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Track Santa from your Windows 8 device

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, has been tracking Santa since 1955. In the old days, it was an AM radio broadcast that began on Christmas Eve and purported to track the jolly old fellow as he left the North Pole and began his flight around the world. With technology's advance, NORAD has also pushed into the future.

Opinion Why prank call was wrong

>Editor's note: Ross Stevenson is a former lawyer who has hosted the top rating breakfast radio program "Breakfast with Ross and John" on AM radio station 3AW in Melbourne Australia since the ...

Prank call pitted 'the great' against the powerless

Editor's note: Ross Stevenson is a former lawyer who has hosted the top rating breakfast radio program "Breakfast with Ross and John" on AM radio station 3AW in Melbourne Australia since the early 1990s. Melbourne (CNN) -- The two hosts of the 2Day FM Sydney radio program will be feeling awful.

Aimme Mann turns to AM radio hit for inspiration

The musical inspiration for Aimee Mann's latest disc may come as a surprise. It certainly did for Larry Lee.

Dave Lee Travis taken off air at Magic AM

Move comes after arrest of Radio 1 DJ on Thursday night on suspicion of sexual offences Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been dropped from his Magic AM radio show with immediate effect following his arrest and bailing on suspicion of sexual offences on Thursday.

Arabic radio channel from Paris now available in Qatar

Doha: Monte Carlo Doualiya radio station has signed a new distribution agreement and is now available in Qatar on 99.6 FM. Broadcasting in Arabic from Paris, Monte Carlo Doualiya is today accessible throughout the Middle East on medium wave and on 28 different FM frequencies in 12 countries. With an audience of 7.

BBC criticised for AM radio shut-down

Liverpool when 600 listeners complained about the loss of their medium-wave service.BBC Radio Merseyside was one of four local stations in England that shut down their AM service to test the response ...

BBC criticised for AM radio shut-down

Radio Merseyside stopped its medium-wave service as part of cost-saving measures, leading to hundreds of complaints The BBC's hopes of saving money by switching off local radio broadcasts on AM came unstuck in Liverpool when 600 listeners complained about the loss of their medium-wave service.

BBC in secret trial to see if you care about thing you plainly don't

In the last month the BBC quietly switched off AM radio transmitters to see if anyone noticed - and it seems not a lot of people did. Four local radio stations had their medium-wave transmissions axed in the last few weeks. Essex and Hereford are now back on while Nottingham and Kent remain absent....

Radio Liberty To Stop AM Radio Broadcasts In Russia

Radio Liberty, the U.S.-funded broadcaster, began sending American views into the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War. It's being forced to shut down its AM radio station in Moscow, but plans to operate under the same name as an online service.

CBS buys New York rock station for its Sports Radio

(Reuters) - CBS Corp is planning to buy a New York City FM rock station to broaden the reach of its sports content, the company said on Monday. The broadcaster agreed to purchase Merlin Media's 101.9 FM for $75 million so it can simulcast Sports Radio 66 WFAN, which is currently only on AM radio.

Radio Liberty to Stop AM Broadcasting in Moscow

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty will on November 10 stop medium-wave broadcasting in Moscow and will switch over to the multimedia internet broadcasting, Yelena Glushkova, the head of the radio station’s Russian office, said on Friday.

ECNEC okays digital-enabled transmitter for Radio Pakistan

KARACHI: The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved replacement of Radio Pakistan’s old medium wave transmitter with a digital-enabled 500KW transmitter at Faqirabad (Lawrencepur) which will be completed with financial assistance of Japan at cost of over Rs 1,644 million.

Transmitter approved for Radio Pakistan

KARACHI: The executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved replacement of Radio Pakistan’s old medium wave transmitter with a digital 500KW transmitter at Faqirabad (Lawrencepur) which will be completed with financial assistance of Japan at a cost of more than Rs 1,644 million.

Cumulus Media Inc (CMLS)

(PR-inside.com) Cumulus Media Inc (Cumulus) is a US-based operator of FM and AM radio stations. The company principally provides its services to various markets located in the US and Caribbean. Cumulus holds certain investment in Cumulus Media Partners, LLC (CMP) for operating radio station clusters, which serve large-sized markets in the US.

DZMM airs Dolphy's version of 'Handog'

ABS-CBN's AM radio station, dzMM, paid tribute to King of Comedy Dolphy on Friday by airing his rendition of "Handog."

