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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.

DuJuan McCoy outlines his plan for a station group


  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)

DuJuan McCoy's Bayou City Broadcasting is awaiting regulatory approval of its first deal, an acquisition of CBS affiliate WEVV in Indiana. Once the deal closes, McCoy will become the second African-Am… Read More

Comcast debuts cloud-based DVR in San Francisco area


  • GigaOm

Comcast has introduced a cloud-based DVR service in the San Francisco area that could eliminate the need for a set-top box for recording shows. The service, which enables DVR streaming to mobile devic… Read More

Intel cites $9M in savings from Internet of Things sensors at plant


  • Computerworld

Intel says it realized cost savings of $9 million at a plant in Malaysia by analyzing data from manufacturing-line sensors. Gains included fewer component failures and improved productivity. Read More

How teachers can improve tech skills during Connected Educator Month


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

The U.S. Education Department's Connected Educator Month -- beginning today -- presents opportunities for teachers and schools to improve their technology and social media skills. In this blog post, S… Read More

Why marketing on wearables should focus on quick actions


  • eMarketer

Marketers who are looking to get in on the burgeoning wearables market should rely on short messages that drive users to other devices where more meaningful actions can occur, experts say. "Interactio… Read More