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Warning: ISPs are Moving Towards a Metered Internet

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

If the ISPs implement metered Internet usage we will limit our usage for fear of a large statement at the end of the billing cycle.

Why Are ISPs Terrified of Being Reclassified

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

We are weeks away from Genachowski presenting to Congress the National Broadband Plan, designed to address the lack of broadband availability in many under-served and economically depressed areas.

Obama's First Fault as President

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Most Americans are prepared for the departure of analog TV. Those lost in transition would start screaming on 2/18, and within 24 hours, 90% of them would be assisted by someone.

Murdoch Pay-For-Content Strategy A Dud

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Francis

Murdoch and others are the King Canutes of the business world, trying to hold back the tides.

R.I.P. Analog Television, Hello Digital: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today marks the end of Analog Television; AOL acquires local news site Patch and events site Going.com; Yahoo announces that Timothy Morse will serve as the company's new CFO.

Digital TV: Switch From Analog Causes Confusion

Yahoo! Finance | Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) -- TV stations across the U.S. started cutting their analog signals Friday morning, ending a six-decade era for the technology and like...

Intel Q4 Revenue Down 23%: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 8, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Intel's revenue for the fourth quarter fell 23% over last year. Intel had warned investors that revenue for the fourth quarter would be down, howe...

The Simplificator: Analog or Digital - At Last There Is No Choice

Ned Goldreyer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ned Goldreyer

This entry marks the first installment of my long awaited series, The Simplificator, offering easily parroted explanations of the technologies that rule our daily lives.

Obama Supports DTV Delay: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 9, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

President-elect Barack Obama has joined the Consumers Union in asking congress to delay the digital television transition. Obama noted "inadequate f...

Digital TV Converter Coupons In Short Supply

Reuters | Kim Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

U.S. consumers who wait too long to request government coupons to subsidize converter boxes for the digital television transition in February may come...

FCC Buys NASCAR Ads To Promote Digital TV

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Hoping to rev up awareness for the transition to digital TV, the Federal Communications Commission is putting up $350,000 to spons...

Broadcasters Promise $327 Mil Awareness Campaign For '09 Switch To Digital TV

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

U.S. broadcasters promised on Monday to air more than $327 million worth of television spots as part of a broad campaign to alert consumers about the ...