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Time Warner Cable agrees to arbitration for Dodgers TV net


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Time Warner Cable said it would agree to "binding arbitration" for its dispute with other pay-TV providers over the carriage price for its SportsNet LA, which carries Los Angeles Dodgers games. Lawmak… Read More

GM plans Powermat charging pads for Cadillacs


  • GigaOm

General Motors will embed the Powermat wireless charging system in its 2015 Cadillac ATS coupe and sedan, the first cars that will carry an electromagnetic pad, the automaker said, adding it will brin… Read More

LG offers small Bluetooth Smart module with Nordic SoC


  • EDN

LG Innotek has introduced LG 4403 Bluetooth Smart system-in-package module, based on Nordic Semiconductor's nRF51822 system-on-a-chip device, which integrates the ARM Cortex-M0 processor core. Targete… Read More

Survey: IT pros need more education on virtual security


  • VAR Guy, The

About 25% of IT security experts don't know how to secure virtual environments, a Kaspersky Lab survey says. About half of respondents said conventional precautions are sufficient for virtual environm… Read More

Emerging markets fuel 62% rise in Huawei's phone shipments


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Huawei Technologies reported a 62% increase in smartphone shipments to 34.3 million through June compared with a year ago, which was sparked largely by sales in emerging markets such as Latin America … Read More