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CBS keeps programming on DISH as talks continue


  • Variety
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

CBS and DISH Network reportedly have extended the deadline for negotiating a new retransmission-consent agreement from Thursday to Tuesday afternoon, avoiding a programming blackout. Meanwhile, DISH c… Read More

Intel suffers major mobile losses despite big gains in tablets


  • Light Reading

Intel will continue to sustain losses in its mobile division until the first half of 2016, the company said, after detailing the $3 billion in losses the group ran up in the first three quarters of th… Read More

How molecular flash memory could advance storage


  • PCWorld

Researchers in Scotland and Spain say they have used polyoxometalate molecules, selenium and tungsten to create metal-oxide semiconductor clusters that act as random-access memory cells within a flash… Read More

Tech Data to offer Cisco's cybersecurity solutions to network partners


  • Channel Partners

Tech Data says it will add Cisco Systems' cybersecurity solutions to its partner network. "We are offering a comprehensive array of security solutions that provide an integrated threat defense for the… Read More

Amazon's Black Friday arrives today


  • Huffington Post, The

Amazon is kicking off its Black Friday sales today, a full week earlier than the traditional day after Thanksgiving. The company has hired 80,000 seasonal workers to handle the expected deluge of holi… Read More