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First tru2way HDTVs available from Panasonic

First tru2way HDTVs available from Panasonic

The first generation of CableCards was pretty much a bust, as cable companies didn't want anything to do with the devices, which could replace a set-top box by being installed in TVs or home theater PCs (HTPCs). The disinterest was due to the fact that the technology only allowed communication in one direction: from the cable company to the user.

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ACMA OK's in-flight mobile plans

ACMA OK's in-flight mobile plans

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has proposed to permit the installation of in-flight mobile phone systems, which are necessary for Qantas and Virgin Blue plans to offer SMS and GPRS services on an aircraft.

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Image Gallery: Almost every screen of the T-Mobile G1 Google Android device

Image Gallery: Almost every screen of the T-Mobile G1 Google Android device

The T-Mobile G1 from HTC is the first Google Android device to be launched and as a result the OS is completely new and unique. Thus, I decided to post this image gallery for people who want to see just about every screen on the device that includes menu items, pop-ups, and those options that appear when you press and hold in certain areas. There are over 200 screens in the out-of-the box device. Check out my other image gallery for the hardware and key screenshots with an upcoming gallery on 3rd party applications.

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Cloud Data Storage Policy

The rise of third-party cloud-based file storage applications has brought flexibility and ease of data access to users and businesses alike. Commonly-used applications such as Dropbox, OneDrive and Google...

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78% of shoppers not buying more online because of the high cost of shipping

78% of shoppers not buying more online because of the high cost of shipping

The #1 customer reason for not buying more online is the high cost of shipping; that’s according to 78% of those surveyed. Free shipping (95%) and sales/specials (83%) are at or near the top of the list of what influences the buying of gifts online; another is keyword search (86%). For 42% (vs. 30% in [...]SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title: "78% of shoppers not buying more online because of the high cost of shipping", url: "http://www.itfacts.biz/78-of-shoppers-not-buying-more-online-because-of-the-high-cost-of-shipping/11697" } , { popup: true } );

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Toshiba developing quantum repeater

Toshiba developing quantum repeater

Toshiba is developing a device it hopes will allow for global quantum key distribution.The company is developing a quantum repeater, a device to regenerate a quantum key once quantum entanglement has been split into channels for transmission.

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White Space devices pass key technical test

White Space devices pass key technical test

White space devices -- which take advantage of used portions of the television spectrum -- have passed the "burden of proof" stage, the FCC says. They work, and they don't interfere with TV or wireless mics. If we actually get wireless net on white space spectrum, it will have huge, transformative effects on technology, innovation, business opportunities, emergency communication, entertainment and more.

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Is there a silver lining in cloud computing?

Is there a silver lining in cloud computing?

VCs, developers, and IT users are looking for silver linings in cloud computing. Users are hoping to save on IT costs and get into production at a faster pace, developers are hoping for customers for cloud computing products and services, and VCs hope to make money on investments in cloud computing startups.

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Can IT strengthen the economy?

At the Garner IT Expo in Orlando, Fla., Cisco CEO John Chambers predicts that as the economy turns, many company heads will be looking for flexibility along with cost effectiveness--aspects that video conferencing and social networking provide. He forsees that, soon, IT and business strategy will be so intertwined we won't know the difference between them. Interviewers: Ken Dulaney and Tom Bittman of Gartner.

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