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Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones

FCC approves plan to share airwaves previously used by the military to help mobile operators keep up with wireless data demands.

By April 17, 2015


Defense Department pushes spectrum sharing as solution to wireless crunch

The Defense Department and wireless industry agree freeing up government owned spectrum is a good idea, but they disagree how about how to do it.

By October 10, 2012


Feds to mobile users: Drop dead

commentary Mobile networks are running out of capacity. But the federal government is doing everything it can to weasel out of a White House promise to free up some of its vast stockpile of radio spectrum.

By July 30, 2012


CEO shake-up at Google: Page replaces Schmidt

Google is making major changes to its executive lineup, with CEO Eric Schmidt moving into a board role and co-founder Larry Page assuming the CEO spot.

By January 20, 2011


Mixed bag for green tech in Washington dealings

An extension to renewable energy grants and corn ethanol subsidy are part of a tax deal while funding for clean-energy research and development appears flat.

By December 10, 2010


Why a Moore's Law for green tech doesn't compute

Saying we need a Moore's Law for green tech can be an aspirational goal but don't expect our energy system to change as fast as your computer processor.

By December 7, 2010


China unseats U.S. in supercomputer ranking

The Tianhe-1A supercomputer bests the Jaguar system in the biannual Top 500 list, but the U.S. high-performance computing community doesn't need to hang its head in shame just yet.

By November 14, 2010


MIT experts tackle nuclear power waste problem

Nuclear power is back in the discussion over the future of energy but the U.S. needs research to establish a long-term strategy on how to handle spent nuclear fuel, according to panel.

By May 21, 2009


Google CEO, Microsoft exec on Obama tech board

Eric Schmidt and Craig Mundie will serve to advise the Obama administration on matters of science, technology, and innovation.

By April 27, 2009


Obama names science and technology team

President-elect Barack Obama has named leaders in climate change, cancer research, and genetic research to head his science and technology team.

By December 22, 2008