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How to (legally) watch Super Bowl XLVII online

This Sunday, February 3, brings the annual airing of the US’ most-watched television program of the year, the Super Bowl (XLVII to be exact). This year, the big game is between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, with kickoff time is at 6:30 PM EST. While I’m not a huge fan of either team, I do plan on watching the game anyway, including for the famed halftime show (this year featuring Beyonce) and for the game’s equally-famed commercials. “Forbes” magazine says this year,…

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AT&T to buy T-Mobile: not a good sign

In the tech news here this week is the announcement that US telecom giant AT&T is buying smaller mobile carrier T-Mobile, which will reduce the number of nationwide major carriers to three (AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, though Sprint is smaller than the “big two”). Ars Technica reports all the ugly details of this, and why such a merger is a bad idea: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/03/analysis-higher-prices-fewer-choices-once-att-swallows-t-mobile.ars As the article (and a million other people online) have noted by now, this is definitely a bad thing for the already-sorry…

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