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NAB's Smith gives a post-NAB Show update on broadcast industry



Gordon Smith, NAB's president and CEO, discusses the Federal Communications Commission, NAB's response to the FCC's JSA order, the importance of the FM chip in cellphones and more in this post-NAB Sho… Read More

YouTube comes to Roku


  • Advanced Television

Roku owners no longer need workarounds to stream YouTube. The company says owners of at least nine Roku devices introduced since July 2011 can find a YouTube application in the Roku Channel Store. The… Read More

Gain an edge by sending a thank-you note


  • Work Buzz, The

"Always send a thank-you within 24 hours of finishing an interview," Carlos Baldizon Martini writes. The note should reiterate your enthusiasm for the position and remind the interviewer of the value … Read More

AlterGeo's location data to be used to assess credit-worthiness


  • TechCrunch

Several banks in Russia have signed a deal with AlterGeo, a hybrid positioning system that uses Wi-Fi, WiMax and GSM among other technologies to create a detailed picture of the user's whereabouts whe… Read More