Daily Archives: Saturday, October 1, 2011

The NCTA Makes Quarterly CableCARD Report to the FCC

The NCTA has filed their latest quarterly report on CableCARD Deployment and Support with the FCC. According to the report, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Comcast Corporation, Cox Communications, and Time Warner Cable have together deployed over 548,000 CableCARDs for use in … Continue reading

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Woot! – iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum with Virtual Wall Just $159.99

Today’s Woot! deal is perhaps the most successful example of personal robotics to date, the iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum. The Roomba 530 includes Virtual Wall support which allows you to set boundaries on where it will roam. Woot! is … Continue reading

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Is This How TiVo Will Get Place Shifting?

Entropic Communications Inc. has made a $10 million investment in Zenverge Inc., buying their way into the video transcoding segment. So what, you ask? Entropic is the company supplying the MoCA chipsets to TiVo for the TiVo Premiere Elite and … Continue reading

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RCN Expands TiVo Distribution to Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley; TiVo Premiere Q Due in November

RCN, one of the MSOs distributing TiVo HW to their customers, has expanded their TiVo distribution to include Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley, PA. Philadelphia is one of the largest markets they’ve entered with TiVo, and it is Comcast’s back … Continue reading

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SpaceX Looks to Develop Reusable Launch Vehicles

SpaceX is nothing if not ambitious. They’ve always said that their long term intentions are to make their boosters, the Falcon 1 & Falcon 9, reusable. But they’ve never really detailed just how they intend to do so. I think … Continue reading

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