August 15, 2013 |
Viacom Inc., parent of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, is closing in on a deal with Sony Corp. to have its networks carried via an Internet distribution system the consumer electronics and entertainment company is developing that would potentially be a rival cable and satellite services, a person familiar with matter confirmed. Should an agreement be struck, Viacom would be the first major entertainment company to agree to sell its content to a so-called over-the-top distribution system.
June 13, 2013 |
Brody's gone off the grid and, jokes "Homeland" show runner Alex Gansa, he's either sporting a serious lumberjack beard right now or has "shaved his head completely. " Meanwhile, Saul is the agency's senior guy, and Carrie's love for her man will be put on the back burner by necessity. Some thoughts on "Homeland's" upcoming season by way of Gansa: How Season 3 won't open: "Exonerating Brody will be in the back of Carrie's mind, but as you will see when you tune in to the first couple of episodes, that is not the narrative engine that takes us through the first half of the season.
May 31, 2013 |
One of the new Samsung tablets expected to be unveiled in late June will feature a processor built by Intel, according to Reuters . Most Android tablets and phones have come with computer chips made by ARM Holdings. That's weakened Intel's industry foothold as sales of mobile devices are expected to overtake sales of desktops and laptops. Earlier this year Intel said it had improved its chip design to improve speed and energy efficiency. But analysts had warned that large-scale switchovers from ARM to Intel would be unlikely because of the fear that any stumbling blocks that might arise would derail the tight production schedules for mobile devices.
May 2, 2013 |
Intel on Thursday announced Brian Krzanich has been selected to be the company's sixth chief executive, taking the helm of one of Silicon Valley's most iconic companies at a time when the company is struggling to gain traction in mobile computing. Krzanich, 52, will succeed Paul Otellini, who announced last fall he was stepping down. He assumes a seat that has been held by such valley giants as Andrew Grove. PHOTOS: The top smartphones of 2013 Krzanich's selection continues a tradition at Intel of selecting a chief executive from within its ranks, though there were rumors in recent months the company was considering outside candidates as well. Currently serving as chief operating officer, Krzanich joined Intel in 1982. The company also announced Renée James, currently e xecutive vice president and general manager of Intel's software and services group , will become president of Intel.
February 12, 2013 |
Intel announced Tuesday it is working on an Internet TV service and set-top box that it hopes to roll out within a year. Erik Huggers, corporate vice president at Intel Media, announced the unnamed service in Dana Point at a conference sponsored by the website AllThingsD. He said Intel has been working with Apple, Netflix and Google to create its new TV platform. "For the first time we will deliver a new consumer electronics product under a new brand,” Huggers said, according to AllThingsD . PHOTOS: Tech we want to see in 2013 Huggers said Intel wants the platform to be an all-in-one solution that can play live TV, on-demand shows and also support apps.
January 17, 2013 |
Each day seems to bring another development that emphasizes the staggering impact that the shift to mobile is having on traditional computing leaders. Earlier this week, it was rumored that Dell, which has struggled to transform itself away from its dependence on PC sales, might go private. On Thursday, it was Intel Corp.'s earnings report . While beating analyst expectations, the chip giant still saw revenue and profit fall as its...