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Editor’s Note: The following article is reprinted from the Today @ PC World blog at PCWorld.com.

T-Mobile plans to acquire wireless carrier Sprint to better compete with giants AT&T and Verizon in the U.S, according to a report on Monday from the U.K.’s Telegraph.

T-Mobile’s U.S. business is ranked only as the fourth largest carrier after AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, but the reported Sprint acquisition would pit T-Mobile head-to-head with the U.S. market leaders.

According to sources quoted by the Telegraph, T-Mobile’s U.S. owner, Deutsche Telekom, is looking into submitting a bid for Sprint, the third largest U.S. carrier, for a market valuation of $10.6 billion.

Expected in the next few weeks, the news of T-Mobile U.S.’s bid for Sprint comes merely days after Deutsche Telekom announced that its U.K. T-Mobile business will merge with France Telecom’s Orange carrier.

In the U.K., the Orange and T-Mobile merger (third and fourth spots on the market), will create the country’s largest wireless carrier, with a combined 37 percent share of [read]

As long as seven years ago, the federal National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration recommended that drivers not use cellphones, even with hands-free equipment, while on the road except in emergencies. But that recommendation was never made public until today.

The proposals from the agency in 2002 and 2003 were only made public Tuesday by The Center for Auto Safety and Public Citizen, two public interest groups that filed a lawsuit to obtain the documents under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Bury me with my cell phone

Posted: December 17, 2008 in I Don't Know
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Cell phones are out of control. I’m not one to point fingers – I LOVE my Blackberry. It rarely leaves my side. And now I’m an iPhone widower. But, goodness, is this how it’s going to end? Maybe I’ll live long enough to get the implant so they won’t have to bury with my phone, when I couldn’t even reach the send button.

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