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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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2014-07-29 23:08:07

New analysis finds that outdated business models sank HBO Nordic’s chance for success. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to new analysis from nScreenMedia, the leading analyst group covering media’s transition to multiscreen consumption models, the reason Netflix has a 29% penetration in Denmark, while HBO Nordic has just 4%, is that each service has radically different barriers to adoption. When the two services launched in October 2012, Netflix required subscribers to...

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...

Kindle HDX-family
2014-07-20 05:15:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Call it Netflix for avid readers: Amazon has unveiled a new monthly subscription service that will allow members to have open access to a catalog of 600,000 Kindle e-books and “thousands” of audio books. The service is called Kindle Unlimited, and according to a Friday column by Brian Fung of the Washington Post, anyone willing to pony up the $9.99 monthly fee can browse through the online retailer’s bookstore and download...

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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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