Friday, August 3, 2012

Verizon Wireless Fined $1.25 Million for Blocking Tethering Apps | Benzinga

The cellular carrier got into trouble after asking Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) to remove select apps from Google Play, which was known as the Android Market at the time. Verizon wanted Google to stop Android users from downloading the so-called "tethering" apps, which allow them to use their 4G LTE smartphone connection to bring laptops, tablets and other devices online.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Progress Energy to Close SC Coal Plant

Progress Energy said Friday that the 316-megawatt Cape Fear coal-fired plant, near Moncure, N.C., and the 177-megawatt H.B. Robinson Unit 1 coal-fired plant in Darlington County will be retired Oct. 1.

Protesting Coup at Duke Energy, 2 Board Members Step Down -

Ken Otterbourg
C. Dukes Scott, Mr. Gruber’s counterpart in South Carolina, said in an interview that the company’s problems could no longer be confined to one state. “As they talk settlement in North Carolina, that becomes of interest to us, because we want to make sure that whatever settlement they work out is not of adverse interest to us,” he said.

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