May 7, 2010 – Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:
Safe Playboy?: Playboy is set to become safe for work. The storied men’s magazine will launch “The Smoking Jacket,” more in the vein of Maxim and Esquire than Playboy. Now you can authoritatively say, you only read it for the articles.
FCC Takes Charge: The FCC wants to reclassify the Internet so it can treat it like it treats phone companies. This is in direct response to a court ruling that said the FCC lacked the authority to enforce the principles of Net Neutrality. Are you wondering what all this means? So is everyone else.
AT&T Keeps iPhone Until 2011: Apple’s exclusive iPhone deal with AT&T has been extended until 2011. Sources say the extension is required because of the way AT&T and Apple have handled the 3G iPad offering. In any event, this will absolutely delay the rumored Verizon iPhone by at least six months.
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