Apple Tablet Is Now an e-Reader?

The latest crop of Apple Tablet rumors continues to rage on, but a new wrinkle has emerged: Some speculate that the Apple Tablet is nothing more than … drumroll … Apple’s grab for part of the growing e-book market. Andy Ihnatko of the Chicago Sun-Times started Wednesday’s rumor ball going by profiling a company called […]

Report: AT&T to Launch $99 iPhone 3.0-Based Netbook

The on-again, off-again rumor of an Apple Inc. netbook resurfaced this week after tech blog Boy Genius Report insisted that it has confirmed details from an AT&T Inc. exec in the know, saying the market should get ready for a $99 netbook later this year. By extrapolation, that netbook will likely run the iPhone 3.0 […]

Acer to Launch Touchscreen Android Device

It appears that the Acer A1 device, a touchscreen smartphone based on Google Inc.’s Android mobile operating system, will debut in September. The A1 will be one of four Android-based offerings from No. 3 PC vendor Acer Inc., the world’s third-largest personal-computer vendor. That’s according to an official at the Taiwanese company, speaking to the […]

Mobile World Congress: AT&T Confirms Dell SmartphoneOr Not

Call it a prime example of the viral nature of news on the Internet: Most tech publications picked up the story this week that PC-maker Dell Computer is working on a smartphone. And that assessment was based on the seeming confirmation at Mobile World Congress by AT&T Inc.’s mobility chief Ralph de la Vega that […]


Posted: 04/1998 GUEST EDITORIAL By Robert M. McDowell, ESQ. It was a drizzly February morning when I arrived at work to be greeted by a Washington-style rumor more chilling than the mid-winter weather. Phone calls were abuzz with whispers laden with sincere anxiety: Bell Atlantic Corp./NYNEX was in "secret" negotiations with the Federal Communications Commission […]

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