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November 30, 2007

LOTD for November 30

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:58 pm

Department of Homeland Security is still apparently planning to spend $1.2 bil on radiation detector machines that aren’t ready for deployment and aren’t working properly…even though 1.5 years ago DHS claimed that they were already ready for operation. The Senate is understandably upset with the delays and wasted money:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/19/AR2007111901743.html

The new $2 trillion agreement we have with China for goods from China asks China to tighten their product safety standards:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/11/28/BUQ9TJS1V.DTL

The analyst said that AT&T disclosed the 3G iPhone coming next year, which cost AT&T and Apple a possible $1 BILLION in deferred (and possible lost) sales of current iPhones…because AT&T is upset at Apple after finding out that Apple will be teaming with Google in the 700 MHz auction!
http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/2007/pulpit_20071129_003521.html

Looks like Google is announcing that WILL be bidding in the 700 MHz spectrum auction:
http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN2925934120071130?feedType=RSS&feedName=internetNews

Here is Google’s announcement:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/google-will-apply-bid-700-mhz-auction?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

Motorola’s CEO resigned:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/motorola-names-greg-brown-chief-executive-officer-succeeding-edward-j-zander-who-rema?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

Sprint declined a $5 bil investment by SK Telecom and a private equity firm:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119636928059308359.html?mod=telecommunications_primary_hs

Media CEOs are Facebook and Blackberry users:
http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN2924742620071130?feedType=RSS&feedName=internetNews

Turns out that the reports that a cell phone battery explosion killed a Korean man was just media hype:
http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9826508-7.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

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