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CBS' standalone All Access offering creates "a whole new revenue stream for itself as well as its affiliates who choose to stream their signals locally on the platform," writes Harry A. Jessell. The a Read More
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Pay-television revenues are forecast to drop 2.8% a year through 2018 as more consumers transition to video-on-demand services. A report from IDATE predicts that pay television will remain the leading Read More
Taiwan's Intellectual Property Office has awarded a patent for growing polycrystalline silicon ingots to Sino-American Silicon Products. Such ingots are sliced into wafers for making solar cells. Some Read More
A Japanese company has developed a new method of beaming messages into the sky, similar to the famous Bat Signal seen over the fictional city of Gotham. The technology developed by Burton uses lasers Read More
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- Bloomberg Businessweek
Consumers can now shop at about 220,000 stores or via a mobile application by waving an iPhone and submitting a thumbprint using Apple Pay. And MasterCard has released its own payment system in partne Read More
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