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BMI hits new high with nearly $1 billion in revenue


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Music licensing group Broadcast Music Inc. hit a new revenue high for its most recent fiscal year, generating $977 million, up 3.5% from the previous year. BMI paid out $840 million in royalties to it… Read More

Samsung renews Tizen push, eyes Nov. launch in India


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Samsung Electronics will, for the third time, attempt to release its proprietary Tizen operating system as it looks to gain a toehold in the market for selling mobile services and software. The compan… Read More

Internet of Things, wearables to drive MEMS sales, ST exec says


  • DigiTimes

Fitness and health trackers, Internet of Things applications and wearable gadgets are expected to increase use of microelectromechanical system devices in the years to come, according to Benedetto Vig… Read More

Analysis: Cloud-based app development saves time, money


  • App Developer Magazine online

Using cloud-based application development is convenient and a time-saver for developers, with more network solutions than other routes, Ramanathan Ramakrishnamurthy writes. Tools that assist with auto… Read More

CTIA's Baker: Keep 2010 "mobile specific" approach to Open Internet rules


  • Hill, The
  • Roll Call (free content)
  • Multichannel News

CTIA President Meredith Attwell Baker called on all 535 voting members of the House and Senate to lobby the Federal Communications Commission to retain the agency's 2010 order that exempted wireless c… Read More