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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Peter Svensson
In a story Feb. 24 about the launch of phones using the Firefox web browser, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 13 phone companies around the world have committed to supporting the phones. The figure is in fact 18.
In a story Aug. 7 about a strike by AT&T workers in California, Nevada and Connecticut, The Associated Press quoted Libby Sayre as the president of the Communications Workers of America district that covers California and Nevada. Sayre's title is area director.
In an Aug. 13 story about broadband service, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the eight largest phone companies in the U.S. posted their first-ever loss of broadband subscribers in the second quarter of this year. They have collectively lost subscribers once before, in the second quarter of 2010. The loss then was 1,600 subscribers.
In a story Aug. 8 about Hewlett-Packard Co.'s financial outlook, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company is 83 years old. HP is 73 years old.