News tagged with digital communication

Efforts to save endangered languages

(PhysOrg.com) -- There are an estimated 6,500 languages in the world, with around fifty percent of them endangered and likely to cease to exist by 2100, but efforts are now being made to save them from extinction.

Dec 14, 2009 weblog
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Google buys online collaboration startup

Online collaboration startup AppJet said that Google is buying the San Francisco firm and merging its technology with an innovation Wave communication platform the Internet giant is creating.

Dec 05, 2009
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Don't change that channel: DTV woes still abound

(AP) -- Think the digital TV transition is over? Not quite. Many viewers have found that they can't pick up certain stations after the switch, even with the right TVs or converter boxes. The stations are still trying to ...

Sep 18, 2009
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TV stations struggling with viewer loss on DTV

(AP) -- The government is helping two dozen TV stations that became difficult to receive by antenna when they switched to new frequencies as part of the digital TV transition, the Federal Communications Commission said Thursday.

Jul 02, 2009
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Britain seeks to become world's 'digital capital'

Britain on Tuesday declared a goal to become the world's "digital capital" by building cutting-edge broadband, telecoms and media infrastructure to cement its role as a "global economic powerhouse".

Jun 16, 2009
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Let's get non-verbal, electronically

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed a suite of tools to add non-verbal cues to email, phone calls, chats and other channels of electronic communication. It is fascinating work, and the real-world applications ...

Apr 17, 2009
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Stations must warn if new TV signals lack reach

(AP) -- TV stations must alert viewers if their new digital signals don't reach areas covered by their soon-to-be-defunct analog broadcasts, the Federal Communications Commission has ruled.

Mar 16, 2009
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