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PayPal's first Super Bowl ad insults Ben Franklin - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 5:27pm
Technically Incorrect: Claiming to be "new money," PayPal sneers at old money, including old men on bank notes.

GPS spelling mistake sends American the wrong way, and onto TV - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 5:26pm
Technically Incorrect: Noel Santillan rented a car on arrival in Iceland and spelled the name of his destination incorrectly. A long and fascinating journey ensued, and took him all the way to celebrity.

Matt LeBlanc joins Chris Evans as co-host for BBC 'Top Gear' revamp - Roadshow

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 4:48pm
The "Friends" actor will be the first non-British host in the history of the motoring show, which is being rebooted by the BBC following the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson last year.

Chatting with Loot Crate's co-founder about Loot Gaming and more (Tomorrow Daily 310 show notes) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 4:36pm
We sit down with Matthew Arevalo to talk all things Loot Crate, including the company's expansion into more niche subscription boxes for gamers, anime fans and even your pets.

Doom release date, $120 collector's edition announced - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 4:21pm
Here's when the new Doom arrives for Xbox one, PlayStation 4, and PC; preorder bonuses also announced.

Nintendo casts doubt over commitment to quality-of-life devices - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 4:17pm
New company president Kimishima says healthcare hardware needs to meet Nintendo standards; indicates they could be ditched if they don't.

Batman: Arkham Knight canceled for Mac, Linux - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 4:14pm
Refunds can be requested through Steam, says representative.

Up close with Lenovo's 100S Chromebook (pictures) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 3:50pm
Lenovo's sub-$200 laptop runs Google's Chrome OS. Let's take a closer look.

'Prehistoric meat' from 1951 dinner turns out to be a mammoth ruse - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 3:05pm
When you explore the far reaches of the globe, no ordinary dinner will do. But woolly mammoth and giant ground sloth? More hoax than haute cuisine, new research says.

Super Bowl special effects: New cameras power 'Matrix'-style replays - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - February 4, 2016 - 2:55pm
The broadcast will use a record number of cameras to capture angles that put viewers in the middle of the action.

Switzerland: IPTV continues to erode cable

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 4:00am

Swiss telco Swisscom has continued to increase its number of TV customers at the expense of cable operators in 2015. Read the story »

Liberty Global withdraws its T-Mobile Nederland bid

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 3:59am

Following the news that Liberty Global is talking to Vodafone about a possible JV in The Netherlands, the company is withdrawing from its T-Mobile Nederland bid, according to De Telegraaf. Read the story »

German media authorities rebuke Tele Columbus in carriage fee dispute

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 3:58am

German cable operators have to equally treat the operators of comparable TV channels regarding carriage fees – even if channels hold must carry status or a prominent market position. Read the story »

Russian broadband market slows

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 3:24am

Russia’s fixed broadband market is effectively saturated, having grown by only 2% in 2015 to 30.3 million users. Read the story »

Green light for Telenet’s acquistion of Base

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 3:14am

The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Base Company by Telenet. Read the story »

YouTube Red originals to premiere February 10

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 3:09am

YouTube’s entry into the premium content market will get underway next week with the debut of the first YouTube Red Originals. Read the story »

Eleven Sports wins key football rights

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 2:59am

Eleven Sports Network has secured live and exclusive coverage of South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup for viewers in Belgium and Poland. Read the story »

O2 eyes Slovak TV launch

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 2:44am

O2 plans to enter the TV market in Slovakia, offering services via IPTV, the internet and mobile devices. Read the story »

Contrasting fortunes for ex-Yugo stations

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 2:12am

The Bosnian public broadcaster BHRT is experiencing extreme financial problems and is facing the real threat of closure. Read the story »

Redstone steps down from CBS

BroadbandTVNews - February 4, 2016 - 1:39am

Sumner Redstone could be removed as chairman of Viacom Thursday after relinquishing the chairmanship of broadcaster CBS. Read the story »

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