FCC seeks input on cell phone interruptions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The deliberate disruption of mobile phone service last year by transit police in San Francisco has prompted federal communications regulators to consider rules for similar situations


Severe tornado threat looms in southern U.S.

LITTLE ROCK, Ar (Reuters) – Strong winds, heavy rains and golf-ball sized hail lashed parts of Arkansas late on Sunday, as forecasters issued tornado warnings and cautioned that storms could mete out damage


Dell plots late-2012 consumer tablet launch

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Dell Inc intends to launch its first consumer tablet computer in late 2012, marking its entry into a hotly contested and increasingly crowded arena that has already claimed arch-foe Hewlett Packard.

The once-dominant corporation founded by Michael Dell has seen a growing crop of tablets and smartphones entice consumers away from PCs. But Dell learned from the hastiness of some of its peers and understands better now how cons


Strong Apple contingent expected at CES

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Apple Inc, famous for giving CES the cold shoulder year after year, will field a larger presence at the world’s largest trade show than many observers imagine.More than 250 employees


Nebraska reverses course on pot-promoting vanity plate

OMAHA, Neb (Reuters) – Nebraska reversed course on Monday on its decision to refuse a request for a personalized license plate that refers to an unofficial holiday known as National Pot Smoking Day, saying it would allow the plate.

An attorney who supports marijuana legalization had requested a plate reading “NE 420”, letters and numerals that refer to Nebraska and April 20, the date of the unofficial holiday. But the state’s motor vehicle depart


Italy’s Berlusconi to resign, end scandal-hit era

ROME (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is expected to resign on Saturday, making way for an emergency government and ending one of the most scandal-plagued eras in Italy’s post-war history.The


Gaddafi family demands body; NATO ends Libya war

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – NATO called an end to its air war in Libya, and the clan of Muammar Gaddafi demanded a chance to bury the body that lay on display in a meat locker after a death as brutal and


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