Online seminar, 25 July: WiFi Mesh for Efficient Cities (24 July)

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Ofcom cites Microsoft support for license-free use of "digital dividend" (29 May 2007)

Excerpts from Google's proposal for real-time spectrum auctions (22 May 2007)

FCC closes receiver standards and "interference temperature" consultations by Robert Horvitz (9 May 2007)

License-exempt WiMax revisited (28 March 2007)

Can interference be managed without strict regulation of transmitters? (26 March 2007)

Study shows radio listeners shifting to wireless Internet for music (23 March 2007)

"DJ Wii": Homebrew software lets Wii users manipulate sound-samples (23 March 2007)

Russia replaces frequency management agency (22 March 2007)

FCC classifies wireless broadband as "information service" - not "telecommunication service" (22 March 2007)

Covering 21 Italian villages, Europe's largest WiFi mesh is built on open-source software (22 March 2007)

Free report compares RFID readers (23 March 2007)

"Google Earth Mash-up Helps Mesh Mumbai" (21 March 2007)

New optimization technique reduces SDR memory requirements 50% (20 March 2007)

Malaga, Spain, installing a FON-based municipal wireless net (21 March 2007)

"Easy Walk" - Bluetooth/GPS/cellphone navigation aid for the blind (21 March 2007)

Thailand developing plan to RFID-tag every animal in the country (20 March 2007)

"WiMedia UWB Accepted as a Standard" (19 March 2007)

Quantum-coded message sent 144 km through air (16 March 2007)

"Conflicting Signals Can Confuse Rescue Robots" (19 March 2007)

"In search of the neo-nomad" (19 March 2007)

Philippines building world's first "WiFi highway" (18 March 2007)

R/C car race attracts 370 competitors (16 March 2007)

Iraqi govt stops amateur radio transmissions, licensing (16 March 2007)

"Wi-Fi Wave To Sweep Brunei" (15 March 2007)

Bluetooth 2.1 offers more bandwidth, less battery drain, NFC "touch pairing" (15 March 2007>

EC backs global standards and industry self-regulation for RFID (15 March 2007)

"Wireless Users Make the Most of the Net," (15 March 2007)

Slacker: personalized music streams from the web to your portable player (14 March 2007)

Free WiFi coming to all 70 subway stations in Buenos Aires (14 March 2007)

2nd draft of 802.11n standard approved (13 March 2007)

"Spectrum-based WiFi Network Attack Threats on the Rise" (13 March 2007)

"US media in crisis, but hope for wireless" (13 March 2007)

"Keep a Bluetooth Eye on Your Kids" (13 March 2007)

Wireless TCP/IP link for HDTV production achieves 65Mbps, 2km range, using license-free bands (11 March 2007)

BlueChute: ultra-slim Bluetooth-enabled portable "e-paper" device (12 March 2007)

"Ultra-Wideband RFID Tracks Nuclear Power Plant Workers" (8 March 2007)

"Sony Releases Its First Wireless Camera" (9 March 2007)

Apple applies for patent on automatic WiFi setup using RFID (8 March 2007)

Japan developing NFC 2.0 to support more diverse applications (6 March 2007)

Indian government proposes public/private partnership to plan band allocations (9 March 2007)

China may mandate use of national RFID standard (8 March 2007)

"Ambulances Access Multiple Wireless Nets, Speed Up Patient Care" (7 March 2007)

"Bluetooth 2.1 on the way: near-field communications and 5x battery" (7 March 2007)

"Tiny gigabit wireless chip nears completion" (7 March 2007)

"Intel Introduces Its First RFID Chip," (6 March 2007)

"BT to Invest in FON?" (6 March 2007)

Business use of WiFi hotspots in 2006 grew 44%: iPass (6 March 2007)

By 2011, 32% of wireless connectivity ICs will merge several radios (5 March 2007)

Teaching engineering with WiFi-enabled tablet PCs (5 March 2007)

Report says India de-licenses 5.8GHz for WiMAX (5 March 2007)

SDR is essential for converged handsets (1 March 2007)

The UK establishes a new class of radio license: "Self-Coordinated Links" (1 March 2007)

US lawmakers tune in to RFID controversy, (28 February 2007)

Airlines to vote on global use of RFID baggage tags (28 February 2007)

Industrial use of license-free wireless is "booming" (28 February 2007)

Bluetooth glove puts remote control at your fingertips (28 February 2007)

RFID firm cites patent to threaten identity-theft demo; goodies from ThinkGeek (27 February 2007)

Thailand to RFID-tag all vehicles (27 February 2007)

WiFi mesh and the origins of the universe (27 February 2007)

Chinese view of RFID: more impact than Internet (26 February 2007)

Juniper sees annual sales of VoWiFi equipment reaching US$82 billion by 2012 (26 February 2007)

WRC-07 preparatory meeting underway in Geneva (26 February 2007)

RIAA threatens open access WiFi (23 February 2007)

European Parliament's "valentine" for unlicensed spectrum (21 February)

European rules for UWB decided (21 February 2007)

SDR Forum, DySPAN 2007 dovetail in Dublin in April (21 February 2007)

Hitachi develops speck-of-dust size RFID tags (19 February 2007)

Open-source smartphone, with WiFi in version 2 (16 February 2007)

"Human interface devices" migrating to 2.4GHz (16 February 2007)

Ecma developing standard for the 60GHz band (15 February 2007)

Details emerge about Microsoft's "cognitive" radio for broadband in TV white-spaces (14 February 2007)

"Deregulating Spectrum" by Lawrence Lessig (14 February 2007)

"How the death of TV sets could change mobile computing" (14 February 2007)

Edible, decaying, "intentionally fragile" RFID (14 February 2007)

Jonah Brucker-Cohen's "WiFi Liberator" (11 February 2007)

Riyadh may be 1st city in Middle East covered by free WiFi (11 February 2007)

Germany sees RFID as key to tech leadership (11 February 2007)

FCC affirms preference for unlicensed use of empty TV channels (4 February)

"Unprecedented" BT-FON deal in the works? (4 February 2007)

Cover cities with mesh WiFi not WiMAX, says NY Times (4 February 2007)

Huge public RFID sensor mesh proposed in Australia (2 February 2007)