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1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

Smartphone makers agree on - kill switch' to deter thefts

Apple Inc., AT&T Inc. and 11 other smartphone makers and wireless companies agreed to offer technology next year that would let customers remotely wipe data from their devices and render them inoperable when stolen.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US House of Representatives, Jose Serrano, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Amy Klobuchar

6 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

Rentrak Expands Nexstar Broadcasting Partnership

With the new agreement, Rentrak is now providing TV measurement services to 39 Nexstar stations in 21 local markets.


Related Topix: Retail, Rentrak, TV, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Media, Television, Marketing

10 hrs ago | The Gadgeteer

Amazon Fire TV review

Three years ago, Janet and I posted a dual review of two of Roku's latest video streaming devices at that time, and we've been using those devices ever since.


Related Topix: Netflix, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Ipad, Science / Technology, Startups, Apple, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Wi-Fi

14 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Sony Electronics Offers a Full 4K Ultra HD Home Entertainment...

The new line-up of 4K Ultra HD TVs offers a 4K option for virtually any consumer, and are all optimized to support 4K content from Video Unlimited 4K, Netflix and more.


Related Topix: Televisions, Audio and Video, Netflix, Startups, Camcorders, Cameras

18 hrs ago | AlertNet

Ex-Murdoch editor says he played no part in murdered girl phone hacking

Andy Coulson, a former Rupert Murdoch editor, said on Tuesday he had played no part in the hacking of the mobile phone messages of murdered British teenager Milly Dowler, the revelation that led to the closure of the News of the World tabloid.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

22 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

East Anglia: Electricals retailer Hughes celebrates success of 'Smart Home' service

East Anglia-based electricals retailer Hughes has hailed a successful first year for a new service aimed at the home entertainment market.


Related Topix: Audio and Video

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bad Astronomy Blog

3, 2, 1...Project MERCCURI Blasts Off to the ISS Today

Today, something amazing is headed toward the ISS-microbial life from earth!This moment is the culmination of a citizen science experiment called Project MERCCURI , a collaboration between NASA, UC Davis, SciStarter, and Science Cheerleaders.


Related Topix: Watches, Science / Technology, NASA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Space

Ultra-high definition TV featured at World Cup

Japanese electronics giant Sony, in partnership with FIFA, will produce a World Cup film in ultra-high definition 4K, the next generation of broadcast and media resolutions.


Related Topix: TV, Televisions

Brandon Sun

Study finds new Samsung phone more durable than recent Android phones, but iPhone has edge

In this March 27, 2014 file photo, an employee shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea.


Related Topix: iPhone, Cell Phones, Cellphones, South Korea, World News, Startups, SquareTrade, WebMD

1110 KFAB

Hotel Under Construction Hit By Thieves

Two men were arrested Sunday after Douglas County authorities say they tried to steal 13 LED televisions from the Marriott Hotel that's under construction near 182nd and Cuming Street.


Related Topix: TV

ABC News

Invention Loves Collaboration at Milan Show

Collaboration drove invention during Milan's annual International Furniture Show and collateral design week events, yielding the promise of homes without mobile phone chargers, and with more ergonomic seating, table settings fit for Italy's most demanding chefs and sculptures that double as furniture.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Italy, World News,

Wall Street Journal

Indian Handset Maker Micromax Eyes Stake In Pantech

Micromax Informatics, a privately-held Indian handset maker, is eyeing a stake purchase in struggling South Korean peer Pantech, in which Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics Pantech, after struggling to eke out a profit in the global smartphone market, decided last year that it will focus on domestic sales only.


Related Topix: Electronics, LG Electronics, India, World News


5 reasons why you should try mobile banking

One of the popular headlines in the technology industry today cry out that a growing number of banking transactions now happen outside a branch.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Surviving life without a mobile phone

CAST adrift in a world without mobile phones, our young tech reporter spent the last week without his most prized possession.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones


Easter blitz on car phone use

Police plan to throw the book at drivers caught using mobile phones over the Easter break - hitting them with as many infringements as possible that could result in some losing their licence under double demerits system.


Related Topix: Cell Phones

KNUS-AM Aurora

Navajo families receive electricity for first time

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Related Topix: TV, Page, AZ

Korea Herald

LG set to lead Oled TV market

LG Electronics, the nation's second-largest television maker, is expected to have the upper hand in the growing organic light-emitting diode television markets with a higher yield rate and better technology than its rivals, according to market analysts.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, LG Electronics


Samsung looks to life beyond the...

After years of record profit growth, tech giant Samsung Electronics looks to be at a commercial crossroads as it searches for a new growth driver to counter slowing sales of its phenomenally successful smartphones.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, South Korea, World News, Cellphones

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sunday Herald

Plane mystery co-pilot 'tried to use his mobile'

Investigators probing the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 suspect that the co-pilot of the airliner tried to make a call with his mobile phone after the plane was diverted from its scheduled route.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Customer Interaction Solutions

Frontier Silicon Launches HD Radioa Module at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Frontier Silicon, the world leader in technology solutions for digital radio receivers, is launching its first digital radio module supporting the HD Radio standard.


Related Topix: Audio and Video