The number of Wi-Fi-enabled devices shipped in 2012 should top 1.5 billion, attributable to anything from wireless gear to connected home to the automotive market, says ABI Research. Regarding connected home, Wi-Fi currently is widely used for Internet access in connected TVs but wired connections also are used; 17 million Wi-Fi-enabled flat-panel TVs were shipped in 2011. The top six suppliers of Wi-Fi ICs include Broadcom, Qualcomm, MediaTek, Marvell, Intel and Texas Instruments; these companies accounted for more than 85 percent of total market revenues last year.

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NBCSN to Shutter with USA to Add More Sports

NBC Sports confirmed Friday that it plans to wind down NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) at the end of 2021, with key elements of its programming moving to USA Network and, in some cases, Peacock . The news was first

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