Archive: 01/14/2013

Looking Sharp at the Consumer Electronics Show

Sharp is not a powerhouse electronics company. It was reported this fall to be on the edge of bankruptcy. But even when financially healthy, it has played second or third fiddle, first to Sony and now to Samsung. But among ...

Jan 14, 2013
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Former Nortel execs acquitted of fraud

A Canadian court on Monday acquitted three top executives of former high-flying telecom company Nortel accused of defrauding the now-defunct firm, citing a lack of evidence.

Jan 14, 2013
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Obama team launches inaugural mobile app

Organizers unveiled the first-ever smartphone app for a US presidential inauguration on Monday, allowing users to track Barack Obama's swearing in, sign up for events and check maps for the closest toilets.

Jan 14, 2013
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Will iPads revolutionize in-flight entertainment?

Paul Tamburelli prefers flying United Airlines or British Airways when traveling internationally. It's not just because of the price and schedule. Tamburelli, a vice president of government relations for a Phoenix company, ...

Jan 14, 2013
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Swartz' suicide fuels debate over computer crime

(AP)—Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz, who was found dead in his New York apartment Friday, struggled for years against a legal system that he felt had not caught up to the information age. Federal ...

Jan 14, 2013
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