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Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. The iPhone 6 will have a screen measuring 4.7 inches, while the iPhone 6 Plus will be 5.5 inches. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

September 09, 2014 3:15 pm

Xfinity retail store will open in Hobart

HOBART | Cable giant Comcast plans to open its first Xfinity retail store in Hobart later this year.

August 05, 2014 5:38 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy will help shape medical industry

GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy will help shape medical industry

While many have debated how the Affordable Care Act will affect doctors and their patients, far less attention has been given to another law with far-reaching consequences for the medical profession: the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

March 31, 2014 12:17 pm
No talks on joint Korean team for 2018 Games

No talks on joint Korean team for 2018 Games

SOCHI, Russia | South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics say there have been no talks with North Korea about forming a joint team for the games.

February 09, 2014 9:00 pm
Phil Bremen

Phil Bremen

Phil Bremen, a former newspaper reporter and NBC News correspondent, is an associate professor of telecommunications at Ball State University.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am

Lake's E-911 director hangs up on consolidation process

CROWN POINT | Lake County's E-911 director resigned in dramatic fashion Thursday morning, leaving some to feel the consolidation of emergency communications is suffering its own emergency.

February 28, 2013 8:15 pm

Board: Cell phone scams increasing in Illinois

CHICAGO | The consumer advocacy group Citizens Utility Board says scams that add charges to customers' cell phone bills have almost doubled in Illinois the past year.

December 07, 2012 12:00 am
New iPhone with taller screen out next week

New iPhone with taller screen out next week

Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president of iOS Software, demonstrates a new mapping feature Wednesday showing Big Ben in London during an introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco.

September 12, 2012 1:50 pm
New iPhone with taller screen out next week

New iPhone with taller screen out next week

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks Wednesday in front of an image of the iPhone 5 during an Apple event in San Francisco.

September 12, 2012 1:50 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels at Purdue raises questions

BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels at Purdue raises questions

At the advent of Mitch Daniels' governorship, a close ally of his told me the new governor always had a long-range plan. Actually, the Daniels governorship was scripted in advance.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am

Behind the numbers: Samsung passes Apple in phones

For the first time, Samsung Electronics Co. shipped more smartphones in the latest quarter than tech industry darling Apple Inc. This may look like a big upset in a world that affords the iPhone maker adulation and outsized expectations.

October 31, 2011 9:00 am
Mike Daisey turns his wit on Apple's Steve Jobs

Mike Daisey turns his wit on Apple's Steve Jobs

Mike Daisey's new show may be the only one in town where you may stifle the desire to automatically switch on your phone after it's over. You may not even want to admit you have one.

October 21, 2011 12:00 am
Bid to block AT&T deal reflects telecom industry

Bid to block AT&T deal reflects telecom industry

The Obama administration has explained its effort to block AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile USA by saying it will fight mergers that would reduce competition and hurt consumers.

September 02, 2011 11:00 am

AT&T dialing up legislative mission

AT&T may be flexing its lobbying muscle in next year's Indiana General Assembly session to put one of the finishing touches on telecommunications deregulation in the state and to limit the reach of a university consortium's super-high-speed fiber optic network.

July 28, 2011 2:55 pm

Hobart officials studying downtown wireless options

HOBART | City officials on Monday shopped around for a citywide outdoor wireless service option but said they're in no rush to buy.

May 23, 2011 4:00 pm

The guerilla roots of the Skype calling service

NEW YORK (AP) — In buying Skype, Microsoft is getting one of the rare companies that has turned its name into a verb, like Xerox or Google. "Let's Skype" is a phrase understandable, with slight translation, in much of the world.

May 10, 2011 5:15 pm
Aging curbs ability to multitask

Aging curbs ability to multitask

Aging curbs ability to multitask

April 15, 2011 12:00 am
Verizon to start selling iPhone on Feb. 10

Verizon to start selling iPhone on Feb. 10

NEW YORK | Verizon Wireless made the long-awaited announcement Tuesday that it will start selling a version of the iPhone 4 on Feb. 10, giving U.S. iPhone buyers a choice of carriers for the first time.

January 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Residents transmit their disapproval of cell tower plan

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Complex parkland on Constitution Avenue is no place for a cell phone tower, residents told the Town Council during a work session on the project Tuesday night.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am

Frontier completes acquisition of Verizon's landline operation

Frontier Communications Corp. announced Thursday it completed the acquisition of Verizon Communications' local wireline operations in 14 states, including Indiana and Illinois.

July 02, 2010 9:25 am
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