Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
News About Internet and Screen Technologies
October 22, 2014
With new entrants, streaming TV sees watershed moment
Washington (AFP) Oct 19, 2014
For years, the notion of on-demand, anywhere television has been slowly disrupting the traditional pay TV industry. Now it seems that streaming video has hit a watershed moment. In the past week, HBO announced it would launch a standalone streaming service in 2015 to deliver hit shows like "Game of Thrones" and "Girls," directly to viewers without a cable or satellite subscription. That was followed quickly by CBS, which said it was offering a Web-only subscription service, bypassing the cable, ... read more

.
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
Free Newsletters - Delivered Daily Via Email - Space - War - Terra - Energy
..

Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
..
New iPads aim to help Apple regain tablet momentum
..
Google shares hit as profit dips
..
Netflix hammered by weak subscriber growth
..
Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review
. .
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket

Cosmonauts Busy as US Segment Crew Takes Day Off

Hubble uses gravity lense to find extremely distant galaxy

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel

Dava Newman nominated for NASA post

SSL Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers For Intelsat 30

Mysterious Midcontinent Rift is a Geological Hybrid

..
Facebook challenging Google in online ad market
For years, Google has been the undisputed leader in online advertising, but Facebook is gaining quickly in the fast-evolving market. ... more
..
Internet caretaker ICANN to escape US control
The head of the private agency entrusted with running the Internet said Monday that the group is on course to break free of US oversight late next year. ... more
..
Google says Amazon biggest search engine rival
Google boss Eric Schmidt said Monday his company's biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce giant Amazon, not from its traditional rivals. ... more
..
Kmart is latest victim of US retail data breach
Discount retailer Kmart said Friday a data breach of its systems had compromised some customers' debit and credit card numbers, in the latest cybersecurity attack against a major US store. ... more
..
States and corporations grab for reins of the Internet
As the US steps back from overseeing the group entrusted to essentially run the Internet, states and corporations are grabbing for the reins. ... more
..
New iPads aim to boost Apple in premium tablet market
With the global tablet computer market showing signs of cooling, Apple's expected unveiling of its new iPads Thursday looks to shore up its position at the high end. ... more
..
Sapphire screen maker wants Apple contracts nixed
A supplier enlisted to make sapphire screens for Apple mobile devices on Friday urged a bankruptcy court to free it from contracts it branded "oppressive and burdensome." ... more
..
Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones - and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone - mobile phones have become second-nature for most people. What's coming next, say ... more
Free Newsletters - Delivered Daily Via Email - Space - War - Terra - Energy
..
..
Foxconn workers strike at China factory
Taiwan's technology giant Foxconn on Thursday confirmed that about 1,000 workers went on strike at its factory in western China a day earlier, following a report that they were demanding higher pay. ... more
..
Icahn asks 'undervalued' Apple to boost share buybacks
Activist investor Carl Icahn urged Apple on Thursday to accelerate its share buybacks, saying the tech giant remains "dramatically undervalued" despite its recent runup. ... more
..
Smartphone understands gestures
It does seem slightly odd at first: you hold the phone in one hand, and move the other in the air above its built-in camera making gestures that resemble sign language. Sometimes you move your index ... more
..
Amazon.com to open first physical store: report
Online retail colossus Amazon.com plans to open its first brick-and-mortar store in New York ahead of the year-end holiday season, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. ... more
..
Facebook founder aims to get India online
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday his social media network wanted to help India's new prime minister connect remote villages in the country of over 1.2 billion to the Internet. ... more
..
Ultrafast Internet opens up new possibilities: experts
Superfast Internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote health care, a survey of experts showed Thursday. ... more
..
PC market steadies in third quarter: survey
The global market for personal computers showed signs of stabilizing in the third quarter as infatuation with tablets appeared to fade, a market tracker said Wednesday. ... more
..
Woman sues US federal agent over fake Facebook page
A woman is suing the United States and a federal agent who set up a fake Facebook page in her name with racy pictures from her cell phone in a bid to ensnare drug traffickers. ... more
Free Newsletters - Delivered Daily Via Email - Space - War - Terra - Energy
..
24/7 Energy News Coverage
EIA: North Dakota close to goals for curbing flared gas

Seeking 'absolute zero', copper cube gets chillingly close

Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells

UT Nuclear Engineers Part of Three Grants Totaling $2.6 Million

Tritium targets Europe for its EV fast charger

Kyocera and Healthy Planet Team Up To Lower Solar Capital Costs

San Francisco To Get 68 New EV Stations

..
Nokia suspends production at Indian handset factory
Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia said Tuesday it was halting production in its Indian factory near Chennai and that a dispute with local tax authorities was hindering finding a buyer for the facility that employs 7,000 workers. ... more
..
Facebook opens ad targeting to outside applications
Facebook on Tuesday ramped up its "Audience Network" that mines what it knows about users to target ads in other applications on smartphones or tablet computers. ... more
..
"Multi-spectra glasses" for scanning electron microscopy
Reflection zone plates produced by HZB enable lighter elements in material samples to be precisely detected using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) by providing high resolution in the range of 50-1 ... more
..
Hewlett-Packard split aims to sharpen focus
Hewlett-Packard announced plans Monday to break itself into two companies, one with a focus on personal computers and printers, and the other on software and enterprise services. ... more
..
Sounds of science: Japan leads push for high-res audio
A quarter of a century after the Walkman made music portable and turned Sony into a household name around the world, the company is hoping to set the agenda again with "high-res" audio. ... more
..
Yahoo wants to invest in Snapchat: report
Flush with cash from its investment in Alibaba, Yahoo is angling to buy into hot mobile messaging startup Snapchat, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. ... more
..
It's good to talk: app aims to spur voice renaissance
Two former Google employees are hoping an innovative new phone application will trigger a renaissance in an increasingly unfashionable method of human communication: talking. ... more
..
Hewlett-Packard to split business: report
Hewlett-Packard is poised to become the latest technology firm to split into two entities by separating its computer and printer businesses from its corporate hardware and services operation, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. ... more
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2011 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement
Free Newsletters - Delivered Daily Via Email - Space - War - Terra - Energy
..
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement