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Federal regulators are abandoning efforts to negotiate a compromise on so-called "network neutrality" rules intended to ensure that phone and cable TV companies cannot discriminate against Internet traffic traveling over their broadband lines.
Google and Verizon are close to finalizing a proposal for so-called "network neutrality" rules, which would dictate how broadband providers treat Internet traffic flowing over their lines, according to reports filed by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Research In Motion revealed the new BlackBerry Torch on Tuesday that will be the company’s first device with both a touch screen and a full-alphabet keypad. It hits AT&T stores on Aug. 12. Meanwhile, RIM is scrambling to deal with suspicion from foreign governments threatened by the very thing that's made the phones a success - the assurance that a user's e-mail is private.
Are the days of the TV’s reign in the living room coming to an end? Hulu now is offering a subscription-based app for iPhones and iPads, but although it works well enough, it isn’t perfect.
The iPhone 4 reception debate sparks a media frenzy, and Apple’s Steve Jobs says the issues is “blown so out of proportion that it’s incredible.” Oh, really?
"Stunned" and "embarrassed" Apple also offers refunds to unhappy customers. "We're all doing the best we can, but every phone has weak spots," CEO says about new iPhone and complaints about call reception.
Apple has said that any mobile phone can lose signal strength when it's held in certain ways. But Consumer Reports said it tested several other phones that use AT&T Inc.'s network, and only the iPhone 4 seemed to have the reception problem.
In a letter posted at its web site, Apple says reception problems reported by some of the new iPhone customers is due to a formula for calculating signal strength. There’s not an antenna problem, Apple writes.
In the U.S., a reception issue will be piled on top of existing iPhone service complaints. AT&T Inc. is the only carrier in the U.S. with the iPhone, and its wireless network hasn't been able to keep up with growing demand for the gadget. In big cities especially, iPhone users complain of frequent dropped calls.