Daily Archive: June 22, 2011

Jun 22

Shoots first , focus later

Tweet The company’s technology allows a picture’s focus to be adjusted after it is taken. While viewing a picture taken with a Lytro camera on a computer screen, you can, for example, click to bring people in the foreground into sharp relief, or switch the focus to the mountains behind them.The founding team of the …

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Jun 22

Tattoo Infringement

Tweet A lawsuit by a Missouri tattoo artist that threatened to stop the distribution of the blockbuster sequel “Hangover Part II” has been settled, the movie’s studio, Warner Brothers Entertainment, announced this week.The tattoo artist, S. Victor Whitmill, had gone to Federal District Court in St. Louis in April to argue that Warner Brothers had …

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Jun 22

Equal access is broadband’s bigger problem now

Tweet Fixed broadband household penetration in developing markets such as China, the Philippines and Vietnam is on track to pass the 50% mark by the end of the decade. But while regional broadband growth is strong, according to Point Topic CEO Oliver Johnson, a number of major non-technical challenges are impeding many markets. “Some markets …

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Jun 22

Cable TV Operators Join Forces with Big-Name Content Providers in ?200m ‘Cable TV Thai’ Launch for Bangkokians

Tweet Cable TV operators in Greater Bangkok have joined forces with 14 top content providers to form Cable TV Thai, a ?200 million venture that delivers a wealth of quality programs through a new alternative channel for residents of Bangkok and nearby areas. Cable TV Thai is available throughout the entire Greater Bangkok area now, …

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Jun 22

Cable Operators Fight Online Competition by Mimicking the Web

Tweet U.S. cable companies are trying to stem video customer losses by embracing one of the things that’s pulling them away: the Internet. The National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s annual show, which wrapped up Thursday in Chicago, showcased services including Internet-connected set-top boxes and personalized viewing guides. Comcast Corp., the largest cable operator, capped the …

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