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Alzheimer’s may cause global cash crunch: experts

WASHINGTON — Alzheimer’s disease could cause a global cash crunch in coming generations — as people begin to regularly live to 100 — and must be considered a serious fiscal danger, experts said Thursday. Already 24-37 million people worldwide live with the incurable form of dementia, and that number is…

FCC warns of ‘spectrum crunch’ from smartphones, iPads

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Some U.S. airwaves used for free, over-the-air TV signals must be repurposed for mobile broadband use to tackle a looming spectrum crisis, the top U.S. communications regulator said on Tuesday. The Federal Communications Commission wants Congress to grant it authority to hold incentive auctions that would compensate television broadcasters for giving…