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September 27, 2007

LOTD for September 27

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 3:16 pm

Insurance companies have turned from skeptics about global warming to believers that global warming will result in catastrophic weather disasters:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/26/AR2007092602070.html

The Army Research Lab has come up with an UWB radar that can see through walls and concealing foliage and detect IEDs:
http://www.technologynewsdaily.com/node/8074

AT&T’s negotiations to buy Dish Network appear to be getting serious:
http://www.thestreet.com/s/att-echostar-talks-heat-up/newsanalysis/techtelecom/10381691.html?puc=_cnnmoney&cm_ven=CNNMONEY&cm_cat=Free&cm_pla=Feed&cm_ite=Feed&puc=cnnmoney&

NextWave and Huawei are conducting compatibility testing in San Diego and Henderson (Nevada) right now between NextWave’s 16e chipsets and Huawei’s infrastructure equipment:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/nextwave-broadband-and-huawei-conduct-interoperability-testing-mobile-wimax?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

Equipment providers are hoping that Google wins some 700 MHz spectrum…they cannot wait for a brand new wireless network with all new equipment to be built nationwide! It is interesting that the FCC rules would make WiMAX and LTE not ideal for the 700 MHz spectrum:
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0%2C1895%2C2189197%2C00.asp

FCC’s chair is trying to pull back from the open access provisions in the 700 MHz spectrum auction:
http://rcrnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070926/FREE/70926006/1005

I cannot believe that Nokia is partnered with Ferrari and is now offering an cell phone that costs $25k!
http://www.laptoplogic.com/news/detail.php?id=3327

The Air Force used Halo 3 as a recruiting tool! And 13-year-old got to participate even though the video game is rated M:
http://www.gamespot.com/news/show_blog_entry.php?topic_id=25945103

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