Cable Industry Starting To Realize That They Need To Let Go Of the Box

An interesting article published on the CableFax industry webpage argues that vendors and suppliers need to loosen their grip on the set-top box in order to keep up with our increasingly open source culture. » 5/12/09 7:40pm 5/12/09 7:40pm

Intel Wants FCC to Make Set-Top Box Ethernet Ports Mandatory

This would be great: Intel reps paid a visit to the FCC to lobby for making ethernet ports a requirement in new set-top boxes, meaning every set-top box would be IP capable. So connectivity like the cable industry's tru2way dealio and home networking would go from bustable industry pact to government mandate. Odds of… » 7/21/08 1:40pm 7/21/08 1:40pm