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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Bamboom brings local TV to the cloud, but its legal forecast may be cloudy, too

Cord cutting — firing your cable or satellite TV service and switching to such alternatives as over-the-air broadcasts and Internet viewing — has a lot of appeal but can be tricky to carry out. A

By Rob Pegoraro  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  TV, Video, Policy and politics

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Cisco to fold Flip video-camera business

Roll the closing credits for Cisco’s Flip line of handheld video cameras: The networking firm will stop making those gadgets now that they’re succumbing to competition from smartphones.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, Gadgets

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Is Thunderbolt ready to rumble at home?

Last week's introduction by Apple of its updated line of MacBook Pro laptops might not have drawn as much attention as it did without a new ingredient: a high-speed, multipurpose port called Thunderbolt. From Apple's description of Thunderbolt----developed by Intel under the name Light Peak--as "the fastest, most versatile I/O...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  03:24 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Computers, DRM, Music, Standards, Video