Archive: 09/23/2010

FCC opens up unused TV signals for broadband

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is opening up unused airwaves between television channels for wireless broadband networks that will be more powerful and can reach farther than today's Wi-Fi hotspots.

dateSep 23, 2010 in Telecom
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Blockbuster files for bankruptcy

US video rental giant Blockbuster declared bankruptcy Thursday, falling victim to digital delivery of movies by Netflix and kiosk outlets such as Redbox.

dateSep 23, 2010 in Business
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Arctic soil study turns up surprising results

Across the globe, the diversity of plant and animal species generally increases from the North and South Poles towards the Equator but surprisingly that rule isn't true for soil bacteria, according to a new study by Queen's ...

dateSep 23, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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