut, Gizmodo readers! Do you have a New Year’s Resolution you should be working on? Do not answer that rhetorical question, because yours are the feeble dreams of weaklings and mine is to whip this sorry, good-for-nothing blog audience squad into shape!Read more...
Tags: Food, Gadgets, Comics, Astronomy, TV, Science, Technology, Privacy, Syfy, Ces, Glass, Surveillance, Physics, Birds, International Space Station, Ocean


House Committee Calls for Emergency FCC Briefing After Damning Report of Phone Location Data Abuse

Responding to reports this week of unlicensed use of consumer phone location data, House Democrats have moved to call for an emergency staff briefing with the Federal Communications Commission to gauge its progress on addressing an issue that first surfaced eight months ago.Read more...
Tags: Science, House, Federal Communications Commission, T Mobile, Location Data, Principals Office, House Committee Calls for Emergency FCC


Phone Companies Pinky Swear They'll Stop Selling Your Location Data, For Real This Time

Last May, T-Mobile promised to stop selling its subscribers’ location data after reports surfaced that it was being funneled to law enforcement officers who’d otherwise need a warrant to get it. But that hasn’t happened so far.Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, Sprint, Att, T Mobile, Where Im At


T-Mobile Is First Out the Gate With This Spam-Fighting Caller Verification Tech

As recent industry reports show that nearly half of U.S. calls this year could be scams, there’s finally a glimmer of hope. A major carrier has begun to deploy one of the most effective tools at fighting the plague of illegal calls—but so far, it works on just a single phone model.Read more...
Tags: Science, Robocalls, T Mobile, Spam Calls


Californians may get a break on their mobile bills after tax is struck down in court

Californians have a lot to enjoy — great weather, big waves, solid microbreweries, and of course extremely high taxes on prepaid mobile service. But this controversial last feature is being adjusted after a judge found at least part of the state’s Mobile Telephony Surcharge to be unconstitutional. As a result, bills could shrink by a couple bucks starting this month. The tax, which funds various local services like 911 and so on, was raised in 2016 and depending on various factors could be aroun...
Tags: Mobile, Fcc, California, Government, Tech, T Mobile, MetroPCS


Why the hell do we continue to believe the carriers' promises to respect our privacy?

There have been several attempts to force the US telcoms industry to respect our privacy: to stop our ISPs from spying on us and selling our usage data to marketers, to stop the mobile carriers from spying on our location and selling the data to marketers (and, it turns out, stalkers and bounty hunters), and every attempt has fizzled, as telcoms lobbyists and telcoms-funded lawmakers have sold us out, saying that the privacy rules are unnecessary because the carriers wouldn't do anything too sk...
Tags: Post, News, Regulatory Capture, Telcoms, US, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, Karl Bode, Broken Promises, Location Privacy, Karl Bode Motherboard, The Un-truthful Ceo


Report of Bounty Hunters Buying Phone Location Data Leaves U.S. Senators Seething

Senate Democrats called on federal agencies Wednesday to investigate the practice by major telecommunications companies of selling location data generated by subscribers’ mobile devices following an undercover investigation by a security reporter that shed new light on a black market trade.Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, Senate, Surveillance, T Mobile, You Are The Product


Sprint Free Year of Unlimited Data Promo: Get Free Service Through March 31st, 2020

Offer extended! Bring your existing AT&T or Verizon phone over to Sprint and get free unlimited data through March 31st, 2020. Sprint has an unadvertised “secret” promotion (no TV, radio, newspaper ads, not even mentioned on front page of website) that is only available online to new customers who use the right link. If you sign up at the special link HERE, bring over your own eligible smartphone, and port-in your phone number, Sprint will give you a free year of unlimited talk, text, an...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Marketing, Sprint, Htc, Google Nexus, T Mobile, Google Pixel, Deals & Offers, Verizon AT T and T Mobile, VIVO S Essential Phone Google Nexus, Verizon AT T and T Mobile Prepaid, Sprint Global Roaming