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Technology News Archive - August 30, 2009

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An embarrassing legal defeat for the Federal Communications Commission came on Friday when a DC appeals court overturned a federal regulation dictating that no cable TV company could service more than 30 percent of the nation’s customers.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon has increased its support for firefighters in the field and evacuees at shelters in Los Angeles County to help them stay connected during the wildfires that currently engulf more than 40,000 acres.

ENCINITAS, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Com-Guard, Inc.

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.