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Girl Uses iPod To Avert Being Kidnapped

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Girl Uses iPod To Avert Being Kidnapped A 12-year-old Delaware girl avoided a kidnapper by pretending she iPod was on an iPhone. The girl was waiting outside of her middle school for a ride, when a man in a white van pulled up and commanded she get in the van. The potential kidnapper immediately fled […]

Apple Is Suing Motorola

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Apple Is Suing Motorola Apple is suing Motorola for infringing upon three of its iPhone patents. Apple claims that Motorola’s Droid uses Apple’s touchscreen software and other display technologies. According to Apple, Motorola’s activities “have caused and will continue to cause Apple irreparable harm.” AOL Redesigns Its Homepage AOL has redesigned its homepage in hopes […]

Verizon Settles With The FCC

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Verizon Settles With The FCC An FCC investigation found that Verizon Wireless was unfairly charging customers, who didn’t have data plans, for accidently accessing the web on their phones. Verizon has agreed to pay $25 million to the federal government and $52 million to the 15 million customers who received the charges. This is the […]

Myspace Gets Redesigned

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Myspace Gets Redesigned Myspace is hoping a website redesign will help make the site more relevant in the social-networking world. The new site features video sharing, music and games. News Corp purchased the site in 2005 for $580 million and has struggled ever since to compete with Facebook. Want An White iPhone 4? The release […]

U.S. Army To Arm Troops, With Smartphones

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U.S. Army To Arm Troops, With Smartphones The U.S. Army wants to better equip troops, with the help of smartphones. The Army’s Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program is being developed to help provide ground troops with better information. One of the goals is to stream video surveillance taken from the air directly to a […]