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July Issue 2 2012

Review: Wireless speakers great fit for phone use

ATLANTA (AP) — Diminutive wireless speakers are filling the shelves at electronics stores. They’re proving to be the ideal accessory for people who listen to the bulk of their music on mobile phones.

Samsung, LG bet on new display to revive TV sales July Issue 2 2012

Samsung, LG bet on new display to revive TV sales

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean TV manufacturers are making billion-dollar bets on a new display technology that promises an even thinner screen and imagery of eye-popping clarity. It might prove to be a costly last gasp of innovation from an industry finding it harder to excite consumers wowed by smartphones and tablets.

CIRI Fire Island wind farm nearing completion July Issue 1 2012

CIRI Fire Island wind farm nearing completion

After more than a decade of planning, the Cook Inlet Region Inc. wind project for Fire Island is close to powering up.

Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule June Issue 4 2012

Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule

Hackers broke into computers at hotel giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp. three times in two years and stole credit card information belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers. Wyndham didn't report the break-in in corporate filings even though the Securities and Exchange Commission wants companies to inform investors of cybercrimes.

June Issue 4 2012

T-Mobile USA to buy, swap spectrum with Verizon

Verizon Wireless on Monday said that it has agreed to sell some wireless spectrum rights to T-Mobile USA and swap others, in a continuing quest to get regulators to approve a bigger spectrum deal it has worked out with a consortium of cable companies and another wireless carrier.

SimplySocial entrepreneurs test marketing in Alaska June Issue 4 2012

SimplySocial entrepreneurs test marketing in Alaska

Alaskan technology entrepreneur Tyler Arnold and two partners based in Europe have formed a new company, SimplySocial, and rolled out new software that helps businesses more easily use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for marketing.

Microsoft's long and tortured history in tablets June Issue 3 2012

Microsoft's long and tortured history in tablets

For decades, the tablet computer was like a mirage in the technology industry: a great idea, seemingly reachable on the horizon, that disappointed as hopeful companies got closer. Microsoft has experienced this cycle of hope and disappointment many times.

New Internet suffix bids include '.lol,' 'bank.' June Issue 2 2012

New Internet suffix bids include '.lol,' 'bank.'

If Google has its way, people won't need "Google.com" to do searches. They can simply go to ".Google."

Apple expected to show fresh software, new Macs June Issue 2 2012

Apple expected to show fresh software, new Macs

Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to show off new iPhone software, updated Mac computers and provide more details on future releases of Mac software when he kicks off the company's annual conference for software developers on Monday.

June Issue 2 2012

GCI, Alaska Communications team up on wireless network

In a bold move announced the morning of June 5, Alaska’s largest state-based telecoms announced they are teaming up to create a single network that will reach 95 percent of the population and create a customer base of about 257,000.