FCC Warns ISPs About Violating Transparency Rules With False

FCC Warns ISPs About Violating Transparency Rules With False Speed Claims

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an advisory on Wednesday reminding Internet service providers (ISPs) that they must disclose accurate data regarding the connectivity...

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2014-07-21 16:24:46

LOS GATOS, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has released its second-quarter 2014 financial results by posting them to its website. Please visit the Netflix investor relations website at http://ir.netflix.com to view the Q2'14 financial results and letter to shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/SF81638LOGO Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings, Chief Financial Officer David Wells and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos...

2014-07-18 23:07:32

RCN Customers Can Now Access SHOWTIME® Programming on Their Computer, Tablet, Mobile, Streaming Devices and Xbox 360® Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Today Showtime Networks announced that its authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME is now available to RCN subscribers, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services. RCN customers who subscribe to SHOWTIME can now access their favorite SHOWTIME programming anywhere. SHOWTIME ANYTIME,...

2014-07-15 23:14:46

Entevia, LLC releases Vidiux, which provides an alternative for DVD and Blu-ray lovers who don't want to make lines at video rental kiosks or wait for new releases to be available. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Entevia, LLC is proud to announce its new product, Vidiux.com (https://www.vidiux.com). Vidiux is an online video rental store that brings an alternative to Netflix and Red Box, for DVD and Blu-ray lovers who don't want to make lines at video rental kiosks or wait...

MIT Develops System That Lets Users Decide What Data Is Shared
2014-07-11 14:32:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While issues of personal data security have mostly revolved around actions of the US federal government, vast amounts of personal data are also being collected by corporate entities such as Amazon and Netflix. In pursuit of protecting individual privacy, researchers at MIT have developed a system called OpenPDS that allows individual users to decide what data they want to share and what data is unavailable. According to a report...

2014-07-08 12:26:51

Through a direct connection to Netflix, North State Internet customers get best possible Netflix experience HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North State, a fiber-based Internet and cloud service provider, is now optimized for Netflix. Through a direct connection, North State customers will receive the best possible Netflix video streaming experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125222 North State has directly connected its network to the Netflix Open...

Netflix Wants To Pay A Few People To Watch TV And 'Tag' Titles
2014-07-07 15:41:57

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online For many, a lazy Saturday on the sofa watching movies and TV shows seems the perfect way to unwind after a long week of work. Netflix, however, is looking for a couple of lucky individuals for whom this act of relaxation by tuning in and tuning out would actually be their work. As reported by Engadget, the individuals ultimately selected will receive the job title of 'Tagger' and will be responsible for fine-tuning the fairly...

youtube shames and blames isps
2014-07-07 04:33:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Yet another online video streaming service has started accusing Internet service providers for causing poor playback quality, as YouTube has joined Netflix in publically calling out broadband networks for performance issues. As first reported Saturday by Zachary M. Seward and Herman Wong of Quartz, YouTube has started issuing “a report card for your delinquent ISP” in the form of a blue bar that appears beneath low-quality...

2014-07-02 23:08:38

IT leaders from Netflix, Zendesk, Dropbox, GoPro, Google, McKesson, One Medical Group, Pandora and Others Join Forces to Reduce the Cost and Risk of Identity Management in a Mobile-Cloud World San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 IdentityFirst.org, the first industry forum focused on best practices for identity management in a world dominated by cloud and mobile technologies, today announced the launch of the new IdentityFirst.org community. The mission of this community is to develop...

2014-06-30 16:24:52

LOS GATOS, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced it will post its second-quarter 2014 financial results and business outlook on its investor relations website at http://ir.netflix.com on Monday, July 21, 2014, at approximately 1:05 p.m. Pacific Time. At that time the company will issue a brief advisory release via newswire containing a link to the second-quarter 2014 financial results and letter to shareholders on its website....

2014-06-25 08:38:46

New Smart SoundPlate/Blu-ray Disc Player Unveiled at CE Week NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics today unveiled a unique new SoundPlate - a combination speaker system and Blu-ray Disc(TM) player with Smart TV capability that delivers enhanced audio in one stylish and compact design. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121284 On display this week at CE Week (Booth 61), the LAB540W exemplifies LG's expanded offerings in the emerging SoundPlate category....

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'