Author Archives: Ian D. Nock

About Ian D. Nock

Looks a little like a bank robber but actually is a consultant working in the field of Consumer Electronics, Digital TV and Interactive Solutions/delivery. Twenty years experience working throughout Europe on delivering IT Systems and Digital TV Solutions. Experienced in working on all aspects of service delivery including solution integration, platforms and customer premises equipment.

BT Strategy In EE, O2 Acquisition – Business Insider

If British Telecom (BT) bought a major mobile phone operator it would create a far more powerful communications giant with a serious hand in phone lines, broadband, digital TV, and wireless carrier networks. via BT Strategy In EE, O2 Acquisition … Continue reading

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Global TV shipments rebound, 4K sales accelerate | Advanced Television

According to global market research and consulting firm DisplaySearch, led by continued strong demand in North America, global TV shipments grew more than 4 per cent last quarter, after several quarters of weak growth. LCD TV shipments alone rose nearly … Continue reading

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Sky, EE, Virgin Media and others want Ofcom to probe BT | ITProPortal.com

Sky, EE, Virgin Media and Vodafone are among a band of firms challenging BT’s monopoly over business broadband with an Ofcom probe into the situation a very real prospect. via Sky, EE, Virgin Media and others want Ofcom to probe … Continue reading

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Chrome Will Start Blocking All Remaining NPAPI Plugins In January | TechCrunch

Starting in January 2015, Google’s Chrome browser will block all old-school Netscape Plug-In API (NPAPI) plugins. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise, given that Google started its efforts to remove NPAPI plugins more than a year ago. via Chrome … Continue reading

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Samsung set for major executive reshuffle as profits fall | ITProPortal.com

Samsung is set to undergo a major reshuffle of its executive positions if industry sources prove to be accurate. via Samsung set for major executive reshuffle as profits fall | ITProPortal.com.

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XBMC moves forward with name change as new logo is chosen

XBMC, whose name was derived from Xbox and Media Center, is making a change that you may have heard about. Or at least you have if you delve into the HTPC world. The platform will soon be officially known as Kodi, … Continue reading

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HTML5 vs native: Harry Coder and the mudblood mobile app princes • The Register

HTML5 has offered salvation from the tyranny of apps for years, yet most mobile developers resolutely refuse to embrace the web. Despite HTML’s familiarity and promise of cross-device compatibility, native’s superior tooling and performance have convinced a generation of developers … Continue reading

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