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Panasonic and NetMotion Wireless have partnered to improve productivity for enterprise mobile workers by offering better connectivity and security for Toughbook and Toughpad users through NetMotion’s Mobility and Locality software. NetMotion’s software will be available as an option on all Panasonic’s Toughbook and Toughpad tablet devices across Europe under the…

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The government has approved 18 new FM radio channels for North Eastern states and 15 for Jammu and Kashmir. Announcing this, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh said the initiative was a New Year gift for the eight North Eastern states and Jammu and Kashmir.…

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new $500 million matching grant program to incentivize broadband providers to get high-speed broadband to everyone in New York by 2019. That will swell to a billion since broadband providers will have to engage in a one-to-one match. High speed will be defined…

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Turner Broadcasting UK's new general entertainment channel (GEC), truTV has launched on TVPlayer, the UK's over-the-top TV platform. TVPlayer live streams over 50 free-to-air channels across a wide range of devices including PCs, mobiles, tablets and smart TVs. With over one million users TVPlayer offers broadcasters direct access to younger…

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John Hendricks, founder of the Discovery Channel and former chairman of Discovery Communications, “retired” last May. The cable programming vet didn’t stay on the sidelines for long.    Hendricks, now the head of a venture called Curiosity Project LLC, on Wednesday introduced CuriosityStream, a multiscreen subscription video-on-demand service that will…

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Synacor, a company that specializes in Web startup pages and TV Everywhere technologies, will be looking to expand its multiscreen video horizons after inking a deal to acquire the people and assets of NimbleTV.    Financial terms were not disclosed, but Synacor spokeswoman Meredith Roth said the cost is not…

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Synacor Inc., the trusted technology, services and revenue partner for video, Internet and communications providers, and device manufacturers, today announced it has expanded its relationship with Verizon, launching Synacor's new Startpage and Video Search & Discovery Products, which offer Verizon's nearly 5.5 million FiOS TV subscribers an easy and enjoyable…

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Turner Broadcasting and Nielsen said that the Media Rating Council has evaluated their CNN All Screen measurement process and found that its aligns with the MRC's guidelines for data integration. CNN All Screen combines the news network's viewership among in-home audiences and people watching in other places not normally measured…

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QLogic Corp., a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, announced that its 10Gb Ethernet (10GbE) and 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology is now shipping in NEC Express5800 servers and iStorage disk arrays. QLogic and NEC share an ongoing commitment to address enterprise-class storage and server requirements created…

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Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced that it has been granted another patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. Patent No. 8,930,978, issued on Jan. 6, is for detecting and correcting TV viewership levels caused by missing or "dropped" set-top box viewing…