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2011-04-06 11:25:00

GPS signals across the US are threatened by a new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network that may interfere with everything from consumer navigation devices to police cars to airplanes.

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2010-09-13 09:30:00

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will meet on September 23 to iron out the final details of a new plan which would allow unused broadcast TV airwave bands for new, long-range Wi-Fi networks that could eliminate the need to find hotspots.

2008-09-01 18:00:03

By Joelle Tessler; Jordan Robertson WASHINGTON - When a computer glitch at a Federal Aviation Administration center caused widespread airline delays this week, it served as a reminder that the U.S. flight system is waiting for a modernizing overhaul.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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