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  • Bye-Bye, Vampire Set-Tops: Pay-TV Boxes Will Suck Less Power in Deal to Save $1 Bil in Annual Energy Costs

    So-called "vampire" TV set-top boxes that devour more power than some refrigerators are on their way out -- at least, most of them are.
  • Brazil New Year Bonanza

    MADRID - Icing a very large Christmas cake in Brazil, "Till Luck Do Us Part 2," a big mainstream comedy from hot Brazilian production house Gullane Filmes, romped to a first frame R$ 7 million ($3.0 million) in Brazil over Dec. 27-29. That's by far the...

    Weather Channel Pulled from DirecTV

    DirecTV is no longer carrying the Weather Channel after the two sides were unable to reach a deal -- which the cable network said is the first major blackout in its 32-year history. In a statement, David Kenny, chairman and CEO of The Weather Co., said...

    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...

    Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition To Acquire Deluxe/Echostar Satellite Network

    The Digitial Cinema Distribution Coalition, the d-cinema consortium formed by AMC Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Cinemark Theatres, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros., has pacted to acquire the Deluxe/Echostar satellite network. The satellite...