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This sensor stops your quadcopter before it can cut you

The folks at Spectrum have found a truly cool project for quadcopter pilots. It’s a spinning sensor that will stop the rotors if your finger gets too close to the blades, thereby preventing you

New York attorney general accuses Charter Spectrum of ‘fraudulent and deceptive practices’ in suit

New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman isn’t mincing words in his State Supreme Court lawsuit against Charter’s Spectrum cable, the ISP formerly known as Time Warner Cable. “The

DARPA kicks off $2m Grand Challenge focused on intelligently splitting up radio spectrum

DARPA has a new Grand Challenge underway, but it's not an automation moonshot like the self-driving car challenges of the early 2000s or the recent Robotics Challenge. The Defense Department's R&D

More U.K. Spectrum Will Be Auctioned Next Year To Push Towards 5G

U.K. telecoms regulator Ofcom has published details for a forthcoming spectrum auction, early next year, that will see bidders shelling out for the equivalent of around three-quarters of the spectrum

FCC Chairman Calls For Stronger Broadband Competition, Especially For High-Speed Connections

In a speech this morning, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler discussed the state of American broadband, arguing that there is a lack of competition in the market, especially in terms of truly fast connections.

FCC Passes 2015 Spectrum Auction Framework On Party-Line 3-2 Vote

Following its historic vote to proceed with new, and contentious net neutrality regulatory proposals, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to approve a framework for its coming spectrum auc

Yes, AT&T’s Threat To Boycott Next Year’s Spectrum Auction Was Bullshit

AT&T: The rules proposed for the 2015 spectrum auction are crap, and we may not take part! FCC: Yeah, sure, right, whatever, no. AT&T: Fine, haha, we were just kidding. Or, to be more precise:

The FCC Is Unfazed By AT&T’s Threat To Boycott Next Year’s Spectrum Auction

AT&T's recent threat to steer clear of a spectrum auction, scheduled for next year, isn't scaring the FCC. FCC chief Tom Wheeler today dismissed AT&T's poise, stating that he has a "hard time

AT&T May Sit Out 2015 Spectrum Auction Over Rules Dustup

AT&T is not happy with the rules the FCC has proposed for a 2015 spectrum auction that would reserve a piece of the airwaves for sale for smaller providers that lack low-frequency range. The seco

Google Launches TV White Spaces Trial In South Africa

Google's first trial to use the unused channels in the broadcast TV spectrum to provide wireless broadband access <a target="_blank" href="http://googlepublicpolicy.blogspot.co.uk/2010/09/announcing-n

EE, Three, BT, Vodafone, O2 All Win 4G Spectrum In The UK, But £2.3B In Bids Falls Short Of The £3.5B Expected

Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has just <a target="_blank" href="http://media.ofcom.org.uk/2013/02/20/ofcom-announces-winners-of-the-4g-mobile-auction/?utm_source=updates&utm_medium=email

From 3G To 4G: U.K. Telecoms Regulator Consults On Liberalising All Spectrum Licences In 900 MHz, 1,800 MHz, 2,100 MHz Bands

The fallout from Ofcom's March 2012 decision to allow the company now known as EE to refarm existing 2G spectrum to build a 4G network continues. Now EE's rivals, Vodafone and Three, have asked the U.

Shutterstock Launches Spectrum, Lets Users Search Through Millions Of Photos By Color

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/05/fresh-on-the-heels-of-an-ipo-shutterstock-launches-an-iphone-app/">Shutterstock is a major hub</a> for designers, photographers, and companies. Not only

AT&T To Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum From Verizon For $1.9B In Cash And AWS Spectrum Licenses

AT&T has announced a deal with Verizon Wireless that will allow the company to continue to build out its 4G LTE network in the U.S., through the acquisition of 700 MHz spectrum from Verizon Wirele

U.K. 4G Auction Process Kicks Off: Applications For 800MHz, 2.6GHz Spectrum Now Being Accepted

The U.K.'s 4G auction process has kicked off, with bidders having until 16:00 GMT today to submit their bids, along with a £100,000 deposit. The window for bidders to submit opened at 10:00 GMT this

U.K. Government Expects 4G Auction To Make Just £3.5B, Big Step Down From 3G’s £22.5B

The U.K. government has already put a price on the sale of 4G spectrum frequencies -- due to kick off in January next year. Chancellor George Osborne is factoring into his policy decisions the sum of

Looking Beyond 4G: U.K. Telecoms Regulator Prepping Spectrum Release Plan for 5G, Sees “Untapped Opportunity” For Wi-Fi Hotspots

The U.K.'s first 4G network has only just got up and running but telecoms regulator Ofcom is already looking beyond 4G to form a plan for the next generation of mobile network technology -- potentiall

Sprint Buying U.S. Cellular Spectrum And Customers For $480 Million To Expand Midwest Reach

Sprint today announced that it has made an arrangement with U.S. Cellular to acquire PCS spectrum and also wireless network customers for $480 million in cash, and Sprint's taking over of "certain lia

Report: Google, Microsoft Showing “Extreme Interest” In White Spaces Spectrum In The U.K.

Google and Microsoft are sniffing around white spaces spectrum in the U.K., according to a Telegraph report, with a view to possibly offering free built-in wi-fi for mobile devices running their softw

Making Way For 4G: Europe To Liberalise Another 120MHz Of 3G Spectrum For 4G/LTE Services By Mid-2014

The EC has decided Europe needs more 4G/LTE spectrum to run all the high speed mobile data services citizens in member states will require in the coming years. Today it's announced a plan to refarm 12
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