Streaming becomes mainstream as cord-cutting accelerates

CHICAGO — Cord-cutting is not just for millennials anymore. Fed up with high prices and bloated packages, millions of Americans cut the cord on cable TV in 2017, finding refuge with a growing number of streaming services, which deliver lower prices and a competitive channel lineup over the internet. “This was really the year that cord-cutting… Please follow and like us:

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ITC patent ruling on Comcast, TiVo

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What is a large and powerful company to do when it no longer wishes to pay the licensing fees for the technology it is selling? In the case of Comcast, the answer is simple – just steal the technology and ignore the law. TiVo, here, is the victim of Comcast’s theft. TiVo, which recently merged… Please follow and like us:

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AT&T expects to lose nearly 400,000 pay-TV subscribers this quarter

DALLAS — As more customers cut their cable and turn to streaming services, AT&T says it expects to lose about 390,000 traditional pay-TV subscribers this quarter, according to financial documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That would mark an accelerated decline from the second quarter, when AT&T lost 351,000 pay-TV subscribers. In the filing,… Please follow and like us:

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Could Your Internet Price Double Soon? Wall Street Bets On ‘Yes’

Internet rates may be due for a significant increase in the near future. According to researchers working with Wall Street investors, the cost of broadband internet could be set to double from current price levels. News of the potential increase in broadband pricing came from a research note sent to investors by New Street analyst Jonathan… Please follow and like us:

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China is opening a new quantum research supercenter

The country wants to build a quantum computer with a million times the computing power of all others presently in the world. National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences The $10 billion National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences in Hefei will be the center of China’s attempt to take the global lead in quantum computing and sensing.… Please follow and like us:

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How to get Wi-Fi to every corner of your house

Death to dead zones Eero Where is my Wi-Fi? Internet access at home has become almost as essential as water and electricity (and maybe more so for the most plugged-in of us). But problems getting Wi-Fi to every corner of a building aren’t uncommon. If you do have dead zones in your house, don’t despair. Whatever… Please follow and like us:

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