The Daily Caller examines former Mississippi GOP Rep. Chip Pickering's ties to some telecom firms and whether they played a role in some of the decisions he made during his tenure in Congress.
Skype is now available on the iPad, Mashable reports.
Google buys discount aggregator the Dealmap, according to the New York Times.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is piecing his phone empire back together, Bloomberg reports.
And Foursquare is creating a business model starkly different from Facebook and other social sites who depend on advertising.
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