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  • Samsung, Intel, Dell team up on standards for connected gadgets

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics, Intel Corp and Dell have joined to establish standard ways for household gadgets like thermostats and light bulbs to talk to each other, at odds with a framework backed by Qualcomm, LG Electronics and other companies.
  • More efficient cable boxes are in the works

    To the editor: Your recent article on the energy efficiency of set-top boxes claims the devices are the second-biggest energy users in many homes. Actually, the total energy use by set-top boxes ranks below many other home energy uses, including heating,...

    John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014

     John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014
    John "Jack" Hickey was in school when he began his career with Galvin Manufacturing Corp., which became Motorola. Mr. Hickey, who retired in 1986 as executive vice president and chief financial officer but continued another 10 years as a director, was a...

    Concept for Live TV On-the-Go Was Around Long Before Aereo

    Aereo markets itself with the simple motto, "Watch Live TV Online." The technology is new; the concept, not so much. The mantra for the digital age has been to give consumers what they want, anywhere and anytime they want it. But when it comes to...

    Greenpeace praises Apple for reducing use of conflict minerals

    Greenpeace praises Apple for reducing use of conflict minerals
    Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.  "Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...