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Citibank customers take note: Citi’s ties to Saudi royal family to remain intact after Khashoggi link

From Fox Business: Citigroup has no plans to alter its longstanding business ties with the Saudi royal family amid new government reports that its Crown...

Hold Citibank responsible: Citi’s ties to Saudi royal family to remain intact after Khashoggi link

From Fox Business: Citigroup has no plans to alter its longstanding business ties with the Saudi royal family amid new government reports that its Crown...

Verizon customers take note: Fed. Circ. Affirms Verizon Doesn’t Need To Be Named In IPR

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 7:45 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit refused to overturn a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that Samsung...

Who Still Has a Grandfathered Verizon Unlimited Plan?, says Droid Life

From Droid Life: We recently spoke about Verizon’s original unlimited data plan during an episode of the Droid Life Show. We asked quickly if anyone...

Watch out, PayPal. Square just launched its own bank, says KTVZ

From KTVZ: Square, the financial payments firm run by Jack Dorsey, launched an in-house bank that it says will allow it to “operate more nimbly”...

Latest Comcast customer news: Comcast: Pandemic drove peak internet traffic up 32% in 2020

From VentureBeat: Comcast said that peak internet traffic rose 32% in 2020 over pre-pandemic levels, with some markets rising 50% in some markets in March...

Gibson Dunn Gets $600K Fee Award In HomeAway-NYC Spat, according to Law360

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 4:44 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge awarded Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP lawyers roughly $600,000 in...

Expedia headlines: Gibson Dunn Gets 600K Fee Award In HomeAway-NY Dispute

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 4:44 PM EST) --...

Hold Uber responsible: Uber expands driver-led pricing to all of California

From NBC News: OAKLAND, Calif. — Uber on Thursday said...

Uber news: Uber, Lyft Drivers Navigate 1st Circ.’s Arbitration Queries

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 3:54 PM EST) -- Uber and Lyft drivers took their battle for employee status...

With few Black and Hispanic executives, Lyft and Uber face long road to hailing a racially diverse workforce, warns USA TODAY

From USA TODAY: Ride-hailing companies Lyft and Uber face a long road in creating more racial equity at the top...

Latest Uber customer news: Robotics division of Uber’s Postmates spins out into new company

From Reuters: (Reuters) - The robotics unit of Postmates, a delivery startup that ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies acquired last year,...

PayPal News

Watch out, PayPal. Square just launched its own bank, says KTVZ

From KTVZ: Square, the financial payments firm run by Jack Dorsey, launched an in-house bank...

CoinDesk on PayPal: Crypto Derivatives Platform FTX Now Supports Deposits via PayPal

From CoinDesk: Customers of the cryptocurrency derivatives platform FTX can now use PayPal to top...

PayPal Is Moving Aggressively To In-Store Contactless Payments Tapping A $19B Opportunity, warns Forbes

From Forbes: The digital wallet that allows contactless payment is rapidly becoming the payment method...

Fast Company reports PayPal’s Dan Schulman and Peggy Alford on fighting inequality

From Fast Company: Last summer, after the killing of George Floyd and national protests, PayPal...

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Business Insider reports T-Mobile and Sprint’s blended network operations help suppress churn

From Business Insider: T-Mobile announced in its Q2 2020 earnings last week that it ended June with 98.3 million US subscribers, surpassing AT&T to become the second-largest US carrier by subscribers. (Notably, AT&T doesn't include hotspots and car sensors in its figures, which T-Mobile does, per The Wall Street Journal.) Mike Sievert, T-Mobile president and CEO, said in the earnings...

Uber Is Spinning Out Postmates’ Robotics Division Into Its Own Company, warns Gizmodo

From Gizmodo: After acquiring the delivery startup Postmates for $2.65 billion last year, Uber Technologies announced on Tuesday that plans to spin ...

Hold Uber responsible: 1st Circuit told Uber, Lyft drivers not exempt from arbitration

From Reuters: Lawyers for Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc on Tuesday told a 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel that the companies’ drivers...

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Comcast News

Latest Comcast customer news: Comcast: Pandemic drove peak internet traffic up 32% in 2020

From VentureBeat: Comcast said that peak internet traffic rose 32% in 2020 over pre-pandemic levels, with some markets rising 50%...

Top Comcast story from TechNadu: How to Get Paramount Plus on Xfinity in 2021

From TechNadu: Xfinity customers already know the hurdles of getting access to new media streaming services like Disney Plus and...

Ars Technica on Comcast: Comcast reluctantly drops data-cap enforcement in 12 states for rest of 2021

From Ars Technica: Comcast is delaying a plan to enforce its 1.2TB data cap and overage fees in the Northeast...

T-Mobile News

Latest T-Mobile customer news: What T-Mobile 3G CDMA shutdown means for Boost Mobile

From FierceWireless: T-Mobile’s notice to Dish about shutting down its 3G CDMA network in January...

Ars Technica reports T-Mobile promised more jobs after merger, then cut 5,000 jobs instead

From Ars Technica: T-Mobile has cut at least 5,000 jobs since completing its acquisition of...

T-Mobile Promised Its Megamerger Would Create Jobs. It Laid Off 5,000 Workers Instead, according to VICE

From VICE: Two years ago, as T-Mobile was busy ramping up spending at Donald Trump’s...

