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Time Warner Cable cuts revenue projections, citing SportsNet LA


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Time Warner Cable lowered its full-year projections for revenue and operating income growth, citing the costs and carriage difficulties related to its SportsNet LA channel, which carries Los Angeles D… Read More

T-Mobile installs VoLTE across U.S. network


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  • CNET

T-Mobile US has introduced voice-over-LTE service across its entire U.S. footprint covering 233 million homes, CEO John Legere disclosed Thursday after announcing earnings. Legere said the carrier "ha… Read More

Sources: Samsung ordering more smartphone chips from Taiwanese firms


  • DigiTimes

Samsung Electronics, looking to shore up its smartphone market share, is said to be placing more orders with IC design firms in Taiwan, according to industry sources. Capella Microsystems, Himax Techn… Read More

"Ask an Expert" program connects scientist, N.J. students via Skype


  • (Hackensack, N.J.) (free registration)

Middle-school students in New Jersey recently spoke virtually with a noted astrophysicist using the Web-based videoconferencing program Skype. The event was part of the "Ask an Expert" series, in whic… Read More

How the Aereo decision could boost cloud DVR use



The Supreme Court's ruling on Aereo's copyright case could clear the way for wider adoption of cloud-based DVRs, according to Parks Associates. The market research firm reports that 45% of pay-televis… Read More