Genting falls as plans for NY centre fail

Genting Malaysia Bhd, a casino operator, dropped 1.9 per cent to RM3.62 in Kuala Lumpur trading at 9.46 am, bound for its lowest close since May 25. The group's plans to build a US$4 billion convention center at New York City's Aqueduct Racetrack failed, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on New York's WOR-AM radio station.

NCC allows PBS to stop its AM radio service

The National Communications Commission yesterday approved an application by the Police Broadcasting Service (PBS) to stop its AM radio service, provided it ensured that listeners’ interests are protected. Funded by the National Police Agency, PBS has one AM and two FM radio services.

Free Chechnya radio station broadcasting live (in Russian and Chechen)

You can listen to Free Chechnya Radio station from 6 AM to 12 PM Moscow time on a frequency of 594 kHz on the medium wave band and on a frequency of 171 kHz on the long wave band. The programme is created with the involvement of the Ministry for culture and mass communication of the Russian Federation.

Christian radio station loses appeal over banned advert

Peter Kerridge, chief executive of Premier Christian Radio which is available on medium wave in London and nationally via digital. Photograph: Graham Turner for the ...

Araksya Karapetyan joins FOX 11 News as reporter

Karapetyan began her television career as an intern at KABC-TV in Los Angeles and KFI 640 AM radio in Burbank, CA.

US radio hosts suspended over Houston ‘crack’ jibe

LOS ANGELES - Two popular radio presenters in Los Angeles were suspended Thursday for derogatory comments about Whitney Houston in a live discussion about her death. John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, afternoon talk show hosts on KFI-AM radio, were ordered off-air until February 27 after calling Houston a “crack ho.

Whitney Houston News: John and Ken Suspended for Calling Singer a 'Crack Ho'

John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, KFI-AM radio's popular afternoon talk show hosts better known as "John and Ken," were suspended effective immediately on Thursday, for reportedly calling Whitney Houston a "crack ho," according to reports.

US radio hosts suspended over Houston 'crack' jibe

Two popular radio presenters in Los Angeles were suspended for derogatory comments about Whitney Houston in a live discussion about her death. John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, afternoon talk show hosts on KFI-AM radio, were ordered off-air until February 27 after calling Houston a "crack ho.

Kailua Man Indicted for Hurricane Katrina Fraud

HONOLULU—A federal grand jury returned a 28-count indictment today against Kailua (Oahu) resident Dan Doyle, age 54, for an investment fraud scheme marketed primarily on AM radio financial shows airing in California. Florence T Nakakuni, United ...

Funding controversy hits Japan whaling

Last Updated: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 07:25:00 +1100 Japan's whaling fleet has left port at the start of this season's hunt - amid allegations Japan's whaling operations are being subsidised by tsunami recovery funds. The claim is made today by Australian Broadcasting Corporation's AM radio program.

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How North Koreans bypass media censorship Some catch forbidden programming via shortwave radios, others secretly watch South Korean TV. Denied access to information from abroad, North Koreans have inventive ways of following the news.

TV, North Korean-style. In a country where listening to or watching foreign media is forbidden, state broadcasters reign, with anchors in traditional Korean clo...

Wireless Innovation Forum : Announces 2017 Wireless Innovation Achievement Award Winners

, a non-profit international industry association dedicated to driving the future of radio communications and systems worldwide, today announced the winners of ...

How North Koreans bypass media censorship Some catch forbidden programming via shortwave radios, others secretly watch South Korean TV. Denied access to information from abroad, North Koreans have inventive ways of following the news.

TV, North Korean-style. In a country where listening to or watching foreign media is forbidden, state broadcasters reign, with anchors in traditional Korean clo...

Hacker Allegedly Infiltrates North Korean Radio Station, Plays 'The Final Countdown'

A famous hacker who goes by the name “The Jester” claims to have hijacked a North Korean radio station to play “The Final Countdown” by Swedish rock band Europe...

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How the iPhone put the spotlight on sexual harassment

Someday, when the history of the smart phone is written, historians should give the devices credit for finally ending one of western civilization’s oldest tradi...

Kremlin Won’t Make Concessions To Kazan On Language Issue – OpEd

By Paul Goble When Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov said last week that education officials in Moscow were willing to allow for two hours a week of compul...

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By Paul Goble The Carriers Union says that Russian truckers will resume their strike in more than 50 federal subjects from December 15 to 25 to press their dema...

Russian fake news accounts bombarded UK with Brexit tweets

RT's TV audience in the UK is tiny — less than one per cent — but its real power lies on YouTube, where its output is enjoyed by some two million subscribers. V...

