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Gray is first station group to sign TV Everywhere deal with NBC


  • Broadcasting & Cable

Gray Television has become the first non-NBC-owned station group to sign an agreement with NBCUniversal covering TV Everywhere platforms. "[The] agreement with Gray Television will enable local viewer… Read More


T-Mobile's CFO to Ergen: "We would be a very good partner"


  • Wireless Week

T-Mobile US made another pitch Thursday to DISH Network CEO Charlie Ergen, as Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter praised Ergen and told an investor conference, "He's not interested in building his… Read More

Sources: SMIC invests in 28nm chip production capacity


  • DigiTimes

Semiconductor Manufacturing International, China's largest silicon foundry, is purchasing production equipment for making chips with 28-nanometer features, semiconductor industry sources say. SMIC wil… Read More

Analysis: 5 good mobile-antivirus products


  • (U.K.)

Five mobile-antivirus products stand out, Barclay Ballard writes, citing 360 Mobile Security Free, Avast Mobile Security and AVL for Android; Webroot for Android and iOS; and Trend Micro Mobile Securi… Read More

4K Ultra HD

4K TV shipments expected to hit 27.5M this year


  • Advanced Television (free registration)

Entry-level Ultra HD television prices are becoming more competitive and consumers are beginning to replace their flat panel TVs, a Strategy Analytics report shows. Shipments of 4K TV are expected to … Read More