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  • Pirata informático afirma haber descubierto cómo hackear un avión comercial

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Un investigador de seguridad informática dijo que descubrió como piratear el equipo de comunicación satelital de los aviones de pasajeros a través de su conexión inalámbrica a Internet y los sistemas de entretenimiento a bordo, en una...
  • Kevin Hunt: Cable Buster? Channel Master's DVR+

    Kevin Hunt: Cable Buster? Channel Master's DVR+
    More than 1.7 million subscribers dropped cable television last year, but conscientious objectors who turned to over-the-air TV expecting to eliminate all monthly TV-viewing fees didn't have much choice if they wanted a functional DVR. TiVo's base-model...
  • Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition To Acquire Deluxe/Echostar Satellite Network

    The Digitial Cinema Distribution Coalition, the d-cinema consortium formed by AMC Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Cinemark Theatres, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros., has pacted to acquire the Deluxe/Echostar satellite network. The satellite...
  • Concept for Live TV On-the-Go Was Around Long Before Aereo

    Aereo markets itself with the simple motto, "Watch Live TV Online." The technology is new; the concept, not so much. The mantra for the digital age has been to give consumers what they want, anywhere and anytime they want it. But when it comes to...
  • Studios and exhibitors unveil digital cinema network

    Studios and exhibitors unveil digital cinema network
    Hollywood's long-awaited digital makeover took another big step forward at the multiplex on Wednesday. A coalition of studios and theaters chains announced the launch of a digital and satellite delivery system to beam movies, as well promotional content...
  • Fox, Other Nets Try New Way of Nagging You to Watch Their Shows

    Fox Broadcasting is among TV networks using a "reminder button" from startup Dijit Media on their websites -- a feature that prompts fans who sign up to tune in to shows 30 minutes prior to airtime. BBC America and Turner Broadcasting's truTV are also...
  • Apple TV Set-Tops Can Now Stream Live TV via Slingbox

    Apple TV owners can watch live TV and DVR recordings through Sling Media's updated Slingbox app for iPhone and iPad. The feature, which EchoStar's Sling Media launched Wednesday, uses Apple's AirPlay wireless streaming technology to deliver video from...
  • Roku Gets Slingboxed, Eliminating Need For Second Cable Set-Top

    Slingbox owners now have another way to avoid paying their cable or satellite TV provider for a second set-top -- and, potentially, a second pay-TV bill. EchoStar's Sling Media is adding support for Roku's Internet streaming players, which will let users...
  • Verizon In Advanced Talks to Buy Intel's Internet TV Unit

    Verizon Communications is in "advanced talks" on a deal to acquire Intel Media, which has aborted plans to launch an over-the-top pay TV package, Variety has confirmed. The deal, if it happens, would signal Verizon's move to become the first "virtual"...
  • Mediaset Mulls Merging Italo And Spanish Pay-TV Ops

    ROME - Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is mulling merging its pay-tv operations in its core Italian and Spanish markets, the top Italian commercial broadcaster announced on Wednesday. In a statement Mediaset, which is run by Piersilvio Berlusconi (pictured)...
  • SPT Expands Arabic Footprint With Local 'Ugly Betty' Version

    Sony Pictures Television is expanding its footprint in the Arabic world with its own Arabic version of hit telenovela "Betty La Fea" (Ugly Betty) which will air on small but prominent Middle East and North Africa (MENA) pay TV network Orbit Showtime...
  • Bye-Bye, Vampire Set-Tops: Pay-TV Boxes Will Suck Less Power in Deal to Save $1 Bil in Annual Energy Costs

    So-called "vampire" TV set-top boxes that devour more power than some refrigerators are on their way out -- at least, most of them are. Big cable and satellite TV providers and their manufacturing partners have agreed to curtail energy-hungry boxes for...