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Solar plane resumes around-the-world mission, heads for Arizona

Reuters Technology - May 2, 2016 - 9:08am
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse Two took off from California for Arizona on Monday morning, resuming its mission to travel around the world using only energy from the sun. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

MTG signs off on Russian TV asset

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 3:24am

Russia’s CTC Media has announced the final terms of its cash-out merger transaction. Read the story »

Norbert Hölzle to head Astra Deutschland

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 3:22am

Norbert Hölzle, senior vice president commercial Europe of satellite operator SES, is the new managing director of German branch Astra Deutschland. Read the story »

KPN in Q1: IPTV up; DTT down

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 3:22am

During the first quarter of 2016, KPN’s DTT service Digitenne lost 21,000 subscribers and now totals 329,000. Read the story »

Eutelsat and SSL test Q/V band

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 2:28am

Eutelsat Communications and Space Systems Loral (SSL) have successfully carried out transmissions at Extremely High Frequencies (EHF). Read the story »

US payboxes hold onto subscribers

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 2:15am

The six leading pay-TV operators in the United States maintained their subscriber levels in the first quarter of 2016. Read the story »

TVP suggests Visegrad channel

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 1:45am

The president of Poland’s TVP has proposed the creation of a joint TV channel for the four Visegrad nations. Read the story »

Ukraine approves Polish Scripps channels

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 1:09am

The Ukrainian Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting (Rada) has added two Polish channels to the list of foreign services allowed in the country. Read the story »

First HbbTV app for TV Markiza

BroadbandTVNews - May 2, 2016 - 12:40am

Slovakia’s leading broadcaster TV Markiza has launched its first HbbTV app in co-operation with the Czech development company Mautilus. Read the story »

'Civil War' just made $200m and Americans haven't even seen it yet - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 1, 2016 - 9:42pm
Even before it opens in US theatres 'Captain America: Civil War' has been making some serious money at the international box office.

Apple wants you to use your iPhone, love your mom and cry - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 1, 2016 - 6:13pm
Technically Incorrect: In a special Mother's Day ad, Apple goes for the tear ducts.

Comedian Amy Schumer says she is done with fan selfies - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 1, 2016 - 3:45pm
Technically Incorrect: After an encounter with a "fan" and a phone on a North Carolina street, the comedian and actress says she's had enough. But has she?

These are the websites that might disappoint you on Mother's Day - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
Technically Incorrect: A website efficiency company analyzes many of the major retail sites that are important for Mother's Day. Teleflora comes out the worst.

Kleenex wants to make sure your office doesn't run out of toilet paper - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 1, 2016 - 11:00am
Technically Incorrect: With the help of IBM's cloud, Kimberly-Clark, the company behind Kleenex and Huggies, launches, you'll never guess, a new app.

Uber, blind passengers settle service animal lawsuit - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 1, 2016 - 10:43am
Ride-hailing service will educate its drivers over their legal obligation to transport guide dogs for the blind.

Tech can help the elderly...if they use it - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 1, 2016 - 5:00am
A growing number of apps and devices are designed to help manage care of older patients, but the nagging reality is that they're going unused. At least for now.

Welcome to Tokyo's Akihabara Electric Town, with the craziest gadget stores you'll ever see - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 30, 2016 - 5:48pm
Once a Mecca of cheap electronics and gadget goodness, Akihabara has become something different, but no less incredible, and is still home to perhaps the largest electronics store in the world.

Take a tour of Tokyo's crazy Akihabara Electric Town and massive Yodobashi Camera (pictures) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 30, 2016 - 5:34pm
Tokyo's Akihabara Electric Town was once a legendary haven for cheap electronics. Now it's something a bit different. A bit more. Here's a tour.

Apple to examine iPhone of Florida teens lost at sea - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 30, 2016 - 4:52pm
The water-damaged phone could hold clues to the fate of the boys, whose families had initially disagreed as to how the device should be dealt with.

Inmate posts Facebook selfies from prison van - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - April 30, 2016 - 4:45pm
Technically Incorrect: A West Virginia inmate somehow gets hold of a cell phone and merrily posts away, while in handcuffs. But where did he get the phone?
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