Database Created by FCC for Devices Using White Space SpectrumS

After the FCC approved the use of the free spectrum which exists between TV channels, known as white space, little's been done since, thanks to a whole heap of other ongoing issues. The FCC is now starting up a database for cataloging them, so devices can grab some of the spectrum that's going spare.

Microsoft, Google, Motorola and Intel have all shown interest, with devices needing to be GPS compatible—much like your average smartphone. [eWeek via Engadget]