28% of U.S. Broadband Households Use a Connected Game Console as Primary Connected CE Device

Parks Associates today announced new Consumer Analytics research, Connected Game Consoles, that shows 46% of U.S. broadband households have a game console connected to the Internet and over one-quarter (28%) use the connected gaming console as their primary connected CE device. Among these primary console users, roughly three-quarters use the gaming console to access non-gaming content online at least weekly, and nearly 40% access such content for more than 10 hours per week.

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Cisco Intent On Building World’s Largest Intercloud By Acquiring Metacloud

Metacloud’s OpenStack-based cloud platform will accelerate Cisco’s strategy to build the world’s largest global Intercloud.

SAN JOSE, Calif. – September 17, 2014 – Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held Metacloud. Based in Pasadena, Calif., Metacloud deploys and operates private clouds for global organizations with a unique OpenStack-as-a-Service model that delivers and remotely operates production-ready private clouds in a customer’s data center.

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New Microsoft Mobile Keyboard For Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices

Microsoft Announces its new Universal Mobile Keyboard, works with Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices

Today’s tablets and smartphones are more powerful than ever, enabling people to be productive on the go. However, typing on the small, virtual on-screen-keyboard of a smartphone or tablet can be uncomfortable and inefficient.

It’s also common for people to carry multiple mobile devices and use the one that is best suited for the specific scenario they’re in — an iPad while in a coffee shop, a Samsung Galaxy S4 while sitting on an airplane, a Windows laptop in their hotel room.

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Video Content Preferred on TV over Tablets and Smartphones Reports Parks Associates

Parks Associates Analyst to moderate session at Cablefax TV Innovation Summit this week

U.S. broadband households spend on average 1.3 hours per week watching video on a tablet and 1.6 hours per week watching video on a smartphone, compared to almost 20 hours per week on the television, according to research Parks Associates announced today in advance of the Cablefax TV Innovation Summit. The research, based on a nationwide 1Q 2014 survey of U.S. broadband households, shows, despite the popularity of mobile platforms, the TV remains the preferred screen for video viewing, while the PC has shown significant declines as a video-viewing platform.

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2015 Mobile World Congress Event Preview

2015 Mobile World Congress

Over the course of four days, 2-5 March 2015, Mobile World Capital Barcelona will host the world’s greatest mobile event: Mobile World Congress.

The mobile communications revolution is driving the world’s major technology breakthroughs. From wearable devices to connected cars and homes, mobile technology is at the heart of worldwide innovation. As an industry, we are connecting billions of people to the transformative power of the Internet and mobilising every device we use in our daily lives.

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Leading Global Electronics Specialist Rohde & Schwarz Nominated for Major European Awards

Leading Global Electronics Specialist Rohde & Schwarz Nominated for Major European Awards

London, UK -/Wi-Fi Technology News/- Rohde & Schwarz UK today announced that it has been nominated for no less than two Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards. In the Test Product of the Year category, Rohde & Schwarz’ FSW spectrum and signal analyser is among the six products shortlisted to contest the top spot, whilst Rohde & Schwarz’ longstanding University support programme has been highlighted as a contender for the Educational Support Award. The awards ceremony, which is organised by the UK’s leading electronics news title Electronics Weekly, will take place in London on 14th December.