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Study: Digital options expand Americans' video viewing


  • Advanced Television (free registration)

The average U.S. adult views about 5.5 hours of video content a day, an hour more than in 2013, eMarketer says. Alternative digital programming is boosting consumption, with digital video viewing grow… Read More

TSMC chairman: Foundry will open 10nm fab in mid-2016


  • DigiTimes

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing will break ground in June on a 12-inch wafer fabrication facility, intended to produce chips with 10-nanometer dimensions, Chairman Morris Chang says. The fab will b… Read More

Adobe, Microsoft flaws used for cyberattack


  • Computerworld

A hacker group linked to Russia targeted an international government organization by luring people to click on a link, then attacking their computer through Adobe Flash and Microsoft vulnerabilities, … Read More

"Star Wars: Battlefront"

"Star Wars: Battlefront" to launch 10-year game plan


  • Engadget

Disney and Electronic Arts have teamed up on a 10-year plan for "Star Wars" video games, beginning with "Star Wars: Battlefront" coming to PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on Nov. 17 this year. Read More