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Court rules on digital TV

A federal appeals court has sided with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), upholding a ruling that all television tuners larger than 13″ must have digital tuners by July 2007. The court noted the catch-22 — consumers aren’t buying digital TVs because of the paucity of digital programming; programmers cite lack of receivers as a reason […]

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Sony pulls game featuring terrorists

The Globe & Mail reports that Sony Entertainment will pull a scene featuring terrorists attacking a Toronto shopping mall from the final version of its latest installment in the best-selling Playstation 2 series …

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Saving time

Do “time-saving devices” really save us time? Paul Andrews, technology columnist with The Seattle Times, ponders this question as he examines Take Back Your Time, edited by Seattle’s John de Graaf. Amazon; Powell’s.