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  • 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, air conditioning, lighting and water heating. ("Cable TV boxes become 2nd biggest energy users in many homes," June 16)
  • Fox, Samsung Look to 'Liberate' Movies on Digital Devices

    When Twentieth Century Fox announced plans to back a technology that enables digital entertainment to easily move from one device to another, there was one thing missing: major support from a hardware manufacturer. Samsung Electronics has now stepped...

    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...

    Advice for Microsoft's New CEO: Avoid Banality

    As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...

    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...