Cricket Wireless is launching a new unlimited plan for talk, text and data for one smartphone line for $70 a month starting on April 17. The no-contract carrier is also offering a $100 bill credit for people who switch from T-Mobile to Cricket.
Apple has hired Cynthia Hogan to take charge of its Washington, D.C. office. Hogan previously worked as a lobbyist for the National Football League and was a former aide to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.
A new report claims that Apple's upcoming research and development facility in Yokohama, Japan has been delayed. The building, which was scheduled to open in late 2016, will now reportedly open in March 2017.
Verizon Wireless has a new promotion where it will offer three free months of the HBO Now streaming TV service for new customers that witch from a previous carrier, along with current customers who add a new line or upgrade.
Microsoft is rolling out an update to its Outlook app on the iPhone and iPad that adds support for third-party Calendar Apps. The first such apps add content from Facebook, Evernote and Wunderlist to an Outlook calendar.
Facebook Messenger is now being accessed by 900 million monthly users. The company also says it is rolling out new Snapchat-like connection features that will allow users to connect quickly to others with their phones.
Fullscreen, which began as a YouTube content company, will launch its own separate video streaming subscription service on April 26. The service, which will offer iOS and Android apps, will be priced at $4.99 a month and offer a mix of older TV shows and movies with original content.