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Government Debates Over Possible Move To Lift In-Flight Mobile Ban
2013-12-13 10:38:40

On Thursday the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to consider whether the decades-old ban on in-flight mobile phones should be lifted. On the same day the federal Department of Transportation, along with three members of Congress, asked for legislation to hang up calls on planes altogether.

Spectrum Auction Delayed Until 2015
2013-12-07 05:30:55

A planned television spectrum auction intended to bolster wireless services has been delayed until 2015, US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler announced on Friday.

Gates, Zuckerberg Show Financial Support For EducationSuperhighway
2013-12-05 05:03:21

While many teachers probably think some students spend too much time on social media sites such as Facebook, the social network’s founder is among several philanthropists who have pledged millions that could help bring the Internet to public school classrooms across America.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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