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Dominant communications corporations are preventing innovation and economic growth.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more — free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad.
NEW YORK (AP) — The organization in charge of creating additional Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" is killing a much-criticized Web-based system set up to help decide the order in which it will review proposals.
Military video games are generally so gung-ho about combat they might as well be recruiting posters for the armed forces. There isn't much time for rumination when you're racking up the kill streaks and body counts — you have to assume the cause you're fighting for is just. Kill 'em all and let God sort 'em out.
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Parents need to hold scientists up as role models
TORONTO (AP) — Research In Motion will provide an update on upcoming layoffs and may possibly reveal more details about the new BlackBerry 10 when it releases quarterly financial results after the market closes Thursday.
TOKYO (AP) — The record 9,000 shareholders that packed Sony's annual meeting was no cause for celebration. After four years of losses and a halving of the share price, some angry investors doubt even a new CEO can pull the entertainment and electronics giant out of its slump.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo is teaming up with radio station giant Clear Channel, expanding on its strategy to offer exclusive content to counter Facebook and Google in the competition for Internet advertising dollars.