The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, takes a trip. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.
AT&T launched a new unlimited data plan less than two weeks ago, but with more competitive options available from Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, it revamped its plans. Starting Thursday, new and existing AT&T customers can choose from two new plans: Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice.
Apple iCloud users beware: scammers have come up with another way to target you. Scammers are calling unsuspecting victims and saying that the call recipient’s iCloud account has been hacked, according to Daily Beast senior editor Michael Weiss.
A skipper has been fined £3,000 after he set sail in his Second World War boat with just an iPad to navigate – and promptly crashed into a ferry when the wifi connection dropped.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality regulations that require broadband providers to inform customers about their network management practices. The Republican-controlled FCC on Thursday suspended the net neutrality transparency requirements for broadband providers with fewer than 250,000 subscribers. Critics called the decision anti-consumer.
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, says in an interview that his firm purchased around 120 million Apple shares just in 2017, with a total value of more than $17 billion.