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Campaign aims to turn Kansas town into real Smallville

Hutchinson, Kan., has so many similarities to Superman's Smallville that a dedicated group of comics fans are trying to change the town's name.

By September 5, 2012


Taking the easy road

The easy setting is ruining video games, said Assassin's Creed III's lead designer Alex Hutchinson.

By September 4, 2012


Voda, 3 launch new capped plans

Vodafone Hutchinson Australia will be launching new post-paid cap contracts on both its Vodafone and 3 Mobile brands, which will unify pricing across each network as well as offering deals to customers at the lower-end of the pricing spectrum.

By March 8, 2010


More Vista components displayed at CES 2007

From CES 2007: Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates lets product manager Justin Hutchinson take the floor to show off flashy new features for the operating system, including a moving desktop.

November 1, 2007


Asia Global Crossing shuffles board

Telecom carrier Asia Global Crossing announced changes to its board of directors on Tuesday. Carl Grivner, the chief operating officer of the company's parent company, Global Crossing, joined the board along with Jose Antonio Rios, president of Global Crossing International, Latin America and the Caribbean. Global Crossing Chief Executive John Legere will step down from Asia Global's board to focus more on his own troubled company, which filed for bankruptcy in January and gave a joint-majority stake to Hutchinson Whampoa and Singapore Technologies Telemedia in exchange for a $750 million investment to keep its business afloat.

March 5, 2002


Global Crossing touts telecom services

Global Crossing announced Wednesday that it will now offer telecom services tailored to carry audio, video and other forms of media content. The service runs on ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) technology, which is suited to carry data-heavy visual images. Global Crossing will target customers such as media and entertainment companies that want to digitally broadcast their programs to viewers, as well as government agencies and hospitals that need reliable transmission services for documents such as X-rays or maps. Global Crossing announced last week that it filed for bankruptcy and accepted a $750 million cash investment from Hutchinson Whampoa and Singapore Technologies Telemedia in return for a joint majority stake in the company, which shut out existing shareholders from any ownership.

February 6, 2002


Legislators renew privacy push

Two congressmen have reintroduced legislation to create a commission to study privacy issues. The proposed 17-member commission, called the Privacy Protection Commission, was reintroduced by Reps. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark., and Jim Moran, D-Va., after previous legislation failed to receive a two-thirds majority vote during the last session of Congress. The bipartisan group would examine commercial and governmental privacy policies as they relate to such issues as medical records, financial statements and online profiling practices.

By February 13, 2001