New Dune Books Resume Story

Best-sell­ing author Kevin J. Ander­son told SCI FI Wire that he and Bri­an Her­bert based the sequel nov­els Hunters of Dune and the forth­com­ing Sand­worms of Dune on notes for Dune 7 writ­ten by Bri­an’s father, Dune cre­ator Frank Her­bert, pri­or to his 1986 death.

$15 Billion Wireless Auction Set for Tomorrow

90MHz of spec­trum goes on the auc­tion block tomor­row as the FCC begins one of the largest spec­trum auc­tions in its his­to­ry. Up for grabs are licens­es to the 1710–1755MHz and 2110–2155MHz bands—prime real estate for com­pa­nies eager to jump into wire­less services.

EU Domain Dream in Disarray

Intend­ed as a tool to help fos­ter greater Euro­pean uni­ty, the new dot-eu domain pro­duces a bit­ter fight between trade­mark hold­ers and alleged cyber­squat­ters over cov­et­ed addresses.