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Prisoners in a New Jersey jail, like prisoners across the country, have built a subterranean system of communication to defy the harsh conditions of incarceration and keep themselves connected.

New iPhone: Don't Judge the 4S by Its Cover

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Apple announced Tuesday the first new iPhone in 16 months. It says the 4S is twice as fast, has a better camera and can communicate with you like a virtual manservant. But it looks just like the old version and that seems to have disappointed those of us who spent months fantasizing about a mythical "iPhone 5." (more)

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The world's most successful technology companies are engaged in all-out war to power the plastic in your hand, so much more than a mere phone or computer.

Sprint Unveils First 4G Phone

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America’s third-place carrier doesn’t get that many high-five opportunities, but somewhere Sprint executives are bruising their palms after announcing the EVO 4G, the first phone in America to run on a next-generation wireless network. (continued)

Obama Renews Patriot Act Provisions

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The president has signed a one-year extension of several provisions in the Patriot Act that would have expired Sunday, renewing the government's authority to spy on phones and seize records and property of citizens.

Frustrated Subscribers Target AT&T

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Thanks to the runaway success of the iPhone, AT&T has the largest wireless network in the country -- and the lousiest. Fed-up subscribers, who pay the telco about $30 a month just for data (and another $40 or so for voice), are planning an assault this Friday called Operation Chokehold. (continued)

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