TechFast: Facebook Backtracks, Sprint Adds $10 For Data, Roku’s A La Carte Cable

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Good morning. Here are some of today’s top tech stories. We’ll cover a few of these throughout the day but feel free to get a head start.

Facebook Suspends Phone & Address Sharing Feature

Link: ReadWriteWeb

Facebook has acknowledged that people may not want third-party applications built upon the popular social network’s platform to have access to its users’ home addresses and phone numbers.

iPad 2 Rumor Roundup

Link: CrunchGear

Take a look at just about every iPad 2 rumor that’s out there on the internet and the likelihood of each feature making it into Apple’s next big thing.

Exclusive: Roku Lands Its First Cable Channel


Paying a la carte for only the cable channels you actually want to watch? Outrageous! One cable channel’s doing it already, though. WealthTV will offer its live feed plus content on demand to Roku owners for $3 per month.

Sprint: Smartphone Users Need to Pay $10 More

Link: PhoneScoop

Sprint’s aggressive "Simply Everything" pricing may have gained the recently-beleaguered cell company a fair amount of new subscribers, but it appears data consumption by its smartphone users has been even more aggressive. Starting January 30th, new smartphone owners will pay $10 more per month.

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