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August Issue 2 2012

Sales of iPhone boost ACS customers by nearly 3,000

Boosted by sales of the Apple iPhone 4S, Alaska Communications added its most wireless customers in years during the second quarter.

August Issue 2 2012

Google to offer KC ultra-fast Internet for $70/mo.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Google Inc. revealed on July 26 what it will charge for its long-awaited, ultra-fast Internet service in Kansas City: $70 per month.

August Issue 2 2012

MetroPCS starts selling phone with TV tuner

NEW YORK (AP) — In time for the Olympics, MetroPCS is selling the first phone that can receive local TV signals, potentially lending TV stations some relevance in the age of the smartphone.

iPhone appeal dims as Samsung shines August Issue 2 2012

iPhone appeal dims as Samsung shines

NEW YORK (AP) — The once-sexy iPhone is starting to look small and chubby.

Facebook shares sink to new low after 2Q results July Issue 5 2012

Facebook shares sink to new low after 2Q results

Facebook's stock hit a new low Friday after it reported lukewarm second-quarter results and didn't give an outlook for the coming months.

Biologists balance technology, politics and user groups July Issue 5 2012

Biologists balance technology, politics and user groups

Editor’s note: This story is part of an ongoing look into Cook Inlet salmon fishery issues from the Peninsula Clarion. The Clarion will continue to examine fishery management decisions and their effects.

Technology helps train visually impaired July Issue 5 2012

Technology helps train visually impaired

George Rickard drove commercial vehicles for 11 years. Then one day, he could no longer see, and his career came to a halt.

July Issue 4 2012

AT&T smartphone sales fall in 2Q, boosting net

AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it saw declining smartphone sales in the second quarter, leading to the best profitability ever in its wireless arm as it saved on phone subsidies.

July Issue 4 2012

FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion July Issue 4 2012

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion

HAVANA, Ill. (AP) — As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before plunging beneath the surface with splashes resembling tiny geysers.