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Telecom

If you're an Apple fan who has been waiting for the iPhone -- or at least an "official" version of the iPhone -- for lo, these many months, your heart probably leaped at the word from Rogers Communications supremo Ted Rogers this morning that he has signed a deal with Apple to launch a maple-flavoured…

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I've been watching the "undersea cable-cut conspiracy" gathering steam over the past few days, and it's almost comical to see some of the hoops people will jump through to suggest -- with all kinds of provisos and assurances, of course -- that there is something mysterious going on. So I'm glad to see that saner…

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As several outlets are reporting, HBO plans to launch a trial project called HBO On Broadband, in which subscribers can watch the channel's programs -- such as the highly acclaimed series The Wire -- on their computers for several weeks after they air. Of course, the programs can't be downloaded or transferred to another device,…

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As most of us know too well, the end of the year brings a deluge of "best of" lists and predictions for the coming year (in part to fill the pages of newspapers and magazines that have little or no actual news to print, but still need to put something in to keep the ads…

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So the worst-kept secret in the mobile-phone industry is finally out: Google has confirmed that it plans to bid for new spectrum in the 700-Mhz auction that is to be held early next year. One of the requirements of the spectrum auction is that whoever wins must allow users to download whatever applications they want…

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