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Lead Editor: Susan Rush

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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.

"CCNP, CCDP SWITCH" offering coming up

10/30/2014

An offering of the SCTE Cisco Networking Academy course "CCNP, CCDP SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks" will get underway on Monday, Dec. 1. This self-paced online option includes schedul… Read More

HTC remains profitable

10/31/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC expects to post a profit for the third straight quarter and is forecasting its revenue in the current quarter to fall between $1.41 billion and $1.55 billion. The compan… Read More

Barclays: Samsung to lead TSMC in FinFET production in 2015

10/30/2014

  • DigiTimes

Barclays Capital Securities Taiwan forecasts that Samsung Electronics next year will command 53% of the FinFET process segment, compared with 39% for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing. In 2016, howev… Read More

Internet tax is off the table in Hungary

10/31/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The government of Hungary has dropped a plan to impose a levy on Internet use following massive protests that saw thousands of citizens take to the streets. Despite abandoning it, Hungarian Prime Mini… Read More

Microsoft looks to gain a foothold in the wearables market

10/30/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Bloomberg
  • V3.co.uk (U.K.)

Microsoft is looking to leverage its position in the PC industry into a leadership position in the emerging wearables and Internet of Things markets with a new device designed to track and analyze use… Read More