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Economic Security for Rural America: LightSquared Round Two

Diane Russell | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology
Diane Russell

An essential building block to economic growth lies in expanding broadband access to rural America. Instead of pushing each other over the self-made cliff, why not build a bridge across the digital divide?

Jason Linkins

Can The Media Even Keep Track Of What 'The Next Solyndra' Is Anymore?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.29.2012 | Media

This week, Abound Solar, Inc., a United States manufacturer of solar panels, announced plans to suspend their manufacturing operations, lay off worker...

Wireless Startup Files For Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Technology

* Falcone, creditors failed to reach agreement * LightSquared future in doubt after FCC ruling * Falcone: filing gives L...

Sprint Will Return $65 Million To Struggling Startup

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Wireless carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. ended its spectrum hosting agreement with start-up LightSquared, whose network looks...

FCC Sends Wireless Broadband Firm LightSquared Back to Square One

Corbin Hiar | Posted 04.18.2012 | Technology
Corbin Hiar

Wireless broadband company LightSquared's fast-tracked approval process came to a screeching halt late Tuesday when the FCC decided to "indefinitely suspend" its conditional waiver to operate.

Coming Out of the Black

Diane Russell | Posted 03.20.2012 | Technology
Diane Russell

With major websites going dark to protest SOPA, it's a good time to note that another of the nation's hottest technology issues is quickly moving from push to shove, complete with accusations of double-dealing government agencies and conflicts of interest.

Heavily-Backed Wireless Startup Claims Government 'Rigged' Tests

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - LightSquared, the telecom start-up backed by hedge fund manager Philip Falcone, called for new tests of its mobile system to examine inter...

Is Our President Losing It?

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

Don't go feeling too good about "your plan" yet, Obama. If it's anything like your promises to close Guantanamo, get troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan, keep unemployment under 8% or fix the economy ... all Americans are in trouble.

Administration technology experts slow to see threats from wireless network

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Fred Schulte, iWatch NewsObama administration technology experts were slow to recognize potential threats to government aviation and defense comm...

New Wireless Network Could Harm GPS

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — New test results show that a proposed nationwide wireless broadband network would produce significant interference with GPS systems...

Planned Wireless Internet Network Threatens GPS

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 06.06.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- A new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network is threatening to overpower GPS signals across the U.S. and interfere with everything from a...

Best Buy To Sell Access To New Wireless Network

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — LightSquared, a company that's building a new nationwide wireless broadband network, says Best Buy will resell access to that network...

New Wireless Network Gets First Phone Deal

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- LightSquared, a company building a new wireless broadband network to compete with those of AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and Clearwire Corp....

Philip Falcone's LightSquared Could Test Ultrafast 4G Wireless In Denver

Denver Business Journal | Bill Flook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Harbinger Capital Partners, a New York hedge fund headed by billionaire Philip Falcone, has selected Nokia Siemens Networks in a $7 billion, eight-yea...

Philip Falcone, Hedge Fund Manager, Bets The Farm On Satellites

Reuters | Matthew Goldstein and Svea Herbst Bayliss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Investing with hedge fund manager Philip Falcone, who oversees about $8 billion at his Harbinger Capital Partners, has required an awfully strong stom...

Flipboard Changes Face of Social Media

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Flipboard is a free app that turns your digital life into a magazine by combing through links your friends post on Facebook and Twitter. Are individualized, social-network based digital magazines the future of mobile browsing?

New Wireless Broadband Network To Launch Next Year

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — U.S. consumers and businesses may get more options in wireless service starting next year, with the launch of a new wireless broadban...