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Have you ever wondered what goes into making your favorite mascots come to life? Jennifer Smith spends her time planning, measuring and sewing in her Avant Garb studio in Indianapolis. In the 70s, she fell in love with the wearable art movement in Seattle and started bringing these creatures to…

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Firefighters extinguished a blaze Tuesday that burned up the side of several towers in the United Arab Emirates city of Ajman, the latest in a series of skyscraper infernos in the Gulf nation, which is home to the world’s tallest building. Civil defense workers sprayed water to cool down any…

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The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) developing the Next Generation Broadcast Transmission Standard (ATSC 3.0) has voted to approve as a Full Standard the key element of the Physical Layer, the so-called “Bootstrap” or the Discovery and Signalling feature of the standard. The Bootstrap includes the designs developed by ONE…

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T-Mobile announced Monday its customers with a “Simple Choice” plan can now receive a free mini cell tower to get more bars when they’re needed. The 8.5-inch square gadget blasts out T-Mobile’s 4G-LTE network to a 3,000-square-foot radius. Free Mini-Wireless Broadcast Tower Cellspot T-Mobile has done this kind of thing…

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Each year in February the European Broadcasting Union organizes Digital Radio Week, a series of meetings, events and conferences that take place at its headquarters in Geneva. During the week, a public conference, the Digital Radio Summit, also takes place. MAKING RADIO MODERN At the 2016 edition, Graham Dixon, EBU…

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The potential perils of foreclosing on a radio station were evident in a Consent Decree released by the FCC’s Media Bureau yesterday, agreeing to an $11,000 penalty to be paid to the FCC U.S. Treasury before a station could be sold by a receiver to help pay off the debts…

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Rugby fans received a boost yesterday after it was announced that StarHub will be the official broadcaster of the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens. The four-year partnership will see the local telco broadcasting the April 16-17 event 'live' on Singapore's only free sports channel, SuperSports Arena. All the other legs…

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A new company based in the town of Bombay is looking to provide broadband, high-speed Internet service to the most sparsely populated communities in St. Lawrence, Franklin and Lewis counties. The company — Mohawk Networks, LLC, 2819 State Route 95, was created Jan. 1 and has offices near the Akwesasne…

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A Russian state television channel has broadcast its interpretation of the transcript of the final conversation between the pilots of the Flydubai jet which crashed on 19 March in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 people on board. The Rossiya-1 channel said it had obtained the transcript…

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As TV broadcasters go, KSCI Channel 18 in Long Beach, Calif., is a little fish in a big pond. The independent station, which airs local shows in Chinese, Korean and Tagalog as well as other Asian-language programs, was in bankruptcy in 2012 when Texas-based NRJ TV bought it and two…