The new mobile broadband service is available to the 276 million people covered by Sprint's 3G network. And 4G is coming later this year.
Subscribers to one of NetZero's 4G data plans can now hand out a healthy chunk of data each month via Facebook.
NetZero announces its first 4G mobile broadband solutions, including a hot-spot router and a USB modem, which are based on Clear's 4G coverage and come with a free data plan plus a one-year free trial of 4G mobile Internet access.
If you live in a Clear coverage area and consume only modest amounts of data, this might just be the mobile-broadband deal of a lifetime.
At its research labs, GE says it has the smart-grid technology, including solar panels and efficient appliances, to build a home that has a net-zero energy consumption.
After New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's threat of legal action, Comcast has agreed to curtail Usenet access. It's still not clear what, if any, newsgroups will be removed.
New and Noteworthy: NetZero, Juno extended to Mac OS 9; Apple files form 10-Q; NVidia rejoins benchmark program; more
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Odds & Ends: CopyPaste; NetZero; Modems and voicemail
In what appears to be an odd pairing, United Media, which owns dial-up Internet provider NetZero, is buying florist FTD for $456 million.