From the NYT [http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/12/technology/12intel.html?ref=business]: Intel plans to announce a family of microprocessor chips on Monday that it says will speed the availability of high-definition video via the Internet. As consumers clamor for more Internet video, a huge computing burden
Cliff Sullivan from BusinessWeek writes, > But I won’t be getting it soon. While the technology is mostly in place, the players—from cable companies to film studios—can’t agree on how to make it happen. I want to listen to music, have a box pop up on my
As Brier Dudley from the Seattle Times points out in his latest article [http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2003966193_brier22.html] , > A lot of people who bought fancy TVs over the past year or two have been looking for ways to get more digital content on their screens. They’
A new class action lawsuit accuses the cable and satellite industries of acting illegally by only selling channels in bundles in order to milk customers. If Congress won’t do it, this lawsuit might. read more [http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070921-class-action-suit-hopes-to-sue-a-la-carte-cable-into-existance.html] | digg story [http://digg.com/tech_
One quote from the IPTV World Forum in London [http://informitv.com/2007/03/07/iptv-world-forum-report/] really stood out was from Accenture’s Arjang Zadeh, stated: “quality, not content, is king.” Well, yes and no. It is not that simple, so let me explain. Why would such a quote stand
Although the FAIR USE Act introduced yesterday will have little more than a symbolic effect on the DMCA, that isn’t stopping the Recording Industry Association of America from unloading on the bill with both barrels. “The DMCA has enabled consumers to enjoy creative works through popular new technologies,” the
Excellent Wired article [http://blog.wired.com/music/2007/02/how_to_explain_.html] on how to explain DRM to the layman. Some very interesting examples on the real impact of DRM on consumer. Be sure to check the comments.