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Archive for January, 2013

Superbowl 47

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 31st, 2013

Super Bowl XLVII, held Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans will feature nine CBS divisions including the CBS Sports, Showtime Sports, and CBS Sports Radio. In addition fans able to access the live stream from NFL.com and CBSSports.com as well as mobile devices on the Verizon network. At a media event […]

Blackberry Phones Supported by US Carriers

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 31st, 2013

All four of the major U.S. wireless network operators have committed to support the new BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 smartphones from BlackBerry. Here is a breakdown of what the carriers have announced so far. AT&T: AT&T will offer both the Z10 and the Q10. RIM said the Z10 is expected to go on sale in […]

2013 Cable Map

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 31st, 2013

TeleGeography has released the revamped 2013 version of its submarine internet cable map, showing 232 in-service and 12 planned cables alongside a number of useful insets, charts, and infographics. It’s a big more stylish than previous versions. The submaring cable map shows cable hubs in New York, New Jersey, Egypt, Cornwall, Hong Kong, Singapore, and […]

South Korea Joins Space Faring Nations

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 31st, 2013

To date, just 10 countries have managed to build their own rocket and successfully deploy a satellite. Now it’s 11. South Korea successfully launched a satellite aboard part-Russian, part-Korean rocket on Wednesday, marking the first time the rising Asian power has launched a spacecraft into orbit from its own soil. South Korea mostly self-developed the […]

Verizon: Clearwire Spectrum Should be Capped

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 31st, 2013

In a filing with the FCC, Verizon says the FCC should cap Clearwire’s spectrum with a “spectrum screen” as it does in other bands. Sprint has argued that Clearwire’s spectrum is above 2 GHz and so should not be applied to its purchase of Clearwire, although Clearwire is already using 2.6 GHz spectrum for mobile […]

EPub3 Vs HTML: Fight!

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 30th, 2013

At Digital Book World, which wrapped up last week, the big question was whether HTML5 or EPUB3 will be the digital publishing format of choice, according to GoodeReader. EPUB 3 was developed by the IDPF as an open format for multi-media digital books. In effect, ePub-3 is a zip file you can download to your […]