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2010-08-05 05:45:00

Subscribers to Dish Network will soon be able to watch live satellite TV on certain mobile devices. The satellite television company is planning to offer the service for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and BlackBerry devices in September, and on mobile phones using Google's Android operating system in October. Special hardware will be needed to have the service on the mobile devices. Sling Media's SlingBox, which sells for $180 to $300, is one option. Another option will be for Dish subscribers...

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2006-07-10 17:05:00

WASHINGTON -- As U.S. telephone carriers move into the television business, media conglomerates are eyeing ways to grab valuable wireless airwaves as another way to deliver profitable high-speed Internet and other services. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on August 9 is scheduled to begin auctioning off hundreds of licenses for advanced wireless services in a sale that analysts have said could raise between $8 billion to $15 billion. In one of the biggest communications forays yet...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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