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2 hrs ago | Southland Times

Vevo viewership hits six billion

Vevo, the online music video hub that is a joint venture of two of the world's biggest music labels, has seen a nearly 50 per cent increase in the number of music videos streamed each month from its platform, the company's top executive said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Media, Universal Music Group, Music, Sony Music Entertainment, TV

6 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO

Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire."


Related Topix: Amazon, TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television

9 hrs ago | Mirfield Today

Prison nurse who had sex with rapist in HMP Wakefield is struck off

Andrew McCaren/Ross Parry Picture shows prison officers Karen Cosford, 47, one of five prison officers charged in a plot to smuggle mobile phones into a Wakefield to a convicted rapist Brian McBride at Wakefield maximum security jail, also Cosford is alleged to have had a sexual relationship with the rapist Also charged are Jacqueline Flynn, 46, ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Maximum Security, State Prisons

10 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Cashing in old electronics good for environment

Since Tuesday is Earth Day, it's a good time to talk about all those used cell phones, laptops and other electronics gathering dust.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

14 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Cash for old electronics

Got an old computer stashed in a storage room? Or an ancient cell phone junked in a kitchen drawer? Just in time for Earth Day, Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine has some advice on what to do with old electronics and maybe make money in the process.


Related Topix: Computers, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Ipad, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Business Highlights

The Labor Department said Tuesday that the unemployment rate for 2013 college graduates was 10.9 percent.


Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Economics News, Bankruptcy, TV, Watches

Vancouver Sun

New Rogers CEO pledges to focus on better customer service

Guy Laurence, president and CEO of Rogers Communications, speaks at the company's annual general meeting in Toronto on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Rogers Communication, Telecom, Rogers Communications Inc., Cellphones, Cell Phones

WTOP-FM Washington

Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.


Related Topix: TV, US News, Stephen Breyer, Computers, John G. Roberts, Science, Computer Science

Hollywood Reporter

Former Sony CEO Howard Stringer Named Director of Time Inc.

Sir Howard Stringer , the former chairman and CEO of Sony, will be a director at Time Inc. when that company is spun out from Time Warner some time this quarter, the conglomerate said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sony, Electronics, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Warner Music Group, Television, Cartoon Network, Music

WLNE-TV Providence

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.


Related Topix: US News, TV, Television

Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds Utd player 'raped woman in hotel room and filmed attack on his mobile'

A LEEDS United footballer joined a friend in the rape of a young woman in a hotel room and filmed the attack on a mobile phone, a jury heard today.


Related Topix: Cell Phones

KTIV-TV Sioux City

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

Federal forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record - except in the United States.


Related Topix: TV, US News, Television

Bellingham Herald

Aereo CEO speaks on company, Supreme Court case

The case hinges on whether the service constitutes a public performance in violation of copyright law.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Digital Video Recorders

Evening News

Cameras, cash, jewellery, frying pans and a wok stolen in Great Yarmouth burglaries

Jewellery, cameras, cash and a mobile phone were among the items stolen after burglars targeted two homes in Great Yarmouth.


Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Cell Phones

Malvern Gazette

POLL: Do you send text messages while driving?

THE number of motorists using hand-free kits to chat on their mobile phones while driving has increased, according to a new survey.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Mon Apr 21, 2014


More People Are Cutting The Cord On Cable

A new report from Experian Marketing Services says there is a growing number of people who have high-speed Internet, but no cable or satellite television subscription.


Related Topix: Netflix, Startups

24 Hours

Commuter upset by text-a-cop charges

Transit user Angad Bawa displays a 10-cents charge on his mobile phone in Vancouver, B.C. on Monday April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Canada

USA Today

Microsoft to close Nokia deal on Friday

Microsoft says it will close its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's handset business this Friday.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Revenues were approximately $17 million and exceeded ... )--Harman International Industries, Inc. , the premium global audio and infotainment group, announced today it has entered into an agreement with China's Tsinghua U... Trulia Signs New Direct Data License with My Florida Regional MLS, One of the Five Largest Multiple Listing Services in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Electronics, Splunk, Startups, Intevac, Harman International Ind

Lancashire Telegraph

Number of East Lancashire motorists fined for using mobiles halves

THE number of motorists in East Lancashire fined for using their mobile phone behind the wheel has plummeted, according to new figures.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,