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Senate Approves Teleco Immunity Bill: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer July 10, 2008

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                   If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Watch Shelly’s commentary on the SENATE approving the surveillance bill which gives teleco’s immunity for cooperating with federal wiretapping of their customers. COMCAST (NASD: CMCSA) will work with VONAGE (NYSE: VG) to ensure that Vonage’s VOIP runs smoothly over its […]

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When HD Is Not HD And Consumer Hype Hurts

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JUST BEFORE THE OPENING CEREMONIES of the Winter Olympics in Turin, Brian Williams spent a moment touting a remarkable technological achievement: NBC would broadcast its coverage of the games in HDTV. Williams went on to espouse the virtues of high-definition: 16×9 aspect ratio, richer, fuller colors–the whole sales pitch. I was very excited. After all, […]

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I’ve Seen The Future, And It’s Confusing!

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It’s the dawn of a new year–filled with excitement, possibilities and promise. By now all of the new HDTV sets are hooked up, new iPods are formatted, iTunes accounts are set up, and BitTorrent 4.2.2 is properly installed. Let the media frenzy begin. Just one problem … according to studies by SA and Leichtman, over […]