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January 5, 2008

LOTD for January 5

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:32 pm

Analog cell phone service can be shut down next month. This would mean that the OnStar service will end soon, plus other services like home alarm systems (maybe 400,000 homes will lose their protection they pay for):
http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation/story/423141.html

Verizon is suing Alltell for making false claims about Verizon in their ads:
http://www.rcrnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080103/FREE/729549764/1002

Free mesh-networking startup Meraki raised $20 mil for their B round:
http://gigaom.com/2008/01/03/meraki-raises-20m-series-b/

Three American Airlines planes are the first to use the BAE anti-missile jamming system:
http://hsdailywire.com/single.php?id=5290

WiFi “side-jacking” is a pretty scary security threat:
http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=142127&page_number=3

Is AT&T going to go after Dish Network again?
http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2008/01/03/time-to-revisit-att-echostar/

Analyst report states that GPS Navigation Systems will eventuallly be replaced by GPS-enabled cell phones:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/portable-navigation-future-bright-connectivity?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

CSTV is being folded into CBS sports
http://www.mediaweek.com/mw/news/recent_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003691366

Ohio woman is handcuffed and tasered…instead of using the taser for 3 seconds, the cop for some reason used it on the woman for 30 seconds. The woman has been let go and the cop is in big trouble:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/01/no-charges-for.html

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