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January 20, 2009

LOTD for January 20

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 6:18 pm

DARPA’s first testing of cognitive radios went well:
http://urgentcomm.com/mobile_voice/news/darpa-cognitive-radio-test-0116/

Mathematician was unhappy with his bicycle mirror, so he came up with a mathematical approach to reflective surfaces that might eliminate blind spots in car mirrors and create a batch of new types of mirrors:
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/magazine/37429749.html

Intel cut its processor prices by up to 48%:
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9595_22-262969.html

The first commercial LTE contracts were given out by TeliaSonera, with commercial launch expected next year:
http://www.telecoms.com/itmgcontent/tcoms/news/articles/20017608681.html

Verizon’s femtocell product may be here as early as next week:
http://www.wirelessweek.com/article.aspx?id=165570

Samsung confirmed the rumors that they would be launching an Android-based handset on T-Mobile and Sprint soon:
http://www.newsoxy.com/samsung/article11585.html

The states are being hit hard by this recession–California is in bad shape and Arizona could be out of money by next month:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123215579593492397.html

The situation is so bad in Mexico right now that it is being called one of the world’s worst security risks:
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/US_report_says_Mexico_at_risk_of_rapid_collapse.html

Man apparently fished in a pet store aquarium, caught a shark, and then snuck it out of the store under his coat:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28698238/

Man tried to return a lobster, saying it was bad…but store workers realized that the lobster was all shell–the man had eaten all the lobster meat and then pieced the shell back together!
http://timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=761318&category=REGION

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