Verizon News

Verizon customers take note: Fed. Circ. Affirms Verizon Doesn’t Need To Be Named In IPR

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 7:45 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit refused to overturn a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that Samsung...

Who Still Has a Grandfathered Verizon Unlimited Plan?, says Droid Life

From Droid Life: We recently spoke about Verizon’s original unlimited data plan during an episode of the Droid Life Show....

Verizon news: Verizon, Riot Games Expand Partnership With League Of Legends, Valorant Ahead Of Midseason Iceland Events

From Forbes: Verizon VZ and Riot Games announced an expanded, multi-year partnership between the two companies, becoming the official 5G...

Wells Fargo News

Hold Wells Fargo responsible: Gap margins will benefit from headquarters consolidation: Wells Fargo

From MarketWatch: Gap Inc. GPS, +3.26%has announced that it will consolidate its San Francisco headquarters, shutting the Old Navy office...

Hold Wells Fargo responsible: Wells Fargo CEO Scharf’s pay drops nearly 12% in 2020

From Fox Business: Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer Charles Scharf's annual pay fell by about $3 million, or 12%, in...

Wells Fargo headlines: Wells Fargo To Pay $2M To Settle Wage And Hour Class Action

From Law360: Law360 (February 8, 2021, 6:59 PM EST) -- Wells Fargo agreed to pay $2 million to settle a...

AT&T News

Judge Won’t Toss Leasing Dispute Over Dallas AT&T Antenna, according to Law360

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 9:30 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge has...

Top AT&T story from mySanAntonio.com: AT&T México and Tec de Monterrey will support 15 entrepreneurship projects

From mySanAntonio.com: A total of 15 teams of students from various educational institutions in Mexico...

AT&T customers take note: AT&T Wants ‘Baseless’ Station Contract Racial Bias Suit Axed

From Law360: Law360 (March 1, 2021, 9:41 PM EST) -- AT&T and DirecTV say that...

mySanAntonio.com reports Spurs add another feature to their AT&T Center welcome back plan for fans

From mySanAntonio.com: The Spurs have not announced a date for when fans will return to...

Airbnb News

Hold Airbnb responsible: Airbnb announces 70 listings suspended due to party policies

From San Francisco Chronicle: PHOENIX (AP) — A leading short-term rental website says it has...

Airbnb news: Airbnb is making a huge comeback

From CNN: New York (CNN Business)Here's another sign that summer travel is rebounding: Airbnb said...

Airbnb reports surge in demand for local stays, according to The Verge

From The Verge: More people are booking local holidays in the wake of the COVID-19...

Airbnb headlines: Airbnb to tighten control of short-term lets in France

From Reuters: PARIS (Reuters) - Airbnb announced plans on Monday to tighten control of short-term...

DISH Network News

TechNadu reports U.S. Court Awards DISH Network Statutory Damages of $16.8 Million

From TechNadu: DISH Network has done it again, winning an impressive court order that awards...

Latest DISH Network customer news: ADT and DISH Network Partner to Bring Smart Home Security to More Customers

From Telecompetitor: BOCA RATON, Fla., and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2021) – ADT Inc. (NYSE:...

Latest DISH Network customer news: Dish Network profits jump despite loss of 133,000 subscribers

From New York Post: Dish Network, the satellite-TV company led by chairman Charlie Ergen, posted...

Uber News

Uber Is Spinning Out Postmates’ Robotics Division Into Its Own Company, warns Gizmodo

From Gizmodo: After acquiring the delivery startup Postmates for $2.65 billion last year,...

Hold Uber responsible: 1st Circuit told Uber, Lyft drivers not exempt from arbitration

From Reuters: Lawyers for Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc on Tuesday told a 1st...

Hold Uber responsible: Uber expands driver-led pricing to all of California

From NBC News: OAKLAND, Calif. — Uber on Thursday said it would let drivers across...

Uber news: Uber, Lyft Drivers Navigate 1st Circ.’s Arbitration Queries

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 3:54 PM EST) -- Uber and Lyft drivers took...

Chase Bank News

Latest Chase Bank customer news: JPMorgan Chase Defeats Iran Hostage Crisis Class Action

From Law360: Law360 (March 1, 2021, 9:57 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge...

Latest Chase Bank customer news: Doesn’t everyone chase boiled eggs down a hill to pay tribute to the resurrection?

From The Guardian: The wheels fell off my plans for this year’s Lent abstinence within...

Hold Chase Bank responsible: Chase United credit card increased sign-up bonuses: Up to 75,000 miles

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Business Insider reports T-Mobile and Sprint’s blended network operations help suppress churn

From Business Insider: T-Mobile announced in its Q2 2020 earnings last week that it ended June with 98.3 million US subscribers, surpassing AT&T to become...

Judge Won’t Toss Leasing Dispute Over Dallas AT&T Antenna, according to Law360

From Law360: Law360 (March 2, 2021, 9:30 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge has declined to throw out a property owner's suit against an American Tower Corp. unit that...

Uber Is Spinning Out Postmates’ Robotics Division Into Its Own Company, warns Gizmodo

From Gizmodo: After acquiring the delivery startup Postmates for $2.65 billion last year, Uber Technologies announced on Tuesday that plans to spin ...