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November 6, 2008

LOTD for November 6

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 8:30 pm

Iraqi officials have formally endorsed Obama’s withdrawal plan from Iraq:
http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSL613441020081106?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

Social Scientist with the US Army was set on fire in Afghanistan–the Taliban took credit for the attack:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/11/army-social-sci.html

DHS just released the info on $3 bil of grants for FY09:
http://hsdailywire.com/single.php?id=7041

The Department of Energy has $25 billion in loans available for those with advanced ideas about cars:
http://www.atvmloan.energy.gov/

Michigan proposal to expand stem cell research passed on Tuesday:
http://www.freep.com/article/20081104/NEWS15/81104108/1215/NEWS15

Yahoo’s CEO now says that Microsoft should buy Yahoo. Microsoft’s final offer of $33 per share probably looks great now that Yahoo’s stock is down to $14 per share:
http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/11/06/Yang_to_Ballmer_Microsoft_should_buy_Yahoo_1.html?source=NLC-DAILY&cgd=2008-11-06

WPA WiFi encryption has been cracked:
http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/11/06/Once_thought_safe_WPA_WiFi_encryption_is_cracked_1.html?source=NLC-DAILY&cgd=2008-11-06

The FCC approved the Sprint-Clearwire deal for the “new” Clearwire:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/story/fcc-clears-sprint-clearwire-deal-create-new-clearwire/2008-11-04?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal&cmp-id=EMC-NL-FBW&dest=FW

The FCC issued an order permitting Globalstar to deploy WiMAX services to over 500 rural American communities:
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/FCC-Order-Permits-Globalstar-Deploy/story.aspx?guid={5CA06802-05DF-4E5C-A658-618540E8A7D3}

Commentary on how those two FCC decisions can be big for WiMAX adoption:
Article link

T-Mobile doesn’t want to bother with HSPA+ and instead wants to get to LTE as soon as possible:
http://www.unstrung.com/document.asp?doc_id=167315

AT&T is buying WayPort for $275 mil–this is great for iPhone users who will get free WiFi access in all of the airports and hotels that WayPort had:
Article link

Rabid fox bit a woman who was jogging in Arizona…and she kept running for over a mile with the fox attached to her biting her arm! The woman brought the fox to the hospital because she wanted it tested for rabies:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27558655/

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