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Report: Radio viewed as a local platform by most listeners


  • Radio Business Report

Nearly 2 in 3 of radio audiences ages 18-64 consider the medium to be "mainly local," according to a report from Mark Kassof & Co. Just over half of those who view radio as being local said they would… Read More

TSMC exec: Apple's 64-bit chip set off me-too mobile processors


  • CNET

Chipmakers have followed Apple's surprise September 2013 move to a 64-bit processor, Mark Liu, co-CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, said Thursday at an earnings conference. Liu said TSMC has … Read More

IHS: Sensor hubs to continue torrid growth


  • DigiTimes

Global shipments of sensor hubs are forecast to hit 658.4 million units this year, up from 2013's 259.6 million units, according to IHS. The market has seen explosive growth since 2011 and is forecast… Read More

Michaels Stores cites data breach


  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The
  • Computerworld

Michaels Stores says data from about 3 million customer payment cards may have been exposed in an attack on its point-of-sales systems, including its Aaron Brothers stores. The retailer said payment-c… Read More

Consumers embrace mHealth apps without physician guidance


  • Health Data Management

A Mobiquity survey revealed 70% of responding consumers regularly use mobile health applications to monitor their calorie intake and exercise, but only 40% said they share what they learn with health … Read More

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