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Dan Mellon is named GM of Sinclair's WJLA in Washington



Dan Mellon has been named general manager of Sinclair Broadcast Group's ABC affiliate WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C., the company announced. Sinclair also said Tony D'Angelo will be the general manager o… Read More

Nokia's Connected Car Fund awards $8M to Zubie


  • IEEE Spectrum online

Zubie, a manufacturer of components for connected cars that leverages Big Data, has received a cash investment from Nokia's Connected Car Fund. The $8 million stipend will go toward the development of… Read More

Sources: Foxconn embraces IoT market on several fronts


  • DigiTimes

Foxconn Electronics has an aggressive strategy for getting involved in Internet of Things applications, sources from the upstream supply chain say. The company will manufacture IoT products, while als… Read More

Free webinar: Using smartphones in the classroom


Join us on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. Eastern for Using Smartphones in the Classroom with Shannon Holden, assistant principal at Republic Middle School in Missouri. Learn more and pre-register. Join t… Read More

Level 3 turns to enterprise data analysis


  • Light Reading

With its newest data center now operational in Herndon, Va., Level 3 Communications is shining the spotlight on a feature of its infrastructure-as-a-service platform designed to help companies such as… Read More