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New TV Comparability Ranges Must Appear on EnergyGuide Labels by July 15, FTC Says

TV makers have until July 15 to update their EnergyGuide labels to accommodate newly revised “ranges of comparability” estimating for 12 screen-size classifications the … Subscribe to Read >>

Smart Home Platform Provider Urges Security Dealers To Sell Home Automation

Connected home platform supplier iControl Networks -- which powers security and home automation services offered by ADT Pulse, Bell Aliant, Comcast Xfinity, Cox … Subscribe to Read >>

Uncertainties Abound for Tech Companies as IoT Gains Traction, Conference Told

The biggest IoT roadblocks are security, privacy, data ownership and value for consumers, said industry officials at a Telecommunications Industry Association event. And Rep … Subscribe to Read >>

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Incentive Auction Start in 2016 Appears Increasingly Likely, Industry Observers Say

The FCC appears increasingly likely to stick to its latest timetable and begin the TV incentive auction in early 2016, industry officials said Friday. Chairman Tom Wheeler already moved the proposed start of the auction back once, from mid-2015. On Wednesday, White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Jason Furman urged the FCC to hold the auction early next year, in his remarks at a Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy event (see 1503180044). “The success of the last auction is an argument for the importance of the next auction,” he said. Industry observers said a 2016 auction likely was in the cards regardless of the White House push. … Read More >>

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