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Thanksgiving football's coming, but CBS and Dish Network still 'far apart' on blackout

Jeff Glor named anchor of ‘CBS Evening News’ CBS and Dish Network don’t appear to be any closer to making a deal to end a blackout of CBS for Dish customers, even with Thanksgiving — and the traditional holiday NFL game on CBS — quickly approaching. “We obviously want to strike a fair deal with Dish as soon as possible — but we remain far apart on terms,” CBS said in a statement on Wednesday. Tuesday morning, local stations owned by CBS went dark on Dish Network’s satellite system. The ...

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Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Science-fiction authors and modern technology mega-corporations agree on one thing–artificial intelligence is the future. Everyone from Google to Facebook is designing artificial neural networks to tackle big problems like computer vision and speech synthesis. Most of these projects are using existing computer hardware, but Intel has something big on the way. The chip maker has announced the first dedicated neural network processor, the Intel Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP). A neural network is designed to ...

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ET Deals: Python Network Programming Bundle for $24

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’re looking to brush up on your Python knowledge, today’s deal is an outstanding value. For a limited time, you can save a massive 97% off three online Python courses you buy them bundled together from SkillWise. • Python Network Programming Bundle for $ 24 (List price: $ 697) With your purchase, you’ll get these three courses: • Python Network Programming: Build 7 Python Apps (List price: $ 299)• Python Network Programming: Multivendor Environment ...

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Network, newspaper staffers hit by logistical headaches as they descend on Puerto Rico

Reporting from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria has been one of the toughest assignments for journalists, as the island is grappling with damaged infrastructure, limited commercial flights and spotty electricity and cell service. And yet, nearly every major American English and Spanish-language broadcast, cable network and national newspaper have correspondents on the ground. The networks have not necessarily deployed their big name anchors as they did for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the storm and its aftermath is not attracting the same wall-to-wall coverage. Nonetheless, intrepid journalists ...

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SpaceX Satellite Broadband Network May Be Called ‘Starlink’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. SpaceX has been using its Falcon 9 rocket to launch satellites for governments and companies around the world, but it might launch some of its own soon. The space firm headed by Elon Musk is working on plans for a satellite network that provides broadband internet access. This network may finally have a name: Starlink. The name comes from a trademark filing at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on August 21st. In it, ...

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QVC buying rival Home Shopping Network

What’s the secret of teleshopping? QVC’s corporate owner is buying longtime rival Home Shopping Network for 105 million easy payments of $ 19.99. Actually, the deal’s $ 2.1 billion price tag is being done in stock, not cash, and it encompasses the 61.8% of HSN(HSNI) that Liberty Interactive(QVCA), the owner of QVC, does not already own. “The addition of HSN will enhance QVC’s position as the leading global video eCommerce retailer,” said Greg Maffei, CEO of Liberty Interactive. “Every year they together produce over 55,000 hours of shoppable video content.” ...

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How to Set Up a Mesh Network for Your Home or Small Office

Traditionally, setting up Wi-Fi over a large area required a fair amount of sophistication. Doing it inexpensively often required repurposing low-end routers to avoid the high cost of dedicated access points (APs). That situation has changed dramatically, with literally dozens of companies now offering some type of mesh networking system that provides plug and play wireless access suitable for larger homes and small offices. Why mesh networking? When it works, having a mesh of Wi-Fi access points provides an easy-to-administer system with seamless coverage and quick transitions from one AP ...

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Fox News anchor joins lawsuit alleging racial discrimination, harassment at network

Fox News still under grand jury probe Fox News’ legal troubles grew even larger Tuesday, with new plaintiffs, including an anchor, joining a suit alleging racial discrimination and harassment at the network. The suit is now headlined by Kelly Wright, a black reporter and anchor who has been withFox News since 2003. Wright claims that he “has been effectively sidelined and asked to perform the role of a ‘Jim Crow’ — the racist caricature of a Black entertainer.” Wright’s allegations involve, among others, recently fired Fox News host Bill O’Reilly ...

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Verizon launches Google Fiber-like speeds for its entire Fios network

Verizon’s ‘can you hear me now’ man joins Sprint Verizon’s internet service just got faster. The wireless carrier on Monday launched Fios Gigabit Connection, which provides downloads as fast as 940 megabits per second (Mbps) and uploads as fast as 880 Mbps. For comparison, Google Fiber offers a connection up to 1,000 megabits per second. The new service is an upgrade from Verizon’s Fios Instant Internet, which offered upload and download speeds of 750 Mbps, and launched in January. Related: Verizon loses wireless customers for first time Existing customers with ...

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