"TV and Telcom" Category

Today’s consumer spending habits on media have become more diversified. Rather than sticking with cable, consumers are turning to online media to add additional viewing options to their portfolio of available media. More and more people have […]

New investments to so-called Smart Grid technologies to replace the current decades-old electrical grid technology will total $200 billion worldwide by 2015, according to a recent research report by Pike Research, a market research firm that specializes in […]

Life Imitates Art in Chinese Investment in A123 Systems

Posted On August 16, 2012 | by AllenCaron

Someone please contact popular novelist Gary Shteyngart. Recent headlines like “Latest Chinese Target: Batteries” in the August 9 Wall Street Journal make his recent novel “Super Sad True Love Story” seem incredibly prescient, some might even say scary. Shteyngart […]

One takeover begets another. That’s our thinking following the announcement May 22 that Google had officially completed its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola’s phone business, called Motorola Mobility. Whenever there is a big takeover like this, a jolt […]

The announcement this week that Brightcove had filed an S-1 to raise up to $50 million in an IPO was not really a surprise. Rumors about an IPO have been circulating ever since the company, a cloud-based […]

Click, Click: Gotcha! Here’s That Ad You Were Looking For

Posted On January 5, 2011 | by AllenCaron

As cable, fiber-optic and satellite TV providers talk about “hyper-local” news and content, most people do not extend the concept beyond TV.  But many have had the creepy experience of seeing banner advertising on their computers for merchants or merchandise […]

The advent of high definition video has surely been a boon to electronics retailers like Best Buy and CompUSA. But HD is also creating a “transition” in the marketplace for players in the internet TV and video […]


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