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Spectrum Trading - New European Report : HL International Spectrum Review May 2011
"European CEPT administrations issued a new report in early May on spectrum trading procedures within CEPT countries. The report does not make recommendations or set the stage for further legislation. Instead, it gives a good introductory background to the spectrum trading regime in Europe and notes disparities among countries and frequencies bands. It observes that there are “very different transaction patterns (number of licenses and number of transactions)” depending on the frequency bands, which in turn could mean that related competition issues may differ depending in the spectrum involved."
EC  CEPT  europe  spectrum  trading  via:martinweiss 
january 2012 by pierredv
Human Ingenuity: A 100,000-Year-Old Story - Bruce Upbin - Tradigital - Forbes
"Von Petzinger has identified 30 unique geometric signs that reoccur in caves throughout the world."
history  design  symbols  signs  via:martinweiss 
july 2011 by pierredv
Drunk on Wireless Taxes
"state and local politicians just love wireless taxes"
via:martinweiss  taxes  wireless  commerce 
july 2011 by pierredv
Greenhouse gases: The cost of trade | The Economist
A paper just published in PNAS by Glen Peters and colleagues looks at how the world’s carbon emissions get reapportioned when the carbon used to make traded goods and services is charged against the account of the ultimate consumer, not the initial producer.
trade  environment  climate  via:martinweiss  TheEconomist 
may 2011 by pierredv
Curation is the New Search is the New Curation
"It has turned search back into something like it was in the dying days of first-generation algorithmic search, like Excite and Altavista: results so polluted by spam that you often started looking at results only on the second or third page -- the first page was a smoking hulk of algo-optimized awfulness."
via:martinweiss  search  google  information 
february 2011 by pierredv
The Future: It’s Not What it Used to Be = Larry Downes » Blog Archive »
"Working with pseudo-math and pseudo-physics, Adams calculated that the accelerating pace of change would end civilization by around 1920"
trends  futures  singularity  via:martinweiss 
january 2011 by pierredv
Clearwire Said to Seek Up to $5 Billion in Spectrum Auction - Bloomberg
Clearwire Corp., the high-speed wireless carrier, is seeking to raise $2.5 billion to $5 billion in a wireless-spectrum auction that has attracted telephone and cable companies
clearwire  spectrum  license  auction  via:martinweiss 
november 2010 by pierredv
Clearwire’s Shared 4G Coverage Map for 2010 -- Seeking Alpha
"Clearwire’s (CLWR) 4G WiMAX technology is spreading faster than a cold in a day care center. Within the recent months coverage has increased by over fifty percent. Already laying claim to 74 markets in the United States, Clearwire is championing the 4G technology realm with gusto. These 74 markets span across the entire country in 25 different states"
clearwire  4G  wireless  commerce  via:martinweiss 
november 2010 by pierredv
"Hidden" Language Found in Remote Indian Tribe
But in the villages of the Aka and the Koro, in the shadow of India's contested border with China, everyone maintains the tribe and subtribe are the same but for a small variation in dialect.
"Local people downplay the difference in the languages," said Swarthmore's Harrison, who helped Anderson in his research, along with Ranchi University's Ganesh Murmu. "But they are radically different."
language  india  via:martinweiss 
october 2010 by pierredv

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