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The drama continues over white-space spectrum

The drama over white-space spectrum--those airwaves that sit between broadcasters' HDTV spectrum--continues as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) claims the Federal Communications

Could Microsoft/Yahoo! deal benefit telcos?

It remains to be seen if Microsoft will eventually issue another bid to acquire Yahoo!, or if Google will woo Yahoo! (love that bit) away with a partnership before that happens, but telcos probably

France Telecom JV competes with Microsoft

France Telecom has established a joint venture called Soft At Home with long-standing vendor partners Thomson and Sagem SA to develop an alternative to Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV software. The

QUICKLINKS: Google Android demos from Mobile World Congress; Microsoft snaps up Danger;

> Google Android demos from Mobile World Congress. FierceWireless > Microsoft snaps up

Microsoft names Lees to lead mobile unit

Microsoft will name Andrew Lees to head up its mobile division following the exit of Pieter Knook, who will take over mobile web initiatives for telecoms group Vodafone. The executive shuffling comes

Microsoft's second white spaces device breaks down

Microsoft's second white spaces device prototype broke down during testing, much like its first attempt. Microsoft's director of wireless incubation, Ian Ferrel said that the device broke down on

Microsoft snaps up Danger

Microsoft said Tuesday that it will acquire Danger, which makes Web browsing, instant messaging and other software and services that run T-Mobile's popular Sidekick device. The terms of the deal were

ALSO NOTED: LiMo handsets, members; AOL's open mobile platform; and much more...

> LiMo foundation unveils handsets and adds members. Article > AOL's Open Mobile

Silicon Valley goes to Washington- Again

With a major technology industry acquisition in the offing, the press is having a field day, as the tech titans again go to Washington to plead their case. The Washington Post reports lobbyists are

SPOTLIGHT: Advertising set for revolution

It is not just the content industry undergoing big-game changes. Microsoft's $46.6 billion bid for Yahoo to compete in the new digital advertising world is perhaps the most obvious sign things are