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Review: Super Bowl online decent, won't replace TV

(AP) -- The television set won't be the only place to watch video of the New York Giants and the New England Patriots this Sunday. For the first time, U.S. football fans will be able to watch the Super Bowl ...

dateJan 31, 2012 in Telecom
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GPS System Could Start Failing by Next Year

(PhysOrg.com) -- A federal watchdog agency has warned the U.S. Congress that the GPS system could start failing in 2010 and beyond. Due to delays in launching replacement satellites and other circumstances, ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Telecom weblog
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Networking: Investors eye power-line trend

Institutional and individual investors are eagerly examining prospects in the so-called broadband over power line (BPL) market and are helping finance proof-of-concept projects in the field, experts tell UPI's ...

dateJun 12, 2006 in Telecom
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FAA moving toward easing electronic device use

The U.S. government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices to listen to music, play games, read books, watch movies and work during taxiing, takeoffs and landings.

dateJun 21, 2013 in Telecom
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Seoul to offer free wifi in public areas

The South Korean metropolis of Seoul said on Wednesday it would offer free wifi in outdoor spaces in a $44 million project to give residents and visitors Internet access on every street corner.

dateJun 15, 2011 in Telecom
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New data: 40 percent in US lack home broadband

(AP) -- Roughly 40 percent of Americans do not have high-speed Internet access at home, according to new Commerce Department figures that underscore the challenges facing policymakers who are trying to bring affordable broadband ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Telecom
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Wireless carriers are blocking tethering apps

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you have an Android 2.2 OS smartphone, such as the HTC Nexus One, then you have tethering as part of the base experience. Other users could make tethering an option for themselves by downloading ...

dateMay 02, 2011 in Telecom weblog
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Wireless in the Sky: Hearst Builds Tower of the Future

Media icon Hearst has built a 46-story, 856,000-square-foot structure designed to utilize the latest wireless technology. Hearst's new tower, with its diamond-shaped windows and distinctive triangular frame, cuts a unique ...

dateMar 19, 2007 in Telecom
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New Technologies That May Save Lives

As part of the M-Taiwan project, NEC and Tatung will demonstrate life saving technologies at the WiMax Forum next week. The forum will display the efforts of NEC in providing ambulance to hospital large file ...

dateOct 19, 2007 in Telecom weblog
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Booming business for call centers

With a booming call-center business in India, technology companies are focusing on complying with U.S. rules for offshore dialing and are finding themselves expanding into other countries -- kick-starting a new era in call-center ...

dateMay 26, 2006 in Telecom
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'Spectrum crunch' may slow US mobile revolution

The United States is bracing for a data crunch from the surging use of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices as the explosion of Internet-ready devices eats up the radio spectrum allocated for mobile ...

dateJun 16, 2012 in Telecom
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