C Spire's Place Among Cable TV Challengers


Cable TV has been facing mounting attacks from new technologies and new competitors. C Spire recently joined the action, announcing plans to enter the pay-TV space. It’s not yet clear what C Spire TV will be, or how it will impact the marketplace. We’ll have to wait for C Spire to spell that out in the coming weeks. What we know so far is that C Spire is a regional player in Mississippi, so the service won’t be available throughout the United States. Also, this pay-TV platform appears to have been developed by MobiTV, which is interesting.

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iPhone 8 may be slower than the Samsung Galaxy S8

The iPhone 8 hasn’t been announced yet, but CNET is reporting that there’s already a possibility that it will have slower wireless speeds than Samsung’s Galaxy S8 .

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Macron campaign targeted by Russia-linked hackers, experts say

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by the shadowy Pawn Storm hacking group, according to security researcher Trend Micro.

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Google Mulls Ways to Banish Bad Ads


Google reportedly has been working on a plan to install an ad blocker onto its Chrome browser for both desktop and mobile versions. It also has been considering a collaboration with Microsoft, Facebook and other firms to develop a set of standards that would determine which types of advertising to block from websites. That effort presumably would aim at enhancing the consumer experience in a way that would not jeopardize ads from legitimate firms. Internet companies have struggled to find ways to eradicate abusive advertising in recent years.

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Researchers fly camera drones over erupting volcanoes with spectacular results

British researchers working in Guatemala have been getting closer than ever to erupting volcanos thanks to advances in drone technology, and the attached cameras have been producing some stunning footage along the way.

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Are touch screens robbing toddlers of sleep?

It’s been established that screen time in its traditional form—think television and video games—is linked to sleep problems in kids, note researchers in introducing their more specific study: one that, for the first time, looks at touch-screen use among very young children.

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'Mass Effect Andromeda' review: A game for the fans

Mass Effect has never been a game for everyone. The titles take patience and massive interest in the story to be able to maintain interest throughout the campaign. The game may play a little unsteady, but it is nothing that the fans will not be able to look past.

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Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rules

Security surveillance unlock privacy

Interest in VPNs has skyrocketed in the past week now that ISP privacy laws have been rescinded, but be wary of what’s being offered.

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North Korea likely behind $81M hack at the Federal Reserve, report says

North Korea may have been behind last year’s $81 million theft of the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, according to new evidence.

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US Army testing a device that could give soldiers a 'third arm'

Traditional weaponry has often been a burden to soldiers, placing added weight on their bodies, slowing reaction times at times when all of their facilities are needed. Future troops may wind up having a “third arm” to help offset the weight.

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International athletics body IAAF hacked, warns that athletes' data may be compromised

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has been hacked by the shadowy ‘Fancy Bears’ group, officials said Monday, warning that athletes’ data may be compromised.

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Super SEALs: Elite Units Pursue Brain-Stimulating Technologies

Naval Special Warfare units have been testing and evaluating the use of performance-enhancing neuro-stimulation technology.

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AMD announces low-power processor for tablet, smartphone markets

In the wake of Ryzen’s successful launch, fans have been asking when AMD would create a custom APU for the smartphone and tablet market. Well, folks, the wait is over.

The post AMD announces low-power processor for tablet, smartphone markets appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Laser-firing underwater drones protect Norway's salmon supply by incinerating lice

Currently being employed in the North Sea fjords in Norway, a smart underwater drone has been deployed to fire highly targeted laser blasts to help deal with the problem of salmon-munching sea lice.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/laser-firing-underwater-drones-protect-norways-salmon-supply-by-incinerating-lice.html

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