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News Corp blasts Google in letter to EU antitrust chief


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

News Corp is urging the EU to throw out its proposed settlement with Google concerning the company's search practices. Google is a "platform for piracy" and it "systematically diverts users away from … Read More

Manufacturers drive growth in embedded telematics systems



The growth in device connectivity is placing demand on original equipment manufacturers to deliver products with telematics technology preinstalled, analysts say. Shipments of embedded telematics syst… Read More

Analyst: Apple may be out-designing competitors with A8 chip


  • Barron's (subscription required)

The performance gains that Apple is touting for its custom A8 processor, made by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing with a 20-nanometer process, raise questions about whether Intel -- which supplies t… Read More

Sinclair sues to vacate FCC's order setting up spectrum auction


  • Broadcasting & Cable

Sinclair Broadcasting has asked a U.S. Appeals Court to stop next year's planned broadcast incentive auction. The TV station owner argued that it had been "aggrieved and otherwise injured" by the Fede… Read More