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Comcast: Netflix is "grasping" with merger filing


  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Netflix is citing a 2000 Justice Department decision in a merger involving AT&T and MediaOne as a precedent for regulators to reject the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable alliance. In the 2000 case, … Read More

CTIA urges USF reforms on wireless bills


  • Hill, The

CTIA said wireless carriers are unfairly subsidizing Universal Service Fund programs for delivering unrelated services such as in-home broadband and traditional wireline to underserved areas. In a fil… Read More

Thin Film CEO touts the future of flexible electronics


  • Barron's (subscription required)

Thin Film Electronics CEO Davor Sutija discusses future applications of his company's thin, flexible printed circuits in this interview. One potential use is an adult diaper that is "smart" with the a… Read More

Sony takes on Google Glass with SmartEyeglass


  • Firstpost (India)

Sony has announced that it is releasing a wearable computer similar to Google Glass and it anticipates releasing the product commercially by March. Sony's SmartEyeglass will feature a single holograph… Read More

Survey: YouTube is top site for watching TV shows


  • CNET

YouTube is the top source for watching TV shows online, with nearly 38% of Americans citing the Google-owned site, Frank N. Magid Associates has found in a survey. Viewers ranked Netflix second, follo… Read More