AT&T Inc. has added a new monthly administrative fee of 61 cents to the bills of all of its contract wireless lines as of May 1, a move that could bring in more than a half-billion dollars in annual revenue to the telecom giant.
The line for the iPad 2 at Apple’s White Plains, N.Y., store stretched around the third level of the mall. The line blocked restaurants, Anthropologie and Brooks Brothers stores. Security guards had to keep the escalator exits clear.
Meanwhile, the nation’s banks are getting attention by covertly raising fees charged to customers who use their automated teller machines: a whopping $5 in some cases.
Cyber Monday reached a record-breaking level this year with more than $1 billion dollars spent online, making it the heaviest U.S. online shopping day ever. And that includes the intangibles in our lives that you can’t touch or feel, and can’t ship in a box, like e-books and music and virtual goods.
Two weeks ago, the BlackBerry Messenger lookalike was banned by Research In Motion from its app store, and now the company is sending a more serious message by filing a lawsuit against Waterloo, Ontario-based Kik, claiming patent infringement.
Welcome to the grand opening of eMoney.
I’m Tricia Duryee, one of the latest additions to All Things Digital. You may know me from the three years I spent at mocoNews, where I wrote about the mobile industry, or before that, as a technology reporter at the Seattle Times.
Going forward, I’ll write about e-commerce and gaming.