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The Power of the Unlicensed Economy

allthingsd.com
In 1985, the Federal Communications Commission permitted, for the first time, low-powered wireless communications equipment to be used without the need for a license. The prospects for this experiment were not entirely promising. The bands of radio spectrum assigned for unlicensed use were full of powerful and polluting industrial uses...
The Power of the Unlicensed Economy

U.S. target of sustained cyber-espionage campaign

news.cnet.com
The country has been targeted by China, which is trying to infiltrate American business computers to find data for economic gain. [Read more]...
U.S. target of sustained cyber-espionage campaign

DailyDirt: New Models For (Not) Funding Science?

www.techdirt.com
In lean times like these, it's getting tougher to get funding for science and technology research, especially for innovative but high-risk ideas. It's no surprise that both the government and the private sector seem to feel more comfortable investing their money in more conservative "sure thing" efforts these days. While...
DailyDirt: New Models For (Not) Funding Science?
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Meritocracy Vs. Diversity Impasse Stalls Last Hope For Immediate Immigration Reform

techcrunch.com
A Republican immigration reform bill to grant more visas to high-skilled immigrants is facing an uphill battle in Congress. The proposed bill, The STEM Jobs Act, trades the 55,000 visas allotted under the Diversity Immigrant Visa program to underrepresented nations, especially Africa, and reallocates them to foreign-born students with American graduate...
Meritocracy Vs. Diversity Impasse Stalls Last Hope For Immediate Immigration Reform
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