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Month: September 2009

L.A. TV Towers Safe for Now

September 2, 2009 | Ibex Marketing

There's one aspect to the Southern California wildfires that may not be immediately obvious. The national coverage has mentioned the risk to the historic Mount Wilson Observatory, but less coverage has been given to the fact that Mount Wilson also is home to the television broadcast antenna farm for the greater Los Angeles area. More than 20 stations transmit their signals from towers located near the observatory on top of...

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UK Proclaims “LED TV” Misleading

September 1, 2009 | Ibex Marketing

Okay, it's not just me. According to an entry in the DisplaySearch blog, UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has decided that Samsung's advertising campaign promoting "LED TV's" is misleading, and has to be changed. (DisplaySearch was one of the first groups that agreed with me that it was misleading to call an LCD TV with an LED backlight an "LED TV".) So the ASA has ruled that "because the ads...

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