NASA’s inspector general dismissed a complaint by Philip Falcone’s LightSquared Inc. that the vice chairman of a panel advising the U.S. government on the company’s proposed broadband network had conflicts of interest.
Philip Falcone’s LightSquared wireless service needs more testing because it may degrade precision services that track hurricanes, guide farmers and help build flood defenses, U.S. agencies are to tell Congress today.
Philip Falcone’s LightSquared Inc. asked U.S. regulators to develop technical standards for the global-positioning system receivers at the crux of a debate over the venture’s proposed nationwide wireless service.
California, New York, Nevada, Florida and Massachusetts are among states that haven’t signed a settlement with banks over foreclosure abuses, according to state officials and two people familiar with the talks.
Philip Falcone’s LightSquared Inc. wireless service would have “ruinous effects” on aviation because of signal interference and its plan for a nationwide data network should be withdrawn, an airline trade group said.
House Republicans asked for records of contacts between the White House and Philip Falcone, citing concerns about possible political pressure on U.S. agencies over the billionaire’s proposed LightSquared wireless venture.