'Nanocable' could be big boon for energy storage
Thanks to a little serendipity, researchers at Rice University have created a tiny coaxial cable that is about a thousand times smaller than a human hair and has higher capacitance than previously reported ...
US cable TV bleeds subscribers as online grows
The economic downturn has US cable television companies shedding subscribers in record numbers and Americans increasingly "cutting the cord" in favor of cheaper online options, new research shows.
Americans favor Obama to defend against space aliens: poll
Nearly two in three Americans think President Barack Obama is better suited than Republican rival Mitt Romney to deal with an alien invasion, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Google unveils ultrafast wired home project
Google on Thursday unveiled an ultrafast Web service along with an Internet television subscription in the Kansas City area as part of a pilot project to boost broadband speeds.
Sony Intros New Touch-Screen HD PC/TV
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sony today unveiled its new touch-enabled, multi-media machine— the VAIO L Touch HD PC/TV.
Entertainment industry flinches as Google TV charges in
Google revolutionized the way people access information. Now it wants to transform how people get entertainment.
Hulu.com lets you legally watch premium video content
Most of us don't watch television the way we did just a few short years ago. Back then, we had to watch TV shows when they were aired, a slave to the broadcasting schedule whim of the networks.
TV-over-Internet service Aereo expands to Boston
Aereo, the television-over-the-Internet service that is threatening the broadcast and cable TV industries, is expanding to Boston on May 15.
Drifting satellite threatens US cable programming
(AP) -- A TV communications satellite is drifting out of control thousands of miles above the Earth, threatening to wander into another satellite's orbit and interfere with cable programming across the United States, the ...
Satellite delivery of 3D television
(PhysOrg.com) -- As part of its Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems programme, ESA is taking a practical step towards a new viewing experience: 3D television at home, delivered by satellite.
Technology convergence may widen the digital divide
(Phys.org) -- Technology is helping communication companies merge telephone, television and Internet services, but a push to deregulate may leave some customers on the wrong side of the digital divide during this convergence, ...
Comcast CEO fined $500,000 in antitrust case
US authorities said Friday that Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts would pay $500,000 to settle charges that he violated stock buying rules.
Sezmi offers a new kind of TV service
Sezmi, a Silicon Valley startup that's pioneering a new type of TV service, is opening up a public test of its system Monday in California.
Why cable TV bills are rising
(PhysOrg.com) -- Consumers often grouse that their cable television bills go up every year, but multichannel video program distributors (MVPD) are often just passing along ever increasing costs, says a new report from Ball ...