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CEVA, Inc. (CEVA), the leading licensor of DSP and IP platforms for vision, audio, communications and connectivity, today announced that Shanghai InfoTM Microelectronics has licensed the CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP to support advanced audio capabilities in its next-generation application processors targeting smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. "Following a detailed selection process,…

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With the goal of delivering simple connected TV experience, Seiki (www.seiki.com), a leading brand in HD and emerging 4K Ultra HD display market, today announced it will be the first major TV brand to introduce HD TV models in the U.K. featuring the new Freeview Connect TV service. Seiki will…

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The city of Dearborn Heights is improving its online communication with residents after adopting new Ping4Alerts. The cell-phone based alerts will allow city officials the chance to quickly share news in the event of a snow emergency, weather advisory, traffic problem or other public safety issues. Dearborn currently uses Nixle…

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The newly launched MBC Pro Sports network has signed a megadeal with Saudi telco STC to sponsor the televised broadcast of the Saudi Professional League. The deal, signed in a ceremony at MBC’s headquarters in Dubai, also sees STC gain digital rights to live stream the tournament, also known as…

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Former Republican FCC commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate has been named director of the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts. She begins the job this week, succeeding Bill Young, who was named associate chief deputy attorney general. Commissioner Tate’s wealth of experience in law and policy at every level of government…

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Tizen, Samsung’s home-grown OS, failed to take the smartphone market by storm, but the CE giant hopes it will achieve success by riding the connected TV wave. Ahead of next week’s International CES gadget-fest in Las Vegas, Samsung Electronics announced Friday that all of its smart TVs in 2015 will…

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The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on proposed new net neutrality rules in February, according to agency officials. FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart confirmed in an email message Friday that chairman Tom Wheeler intends to introduce an Open Internet order in February. The Washington Post first reported on Friday…

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Dish Network, locked in a lengthy carriage dispute with 21st Century Fox cable channels Fox News Chanel and Fox Business Network, managed to reach a smaller retrans pact with two Maryland stations on Dec. 31.    While the cable battle rages on – as do retrans disputes with three North…

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Religious broadcaster Trinity Broadcasting Network said its newest network, TBN UK, will launch on Jan. 5 on Freeview, the U.K.'s free-to-air digital terrestrial television service that reaches 95% of the television households across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.   TBN vice president Matthew Crouch said in a release that…

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Given ESPN’s long-established broadcast-rights empire and massive overall reach, it comes as nothing less than a surprise nowadays when the network is carrying a significant sporting event for the first time. But Saturday afternoon, ESPN will do something that it has not done previously in its 35-year-history: It will broadcast…