AT&T, Mobile Cramming Charges, $105 Million Settlement

AT&T Pays $105 Million to Settle Mobile Cramming Charges | Re/code: "AT&T agreed to pay $105 million to settle claims that it allowed third-party companies to bill subscribers for millions of dollars in unauthorized charges, federal and state law enforcement officials announced Wednesday."

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Motorola, What Happened

What Happened to Motorola | Chicago magazine | September 2014: "...The Indian-born, U.K.-educated engineer walked into a marketing organization that seemed completely disconnected from what was happening in the market. “On my second day at Motorola in August 2008,” says Jha, “I did a portfolio review of all the company’s phones. I sat for three hours and looked at everything, flabbergasted. There were no smartphones.” Jha called a meeting of the engineers to see how current they were. “I was told that Motorola actually developed and patented a lot of the stuff the company’s phones didn’t have,” he says. “The company was the first with a QWERTY keypad, with color screens, with 3G and touch.” But few Motorola phones had any of those features...."
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