Will Disney Go Dark on TWC?
The Walt Disney Company and Time Warner Cable have made significant progress regarding their programming fee negotiations. People close to the talks report that online video is the major source of dispute. If an agreement is not made before midnight this Wednesday, ABC local, ESPN and some Disney channels will go dark.
Cops Trail Cars with GPS
Cops in California can put a GPS tracking device on a person’s car, without their knowledge and without a warrant, according to a recent ruling by a California federal judge. Proponents say that placing a tracking device on a car isn’t too different than trailing someone by car, while others believe the system could be easily be abused.
Older Adults Get Social
A new Pew study revealed that adults over 50 years old are rapidly joining social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Between April 2009 and May 2010 there was a jump from 22-percent to 42-percent of people 50-and-older who visit social networking sites. While older adults still prefer to use email, they are also exploring social networking for daily communication.
Google Acquires Angrsto
Google has purchased Angrstro, a company that sorts news and information across social networks. The latest acquisition is another sign that Google’s trying to take a larger position in the social networking space to effectively compete with companies like Facebook.
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