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Cisco to spend $5 billion for set-top box software maker

Cisco is on the acquisition hunt again as it buys NDS, a video software delivery provider. Cisco hopes NDS will help it tap into emerging markets.

By March 15, 2012


Survey says: DVR could improve your relationships

More than 80 percent of Americans with a DVR can't live without it, according to an NDS survey.

By September 3, 2008


Scary or cool? Directors can track how that film makes you feel

Behind the scenes: What happens when you wear a biosensor to the movies? CNET's Stephen Shankland traveled to Cannes to find out.

By June 19, 2014


News Corp promoted pay TV piracy: report

An extensive report in today's Australian Financial Review claims that a secret operation inside News Corporation, part owner of Foxtel in Australia and BSkyB in the UK, promoted pay TV piracy.

By March 27, 2012


Nintendo DS ruling Japanese game market

Handheld gaming continues to grow in Japan. Maybe we need to spend less time on computers and more time commuting?

By September 11, 2008


News Corp. faces new hacking allegations involving pay TV

A software division of News Corp. is accused of trying to bump off rival pay-TV services by hacking their smartcodes and enabling the public to view the competitors' transmissions for free.

By March 28, 2012


Cisco kicks off fiscal year with strong earnings

CEO John Chambers asserts its mobility and cloud strategies must be working based on positive financials, which beat Wall Street estimates.

By November 13, 2012


Xbox 360 shines bright in otherwise dismal game market

Microsoft's game console easily kept its lead as the best-selling platform in October, though the rest of the industry is still in the dumps.

By November 9, 2012


Game sales buck the recession with 13% growth in January

Video games sales remain strong. Clearly people are spending money on something.

By February 15, 2009


New TiVo-powered DirecTV DVR coming in 2009

A new "DirecTiVo" DVR capable of receiving the network's full lineup of digital and HD channels will be coming to DirecTV in 2009.

By September 3, 2008