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NBC, Fox file sue Redlasso

The lawsuit, comes two months after the television networks complained in a letter to the closely held website that it violated copyright laws by running unauthorised clips and full-length programs. After receiving the letter, the lawsuit charges, “Redlasso, in fact, did not stop reproducing, publicly performing or publicly displaying the network’s programming and content.” Redlasso […]

July 28, 2008

Canal+ has 80% of TPS subs

Canal+ Group's total subscription portfolio now stands at 10.4 million, an increase of almost 140,000 compared to June 2007. Canal+ premium channel had 5.25 million subscribers and the combined CanalSat/TPS pay packages stood at 5.19 million. Home revenues grew E23 million as ARPU and advertising increased. Group revenues reached E2.254 million, an increase of 4.6% […]

July 28, 2008

Microsoft aligns with Facebook

Display advertising provided by Microsoft is already expected to account for a big chunk of Facebook's sales this year forecast to rise to about $350 million this year, up from about $150 million last year. Attracting a higher volume of search traffic would boost the effectiveness of Microsoft's search technology and help it deliver more […]

July 28, 2008

Electronic giants develop WHDI

A key ingredient of WHDI technology is a revolutionary video-modem that operates in the 5GHz unlicensed band to enable robust wireless delivery of uncompressed HD video (including 1080p). The objective of the group is to enhance the current WHDI technology to enable wireless streaming of uncompressed HD video and audio between CE devices such as […]

July 25, 2008

Satellite operators call for EU to guarantee services

Satellite communications play a key role in achieving Europe’s objectives. As the Chairman of ESOA and CEO of Eutelsat, Giuliano Berretta, explained, satellites are “an integral and indispensable part of everyday life whether we talk about TV or emergency communication, connectivity in villages, mountains, islands, in-flight and at sea”. The European Parliament is now debating […]

July 25, 2008

MTG Q2

Hans-Holger Albrecht, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “The results for the second quarter and first half of 2008 are again at record levels, both in terms of sales and profitability. This quarter marks the fifteenth consecutive quarter of double digit year on year sales growth by MTG.” Meantime, MTG is reported to be among […]

July 25, 2008

UK crackdown on illegal downloads

The ISPs though have rejected demands from the music industry to cut people’s connections if they ignore repeated warnings. An estimated 6.5 million Britons were involved in illicit music downloads over last 12 months, a trend estimated to cost the music industry up to £1 billion in the next five years. The firms have also […]

July 25, 2008