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Media Decoder Blog: New Internet TV Network to Feature Larry King

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The network, to be announced Monday, will stream shows via the Internet to computers, phones and television sets, bypassing traditional distribution systems....
Media Decoder Blog: New Internet TV Network to Feature Larry King
Ubuntu jumps to tablets in a long-term bet on mobile convergence

TV Makers Sony, Vizio Give Google TV a Second Go

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Google’s first efforts to bring Internet (okay, YouTube-centric) content to television sets has become the stuff of lore. Google TV didn’t work onstage during its debut! Logitech stopped making its Google TV box, calling it “a mistake”! And sales were “slightly negative.” But it was evident at January’s Consumer Electronics...
TV Makers Sony, Vizio Give Google TV a Second Go

Total TV shipments to fall 1.4% in 2012, as LCD unit sales growth slows to 5%

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This isn’t the best year for television manufacturers, as total unit shipments are expected to ease some 1.4%, according to data presented by DisplaySearch. That decline is brought about by a slowing in the growth of sales of LCD televisions, which are expected to rise only 5% this year. That’s down around 28%...
Total TV shipments to fall 1.4% in 2012, as LCD unit sales growth slows to 5%
New online TV network from 'world's richest man' will bring Larry King out of retirement
Apple buys a word from Harley Davidson, and it's not hog
Tim Cook hints that an Apple television will change the living room
Toshiba and LG settle LCD price-fixing scandal for half a billion dollars
'Apple Poses Absolutely No Threat To Our Market,' Says Swiss Watchmaker

Report: Amazon plans TV set-top box for video streaming

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Amazon.com plans to release its own TV set-top box, setting its sights on the living room and creating a flagship device for its Instant Video streaming service, according to a Bloomberg BusinessWeek report this morning, quoting anonymous sources. The device will be introduced this fall, according to the story by Brad...
Report: Amazon plans TV set-top box for video streaming
Google Now: Coming soon to everywhere near you

Trade groups look for uses for recycled CRT glass

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An electronics and a recycling trade group are looking for ways to reuse recycled cathode ray tube (CRT) glass from computer monitors and television sets, with a US$10,000 prize for the best proposal....
Trade groups look for uses for recycled CRT glass
Forget the living room: Amazon is fighting for your whole damn house

Mobile DTV Brings Live Television To Cars, Buses

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Smartphones with HDTV reception chips and in-car television sets are big business in Taiwan, China, and Brazil. Now the travel-friendly tech behind mobile DTV is making its way to the United States.It's a badly kept secret that the United States is far behind the rest of the world when it...
Mobile DTV Brings Live Television To Cars, Buses

Google plans entertainment system

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Internet search giant reportedly planning move into consumer electronics with a new music streaming system controlled by Android smartphonesGoogle is planning a major push into home entertainment with a new music streaming system controlled by Android smartphones.The internet giant will make its first move into consumer electronics later this year,...
Google plans entertainment system

Samsung comes out top in battle of the smartphones

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HTC on Friday reported a 70% year-on-year profit slump and a drop in first quarter net income after tax down to £95mThe battle for smartphone supremacy between Asia's largest handset makers has left profits at Taiwanese firm HTC plummeting as South Korea's Samsung Electronics rakes in the rewards.HTC on Friday...
Samsung comes out top in battle of the smartphones

Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

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Korean Internet service provider KT has revealed that it is looking for a share of profits generated by smart TV sellers, after it switched off Internet access for smart television sets in the country. As a report from Reuters explains, the ISP is concerned that the demands of Web-connected TVs...
Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

“Titanic” to Return to Theaters in 3D

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Jeffrey Katzenberg was right: 3D is the future of movies. USA Today interviewed Avatar director James Cameron about this new era of filmmaking, and the director revealed plans to bring a certain unsinkable hit back to theaters in 2012, this time in 3D: Titanic. Because of the success of...
“Titanic” to Return to Theaters in 3D

4G auction: what was it all for?

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After five years and 50 rounds of bidding, fourth generation mobile wireless will change the way we use our phonesThe 4G auction took five years to organise and involved 50 rounds of bidding by seven competitors, in a process so complex its result was determined by computers and mathematical algorithms....
4G auction: what was it all for?

Time Warner Cable's CEO doesn't know what AirPlay is, hates set-top boxes

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While he might not be the first human to admit unfamiliarity with Apple's AirPlay, he's likely to be one of the most recognizable figures amongst the bunch. In a recent interview, Time Warner Cable's CEO, Glenn Britt, said one of the main challenges faced by digital video was the...
Time Warner Cable's CEO doesn't know what AirPlay is, hates set-top boxes
The Xbox One likely won't be a cable killer

Sony's PlayStation 4 to support 4K resolution

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Sony’s (SNY) plan to introduce an 80-inch XBR LED television set with 4K resolution is said to be the start of a larger scheme to push 4K on consumers, much like 3D was a huge push in the industry a couple of years ago. Since 3D isn’t gaining much...
Sony's PlayStation 4 to support 4K resolution

Ecosystem, Timing Work Against Canonical's Ubuntu For Smartphones

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Canonical, the makers of the Ubuntu open source operating system, first hinted that it would be making firmware for smartphones in late 2011. The technorati were dubious at the time, knowing full well that smartphone OSes are difficult to produce and that Ubuntu may be ill-suited to small form factors....
Ecosystem, Timing Work Against Canonical's Ubuntu For Smartphones
PayPal bringing shopping to Comcast & TiVo remote controls

Amphibious vehicles step up a gear with Quadski launch

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$40,000 Quadski is first land vehicle for sale that can do more than 10mph in water, according to its makersThe first high-speed, commercially available amphibious vehicle will go on sale in the US by the end of this year, according to its makers.The Quadski, a one-person all-terrain vehicle priced at...
Amphibious vehicles step up a gear with Quadski launch

Panasonic shows world's first 4K OLED TV

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Raising the bar for image quality on television sets, Panasonic unveiled a 56-inch OLED TV that shows images at 4K resolution, four times the overall resolution of current 1080p high-definition TVs....
Panasonic shows world's first 4K OLED TV
The shifting definition of the Web browser
As the battle for the living room heats up, Brightcove bets big on Apple TV

Apple seen taking 5% of HDTV market, earning $17B in revenue

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If Apple were to offer high-definition television sets with an average selling price of $1,500, one Wall Street analyst believes the company could capture 5 percent of the market and earn $17 billion in revenue....
Apple seen taking 5% of HDTV market, earning $17B in revenue
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