Archive: 03/19/2012

Empowered citizens or hopeful bystanders?

The new political appetite for 'localism' in town planning has triggered anxiety within local communities and amongst those charged with making it work, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research ...

Mar 19, 2012
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Apple's dividend heralds 'changing of the guard'

What would Steve have done? It's a question that Apple CEO Tim Cook can't escape. From the naming of the new iPad to his choice of clothing at public events, company-watchers parse Cook's every move, looking ...

Mar 19, 2012
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Artist hits back at critics after Apple firestorm

(AP) -- Mike Daisey, the performer forced to admit that he made up parts of his one-man show that purported to expose horrific working conditions in Chinese factories where iPads and iPhones are assembled, ...

Mar 19, 2012
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Airline passengers may get a break on electronics

The government is taking a tentative step toward making it easier for airlines to allow passengers to use personal electronic devices such as tablets, e-readers and music players during takeoffs and landings.

Mar 19, 2012
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LightSquared tries to revive broadband network

A Virginia company is trying to revive its plan for a national high-speed wireless network, arguing that it can address federal regulators' concerns over interference with GPS devices.

Mar 19, 2012
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Czechs to auction 4G mobile frequencies

Czech telecommunications regulators (CTU) announced Monday their intention to auction 4G mobile telephony frequencies and that a fourth mobile operator could enter the Czech market.

Mar 19, 2012
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