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Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin

Sony finally acknowledges that the world didn't embrace its rival to the videocassette, years after that format faded from the market, too.

By November 10, 2015

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Google Maps now gives directions offline

No Internet connection is needed to get turn-by-turn directions and search on Google Maps. Also, Apple Music lands on Android, Facebook scans your phone's photos and Sony finally kills Betamax.

By November 10, 2015

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Google Maps now gives directions offline

No Internet connection is needed to get turn-by-turn directions and search on Google Maps. Also, Apple Music lands on Android, Facebook scans your phone's photos and Sony finally kills Betamax.

By November 10, 2015

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CEA backs Dish in Hopper copyright lawsuit

The Consumer Electronics Association says "AutoHop" technology is "clearly protected" under a Supreme Court ruling over Betamax recordings.

By January 25, 2013

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When will analog TV be turned off in my area?

The day is slowly approaching when analog free-to-air terrestrial TV broadcasts will become a faint memory, like Betamax and Bakelite. The question is: when will the TV stations in your home town switch off their analog transmissions and become digital only?

By May 13, 2012

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Usenet.com ruling, a 'whittling down' of Betamax defense

Judge's ruling against Usenet.com, its lawyer says, undercuts classic immunity against liability in copyright cases. The RIAA disagrees.

By July 1, 2009

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Pulse TV: the battle for web video supremacy

VHS vs. Betamax, HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray: the format war is as old as technology itself. We take a look at the next big format battleground — web video.

March 7, 2011

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Betamax to Blu-ray: Sony format winners, losers

Sony's had more than of its share of winners, the CD for example--and losers--think Betamax.

By March 26, 2009

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CNET News Daily Podcast: The inner workings of Google's Postini

Elinor Mills talks about how Google's e-mail security service unit handles as many as 3 billion message each day; Usenet.com ruling, a 'whittling down' of Betamax defense; and Bing's first month produces small share gain for Microsoft.

By July 1, 2009

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New and Noteworthy: In Sony's Stumble, the Ghost of Betamax; If Microsoft designed the iPod's packaging

New and Noteworthy: In Sony's Stumble, the Ghost of Betamax; If Microsoft designed the iPod's packaging

By February 28, 2006