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Wireless carriers willing to unlock mobile phones for a price--literally

Five U.S. wireless carriers told the FCC they're willing bow to the pressure of customers who want their phones unlocked--but they have a few demands of their own. Chief among them, customers better be ready to pony up some cash.

Library of Congress faces epic big data challenge

Here's an epic big data challenge for you:  The Library of Congress has collected 170 billion Twitter messages totaling 133.2 terabytes of data, and now all it needs is a way to index it all. One of the main difficulties for the library is finding the right tools to manage that volume of information, reports Brandon Butler at Network World.