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US carriers band together to end premium SMS reign of scams

Some major US carriers, which include AT&T and T-Mobile, today announced their commitment to stop scammers in their tracks who utilize their networks' premium SMS services for less than honorable purposes. Though it will take some time to fully implement, this is the first step in ending scams that have robbed customers of varying amounts of money in the past years, some reaching even $10 a month.

T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom helps small companies with security

Deutsche Telekom, parent company of T-Mobile, has some interesting plans for the Internet. At a conference on Monday, the company announced that they will launch a secure service for smaller companies who can’t afford the high cost of security. For a low monthly service fee, small companies will gain access to a secure server meant for local Internet traffic. All security will be handled by Deutsche Telekom, leaving little variation for cost to those who subscribe to the service.

Moto X Moto Maker no longer an AT&T exclusive

Putting an end to the rumors and early sightings, Motorola has opened up the Moto Maker customizations for all four major US carriers this morning. Or in other words, customers outside of AT&T are now able to move forward and purchase a customized Moto X. Otherwise, the Moto X is priced at $99.99 on a two-year agreement and at the moment, the Moto Maker site is reflecting an estimated delivery of four days.