Israel is often referred to as "Start-up Nation," thanks to its long history of high-tech breakthroughs produced by scrappy little companies. But in one critical area, the speed of Internet connections, Israel has fallen behind other tech-savvy countries.
When you tap the screen, Viggle's software for iPhones and iPads listens to what's on, recognizes what you're watching and gives you credit at roughly two points per minute. It even works for shows you've saved on a DVR.
If there's any doubt that the cable industry is serious about energy management, it should be dispelled when the SCTE opens the doors on its SEMI (Smart Energy Management Initiative) Forum in Philadelphia.
Comcast Cable announced that Amy Lynch is the company's new area vice president for Comcast California's Southwest Bay Area, which marked the first time a woman was picked to oversee the territory that includes Silicon Valley and the San Francisco peninsula.
Concurrent recently racked up a customer win with Vectra, which is Poland's second-largest cable operator.
The articles in the Oklahoman and the Kansas City Business Journal seem fairly innocuous: As a cost-cutting measure, Sprint plans to rely more on roaming for rural areas in the two states.
Skyfire Labs, a mobile video optimization company, has raised $8 million in Series C financing, and even though Verizon Investments participated in the round, the company views that as a plus, not a minus, when it comes to getting business with other Tier 1 carriers in North America.
Verizon's iPhone sales were strong, while on the wireline side, the company added 201,000 FiOS broadband and 194,000 FiOS video accounts.
Dish Network pitched a revised plan for its yet-unapproved mobile broadband network to FCC officials, according to ex parte documents posted to the agency's website.
BendBroadband has appointed Wade Holmes as its new vice president of technology after Holmes served in that role on an interim basis.
Clearwire released preliminary fourth-quarter results indicating that attempts to reinvigorate its business showed some results last quarter.
Give us two days, the company says, and we'll have you up and running with multi-screen services.
Amino Communications has selected Celeno Communications' Wi-Fi solutions for use in its IPTV set-top boxes.
Optimum Lightpath has introduced a bundle of Web conferencing services targeted to mid-market businesses.