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Fiorina ad defends her run at HP. Stung by criticism from her
opponent regarding her performance as chief executive at
Hewlett-Packard, California Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina
struck back recently with an ad defending her tenure as head of the
world’s largest computer manufacturer. The ad features several former HP
executives defending her leadership, which included the controversial
acquisition of Compaq and a precipitous decline in the value of HP’s
stock. http://bit.ly/dcdimU

Apple summoned by Korea lawmakers over iPhone queries. An Apple executive will visit South Korea next week to answer lawmakers’ questions on its iPhone-service policy amid complaints from local users, parliamentary officials said. Bloomberg reports that Farrel Farhoudi, senior director for Apple’s iPhone service, will appear in parliament on Oct. 21 at the request of lawmakers led by You Won Il, You’s assistant Kim Se Ho said by telephone today. His appearance is aimed at resolving consumer disputes regarding the iPhone’s service. http://bit.ly/bfRSlt

AT&T buying up ads on Google searches for ‘FCC’. What do you get when you Google the term “FCC”? The AT&T public policy blog. http://bit.ly/amDWcc

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RECOVERY…Chilean miners who are undergoing a rescue operation to bring
them up from underground will benefit from healthcare plans that are geared
for astronauts, NASA officials told CNN on Tuesday. The officials said
that as they researched which aspects of the miners’ experience are
similar to those of astronauts who return from space, the findings
showed a significant number of qualities that translate. http://bit.ly/duCmSe

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