Piet Berrevoets

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DirecTV wants to bring you 4K streaming in 2016

DirecTV plans to offer up 4K streaming in 2016.<p>At the TranSPORT conference in New York, Senior Vice President of Video and Space Communications Phil Goswitz said the streaming provider has the capacity to launch up to 50 4K channels by next year. That’s in addition to its existing SD and HD …

Televisions

Airbus Wants To Save Minutes By Radically Rethinking Airplanes And Airports

All the comfort and benefits of shipping crates in the sky<p>Airplane passengers are terrible cargo. They’re autonomous, they don’t always follow instructions perfectly, and they need to take some time to settle into place before they’re comfortable and calm enough to move. In an efficiency-minded …

Aviation

Android update will bring new emoji to Nexus phones next week

Android is getting new emoji, in an update set to first roll out next week to Nexus phones. Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google's SVP of Android and Chrome OS, announced the news on Twitter; the emoji will come as part of an updated system image that also brings a new keyboard and font.<p>The emoji shown off …

Android Marshmallow update for unlocked HTC One M8 rolling out today

If you’re an HTC One M8 owner, you’ll be glad to know that the Android Marshmallow update is rolling out from today to unlocked devices. Mo Versi, the company’s VP of Product Management confirmed the rollout on his personal Twitter handle yesterday afternoon.<p>[tweet …

Android News

IDC Predicts Sluggish Windows Phone Sales Growth

According to IDC, sales growth of smartphones running Microsoft’s operating system will remain sluggish for the foreseeable future.<p>New figures from the group, released yesterday, are stark. The group predicts that Microsoft will shift a total of 31.3 million phones in calendar 2015, giving the …

This is how Google streamlined its entertainment search results

Have you tried searching on Google for a band, movie or TV show lately? You may have noticed things look a little different, if you used your smartphone or tablet. You are not going nuts, Google Search did make some major changes to its entertainment results.<p>Search queries will now result in a more …

Android News

Yahoo board in final talks on future of company

<i>(By Deborah M. Todd, Reuters) –</i> Yahoo Inc’s board of directors on Friday is in the third and final day of meetings that could decide the future of one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent but troubled companies.<p>One option on the table for the nine board members is whether to sell Yahoo’s core …

Seoul Teaches A New Way To Prevent Nukes

PARIS—South Korea has a desperate relationship with nuclear power. It imports 97 percent of its fossil fuels from abroad, so Koreans have viewed nuclear power as an essential source of domestic energy.<p>But South Korea has nowhere to put radioactive waste. Capacity remains for about 5,000 tons of …

South Korea