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SmartBrief keeps your finger on the pulse of everything technology -- consumer electronics, mobile, IT, software services, security and semiconductors, as well as education and digital entertainment. We also cover the worlds of cable, telecommunications, broadcasting and satellite communications.

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An impressive record 48 technical workshops focusing on next-gen customer experiences/video/networks are in store for you at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo┬« 2014. Take your technical problems to Denver, Colo., … Read More

How M2M is creating the high-tech fences of the future



Demand for high-tech solutions for securing physical assets is fueling the development of new machine-to-machine applications that leverage cameras and sensors with state-of-the-art connectivity techn… Read More

Calif. company tackles lithium-ion battery for cars


  • TechHive

Farasis Energy, based in Hayward, Calif., is looking to scale up the lithium-ion battery, commonly used in mobile devices, so that it can power electric cars. The company's key to longer battery life … Read More

Analysts: PC shipments stabilized in Q2


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • ZDNet
  • (Raleigh, N.C.)

The PC-manufacturing market stabilized in the second quarter after a two-year decline in shipments, analysts say. Gartner says shipments were up slightly in the quarter, while IDC reports a slight dec… Read More