white space

  • Neul Raises $5M To Connect The Internet Of Things Using TV White Space

    Neul Raises $5M To Connect The Internet Of Things Using TV White Space

    UK-based Neul today announced a new $5 million investment from Mistui & Co. Ltd. subsidiary MGI, as well as existing investors DFJ Esprit, IQ Capital, Business Angels and founding company employees. Neul offers businesses and others a way to create a machine-to-machine (M2M) network using TV signal white space frequencies, which has the advantage of taking bandwidth heavy, essential… Read More

  • Why Does The New Google+ Use So Much Whitespace?

    Why Does The New Google+ Use So Much Whitespace?

    Google launched a massive redesign of Google+ earlier today. The reaction to this new interface for the company’s fledgling social network have been generally positive, but most users are somewhat confused about why there is suddenly so much whitespace on the site. Indeed, the #whitespace hashtag is currently trending on the site and it’s probably the most discussed… Read More

  • "WiFi On Steroids" Is A Go. Now Google (Or Someone) Just Has To Build It. Please Do. Fast.

    "WiFi On Steroids" Is A Go. Now Google (Or Someone) Just Has To Build It. Please Do. Fast.

    About two and a half years ago after “losing” (but really winning, because it was forced open) the FCC’s 700Mhz spectrum auction, Google set its sights on another goal: the opening of the so-called “white space” (which Google had actually been working on alongside the spectrum opening). White space is the name given to the vacant airwaves between television… Read More

  • FCC opens up white space spectrum

    Google must be pretty happy this morning. Not only because its preferred candidate is now president-elect, but because the Federal Communications Commission green-lighted the opening of the so-called white space spectrum. In short, when television stations move to digital next year a whole swath of spectrum is freed up—what to do with it? If you’re Google (or Motorola or any number… Read More