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NBCU exec discusses popularity of time-shifting during prime time


  • Variety

The number of viewers watching time-shifted programs during prime time is about equal to the average ratings of ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox combined, according to Alan Wurtzel, NBCUniversal's president of r… Read More

Light meets sound in Belleds' connected Q solution



Developers are looking for ways to apply machine-to-machine technology to create smart-lighting networks using LEDs with the ability to reduce energy consumption. One company, Belleds Technologies -- … Read More

Sources: MediaTek's Q3 revenue will be up as much as 11%


  • DigiTimes

MediaTek is expected to post between $1.9 billion and $2 billion in revenue, a gain of 6% to 11% in its third-quarter revenue over the second quarter, industry sources speculate. The IC design company… Read More

Free webinar: Mobile civic learning and play in the real world


Join us on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 4 p.m. Eastern for Mobile Civic Learning and Play in the Real World with Benjamin Stokes, postdoc scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Information and co-founder of Game… Read More

"CCNA1" course offering commences Oct. 20


The next offering of the SCTE-Cisco certification prep course "CCNA1: Introduction to Networks" gets underway Monday, Oct. 20. The self-paced online delivery includes scheduled instructor sessions. Ge… Read More