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Media, advertisers ready for audience surge

Sometimes it's not the size of the storm, it's where it hits. As Hurricane Sandy raged through one of the country's most densely populated regions, it created a surge in online traffic Monday as people sought weather-related ...

Oct 30, 2012
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New ad zapper has TV networks worried about sales

(AP) -- The maker of a new DVR that lets consumers zap away broadcast TV commercials at the touch of a button suggested Tuesday that the networks are being short-sighted in opposing the technology.

May 22, 2012
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Chips and apps on tap for Super Bowl

Millions of American football fans will be watching the Super Bowl on television Sunday with one hand in the potato chips and the other holding a smartphone.

Feb 04, 2012
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4 personal finance technology trends for 2012

(AP) -- If you're one of the holdouts still paying bills with checks, tracking your accounts with pen and paper or clipping coupons from the newspaper, 2012 could be the year you take the digital plunge.

Dec 23, 2011
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TV companies have a year to pipe down loud ads

(AP) -- Shush, already. That's the message the Federal Communications Commission is sending with new rules that force broadcast, cable and satellite companies to turn down the volume on blaring TV commercials.

Dec 15, 2011
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New software shows British TV live on iPhone

British broadcaster Sky launched an iPhone application Tuesday which allows viewers to watch live TV on the move and is thought to be the first commercial TV service backed by the broadcaster itself.

Nov 10, 2009
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You might be 'fluphobic' if ...

The moment it became clear that I was on the verge of a full-blown case of the disease, I was gazing at an ATM keypad.

Oct 23, 2009
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