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FCC: White space devices could interfere with TV

The heavyweight high-tech companies Intel, Google, Dell, HP and Microsoft have hit a setback in their quest to gain FCC approval for the use of unlicensed TV white space for WiFi services. In March,

San Fran's Newsom takes WiFi to the voters

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is rallying public support for his long-awaited muni-WiFi project through a measure that will appear on the election ballot in November. The mayor and president of

Public WiFi hotspots aren't so secure after all

Security experts have figured out a way to grab login data via public WiFi networks. According to Errata Security, hackers can steal cookies to allow them to pose as the end user. That means hackers

San Francisco set to vote on WiFi

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is going to push his citywide free WiFi access proposal to voters in the November election. According to the Wall Street Journal, Newsom has put forth a

ALSO NOTED: Telus rev up slightly; Google mum on phone plans; and much more...

> Telus revenue increases 4 percent in its Q2.

Could EarthLink pull out of the San Francisco WiFi deal?

San Francisco's proposed muni-WiFi network has once again hit a snag, but this time EarthLink is to blame. The ISP has asked the city's board of supervisors to delay a vote scheduled for this week

SPOTLIGHT: Google advertises 81 wireless-related job openings

Google has some 81 wireless-related job vacancies posted on its website. The job listings range from developers familiar with wireless Web technology and application delivery to a mobile product

SPOTLIGHT: Report: Google's mobile plans

The WSJ has a round-up of Google's announced and rumored mobile plans. Interesting details include: Google has invested "hundreds of millions of dollars in the cell phone project" T-Mobile

Will Google be the deus ex machina of 700 MHz?

Will Google be the deus ex machina of 700 MHz? Apparently Google is not as politically inept as the industry thinks it is: The FCC has ruled that the C Block spectrum in the upcoming 700 MHz

FCC: Open access but no wholesale requirement

The FCC commissioners unanimously voted in favor of the auction plan, which is based squarely on FCC chairman Kevin Martin's much debated proposal. Commercial Spectrum The final rules include