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1 hr ago | Design And Reuse

MStar to Include Cryptography Research' CryptoFirewall Security Core in Connected TV Chips

August 28, 2014 - Cryptography Research , the security division of Rambus , today announced that MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a leading semiconductor company for display and digital home solutions, has licensed the Cryptography Research CryptoFirewall™ security core for integration into its connected TV solution chips.


Related Topix: Electronics, Startups, Cryptography Research, Rambus, Innovative Interfaces, Marketing

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Relaying of emergency alerts to be mandatory for broadcasters: CRTC

Canada's broadcast regulator is making it mandatory for radio and television broadcasters and others in the industry to relay emergency messages from official sources.


Related Topix: Electronics

8 hrs ago |

Mouse that roared: TV fans go online

SAD FAREWELL: Amanda Billing shed tears at the death of her Shortland Street character, Dr Sarah Potts, who has been a major part of the actor's life for a decade.


Related Topix: Electronics, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Shortland Street, Amanda Billing, Comedy

12 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Is your smart TV Spying on your family? Investigation reveals how...

Which? experts monitored streams of data coming from 2013 and 2014 models of smart TVs from LG, Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and Toshiba If viewers reject conditions they can't access some features on their TV sets - and Samsung and Toshiba owners can't use them at all But if you have agreed to the appliance's terms and conditions, the manufacturer may ... (more)


16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Sony CEO Hirai Takes Over Product Strategy as TVs, Phones Slump

Sony Corp. Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai is taking over the product strategy division as stalling demand for televisions and smartphones leads the Japanese company toward its sixth loss in seven years.


Related Topix: Electronics, Marketing, Business News

20 hrs ago | CIO

LG playing waiting game for plasma TV exit

LG is waiting for the right time to exit the plasma TV business, a move that would leave almost no major companies making the flat-screens.


Related Topix: Televisions, Electronics

Thu Aug 28, 2014


LG is getting out of plasma TVs too, expect an official announcement soon

On the B-side of LG's announcement that it will start selling two 4K OLED TVs , is the bad news for plasma.


Related Topix: Electronics

Santa Cruz Sentinel

4k TV sets

JANUARY 07: Toshiba Ultra HD 4K televisions are on display at the Toshiba booth at the 2014 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Related Topix: Electronics, Televisions, Las Vegas, NV


Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?

Kids are spending more time than ever in front of screens, and it may be inhibiting their ability to recognize emotions, according to new research out of the University of California, Los Angeles .


Related Topix: Family, Kids, UC Los Angeles, Electronics, Running Springs, CA

Digital Game Developer

NPD DisplaySearch: More 4K Uhd TV Sets Shipped In Q2 2014 Than In All Of 2013

More 4K ultra-HD TV sets were shipped in the second quarter of 2014 than shipped all year in 2013.


Related Topix: Electronics, NPD Group, Advertising, Marketing


Tony Soprano didn't die in series finale, show's creator reveals

This undated photo provided by HBO, shows, from left, actors James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano, Edie Falco as Carmela and Robert Iler as Anthony Jr. in a scene from the finale of, "The Sopranos."


Related Topix: The Sopranos, Entertainment, Drama, Television, James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Robert Iler, Electronics


Samsung bets on 4K Amazon and Netflix streaming to make Uhd TV more tempting

Samsung is doubling down on 4K films and TV. The Korean company is adding 4K Amazon streaming and bringing 4K Netflix to Europe, so you can enjoy eye-scorching detail on your Ultra High Definition television.


Related Topix: Televisions, Electronics

Sys-Con Media

Meredith & Net2TV to Launch "Better Homes and Gardens" Streaming Television Show

Meredith Corporation announced today it will partner with Net2TV Corporation to launch a new streaming on-demand television show for connected television based on the popular Better Homes and Gardens brand.


Related Topix: Electronics, Publishing, Media, Meredith Corporation, Meredith, Home Gardening, Home, Laptops/Notebooks, Marketing

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Spotify Lands More Hardware Partners to Take On Apple's Airplay

In the ongoing battle to control users' living rooms, Spotify has been ramping up efforts to establish an alternative to wireless media-streaming technologies like Apple 's Spotify Connect, launched by the Sweden-based music service last year, lets users stream music wirelessly from their mobile devices to stereo speakers or televisions locally ... (more)


Related Topix: Spotify, Electronics, Speakers, Wireless, Emerging Technology, WebMD

Digital Pro Sound

1 Mainstream, Samsung Partner to Bring Premium 4K Apps to 2014 Ultra HD TVs

With the latest 1 Mainstream 4K template optimized for Samsung UHD TVs, content companies can very quickly create rich experiences that take full advantage of Samsung's new 4K offerings.


Related Topix: Electronics

The Fresno Bee

Troy Wolverton: Taking a fresh look at 4K TVs

In this photo shot Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, a model stands next to a display of Samsung's curved 4K UHD TVs during a preview event at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Electronics

The Mississippi Press

Gulfport teen accused of stealing video game system, TVs, computer

A Gulfport teen was arrested Tuesday and charged with residential burglary after authorities say he broke into a home and took a video game system, televisions and a computer.


Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Electronics, Harrison County, MS


LG Electronics, UL Environment Announce First GREENGUARD Certified Television

This certification is the first of its kind and sets a new precedent for television manufacturers to help create healthier indoor environments.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Electronics, LG Electronics

Asia Times

North Korea leery of Chinese TV sets

North Korea leery of Chinese TV sets By Radio Free Asia Authorities in North Korea are stepping up inspections on households with television sets imported from neighboring China, specially targeting LCD sets with USB ports and remote control functions, in Pyongyang's latest attempt to prevent citizens from accessing foreign media, according to ... (more)


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Electronics, South Korea

KCRA-TV Sacramento

TiVo goes after cord-cutters with new device

The DVR company announced a new, $50 device that lets cord-cutters record over-the-air network shows and watch them later on their televisions.


Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Univision, Marketing