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6 'Tone-Deaf' Ads That Got Companies in Trouble and Damaged Their Brands
Marketing Bootcamp

6 'Tone-Deaf' Ads That Got Companies in Trouble and Damaged Their Brands

In London, a series of Match.com subway ads rubbed consumers the wrong way, and the ads were pulled. Here are some other companies that made some questionable marketing choices.
Carolyn Sun
Netflix Admits to Lessening Video Quality on Verizon, AT&T Phones
Netflix

Netflix Admits to Lessening Video Quality on Verizon, AT&T Phones

The company said it had been doing this for five years to protect customers from exceeding their mobile data limits.
Looking to Cut Costs, Sprint Slashes 2,500 Jobs
Sprint

Looking to Cut Costs, Sprint Slashes 2,500 Jobs

The wireless carrier has shuttered call centers in Texas, New Mexico, Virginia, and Tennessee.
How Apple's New iPhone Leasing Program Stacks Up Against Contracts From Mobile Carriers
Apple

How Apple's New iPhone Leasing Program Stacks Up Against Contracts From Mobile Carriers

There's a new way to make sure you always have the latest iPhone. Here's how it works.
Geoff Weiss
After Nearly 100 Years in Business, RadioShack Files for Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

After Nearly 100 Years in Business, RadioShack Files for Bankruptcy

Sprint will to take over some stores.
Google Reportedly Preparing to Sell Mobile Phone Plans Directly to Customers
Mobile Phones

Google Reportedly Preparing to Sell Mobile Phone Plans Directly to Customers

To do so, the tech giant apparently has struck deals with Sprint and T-Mobile.
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford
Sprint Shelves Bid for T-Mobile, Calls in New CEO
Mergers and Acquisitions

Sprint Shelves Bid for T-Mobile, Calls in New CEO

After months of languishing in regulatory limbo, a proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is now off.
Geoff Weiss
Here's One Big Reason Mobile Carriers Don't Want a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones
Performance Ignited

Here's One Big Reason Mobile Carriers Don't Want a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones

A new report shows how many billions of dollars companies such as Verizon and AT&T could lose each year if smartphone theft decreases.
Jason Fell
In Push For T-Mobile Takeover, Sprint Owner Calls U.S. Broadband Sluggish, Overpriced
Mobile

In Push For T-Mobile Takeover, Sprint Owner Calls U.S. Broadband Sluggish, Overpriced

Sprint owner Masayoshi Son -- the richest man in Japan -- is lately making the press rounds in America to hype a potential acquisition of T-Mobile.
Geoff Weiss
T-Mobile 'Sticks It' to Competition, Will Cover Early Termination Fees
Technology

T-Mobile 'Sticks It' to Competition, Will Cover Early Termination Fees

The nation's fourth largest carrier is offering up to $650 to customers who terminate their contracts with competing carriers and join T-Mobile's fast-growing network.
Geoff Weiss
After Snapping Up Sprint, SoftBank Sets Sights on T-Mobile
Technology

After Snapping Up Sprint, SoftBank Sets Sights on T-Mobile

The Japanese company is hoping to grow its mobile empire but must overcome antitrust concerns first.
Benjamin Kabin
Technology

Google Takes a Step Forward With Nexus 5 Release

Nexus 5 could lead to more relatively inexpensive unlocked phones and flexible plans to serve them in the U.S. market.
Amy Gahran
Sprint Shareholders Approve $21.6 Billion SoftBank Acquisition
Technology

Sprint Shareholders Approve $21.6 Billion SoftBank Acquisition

A vote on Tuesday ended a contentious takeover battle for the No. 3 U.S. wireless service provider.
Carey Gillam