About two-thirds of smartphone and tablet owners use their gadgets to do things like text or post on Twitter while watching TV, according to research firm Nielsen. So for the game, companies from Coke to Chevy are trying to reach fans on all of the "second screens" they have.
Here’s a look at a few trends that are either incubating or fully hatched ...
Never before have consumers had so many communication options. Voice, email, short message service (SMS), multimedia message service (MMS), instant messaging and social networking are nearly ubiquitous.
Consumers can’t get enough of high-speed data, voice and the ever-growing inventory of video content available in the marketplace today.
Numbers and Letters: HTML5, 3-D TV, RF4CE
In the 1950s, of course, the next great leap for remote controls was tied to television. Zenith Electronics’ iconic Lazy Bones remote was the first incarnation, but users quickly found fault ...
Apparently HDTV is old stuff now. According to USA Today, HDTV receivers are now in 87 percent of U.S. homes, even if some of those homes don’t have HDTV programming.
If there’s one safe bet in telecom, it’s that the percentage of households worldwide with connected consumer electronics (CE) devices will continue to grow at a healthy clip.
Paris, France-based Technicolor has strengthened its foothold abroad by selling 10 million digital terminal adapters (DTAs) in North America.
Following up on a $10 million round of investment last year, SnagFilms has raised another $7 million in funds from its investors, which included Comcast Interactive Capital.
Videotron recently bolstered its high def lineup with the addition of four channels.
Wilmington, N.C., is first city to host services in white spaces – previously unused spectrum that lies between television channels.
Twitter "felt responsible to cooperate with governments to make sure basic rights are not violated through the use of social media."
DirecTV and the owner of TV stations in Miami and Boston have resolved a dispute over fees the satellite provider pays to run broadcast programming.
Comcast, NBC News and NBC 5 Chicago jointly announced that they have pledged more than $2.7 million worth of in-kind and financial support to the Chicago-based Museum of Broadcast Communications.