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Samsung to permanently stop Galaxy note 7

SEOUL— Samsung Electronics Co. said on Tuesday that it is discontinuing its embattled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, pulling the plug on a product whose botched recall has brought headaches to consumers and damaged the Samsung brand.

Samsung said in a filing with South Korean regulators that it would permanently cease production and sales of the device, following a string of reported incidents in which supposedly safe replacements of the smartphone overheated and in some cases caught fire.

“Taking our customer’s safety as our highest priority, we have decided to halt sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7,” the company said.

Investor fears that the worsening crisis could affect South Korean smartphone giant’s reputation with consumers triggered selling that wiped off about $17 billion from Samsung Electronics’ market value.

Samsung shares tumbled 8%, its biggest one-day decline in eight years, far outpacing the broader South Korean market’s 1.2% pullback. The selloff came after Samsung told Galaxy Note 7 users world-wide on Tuesday to immediately switch off their original or replacement Note 7 s.

read full article here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/samsung-to-permanently-discontinue-galaxy-note-7-smartphone-1476177331

Digital radio go ahead

DAB is setting up a stronghold with Australian audiences accomplishing three.fifty two million users across the five metropolitan capital towns. in line with the present day facts from GfK, DAB+ virtual radio won 168,000 listeners inside the first region of 2016.

significantly, the automobile industry continues to bolster adoption with any other 91,900 new cars sold with DAB+ mounted within the first quarter of 2016.

“Over 30% of new motors offered within the 365 days ending March were geared up with DAB+ digital radio, and the best news is we are now seeing digital radio to be had in extra mass marketplace motors and now not simply inside the luxury end of the market,” commented industrial Radio Australia CEO Joan Warner.

the full number of cars sold to date in Australia with DAB+ radio has now reached 553,000.

The trend for similarly uptake is also effective as digital radio is now being included into extra hello-Fi and domestic theatre systems. The progressive creation of the NBN also manner that IPTV services can completely include the streaming of digital radio also for company, commercial enterprise, educational and residential use.

The GfK document revealed that digital radio became most famous in Melbourne, wherein 1.17 million human beings or 27.five% of the population tuned in, accompanied by means of Sydney with 1.eleven million listeners, or 25.8% of the populace.

on the generation side nearby organizations which includes Omniscreen are actively deploying systems that permit for easy streaming of digital radio throughout corporate networks and for deployment across hospitality markets. The Australian-made Omniscreen Radio Streamer helps the streaming of AM/DM radio channels, together with DAB+, throughout any private network and is designed to be used in IPTV headends, radio broadcast monitoring and auditing.

It includes person-pleasant internet-primarily based person interface with non-obligatory photographs add-ons for streaming radio station as a tv channel.

The product has been deployed for some of clients in Australia and New Zealand.

in the meantime at the content material aspect, Australian broadcasters are amplifying their digital radio services and sticking to key audiences drawcards together with recreation.

“We’re seeing broadcasters strive new formats and discover new commercial enterprise models, and that’s right for innovation and top for listeners,” Warner said.

Southern move Austereo will accomplice with the Seven community to create a brand new DAB+ pop-up station for the Olympic video games known as 7 Rio stay, as a way to run stay audio simulcast all through the occasion.

even as Glenn Wheatley will even launch EON sports Radio on DAB+ in July. Australia’s first 24/7 virtual sports radio community, EON will broadcast major sports activities which includes the A League and NBL, plus might be the unique Australian audio broadcaster of the English best League. The station can be available inside the five capital town markets.

IPTV in Moscow

MGTS is putting the tempo within the take-up of IPTV services inside the Russian capital.
“Vedomosti” reviews that the employer, that’s part of MTS, saw its IPTV subscriber overall grow by way of eight.5% in the 2nd sector.
The half-yr boom amounted to 17%, with the number of IPTV subscribers as of the end of June status at 410,000.
IPTV is now the most profitable pay-tv segment in Moscow, with ARPU standing at R229 (€3.27), as compared to a mean of R186 for the metropolis’s pay-television market.
even though Rostelecom launched IPTV services in Moscow six years in the past, MGTS has been the fastest developing provider of pay-television as an entire inside the ultimate two years.

GoDaddy Certificate problem – Android devices

If the website that host video content does not provide an intermediate certificate that is required to complete the certificate chain. Some clients, like Android, are unable to build the complete certificate path and do not trust the certificate when this happens.

if run cUrl for specific address [curl -i ‘https://edge.domainsample.pw/live//playlist.m3u8′] and receive error like this ” Peer’s certificate issuer is not recognized: ‘CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority – G2,OU=http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/,O=”GoDaddy.com, Inc.”,L=Scottsdale,ST=Arizona,C=US'”

There are two potential issues:

  • The Root CA used is “Go Daddy Root Certificate Authority – G2 ” which might not be available in your Android device.
  • The server is not presenting the Intermediate CA “Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority – G2″. The server certificate was issued by the Intermediate CA “Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority – G2″ that was issued by the Root CA “Go Daddy Root Certificate Authority – G2″. For web servers this is not a problem as they are able to download the intermediate CA using the AIA extension from the server certificate but application does not do it.

To solve this issue related with some Android devices and GoDaddy you need to download G2 Intermediate by yourself and install it on device.

Open in browser this link: https://certs.godaddy.com/repository and download ” Go Daddy 2 級憑證授權根憑證 – G2″, when downloading of CA certificate is complete you need to open saved file. Android will ask you to give a name and where you will use it “Apps and VPN” or just VPN choose Apps+VPN. When you complete with installation you can start to watch your streams.

