“The devices will be able to use only channels 21 to 51, where there are fewer TV stations. The FCC will give preference to devices that use global positioning system technology to determine a user’s location and then avoid TV channels operating there based on a special database, rather than devices that try to constantly sense and avoid TV signals. Devices that use sensing technology will have to go through rigorous field testing.
And the FCC will create a safe haven around large sporting and performance venues, such as the Los Angeles Coliseum and New York’s Broadway theater district. The new mobile devices within those safe havens won’t have access to channels used by wireless microphones”…. <More>
Mashable.com assembled a comprehensive list for web based (many web 2.0) tools that can help you run an online business, my favorites are the mindmapping software and the Social media Resume builder site
“Last August we featured a post with more than 230 online apps for running your business. Since there are hundreds of new apps coming on the market every year, we figured it was time for an update. This year we came up with more than 270 additional apps. Some are completely new since last year, others might have been overlooked, and still others made significant improvements that gained them a spot on the list”…. <More>
“9 kick ass Open source E-commerce platforms reviewed
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With e-commerce webdesign really starting to take off, its never been more important to choose a platform which suits you as a developer (i.e. one that you can support) and one that will provide your clients with the features that they need to run a successful online shop.
There are a number of ways of getting a shop online, and we’ve focused primarily on open source e-commerce platforms here”…. <More>
“Business as the Engine of African Economic Development,” was moderated by Wharton finance professor Richard Herring, who noted that “Five years ago, the title of this session would have been thought to be a lot more hopeful than true, but in fact some very interesting things have been happening.”…. <More>
“What the change will also do is make eBay look a lot more like Amazon (AMZN), whose emphasis on fixed-price sales has surged in popularity as the more auction-oriented business on eBay declined (BusinessWeek.com, 7/17/08). Amazon doesn’t charge sellers a cent to list items, and instead charges a commission on sales”….