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AMC to debut "Better Call Saul" on 2 consecutive nights


  • Hollywood Reporter, The

AMC will unveil its new "Better Call Saul" series, a prequel to its hit "Breaking Bad," in two parts. The first episode will air at 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, after the midseason launch of "The Walking D… Read More

Aereo files for Chapter 11


  • Bloomberg

Aereo, whose business model was blocked by the Supreme Court, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. "The challenges have proven too difficult to overcome," Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia wrote in a … Read More

How molecular flash memory could advance storage


  • PCWorld

Researchers in Scotland and Spain say they have used polyoxometalate molecules, selenium and tungsten to create metal-oxide semiconductor clusters that act as random-access memory cells within a flash… Read More

Tech Data to offer Cisco's cybersecurity solutions to network partners


  • Channel Partners

Tech Data says it will add Cisco Systems' cybersecurity solutions to its partner network. "We are offering a comprehensive array of security solutions that provide an integrated threat defense for the… Read More

Smartphone patent wars: An end may be in sight


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • GigaOm

Rockstar Consortium, an Apple-controlled group launched to bring patent suits in the aftermath of the Nortel Networks sale, has settled pending legal battles with Google and Cisco Systems, court filin… Read More