ATSC 3.0 — Joining the Over-the-Air 4K/HDR Revolution

In 2020, more than 6 million U.S. households cancelled their pay TV package, bringing the total number of “cord-cutter” households to 31.2 million. Meanwhile, the latest generation of televisions boast a new technology, called ATSC 3.0, which has the potential to revolutionize TV consumption.

A MemeStock Is Born

It was a fight of the common investor against hedge-fund cronies. A collision of the real and virtual world, blurred beyond recognition. In one corner were “Jokerfied, pandemic-bored Redditors” moving market for lulz (laughs), seizing an opportunity to make millions off GameStop, a company that sells physical copies of video games next to Auntie Anne’s pretzel shops in dying malls.

Eye of the Storm: Fraunhofer’s New H.266 VVC Compression Codec

Data compression technology is rapidly advancing spawning more efficient algorithms, such as Fraunhofer’s new H.266 VVC codec, which help to speed up data transmission. Codecs lie in the eye of the Time Compression storm, helping accelerate life.

The Retail Apocalypse Is Turning Shopping Malls into “Grayfields”

The retail apocalypse continues unabated, leading to 45,000 store closures since 2007, and is now accelerating due to the pandemic, leading to deserted malls, called “grayfields.”

A MemeStock Is Born

It was a fight of the common investor against hedge-fund cronies. A collision of the real and virtual world, blurred...

Time Compression

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