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Let the spectrum harvest begin: FCC okays AT&T’s purchase of Alltel

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Nneirda<p>The Federal Communications Commission approved AT&T’s(s t) $780 million purchase of Atlantic …

Record labels win right to take Vimeo to court in lip-synching lawsuit

Capitol Records, EMI, and other labels can move forward with a lawsuit against Vimeo, a New York federal judge has ruled. Vimeo is fighting claims that it failed to take down videos using songs by the Beatles, Radiohead, Jay Z, and other artists without paying for a license, saying it's not …

Latest iOS 7 bug lets you place calls from a locked iPhone

Apple released iOS 7 earlier this week and the first lock-screen bug surfaced just a day later. Now another bug has been discovered, but this one actually allows people to make phone calls from locked devices. Forbes was first made aware of the bug by Karam Daoud, and it's astonishingly simple. …

Guest browsing coming to Android Firefox

A slew of new features are being readied for the Android version of Firefox that will bring it closer to its more popular desktop counterpart.<p>Firefox for Android 25 Beta introduces the recent security addition to desktop Firefox called mixed content blocking, to help tighten mobile browsing …

Software

Pizza, programming, and starting an industry: Bill Gates, the college years

Bill Gates' presence as a titan of the computing industry is now taken for granted, but before all that he was just a (rather extraordinary) college student. Biographer Walter Isaacson takes a look at the software mogul's earlier years at Harvard for the <i>Harvard Gazette</i>. It's a look back at a human …