30th > October > 2011 Archive


How to pipe live telly into your pocket with 4G

Mobile TV has had as many false starts as an Olympic 100m sprint final, but Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology could change all that. LTE is one of two contenders for 4G mobile networks, the other being Wimax, although some wags call WiFi a third.
Faultline, 30 2011

Cheaper competition? Right, we're outta here

Last month chip maker Broadcom, with hardly a whimper, began disengaging from the smart TV and Blu-Ray player markets, despite having some high profile CE customers such as LG in this sector.
Faultline, 30 2011
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600,000 hacks a day, welcome to Facebook

Every 24 hours 600,000 Facebook accounts are subject to attempted hacking or violation, Facebook has revealed.
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CERN boffins re-running neutrino speed test

In the wake of September’s surprising experimental results that suggested the observation of faster-than-light neutrinos, CERN has announced that it has been re-running the experiment over recent days.

Blue Coat owns up to Syrian Web-blocking

Blue Coat Systems has fingered itself as one of a number of US companies whose Web filtering kit is being used by the Syrian government.
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Airline strikes, unions outraged

Australia’s skies were plunged into chaos over the weekend when Qantas CEO Alan Joyce released an edict to ground all domestic and international flights in response to a protracted battle with the unions representing his staff.