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Alternative media: Zimbabwe
A look at alternative media sources in Zimbabwe offering different perspectives on social media freedom.
11 points by Al Jazeera English | New Zealand Broadcasting Radio Transmitter Denmark Welfare state Mass media United Kingdom
No, Apple's new AirPods won't give you cancer, experts say
Consumer technology analysts have been calling Apple’s decision to leave the earphone jack off its new iPhone 7 a risky business move. But some potential users of the iPhone 7 wonder whether Apple is asking them to take on some added risk as well. Unless iPhone 7 users adopt a workaround that would...
472 points by Los Angeles Times | Mobile phone Bluetooth Radio IPhone Cordless telephone Microwave Cellular network X-ray
China says it has stealth-defeating quantum radar
A Chinese firm has reportedly developed and tested a radar system that uses quantum entanglement to beat the stealth technology of modern military craft, state media said. Read Full Article at RT.com
5088 points by Russia Today | Xinhua News Agency Radar Quantum mechanics News agency Photon Energy Radio Stealth technology
iPhone 7: Is Bluetooth harmful to your health?
Apple's new iPhone 7 will ditch the ubiquitous headphone jack, senior vice president of marketing Phil Schiller announced Wednesday at the company's keynote event in San Francisco.
5767 points by CNN | Bluetooth Mobile phone Cordless telephone Radio IPhone Cancer Cellular network Motorola
Channel 43 will remain on the air; only its transmitter was sold
If you've heard the rumor that WUAB Channel 43 will be going off the air, relax. The Cleveland station that started broadcasting in September 1968 isn't gong anywhere. CLEVELAND, Ohio - If you've heard the rumor that WUAB Channel 43 will be going off the air, relax. The Cleveland station that started broadcasting in September 1968 isn't gong anywhere. Erik Schrader, the vice president and general manager at WOIO Channel 19 and WUAB Chanel 43.WOIO  The station's parent company, Raycom Media, which also owns CBS affiliate WOIO Channel 19, has sold the Channel 43 transmitter as part of an ongoing Federal Communications Commission spectrum auction that closes March 30. The incentive auction allows broadcasters to offer frequencies and transmitters to wireless companies bidding for coveted increased technological capabilities. But this means very little to Northeast Ohio television viewers. Channel 43 simply will broadcast from the Channel 19 transmitter, with no expected disruption in signal. The change probably will made by the end of the year. Those receiving channels through a cable box or satellite dish won't notice a thing. Those receiving local TV signals through an over-the-air antenna or using a digital converter box will need to run a re-scan. "Just because the WUAB transmitter has been sold does not mean WUAB is going away," said Erik Schrader, vice president and general manager at Channel 19 and Channel 43. "In no way, shape or form will the programming you get at your house be going away. The station is not in any danger at all. "Only those who receive WUAB over the air will be affected by this. At some point, and we will be very aggressive about educating people about this, they will need to re-scan their television, which they do from time to time anyway. And I strongly suspect that we will not be the only station pushing people to do this." The estimate is that about 10 percent of the area receives television through over-the-air viewing. Speculation about the future of Channel 43 has been fueled by reports of stations actually disappearing because of the FCC's broadcast incentive auction. The University of South Florida, for instance, sold its WUSF TV station, license and all, for $18.7 million. The Florida station will go off the air at a date to be announced. Central Michigan University sold its Flint public broadcasting station, WCMZ, for $14 million. Reports say the spectrum auction is expected to raise $20 billion. The government will profit. Broadcasters will profit. And wireless operators will get more spectrum in which to operate. Tribune Media, which owns Cleveland Fox affiliate WJW Channel 8, has announced it's expecting a $190 million profit from the sale of its spectrum (although its Cleveland operation is not affected). Fox Television is projecting a $350 million profit from the auction.
1 points by The Plain Dealer | Broadcasting Federal Communications Commission Raycom Media Fox Broadcasting Company WOIO WUAB Radio Vice President of the United States
Radio hosts killed during Facebook Live
As followers of Luis Manuel Medina's Facebook Live video watched another of his radio monologues on Tuesday, two loud bangs rang out.
4631 points by CNN | San Pedro de Macorís Province San Pedro de Macorís Dominican Republic Haiti Radio San Francisco de Macorís Manny Ramirez Index of Dominican Republic-related articles
Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast
Attackers burst into the studio and shot the presenter mid-broadcast, a shooting that was also caught on Facebook live.
2735 points by Al Jazeera English | San Pedro de Macorís Province Radio San Pedro de Macorís The Station nightclub fire
Apple makes a move toward wireless charging
Wireless charging in the next iPhone? Apple joining industry group provides powerful clue         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Mobile phone IPhone Wireless energy transfer Radio Wireless Apple Inc. App Store Wireless Power Consortium
Change your TV’s settings to stop it from collecting data about you
Most smart TVs are able to collect information about what you watch. There are simple steps to take if you'd rather not share this information.
