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Even The FCC Thinks Airplane Electronic Rules Are Bogus

Air travel would be a profoundly dangerous practice if any kid who turned on a Game Boy during takeoff could bring a multimillion dollar jetliner to its fiery doom. The Federal Aviation Administration, which mandates that nice airline stewards must pester you to turn off your electronics, has reluctantly agreed to review the electronics policy in light of increased press attention. Now, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has decided to increase the public pressure in a diplomatically worded...

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Watch Tim Cook in His First TV Interview Since Becoming Apple CEO

It's been about a year since Tim Cook took the helm at Apple, and he has apparently decided now is a good time to start talking to people. Brian Williams got first dibs, interviewing Cook earlier tonight on NBC's Rock Center. More »...

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Apple-HTC settlement unsealed: No “cloned products,” no helping trolls

In advance of today's Apple v. Samsung hearing, Samsung filed a key document it fought hard to acquire—Apple's recent patent settlement with HTC.

 

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Apple Drops 6.4% Due To Volatility And Uncertainty: The iPad Mini Is Out, Now What?

Today, Apple shares fell 6.43 percent to 538.79, which represents a $34.8 billion market cap write-off. Analysts have been looking for reasons for the drop all day long without finding a single one that stands out. They forgot about the long-term perspective...

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Emerging Linux Markets BoP to an Android Beat

 Emerging markets are where it's happening these days in IT, especially in the mobile segment. According to Gartner [1], smartphone sales to emerging markets grew at a 63 percent rate in Q3 compared to 46 percent globally. Not surprisingly, the new wave of mobile Linux platforms [2] like Jolla's MeeGo-based Sailfish OS, Mozilla's Firefox OS, and The Linux Foundation-hosted Tizen, are initially targeting these same, "Bottom of the Pyramid" (BoP) consumers.

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