Roku OS 8 Unveiled, Aims to Bridge Local Over-the-Air Broadcast with OTT

Roku OS 8, announced today, is designed to more fluidly consolidate HDTV antenna-delivered free, local broadcast TV and streaming. The new OS also includes an updated Smart Guide and more extensive voice activation features. The company believes that the new OS enables it to more...Learn More

End of an Era: Android Surpasses Windows as World’s Most Popular OS for Internet Access

It’s official: the seminal era of personal computing and communications has come to an end as Android has surpassed Windows as the most popular computing device operating system (OS) in the world in terms of overall Internet usage across desktop, laptop and mobile combined, according...Learn More

Comcast Joins ON.Lab SDN and NFV Development Communities

Comcast announced it’s joining ON.Lab, a non-profit industry association that aims to advance Software-Defined Networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and cloud computing. ON.Lab SDN and NFV initiatives are open source-based. The organization was founded by SDN inventors and leaders from Stanford University and UC...Learn More

ABI: More Than Half of 2014 Handset Shipments Will Be Smartphones

Having skyrocketed as Apple released a string of innovative and pioneering portable and wireless devices over the past decade, Apple’s share price has – uncharacteristically – been a laggard recently, even as broad stock market indices reached new five-year highs. A new report from ABI...Learn More

Report: Android, Samsung Successfully Riding Smartphone Wave

Google’s Android smartphone mobile operating system (OS) and Samsung’s mobile phone handsets topped the rankings in their respective categories in the quarter ended Sept. 30, according to comScore’s latest MobiLens service report. Some 234 million Americans ages 13 and older used mobile devices in 3Q...Learn More

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