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FCC Loses on Appeal in Comcast Case

April 06, 2010

In a ruling that analysts say will have far-reaching implications for American Internet regulation and the expansion of broadband nationwide, an appeals court April 6 said that the Federal Communications Commission doesn’t have the authority to keep Internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking some Web traffic.



CBS: March Madness VOD Consumption Up 36%

April 06, 2010

CBSSports.com reported record video-on-demand (VOD) consumption for the 2010 NCAA Div. I men’s college basketball tournament, which concluded Monday night with the Butler Bulldogs coming up a shot short against the champion Duke Blue Devils.



CDSA Issues First Flash Memory Accreditation

April 06, 2010

The Content Delivery and Storage Association (formerly IRMA) April 6 said Kingston Technology Company, Inc., became the first Flash memory entertainment provider to receive its Content Protection and Security Standard (CPSS) accreditation.



Netflix Shares Reach $80 on iPad App

April 05, 2010

Netflix shares April 5 reached a record high when its iPad app reportedly became the top free downloaded software application by consumers of the nascent tablet computer.



Apple Sells 300,000 iPads First Day

April 05, 2010

Apple April 5 said it sold more than 300,000 iPad tablet computers through midnight April 3 — the retail bow for the company’s most-hyped consumer electronics product launch since the iPhone.



DivX Hooks Up with Sharp

April 05, 2010

Owners of Sharp Corp.’s Aquos LE820 HDTVs will be able to enjoy high-definition videos in the DivX format, thanks to a partnership announced April 5.



Verizon Promises 'Quality' 3D Content on FiOS

April 05, 2010

From Dealerscope: The chief product manager for Verizon FiOS said Friday that the service will offer 3D programming "well in advance of the holiday TV shopping season."



Janson Media Biographies on Hulu

April 05, 2010

Independent production and distribution company Janson Media has partnered with Hulu to place its Hollywood Collection of biographies of classic movie stars on the studio-owned, video-streaming site.


Mark Cuban


Six Questions: Mark Cuban

April 02, 2010

Home Media Magazine caught up with billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban (in between games against the Portland Trailblazers and Golden State Warriors) to get his take on Hollywood’s increased interest in tweaking release windows.



Report: Apple to Sell 7.1 Million iPads in 2010

April 02, 2010

More than 500,000 units pre-ordered presages an impressive opening weekend for the Apple iPad tablet computer, which hits retail April 3.






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