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Today in Tech: Why I hate Verizon's iPhone, Yahoo selling Delicious

March 18, 2011: 5:00 AM ET

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  • Jonathan Geller of Boy Genius Report documents his tortured experience switching from AT&T's iPhone to Verizon's. Now before readers accuse Geller of being anti-Big Red, bear in mind he's been dreaming about the Verizon iPhone for the last three years. But the reality of his situation kicked in once he made the switch: dropped calls in Connecticut, slow 2G data speeds, and of course, the inability to juggle Internet usage while making calls. Check out his essay , and feel free to sound off about your own Verizon iPhone experiences -- or Verizon Wireless experiences in general -- in the comments below. (Boy Genius Report)
  • Yahoo is reportedly close to selling off beloved bookmarking site Delicious for between $1 million and $2 million to an unspecified company. (Business Insider)
  • The New York Times made some news of its own yesterday with the announcement of a new web pay system, or paywall, that goes up stateside March 28. People who want to read more than 20 articles a month and aren't subscribers will have to choose one of three packages: $15 every four weeks for access to the Web site and a mobile phone app (or $195 for a full year), $20 for Web access and the iPad app ($260 a year), or $35 for an all-access plan ($455 a year). (New York Times) More
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