 

 

XMTVPlayer now support EPG in XMLTV format

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XMLTV is an XML based file format for describing TV listings. There are a number of software tools that you can use to download your EPG data and import it into XMTVPlayer.
WebGrab+Plus – more than 130 TV-guide sites worldwide.(see the supported sites)
Note: Not all sources of XMLTV EPG data are free. Some require subscription or membership fees on the website.

XMTVCast 1.6

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We received multiple requests about XMTVCast not allowing display to be turned off during stream casting. And who will look at 5 or 10 inch screen when there is 50 inch super-duper LED TV on the wall? This is just a waste of battery power. As you know we are always value the opinion of our users and every time we can help we are doing our best to fulfill user requests. Now we are happy to inform you that there is a new version of XMTVCast in which this issue is now fixed. XMTVCast now runs as a service in background and can happily will continue casting when display is turned off or device is switched to another app. Not only this, but in the new version we fixed some annoying compatibility issues in HLS (m3u8) support and added italian translation (which is not perfect for sure, if you find a mistake just let us know).

New version is available for download here: http://xmtvplayer.com/plugins#XMTVCast

Samsung will submit a folding phones in 2016

According to sources, the Korean edition of ET News in January next year, Samsung will present two folding phone.

The devices will have AMOLED display will have 3GB RAM, microSD slot and the batteries will be built.

According to information both models will differ in used processor – one will bet on the Snapdragon chipset 620, and the other will be equipped with Snapdragon 820.

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IPTV Streaming doubles in next few years

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Time spent watching tv series upon request, programs, movies, and more than double by 2013, with consumers already spend six hours a week streaming.
Further discoveries highlight the significant growth in users watching video on a mobile device: 61 percent of its clock smartphones today, an increase of 71 percent, as 2012 when taking tablets, laptops and smartphones into account, almost two-thirds of the time spent with the teens viewing of tv and video is on a mobile device.

2015 VEX Robotics World Championship

One of the world’s largest international event of robotics titled as a 3 day, intensive robotics-engineering tournament is to be held in mid April at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

2015 VEX Robotics World Championship

According to the sponsors, the 16th to 18th April VEX Robotics World Championship 2015 is specially designed to celebrate the achievements of students who are engineering-minded have a keen interest in the field of mathematics, science and technology.

It has been expected that this competition will attract over 800 student groups from an initial 12 thousand teams that are competing since last summer in different local events around the world. There are many Kentucky schools that are expected to participate in this competition.

According to the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, this big event is also expected to attract more than 15000 attendees, which will generate around $ 5million in local economic impact. The convention bureau also reported that the VEX Worlds is the world’s largest international robotics event, which will bring together 800 of the brightest, best and talented student teams from thirty different countries for the competition that comprises 3 days in back-to-back robotics matches.

These 800 teams already competed in several local events since last June, such as VEX U, VEX Robotics Competitions and the VEX IQ Challenge. The bureau also announced that every game challenge is different from another, which requires a student-built robot to maneuver, stack and pick up, pegs, cubes and blocks around a field for scoring as many points as it is possible. More than just an exercise in driving robots and programming, the robots will be turned to engaging and interesting hands-on sport by all the tech savvy students which will be fascinating to watch. All the teams will work together; however, display the skills of their robots individually in both autonomous skills and driver-controlled competition.

In this competition, all the student teams will be given tasks that include building and designing of a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge from around the world. According to sponsors, this competition will help the students in learning how to work efficiently in teams, how to better communicate and skills of leadership.

The Robotics Education & Competition Foundation and the Northrop Grumman Foundation present the VEX Worlds event. However, local events support is generally provided by the University of Louisville, UPS, Toyota Manufacturing of Kentucky, Nissan, Mathworks, HelmsBriscoe, Glowtouch and General Electric.

UK Technology Event 2015

UK Digital 2015 is going to be the biggest event yet in its history as more than 2000 delegates descend in June on the Celtic Manor Resort. Billed as an event of technology and event, insight and inspiration, the UK technology event 2015 will see the leading lights from the global technology scene descend on Wales to display the latest technological innovations and thinking that are shaping future world.

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With the current Tech Nation report announcing South Wales as the 5th fastest growing technological economy in the Unite Kingdom, the event will strengthen the Wales’ position as a main player on the international as well as domestic technology map and will bring together a community of creators, innovators and leaders.

The 2 day event on 8th and 9th June will mainly based on 4 distinct themes that will run across both days. These 4 themes include digital showcase, digital innovation, digital entrepreneurs and digital skills. Trends include, social, digital and mobile trends, the application and collection of data, cyber security, internet of things and wearables will also be displayed to bring to life the technology that is nowadays changing the workplace and the environment around us.

The Digital event 2015 will also focus on how these online technologies are being used within various industries, including finance, health, entertainment, media and sport. This event will bring together more than 2000 selected delegates from all the corners of the digital economy.

Networking opportunities, skill workshops, keynote talks, panel debates and fringe events underpin the event, which is also going to unpack the extent to which technology is serving as an enabler and transcending boundaries across all sectors of industry.

The organizers will poll hundreds of tech leaders or innovators over the coming days before unveiling the Future Five at the event. The “future five term” refers to the five technologies or trends that are set to revolutionize how we play, work and live.

Over the coming weeks, more than 100 speakers are set to be announced and promise to be key players in the field of innovation and technology, each hoping to inspire young people and businesses to take benefit of the opportunities provided by technology.

Last year, this event included speakers from world leading brands such as Telefonica, Vodafone, Cisco, Microsoft, IBM, as well as indigenous organisations including Alacrity, Hiut Denim  and WePredict take to the stage.

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