Monthly Archives: November 2009

Where you at the Newbury Bypass protest camps?

As part of the Newbury Bypass documentary a film maker is researching, he has created
a draft map of the proposed route circa 1996. He needs help with several things;

- Are there any locations missing from the list?

- Is the list of locations in the correct
order and position?

- Are there any locations listed that actually didn’t
exist ;-)

You’ll find some of the locations don’t have a ‘tree’ marker on the
map, as I’m not sure about position/order yet…

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Where you at the Newbury Bypass protest camps?


iPlayer heads for 80 million users a month

There were 79.3 million requests for the BBC’s iPlayer in October, making it a record month for the service, which launched in 2007.
On average, there were 2.6 million requests for TV and radio programmes each day during the month.
The figures were boosted by the appearance British National Party leader Nick Griffin on Question Time [...]

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Asian Players PCCW and Allion Make Open IPTV Forum Reach 60 Members

openiptvforum.gifThe Open
IPTV Forum
is delighted to announce that is has achieved another membership milestone,
with PCCW and Allion taking Forum membership to 60. The addition of two strong Asian
organisations represents continued growth in both awareness and relevance of the Forum’s
activities in such an important region.

PCCW offers a range of innovative media content and services across four platforms
– fixed-line, broadband Internet access, mobile and TV. It operates “now TV”, which
is one of the world’s largest commercial IPTV deployments and Hong Kong’s largest
pay-TV provider. In addition to quad-play products, PCCW meets the sophisticated needs
of the local and international business community, while supporting network operators
with cutting-edge technical services and handling large-scale IT outsourcing projects
for public and private sector organizations.

Allion conducts integrated testing services for computers, mobile devices, digital
products and consumer electronics. Being the world’s largest logo compliance test
centre, Allion is in a unique position to managing a complex QA and testing process
in various production stages.

At the upcoming IPTV Asia event, Dec 1-2 in Hong Kong (Hotel Intercontinental Grand
Stanford), Open IPTV Forum will perform a Presentation by Mr Yun Chao Hu Dec 1st and
a Panel Dec 2nd with the new OIPF member PCCW as well as Sony and an external analyst.
Open IPTV Forum is also pleased to have two of the OIPF member companies demonstrating
solutions based upon elements of the OIPF Release 1 Specifications in the Open IPTV
Forum booth: Ericsson and Netgem. Our new member PCCW will also demonstrate at the
OIPF booth. Most welcome to meet with us!

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Activists blockade Biomass plant in South Wales

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Activists from Climate Camp Cymru, were arrested for objecting to plans for a £400m biomass power station close to the much smaller Western Woods plant in Port Talbot. Prenergy Power has been granted a licence by Environment Agency Wales (EAW) for the project which the company said would be able to power 500,000 homes.Construction is set to start next year.

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Twitter Updates for 2009-11-29

I'm at Neely's BBQ (670 Jefferson, Memphis). #
I'm at Peabody Hotel (149 Union Avenue, Memphis). #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-11-29