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CA Energy Commission Seeks to Regulate Television Use Government over-regulation of California’s businesses is hurting an economy that is already suffering. Two weeks ago, the CA Energy Commission said it wanted to reduce electricity use in TV sets.
FCC Under Fire for Net Neutrality The fight for net neutrality is ON! Soon after the Federal Communications Commission announced it will formalize net neutrality rules – the FCC immediately drew fire from all sides.
Epix Unveils Online HD Movie Service Epix, the new premium channel from Viacom/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Lionsgate, has upped its commitment to online content by promising to deliver 3,000 movies to subscribers through EpixHD.com.
CEDIA 2009 Expo Show Coverage We arrived at Atlanta, bitter at the loss of our precious Denver, but excited about the prospects of new technology in the forms of LED, flat panels, and network technology for players and TVs.
Apple Event 9-9-09: iPod vs. Zune: Round-Two Someone call 911! Apple’s keynote invitation image looks like a crime scene victim’s chalk outline. Apple’s annual meeting tomorrow has a name that may invoke images of the Beatles, the band that…
Roku gets into Baseball Roku has announced a new partnership with MLB.com. Cost of Roku + MLB - $135 (first year, $35 a year after) - for DirectTV - $159 a year, every year. You do the math.
The Skinny on PlayStation 3 Slim We can understand why cell phones are so anorexic. Mobile technology should slip into your pocket. But now Sony has put its PS3 game console through a rigorous weight-loss program.
Truce Officially Signed, Toshiba Applies to Make Blu-ray Players The change of heart comes after, initially, Toshiba President and CEO Atsutoshi Nishida said the company had no plans to bring a Blu-ray player to market. It took a year and a half...
Is This the End of DVD Copying? At time when content seems to be pushing towards Blu-ray, it seems almost surreal that California courts are undoing a two-year old ruling that paved the way for content archival and backup.
Studios Win First Round Against RealDVD Backup Software RealNetworks suffered a real setback when a California District judge ruled against it on Tuesday. The combined force of several studios brought a lawsuit against Real for its DVD copying software.