Pandora, Nearing Survival Deal, Gets New Threat From NAB

CNet earlier today broke a story » 9/26/08 7:16pm 9/26/08 7:16pm about how the National Association of Broadcasters—traditional broadcasting conglomerates and others who think HD Radio is more vital than the internet—is trying to kill a brand new bill that could save Pandora and other web radio services. We've done some reporting of our own, and the…

Bill Gates Says White Space Is for Free Wi-Fi; Broadcasters Want License and Regulation

Referring to Microsoft's desire to use soon-to-be-opened broadcasting bandwidth for low-powered unlicensed wireless devices, Bill Gates argued that it will make for improved Wi-Fi, a term he appears to be using as simply non-regulated, subscription-free wireless. He said: » 3/14/08 12:00pm 3/14/08 12:00pm

Bill's opponents see this not as an…

Totally Unbiased National Association of Broadcasters Ad Slams SiriusXM

The National Association of Broadcasters is such a great consumer organization. They're totally looking out for consumers by warning us about this impending Sirius/XM satellite radio monopoly. I mean, it's not like the National Association of Broadcasters has any interest at all in the upcoming merger, so what reason… » 3/07/07 6:30pm 3/07/07 6:30pm