91 points by The Denver Post | Television Television set Vacuum tube Radio BBC Policy All That You Can't Leave Behind Privacy
Dial into the world with Radio.Garden
Feeling disconnected? Click to hear live radio stations around the globe. Name: Radio.Garden What it does: The website’s interactive map of Earth lets you tap into radio stations around the world in real time. It also recounts listeners’ stories about how they’ve used radio to make themselves at...
7 points by Los Angeles Times | Radio United States World Earth Radio broadcasting Geography Atlantic Ocean Left-wing politics
Les Alexander, popular WCAO disc jockey, dies
Les Alexander, a WCAO-Radio disc jockey who was a well known on-air personality in the rock 'n' roll era of the 1960s and early '70s, died Jan. 27 at the Commons at Brightmore, a Wilmington, N.C., retirement community. He was 93 and had lived in Hereford and Sparks. His son, William L. Paternotte,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Family Talbot County Maryland Radio Queen Anne's County Maryland Broadcasting Son Radio broadcasting The Station nightclub fire
Entercom of Bala Cynwyd to merge with CBS Radio

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | CBS Radio Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania WPHT Radio KYW-TV Abuse WYSP Radio broadcasting
Longtime Orioles radio broadcaster Fred Manfra further scales back schedule
Health issues continue to force Manfra to reduce his schedule. He will broadcast just 11 home Orioles games in 2017.
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Broadcasting Baltimore Orioles NBA Finals Radio Fred Manfra National Basketball Association Announcer NBA All-Star Game
Mike Francesa tells Chris Russo he'll be working after WFAN gig
Mike Francesa will be back aftah dis.
88 points by Daily News | Satellite radio XM Satellite Radio Sirius Satellite Radio Mike and the Mad Dog Sirius XM Radio Radio Chris Russo Mike Francesa
Trapped in Mosul, callers to radio station risk lives to tell stories
The listeners who call in to Radio Alghad are typical of talk radio audiences around the world. It’s complain, complain. Except the callers to “Radio Tomorrow” are in the Islamic State-controlled city of Mosul, and they want to unload on suicide bombers and errant airstrikes, on the lack of food and medicine.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Iraq Iraq War Radio Iraqi Army Iraqi security forces Islam Talk radio Complaint
Bloomfield Twp. theft caught on camera leads to arrest
Police: Owner spots man stealing his speaker from building on Telegraph on Nov. 11        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Grosse Pointe Radio Loudspeaker English-language films Mobile phone Lake Saint Clair Metro Detroit Receiver
Family finds lost penguin in their home
It is not every day you wake up to the sound of pots and pans crashing on the kitchen floor. It's even more peculiar when the culprit is a lost Humboldt penguin.
840 points by CNN | Penguin Humboldt Penguin Peru Sound Kitchenware Radio Magellanic Penguin Penguins
iHeartMedia to launch Spotify music-streaming competitor
Terrestrial radio giant iHeartMedia will announce this week the launch of a major paid streaming service, The Post has learned. The paid streaming service, the first of its kind for a traditional radio outfit, will include a $5-a-month ad-free radio station and a $10-a-month on-demand music service, according to people familiar with iHeartMedia’s plans. IHeartMedia...
126 points by New York Post | Radio Radio broadcasting Frequency modulation Clear Channel Communications Radio stations
Savvy Shields from Arkansas crowned Miss America 2017
Savvy Shields, of Arkansas, has been crowned Miss America 2017. The winner of the nationally televised pageant was announced Sunday night. The outgoing Miss America, Betty Cantrell, placed the crown on the head of her successor. Shields won the talent competition on the second night of preliminaries with a jazz dance to a song from...
148 points by New York Post | Television Radio Tap dance Acro dance Television program Reality television Television network Competitive dance
Hear that point? Tennis play-by-play for the ear a rare art
NEW YORK (AP) — From his tiny booth near the top of Arthur Ashe Stadium, David Law paints pictures for the ear.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | United Kingdom Radio Television BBC Tennis Juan Martín del Potro US Open BBC Radio 3
Live Tigers blog: Fulmer set to open crucial series
The Tigers open a three-game series against the Orioles Friday at Comerica Park, chasing a playoff spot with 23 games left.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Major League Baseball Detroit Tigers Sirius Satellite Radio Sirius XM Radio Radio XM Satellite Radio Satellite radio Chicago White Sox
Machete-wielding man attacks police officers in Serbia
A man was arrested in southwestern Serbia after he tried to assault police officers with a machete while shouting Allahu Akbar, Serbian media report, referring to the man as self-proclaimed Salafist. Read Full Article at RT.com
951 points by Russia Today | Crime Serbia Belgium Police Attack Attack! Constable Radio
How to watch: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles
The Tigers open a three-game series against the Orioles Friday at Comerica Park, chasing a playoff spot with 23 games left.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Major League Baseball Detroit Tigers Sirius XM Radio Sirius Satellite Radio Fox Broadcasting Company Satellite radio XM Satellite Radio Radio