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Bye Bye TV Hello Wireless Broadband 2010-09-21

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The European Commission has proposed requiring member countries to sell off TV frequencies by 2013, and allow wireless broadband elsewhere by 2012. (more…)

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Benedetti Versus Reality 2007-09-03

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Nicola Benedetti, the Scottish violinist, has made a stinging attack on ‘reality’ celebrities, such as the socialite Paris Hilton, footballers’ wives — and some of her musical colleagues.

The 20-year-old Ayrshire-born musician, one of the richest young women in Scotland, yesterday criticised a new culture that gives rise to WAGs (wives and girlfriends) and ‘talentless’ personalities from reality television shows, who are idolised by children worldwide. (more…)