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LightSquared files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

LightSquared’s plan to provide wireless service to 260 million users via airwaves originally reserved for satellite service ran into trouble in February when the Federal Communications Commission said it would withdraw its preliminary approval for LightSquared’s network, Bloomberg News reported.

New York sues Sprint for $300M for evading taxes

“The message of our office is clear – tax dodging is not acceptable and we will use every tool in our arsenal to make sure that taxpayers’ money is protected, and that honest businesses and consumers are not placed at a disadvantage for collecting and paying their fair share of taxes,” Schneiderman said, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Wal-Mart to launch digital DVD storage service

For $2 a pop, Wal-Mart photo center employees will add digital copies of DVDs or Blu-ray discs that customers own to a digital library they can access from their computers, smart phones and other Internet-connected devices, the Los Angeles Times reported.

AT&T CEO’s pay cut by $2 million because of T-Mobile failure

AT&T's board slashed Randall Stephenson's cash bonus by 25 percent and his stock award by 6 percent, for a total of $2.08 million, the AP reported.

Apple factory in Foxconn City inspected by Fair Labor Association

A 2009 GlobalPost investigation found that human rights abuses are common at factories where Apple products are made.

Hanjuan Jin, ex-Motorola engineer, found guilty of stealing trade secrets

US District Judge Ruben Castillo said that federal prosecutors convinced him that Jin had "criminally betrayed Motorola" but not that she was working on behalf of a foreign government or company, Reuters reported.

Scandal over Berlin police investigative methods

Berlin — A data watchdog is “shocked” by the police department’s methodology.

Sweden races to beat US on mobile phone payments

MALMO, Sweden — Sweden is racing to become the first developed country whose people regularly pay for things with their mobile phones.

Blackberry delays reported; RIM investigating

Blackberry users suffered several days of service disruptions last month, which RIM blamed on a "core switch failure within RIM's infrastructure."
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