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FCC rejects unlicensed spectrum device

The FCC did not approve a "first-round prototype device" that Google, Microsoft and others have developed to run over unused TV spectrum, or white spaces. The companies want to broadcast high-speed

Feature: What Is Open Access?

By Andrew Seybold The FCC has issued its Report and Order for the 700-MHz auctions and to no one’s surprise, the biggest block of spectrum up for auction, 22 MHz, has the restriction that the

Google in handset talks with operators

Google refused to deny reports its long-rumored branded mobile device is nearing production--instead, the search giant released a statement confirming it is presently working with operators, content

FEATURE: What Is Open Access?

By Andrew Seybold The FCC has issued its Report and Order for the 700 MHz auctions and to no one's surprise,

Yahoo! plans to put video on Flickr

Yahoo! is not giving up in the video arena. Comments in the press made by Mike Folgner, general manager of Yahoo's video initiatives, indicate that Yahoo's photo-sharing site Flickr is being groomed

Japanese content community targets YouTube

YouTube is getting backlash from its regionalized launches in June in the form of criticism from content creators in Japan.

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