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TV in 2020: Best Guesses

So where will television be in 2020? I posed the question last week at a panel I led during NAB with execs from DreamWorks, Sony Electronics, Starz, Nielsen and  Technicolor. Of course, nobody really knows what TV will look like in two … Continue reading

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Content Isn’t King When It’s Stuck on Your Hard Drive

When I considered using an illegal file sharing program to download songs I had already bought, I had a moment of insight. No wonder people rip this stuff off. Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS, Even If It Flops, is a Game Changer

Whether or not the Nintendo 3DS takes off, it represents a seminal moment for 3D. The game player — rolled out for the U.S. market at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco today — is the first mass market hand-held device that shows 3D images without glasses. A swarm of other 3D devices, mostly phones, is expected to hit the market over the next few years. Continue reading

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iPhone 5 Speculation Hints at Mobile’s Future

Since Apple tends to be the smartphone trend-setter, here’s some of the more interesting speculation about what next summer’s roll-out of iPhone 5 will feature — and competitors will rush to duplicate. Continue reading

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Having, Eating Your Mobile Cake

Sprint’s new Kyocera Echo Dual-Screen smartphone is designed to solve a fundamental problem that’s been around as long as cell phones: How do you fit something in your pants pocket that truly has all the capabilities of your computer?  The … Continue reading

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Android vs. iPhone, Round 2

Technically, BlackBerry is still the world smartphone leader, with some 40% of the market. But for all practical purposes, the new race for dominance is between iPhone and Android Continue reading

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Ad Woes Hit CBS and Disney

Amid mounting advertising pain in the TV business, CBS took a $12.5 billion third-quarter loss yesterday, and Disney is reportedly preparing cost-cutting measures that could include job cuts. Continue reading

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