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From Voice to Choice: Telecom Adapts to Remain Competitive
On April 1st, Frontier launched a new commercial brand, Frontier Business Edge, which offers small, medium and enterprise sized companies a choice of solutions including fast Internet speeds, unlimited voice, data networking, cloud services, supporting equipment, and more.

GMO labeling initiative qualifies for ballot

An initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.

Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist

Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared --except the money those posts produce.

NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Some of the hottest tickets in town -- to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game -- were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.

Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.

Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.

Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention.

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