"Instantly recharge your PDA with an easy-to-find 9V alkaline battery, anytime, anywhere."
"Rapid Transit Lets You Transfer Audio, Video, and Photo Files Between any 2 USB Devices, Quickly and Without a Computer - So You Can Enjoy Digital Entertainment Anywhere..."
"The company...is hoping to sign up content distributors and set-top boxes, and already has a few customers using its distributed network, a command-and-control form of P2P that clusters all the bits well enough to do streaming."
"Broadlogic...has announced a new chip, the TeraPIX video processor that allows cable operators to...triple the digital spectrum and basically give the plain old coax capabilities to take fiber to the home (FTTH) technologies head on, at least for now."
"Google Inc. this week plans to let businesses start buying ads in more than 50 daily newspapers through its Web site, a move that ratchets up the Internet company's efforts to broker advertising in offline media."
"Comcast...has had talks with some of the largest Web-video companies -- including YouTube Inc. and Revver Inc. -- about adding "user generated content" to its video-on-demand service..."
"While News Corp. and Disney are praised by investors for their Internet strategies, MTV parent Viacom is perceived as being "slow" in its approach to digital media...Viacom "appears to have lost some younger viewers" to the likes of MySpace and YouTube."
"AOL, which is transforming itself into a free portal, is starting to steal advertising market share from Yahoo, says Jonathan Miller, CEO of the Time Warner unit."
"Nielsen Media Research is postponing the release of its commercial-ratings data amid a debate over the impact of digital video recorders. If a major network opts out, the initiative "could collapse."
"International channels look for better ways to gauge their mobile audiences"
"Time magazine is naming YouTube as Invention of the Year. "The rules are different now," the magazine says, "and one Web site changed them."
"YouTube is not only upending the distribution model of television, it's having a disruptive effect on politics as well..."
"The FCC is giving a big boost to Broadband over Powerline, classifying the technology as an "information service." The declaration places BPL-enabled access services on equal footing with cable modem and DSL Internet access services."
"As 2007 year-to-year earnings send negative messages to Wall Street, watch the fallout. The Old Media Bubble is certain to burst."
"Gannett, McClatchy and Tribune. Topix plans to use the money to expand its news communities, develop new consumer news services and increase its exposure among online news consumers."