AT&T Offers Settlement to Some Customers
AT&T has published details about its settlement of a class action lawsuit in the state of New Jersey over early termination fees. Customers who were charged an ETF or had an account with a flat ETF rate between January 1, 1998 and November 4, 2009 can choose to become a part of the class or excluded from the settlement. Terms weren't disclosed.
Typo Settles with BlackBerry, Can No Longer Sell Keyboards
BlackBerry today announced it has settled its legal disputes with Typo, the maker of keyboard accessories for the iPhone. As part of the settlement, Typo agreed it will cease selling keyboards for all devices with screen sizes smaller than 7.9 inches — which effectively puts the company out of business.
AT&T Sidesteps Class-Action Suit Over Throttling
A federal judge sided with AT&T and said consumers suing the carrier over its throttling practices cannot work together as a group. Instead, customers must pursue individual arbitration with the carrier, per their signed user agreements.
Verizon Returns Fire On Contract Buyouts
Verizon today announced a program to buy out the contract and device debt of new customers switching from competitors. Verizon will now pay new customers up to $650 per line to cover competitors' early termination fee (ETF) or outstanding device payments.
Sprint Settles Lawsuit Over Nextel Merger for $131 Million
Sprint today settled a class-action lawsuit regarding its 2005 acquisition of Nextel for $131 million. Investors claim Sprint executives defrauded shareholders by inflating stock and bond prices after Sprint closed its acquisition of Nextel.
Google Debuts Fitness Class Search and Booking Service
Google's new Reserve with Google service makes it possible to find, book, and pay for fitness classes pretty much anywhere in the U.S. Reserve with Google is available to mobile and desktop devices and works together with Google Maps and Google Search to find fitness studios, classes, ratings, rates, and more.
This is retarded...
It's because customers are binded by contracts that these big corporations that you suppor aren't motivated to keep customer...
Even more retarded