Microsoft has announced, rather quietly, that the free Xbox Music streaming service will bite the dust on December 1st. This service allowed subscribers to stream unlimited music for the first six months after which they were limited to 10 hours of streaming per month, along with advertisements being played at regular intervals.
Carriers are battling it out these days over family plans and Sprint today announced a new offering that may entice low-end data users. For $20 the carrier is now offering 1GB of share data allowance with the Sprint Family Share Pack. The third largest wireless carrier unders its rivals Verizon and AT&T with this latest offering, since the former only offers 500MB data at this price and the latter only 300MB.