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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…

This sensor stops your quadcopter before it can cut you

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 allegations in…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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 auction, which…

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

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.…

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

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…

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

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…

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

Google’s first trial to use the unused channels in the broadcast TV spectrum to provide wireless broadband access launched in 2010 in Logan, Ohio. Since then, Google has shown a…

Google Launches TV White Spaces Trial In South Africa

Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has just announced the winners of the UK spectrum auctions for 4G spectrum on the low-frequency 800MHz band, used for LTE and other mobile broadband…

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

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…

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

Shutterstock is a major hub for designers, photographers, and companies. Not only can image enthusiasts upload their work to the site for perusal by others, but many users of the…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

After years of planning and step-by-step engineering, the U.K.’s switchover from analogue to digital-terrestrial TV broadcasts has finally been completed — marking the end of more than 70 years of…

End Of An Analogue TV Era: U.K.’s Digital-Terrestrial TV Switchover Is Done — Opening The Door For 4G Mobile Services

The LG Spectrum has spent a long while with me. In fact, LG’s asking for it back, saying that my review period has come to an end. I didn’t get…

LG Spectrum Review: This Is One Ugly Sumbitch

The LG Spectrum isn’t necessarily my favorite phone. It’s got pretty nice specs and a killer screen, but there’s something to be said about the way a phone draws you…

LG Spectrum Review: Head-To-Head With The Nitro HD And Galaxy Nexus
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Fly Or Die: The LG Spectrum

1:19 pm PDT • March 13, 2012

The Spectrum has been a busy little diva the last few days, strutting in and out of our NYC studio like she belongs there. So much in fact, that I’ve…

Fly Or Die: The LG Spectrum

Let me just start by saying that so far, I’m not a fan. But, these are just initial impressions so we’ll see how my relationship with the Spectrum progresses over…

LG Spectrum Review: Initial Impressions (Video)

Those reveling in the thumb-in-the-eye the DOJ gave to AT&T over the T-Mobile merger should pause a moment to consider the politics of spectrum allocation in the US. Anyone who…

AT&T Merger Fail Highlights Failure Of Spectrum Politics

The absurdity of this issue, I swear. Get this: churches (and other deals like outdoor events) have been using microphones that operate on the 700MHz spectrum since, like, forever. It…

More FCC news for you, this Wednesday morning (and before Droid news consumes us all). The agency is considering taking some of the bandwidth that is currently allocated to digital…

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FCC opens up white space spectrum

10:00 am PST • November 5, 2008

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…

So a Michigan congressman is accusing Google of “gaming” last month’s spectrum auction. The congressman, Michigan’s Fred Upton, who is a Republican, says Google bid just enough to trigger those…