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FCC to examine "influence" when considering JSA waivers


  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)

The Federal Communications Commission, when considering waiver requests related to its new joint-sales agreement rules, will be looking to ensure that the deal does not allow a station to "exert signi… Read More

The Sun looks to online gambling to boost sports revenue


  • (U.K.) (free content)

The British tabloid The Sun is mulling the creation of an Internet betting service to augment its subscription sports offering. The paper reportedly has applied for a trademark of the name "Sun Bets."… Read More

Nvidia unveils CUDA 6 GPU programming language


  • Register (U.K.), The

Nvidia has introduced CUDA 6, the latest version of its programming language for graphics processing units. The release embraces unified memory technology, among other features. Read More

Limited stock of Google Glass devices sells out


  • Computerworld

The one-day sale of Google Glass devices saw all units sold for $1,500 each, Google said. "All spots in the Explorer Program have been claimed for now, but if you missed it this time, don't worry. We'… Read More

Hacking group to harness location data for climate change insight


  • Guardian (London), The

"Civic hackers" in Philadelphia have formed a group called Code for Philly that plans to collect air pollution and temperature data from sensors attached to buses throughout the city. The project seek… Read More

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