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Olympic cycling timing failure could have been avoided, say mobile firms

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Industry sources say Locog did not warn them they were using mobile network for GPS data after road race coverage was hitLondon 2012 organisers could have avoided the technical and timing problems that plagued the men's cycling road race on Saturday if they had notified mobile networks in advance, it...
Olympic cycling timing failure could have been avoided, say mobile firms
Bloomberg goes inside Google's X research lab

TI details the wireless power chip in the Lumia 920, offers four times the charging area

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If you're one of the first on your block to have picked up a Nokia Lumia 920, you might wonder why it's so forgiving with where you set it down on the wireless charging pad. TI is more than willing to share. The 920, 820, Fatboy charging pillow and...
TI details the wireless power chip in the Lumia 920, offers four times the charging area

RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online

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Who knew the Internet could help us be healthier? With a plethora of knowledge at our fingertips, and a range of health and fitness related apps that make keeping track of our health relatively easy, improved health and wellness is a welcomed by product of the digital age. Since its...
RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online

Israel bans imports of Apple iPad (AP)

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AP - Israel has banned imports of Apple Inc.'s hottest new product, the iPad, citing concerns that the strength of its wireless receivers and transmitters are incompatible with national standards and could disrupt other wireless devices....
Israel bans imports of Apple iPad (AP)

Internet of Things Can Make Us Human Again

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We've entered an era where the cost of sensors, processors and transmitters are so low that it's fast becoming cost effective to put them inside everything, even the clothes we wear. Even our own toothbrush may soon sense and communicate socially about where it is and how it's being used...
Internet of Things Can Make Us Human Again

FCC targets Craigslist cellphone jammer vendors, issues six citations

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The Federal Communications Commission has stepped up its enforcement game, issuing citations to six individuals for advertising and selling signal cellphone jamming devices on Craigslist. The FCC has also warned several online vendors and produced public service announcements in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. “Over the last two weeks, the Bureau...
FCC targets Craigslist cellphone jammer vendors, issues six citations

WPC updates Qi standard, increases inductive charging distance to 40mm

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It seems that Power Matt just got a bit more, er, powerful. The Wireless Power Consortium announced today that it's improved the Qi inductive-charging standard to "include longer range magnetic resonance wireless charging." Effectively, this means charging stations that are up to spec will be able to transmit up...
WPC updates Qi standard, increases inductive charging distance to 40mm

In a suspect move, LightSquared calls for GPS design standards

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In its ongoing fight to launch its nationwide LTE service, LightSquared on Wednesday asked the Federal Communications Commission to impose the first-ever standards on GPS device design, claiming such requirements would allow GPS and its 4G network to co-exist peacefully in the satellite bands. While LightSquared would appear to...
In a suspect move, LightSquared calls for GPS design standards
Following malaria through Kenya using cell phones

StickNFind Bluetooth stickers let you tag and locate your goods with a smartphone (hands-on video)

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We've all misplaced keys, gadgets and occasionally even children. Well, no more. StickNFind is a nifty, inexpensive solution for tagging and locating electronics, keys and pets. For roughly $25 a pop (estimated retail), you get a small adhesive disk that can be affixed to any flat surface or attached...
StickNFind Bluetooth stickers let you tag and locate your goods with a smartphone (hands-on video)

Google And The Death Of Getting Lost

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For better or for worse, your kids may never really have to work out exactly where they are on the planet or where they're going--one device or another will do it for them, and Google and the cloud will help.One of the more startling things, if you were watching closely,...
Google And The Death Of Getting Lost

Veho Mimi X-3 wireless speaker streams from bundled USB and 30-pin transmitters for $500

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When we hear of a "new way to stream music around your home and garden," bass-heavy speakers disguised as unnaturally large rocks come to mind. It's not entirely clear what type of "garden" the good folks at Veho envisioned for the Mimi X-3, but we'd be willing to bet...
Veho Mimi X-3 wireless speaker streams from bundled USB and 30-pin transmitters for $500

911 tech that locates cell phone users in buildings ready to go

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The Federal Communications Commission today authorized the maker of an enhanced 911 technology to begin commercial operations despite claims that the system will interfere with wireless Internet Service Providers and smart grid applications. A company called NextNav and its subsidiary, Progeny, makes a system designed to more accurately locate...
911 tech that locates cell phone users in buildings ready to go

Square served cease and desist order in Illinois for violating the Transmitters of Money Act

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In January 2013, Square, the mobile card payment service, received a cease and desist order from the state of Illinois over allegations that it violated its Transmitters of Money Act. As first noticed by Thomas Noyes, the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulations, who states in the order that...
Square served cease and desist order in Illinois for violating the Transmitters of Money Act

Seattle is the latest city to go around ISPs to get a gigabit network

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Seattle has teamed up with Gigabit Squared, a startup that wants to invest $200 million in building gigabit broadband networks in six college towns around the country, to build a gigabit network. Seattle, which has its own city-owed dark fiber network, and Gigabit Squared have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...
Seattle is the latest city to go around ISPs to get a gigabit network

Electronic ink could kill QR code

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Wireless data transmitters that cost one penny to produce challenge limited QR code technology....
Electronic ink could kill QR code

Seattle announces plans to deploy gigabit fiber and wireless network

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Gigabit broadband internet is coming to Seattle, courtesy of Gigabit Squared. The project is still in its very early stages and, at this point, Gigabit Squared has just been given permission to raise capital to begin the initial deployment. As a demonstration, the company plans to build out a...
Seattle announces plans to deploy gigabit fiber and wireless network

Square Slapped With Cease And Desist By Illinois State Department Of Financial Regulation

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Mobile payments company Square appears to have just received a cease and desist order from the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation. You can access the document here. The C&D was first noticed by Thomas Noyes. We’re not lawyers but the scuffle appears to be over an Illinois state...
Square Slapped With Cease And Desist By Illinois State Department Of Financial Regulation
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