Pentagon Awards Contract to Russian Company with Ties to Syria
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by George Landrith to discuss a new Defense Department contract awarded to a Russian company with ties to Syria, a recent case where DOD picked a Brazilian supplier over a superior American company, and if there may be a connection between the White House and the Pentagon’s foreign contracts.
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Tech at Night: Potentially promising FCC moves on Spectrum and the Spectrum Screen
Top story: the FCC is moving forward with spectrum auctions, providing incentives for television stations to auction off their spectrum for wireless Internet use. We could see the auctions completed by the end of 2014.
Everyone admits there’s a spectrum crunch, and on the right and left of the FCC they say it’s a difficult question of how to transfer spectrum to alleviate it. Greg Walden is right though that this is good “if implemented well.” Bruce Mehlman of iia calls it “a terrific start” and that’s also true.
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Tags: Barack Obama
, Executive Order
, Google Fiber
, Greg Walden
, Incentive Auctions
, Kim Dotcom
, Mitt Romney
, New Zealand
, Spectrum Screen
, Sprint Nextel
, Tech at Night
Today Is *Not* The Day That The Sea Level Will Begin To Recede
From the diaries, by Erick I’m not entirely sure what scares me more about Then-Senator, now President Barack Obama’s speeches during the campaign. There are the untrue and completely ridiculous things the man said he was promising. Because if we are willing to work for it, and fight for it, and believe in it, then I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will | Read More »