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 ...
Google TV may be on the way
Researchers study best use of 'whitespace' spectrum
(Phys.org)—The demand for faster, more mobile Internet access for smartphones, tablets and laptops does more than strain the available space we have in our pockets and bags. There's a finite amount of wireless spectrum ...
China astronauts enter space module for first time (Update)
Three Chinese astronauts on Monday entered an orbiting module for the first time, in a move broadcast live on China's state television network and a key step towards the nation's first space station.
Netflix's days without competition may be numbered
Netflix has attracted more than 20 million subscribers, more than 20,000 movies and television shows for its online service, and more than its share of headaches in Hollywood.
Google, Intel, Sony team up on Google TV platform
Google and Intel have teamed up with Sony to develop a platform called Google TV to bring the Internet to a new generation of televisions and set-top boxes, The New York Times said Wednesday.
French workers waste an hour a day on surfing, study finds
French workers spend nearly one hour a day at the office surfing the Internet for non-professional uses, with Facebook and YouTube their favourite sites, according to a study published Wednesday.
Facebook cleans up Timeline in latest tweak
Facebook on Wednesday began rolling out new profile pages redesigned to clear away clutter from "Timelines" that chronicle member postings at the leading social network.
Original programs beef up streaming video sites
The big-budget original series "House of Cards" launched this month on Netflix highlights the growing importance of streaming video, which is ramping up competition against traditional TV.
Sony to announce launch of new PlayStation
Sony will this month announce the late 2013 launch of its latest PlayStation console, Japanese media said Thursday, as is looks to its games business in a bid to repair its tattered finances.
Twitter buys firm tracking social network TV talk
Twitter announced Tuesday that it has bought Bluefin Labs to ride the trend of viewers using smartphones or tablet computers to chat at social networks about shows they are watching.
Internet ad revenue rises 18 pct to $9.3B in 3Q
(AP)—Internet advertising hit a new high in the third quarter as marketers continued to shift money from print and broadcasting.
Nielsen taps Twitter for TV show buzz
Nielsen on Monday announced a deal to tap into Twitter to gauge how much online buzz is being generated by television shows instead of simply focusing on numbers of viewers for programs.
Study shows growth in second screen users (Update)
(AP)—Many U.S. viewers are becoming more active while watching television, judging by the findings in a new report that illustrates the explosive growth in people who watch TV while connected to social media on smartphones ...