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Toshiba

Toshiba All Charged Up!

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How would your life change if you could recharge any battery operated device to 80% capacity in one minute?  More importantly, for Advanced Media-types, how would your business change if consumers could watch hours of personal video or listen to days of music and not have to worry about running out of juice? We’re going […]

Music

File-Sharing Downloads Down, Paid Song Downloads Up

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  Jonathan Bokor of ABC Enhanced TV sent in this item which confirms, among other things, that Bokor’s crystal ball is working perfectly.  He predicted this particular probable future … looks like he was right! Washington — While the percentage of Internet music downloaders who said they used peer-to-peer file-sharing systems has declined to 21%, […]

Netflix

Netflix Must Solve a Problem

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According to Yahoo News:   Netflix, the world’s largest online movie rental service, today announced that it has surpassed three million subscribers, as U.S. consumers continue to respond enthusiastically to the company’s offering. Netflix entered 2005 with 2.6 million members. Since introducing online subscription DVD rental in 1999, the company has generated annual subscriber growth […]

Comcast

The Telecom TV Future

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According to Ken Rutkowski, Lyra Research surveyed 1,000 people, who expressed interest in switching to television provided by the phone company. The survey examined consumer usage of advanced digital-video services, broadband-Internet access, and cellular and landline telephones; interest in new features enabled by triple-play integration; and attitudes toward existing and potential television-service providers. For 54% […]

Spam

Trackback Spam

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If you are up on Blogging, you may have heard about or used Trackback. It was designed to provide a method of notification between websites. The mechanics are quite simple, site A sends a Trackback ping to site B. (The ping in this context means a small message sent from one webserver to another.)   […]

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