Stephen Taylor

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Vodafone attracts 100,000 subscribers to its 4G network

Vodafone has signed 100,000 subscribers to its 4G network in seven weeks and 80 central and outer London districts are now connected.<p>The UK's third-largest mobile operator started selling superfast mobile internet plans seven weeks ago and switched its 4G network on in London two weeks later.<p>The …

T-Mobile getting rid of international data, texting fees

In addition to free data and texting while traveling in places like Mexico or Canada, customers will pay a flat rate of 20 cents per minute for voice calls to any of those same countries or the U.S.<p>T-Mobile is eliminating fees for using data and texting services in more than 100 countries and …

Telecoms

Vodafone 4G: 100,000 sign up in seven weeks

More than 100,000 people have signed up to Vodafone's 4G network in just seven weeks in the latest sign that Britain is eager to adopt next-generation mobile internet.<p>Demand for Vodafone's network is likely to be matched by O2, which launched its super-fast mobile data service alongside the company …

In-flight gadget rules may be relaxed

A report from an advisory panel set up by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the US has said that restrictions should be relaxed on the use of mobile phones, tablets, e-readers and laptops. It found that there was no longer any scientific/operational reason for ordering they be switched …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

The American dream has become a burden for most

The final chapter of America's Promise, a high-school textbook on American history, ends with a rallying cry to national mythology. "The history of the United States is one of challenges faced, problems resolved, and crises overcome," it states. "Throughout their history Americans have remained an …

The economist who predicted the financial crisis just sounded another alarm—it would be wise to listen this time

In his first official act as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan raised the benchmark interest rate from 7.25 to 7.5%, causing a ripple of surprise in financial circles and eliciting protests from various business representatives. But for people who know the current …

Interest Rates

Is Kickstarter Hostile To Science?

By discouraging a promising science project, Kickstarter could be encouraging corporate monopolies, enabling sloppy legislation, and keeping cool glow-in-the-dark plants out of our houses.<p>On July 31, Kickstarter updated its guidelines to include this sentence: "Projects cannot offer genetically …