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Fire Island turbines online, begin powering Southcentral September Issue 5 2012

Fire Island turbines online, begin powering Southcentral

ANCHORAGE (AP) — All 11 wind turbines on Fire Island are now generating power for Southcentral Alaska. Officials at Cook Inlet Region Incorporated say they’ve been testing the turbines and transmission lines for nearly a month now. And Sept. 24 it became official — all of them are feeding into the grid.

35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars September Issue 4 2012

35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars.

September Issue 4 2012

New DNA encyclopedia shows complex inner workings

NEW YORK (AP) — A colossal international effort has yielded the first comprehensive look at how our DNA works, an encyclopedia of information that will rewrite the textbooks and offer new insights into the biology of disease.

Apple: Thinner, lighter, faster iPhone 5 in stores Sept. 21 September Issue 3 2012

Apple: Thinner, lighter, faster iPhone 5 in stores Sept. 21

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says the new iPhone 5 will be in stores in the U.S. and several other countries on Sept. 21.

September Issue 3 2012

Faster wireless networks roll out as AT&T turns on 4G LTE

Several years of telecommunications upgrades are paying off for Alaska and AT&T is the latest to announce faster service.

September Issue 2 2012

Apple: iPhone 5 in stores Sept. 21

Apple says the new iPhone 5 will be in stores in the U.S. and several other countries on Sept. 21.

September Issue 2 2012

Intel warns 3Q revenue will drop on PC weakness

Intel's sales are falling at a rate that blindsided the chip-maker's management, amplifying Wall Street's worries about the slumping personal computer market and the frail economy.

September Issue 2 2012

AT&T activates 4G LTE network in Anchorage

AT&T announced Sept. 6 that the company has turned on its 4G LTE network in Anchorage.

September Issue 2 2012

HP, Dell: PC makers in desperate need of a reboot

Hewlett-Packard Co. used to be known as a place where innovative thinkers flocked to work on great ideas that opened new frontiers in technology. These days, HP is looking behind the times.

$1B patent verdict could corner market September Issue 2 2012

$1B patent verdict could corner market

It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.’s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry?