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Thursday, Oct 29, 2015
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Ericsson said it has closed its acquisition of multiscreen video specialist Envivio, noting that the transaction was completed through a merger of its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Cindy Acquisition Corp., with and into Envivio. Ericsson and Envivo, a maker of hardware and software-based encoding products, announced the $125 million deal…

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Cisco Systems shed more light on the drivers behind its decision to acquire 1 Mainstream, believing that the deal the deal will enable it help service providers and new OTT partners more rapidly tie in support for a growing array of TV-connected devices. Cisco’s multiscreen strategy initially focused around “companion…

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The CFO touts "higher demand in the scatter market" as CEO Brian Roberts lauds NBCUniversal for continuing "to exceed our expectations" and says it will likely offer to sell TV station spectrum in an FCC wireless auction. The broadcast TV unit of cable giant Comcast's entertainment arm NBCUniversal has been…

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A number of Google Fiber customers in Kansas City lost service just before the first World Series game started. It came back, some said, about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, but that was after Alcides Escobar hit an inside-the-park home run. “On Tuesday night, some Google Fiber customers in Kansas City experienced…

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First there was the ZenFone series from 2014 followed by this year's ZenFone 2 family. Now, Asus has revealed further details regarding ZenFone 3, the company's next-gen lineup of mobile devices. Asus boss Jonney Shih confirmed the ZenFone 3 branding during a recent interview with Trusted Reviews. He also mentioned…

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The National Football League’s streaming experiment with Yahoo! Inc. drew far fewer viewers than a typical top-rated national broadcast, as the league attempted to adjust to changes in media-watching habits. The Web portal attracted 15.2 million unique viewers in a game Sunday between the Buffalo Bills and the Jacksonville Jaguars…

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Desktop PCs aren’t exactly en vogue right now. In fact, PC sales are still in decline across the board and Windows 10 hasn’t been the sales boost computer vendors were hoping for despite its overwhelmingly positive reception from users. Pundits and analysts have their theories on why this negative trend…

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Newey & Eyre has pledged its full support to the imminent introduction of a new standard for intruder alarm cables, which, it states, will help cut the current confusion around product specification. Over the past decade, the UK security industry has seen an influx of different types of alloy conductors…

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Brazilian phone company Oi SA is getting a long-awaited second chance at being a key player in the consolidation process in the country’s telecoms industry. Oi said Monday that LetterOne, an investment firm led by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, proposed investing $4 billion in the Brazilian phone company, though the…

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YouTube launched YouTube Broadcast Box, a mini studio that is equipped with professional camera and editing tools. The workshop is launched for the first time in Indonesia. “This is the first project in Indonesia and in the world, it is designed for developing country where the number of YouTube users…