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Why do these Nike sunglasses cost $395? - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 3:08pm
Nike's new Vaporwing sunglasses for runners may not have any electronics, but according to Nike Vision a lot of technology went into building them.

Disturbing video of snow-stomping Yeti surfaces online - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 2:54pm
Calling all crytozoologists. We have a fresh Yeti video showing a bizarre ape-like beast at a ski resort, and it's about as amusing (and scary) as you'd expect.

Need to call the FBI? Hacker offers you 20,000 numbers - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 2:14pm
The names, titles and contact information of thousands of FBI and Department of Homeland Security employees are allegedly dumped online.

A meteorite may have just killed someone for the first time on record - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 1:33pm
A mysterious object is believed to have fallen from the sky in India over the weekend, blasting out windows and causing an explosion that left one dead.

UPC Polska adds Eleven Sports Network channels

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 9:57am

Eleven Sports Network has secured distribution for its HD channels Eleven and Eleven Sports on UPC Polska, the largest cable operator in Poland. Read the story »

NetRange adds watchmi to smart TV portal

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 7:12am

The German TV/video app watchmi is now available on TV sets equipped with smart TV portals from NetRange following a partnership signed between the Hamburg-based service provider and watchmi operator Funke Digital TV Guide. Read the story »

Imagine Google's VR gadget without the cardboard. Google does - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 6:58am
A new smartphone-based headset reportedly will sport improved sensors and lenses housed in a solid plastic casing.

Rapes tied to online dating on the rise - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 6:55am
Attackers put victims at ease by establishing a relationship online before meeting, according to a new report from the UK.

Eutelsat 65 West A scheduled for March 9 launch

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 6:24am

The Eutelsat 65 West A satellite arrived in Kourou on February 6, and is on track for launch on March 9 by an Ariane rocket. Read the story »

Raven are smart enough to feel paranoid - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 5:47am
The birds show cognitive processes previously thought to belong exclusively to humans: the ability to imagine being spied on.

Bandage stops 'uncontrollable' bleeding

Reuters Technology - February 8, 2016 - 5:20am
A new bandage invented by Israelis aims to save lives by stopping otherwise unmanageable bleedings in the field and in hospitals. Mana Rabiee reports.

Comcast blazes its own trail to a superfast Internet future - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 4:54am
The nation's largest broadband provider heeds Google's call to make ultrahigh-speed broadband available to the masses. Now it just needs to work out a few details.

Vivendi considers reconciliation with BeIN

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 4:14am

Vivendi’s CEO Vincent Bolloré has met with senior representatives of French football amid signs of a possible rapprochement with BeIN. Read the story »

Bouygues Telecom inks Fight Sports deal

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 4:05am

CSI Sports has signed a multi-year carriage agreement for its new 24/7 HD network Fight Sports in France with Bouygues Telecom. Read the story »

81% of US homes have a PVR, Netflix, or use VOD

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 3:48am

81% of US households have a DVR, get Netflix, or use on-Demand (VOD) from a cable or telco provider, according to Leichtman Research Group. Read the story »

SRG Switzerland makes HD move on Hot Bird

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 3:42am

The countdown has started: Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will switch off the SD versions of its TV channels for DTH satellite households on Eutelsat Hot Bird (13° East) and transmit the channels exclusively in HD quality from February 29, 2016. Read the story »

New dinosaur species offers evolutionary clues

Reuters Technology - February 8, 2016 - 3:19am
A recently found 200 million year old dinosaur found in Wales is offering vital clues to understanding the evolutionary change from the late Triassic to the early Jurassic Period. Jim Drury reports.

Superhero trailers touch down at Super Bowl 50 - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 8, 2016 - 2:54am
Did you take a pee break and miss one of the Super Bowl trailers? Reclaim your nerd cred and watch them all here.

Samsung partners Teleste for hospitality EPG

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 2:39am

Teleste has developed a new solution that delivers EPG (Electronic Program Guide) information direct from the Teleste Luminato headend to Samsung’s LYNK SINC hospitality television management solution. Read the story »

MTS outage in St Petersburg

BroadbandTVNews - February 8, 2016 - 2:27am

The MTS network in St Petersburg is reported to have suffered a massive failure over the weekend. Read the story »

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