Singapore bags first win at international kettlebell lifting championship

SINGAPORE - A Singaporean triumphed at the 2017 World Championship of Kettlebell Lifting in his category, the first time someone from the Republic has won in th...

Jetex Flight Support Expanding Dubai Facility

Jetex Flight Support plans to expand its hangar at the Jetex FBO Terminal near Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South Aviation District, it said. The 2...

Mobile Simulation Center To Simulate Eye Procedures

UTC Aerospace Systems, a division of United Technologies Corp., has contributed $1 million to Orbis International to establish a Mobile Simulation Center for an...

China says will work with North Korea to boost ties as envoy visits

Song Tao, who heads the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s international department, is visiting Pyongyang to discuss the outcome of the recently concluded Commun...

USAID assistance helps almost 400 families in SKN

About 400 families in St. Kitts and Nevis were the beneficiaries of help provided by the US Government through its United States Agency for International Develo...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

Christian TV producer challenging Sen. Ted Cruz in GOP primary

AUSTIN — Christian TV producer Bruce Jacobson announced Thursday that he's running against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the 2018 Republican primary. In a speech, Jaco...

Continue reading Christian TV producer from North Richland Hills will challenge Sen. Ted Cruz in the GOP primary

AUSTIN — Christian TV producer Bruce Jacobson announced Thursday that he's running against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the 2018 Republican primary. In a speech, he t...

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate

. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James ...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

FCC relaxes limits on owning newspapers, TV stations

By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer. NEW YORK (AP) - Federal regulators have weakened rules meant to support independent local media. Now, one company can own ne...

New FCC Regulation Raises Concerns Over Spying TVs and Obsolescence

Photo: AP. Do you remember the big changeover to digital TV a few years ago that made traditional antennas obsolete? Well, the FCC approved a new technology on ...

China Digital TV Holding Co. Ltd. ADR

. China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of cloud-based application platforms and systems. Its products and solutions include smart wearabl...

China Digital TV to Hold 2017 Annual General Meeting on December 29, 2017

("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platforms embedded with gaming and other applications to PRC digital television and telecommu...

Not All IPhone Xs Use the Same Modem and They Perform Differently

In 2016, the company started using two different modems, one from Qualcomm, one from Intel. Apple has continued this practice with the iPhone X, and while the d...

So what does EE's 5G test really signal? Over-hyped tech inches a step closer... maybe 13 Comments 17 Nov 11:26

Brit mobile operator EE has proudly announced the success of a "breakthrough test" for 5G, but what do these tests signal for future 5G usage? BT's mobile arm, ...

Following Whitefish controversy, embattled Puerto Rico power authority director resigns

DC Productions/iStock/Thinkstock (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — The embattled head of Puerto Rico’s power authority is stepping down, ABC News has confirmed. PREPA e...

Embattled Puerto Rico power authority director resigns

PREPA executive director Ricardo Ramos presented his letter of resignation to the agency's governing board today. "There were a series of distractions, and he m...

T-Mobile Announces Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) ("T-Mobile†) announced today that the quarterly dividend on its 5.50% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock...

NPR changes leadership as harassment issues linger

NPR said Paul Haaga, retired chairman of the Capital Research and Management Co., will be its new board chairman. He's a former acting CEO of NPR and has been a...

KUFM 11-17

MONTANA PUBLIC RADIO THIS WEEK November 17-23, 2017 MTPR.ORG Online FM stations: 89.1 & 91.5 Missoula 89.5 Polson 89.9 Great Falls 90.1 & 91.7 Kalispell and Nor...

Land parcel fee proposed to fund water quality initiatives

A Vermont lawmaker is proposing a land parcel fee to supplement funding for water quality projects. Vermont Public Radio reports Democratic Natural Resources Ch...

Land parcel fee proposed to fund water quality initiatives

A Vermont lawmaker is proposing a land parcel fee to supplement funding for water quality projects. Vermont Public Radio reports Democratic Natural Resources Ch...

Land parcel fee proposed to fund water quality initiatives

A Vermont lawmaker is proposing a land parcel fee to supplement funding for water quality projects. Vermont Public Radio reports Democratic Natural Resources Ch...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Radio Biafra removes Nnamdi Kanu as boss, name replacement

Pirate Radio has announced the sack of Nnamdi Kanu as its director. It all started on Sunday morning when again the radio hit the airwaves between 6am and 7am. ...