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Cable companies: We’re afraid Netflix will demand payment from ISPs
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Should Netflix CEO Reed Hastings insist on payments from Comcast and Verizon? JD Lasica While the network neutrality debate has focused primarily on whether ISPs should be able to charge companies like Netflix for faster access to consumers, cable companies are now arguing that it’s really Netflix who holds the market power to charge them. […]

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Google X’s “Baseline Study” applies big data techniques to healthcare
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Contando Estrelas Google X has launched a new moonshot called “Baseline Study,” which is intended to help us better understand the human body. Google wants to collect genetic and molecular information that it will use to create a picture of a healthy human. The project will initially start with 175 people and will later expand to “thousands” more. […]

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Verizon Wireless to slow down users with unlimited 4G LTE plans
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Verizon Wireless today confirmed that it will begin slowing down LTE data speeds when customers who have unlimited plans and use a lot of data connect to congested cell sites. This “Network Optimization” was implemented in 2011 but previously applied only to 3G users. “Starting in October 2014, Verizon Wireless will extend its network optimization policy to the data users […]

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After moving money around, Google paid tiny amount in European taxes
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David Dennis Google continues to expand its use of legal-but-questionable tax shenanigans as a way to minimize its overseas tax burden. According to Irish media reports Friday, in 2013 Google Ireland Limited paid an effective tax rate of just 0.16 percent on €17 billion ($22.8 billion) revenue, which came to a mere €27.7 million ($37.2 […]

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British reality show rigs teens’ iPhones to record all their activity
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Always on their phones, those teens. Channel 4 A new reality series airing on Channel 4 used rigged iPhones to monitor all the digital activities of its teen characters, wrote the Columbia Journalism Review on Thursday. The system, referred to as a “digital rig” by the studio that developed it, had feeds monitored by a […]

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg worth 33 BILLION Dollars, More than Google Founders
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg worth 33 Billion Dollars, More than Google Founders and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos *SUBSCRIBE* for more great videos! Mark Dice is a media analyst, author, and political…

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Madefire Motion Books arrives on Android
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Madefire’s Motion Books, the digital comics publishing platform that combines images, sound and interactivity, has launched on Android and is now available on the Google Play Store. Titles are available via in-app purchase. In addition, Madefire has announced a new Print Books category designed to offer an authentic comics reading experience, featuring simple page view, pinch and zoom navigation for […]

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News summary app Clipped gets automated infographics as it readies API
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Clipped, an app that automatically generates summaries of news articles using natural language processing (NLP), has released a major update on iOS that creates custom infographics and offers improved accuracy. The startup is also taking sign-ups for an API that will open up its NLP engine to other developers. With the move, Clipped has dropped […]

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China Telecom will start selling Microsoft’s Xbox One in September as its exclusive carrier partner
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One of China’s three largest telecommunications firm, China Telecom, revealed at a press conference yesterday that it will be the exclusive carrier partner of Microsoft’s Xbox One and will start selling it in September (as first reported by Reuters). The press event was for the unveiling China Telecom’s internet of things effort in the form […]

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Google’s new moonshot project maps out what a healthy human being looks like
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There’s a new project brewing at Google X — the company’s research arm — and it has to do with how a healthy human being should look like. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by Google in a press release sent to TNW, ‘Baseline Study’ will put together anonymous genetic and […]

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What Is Instagram Bolt?
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Did Instagram repeat the mistake its parent company made when Facebook prematurely released its Slingshot video-sharing application? TechCrunch reported that some Android Instagram users were seeing banner ads for a one-tap photo messaging app called Bolt, but the “free” button to presumably download the app took users to a dead Google Play URL. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: […]

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REPORT: Facebook Messenger to Ride with Uber?
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Arranging a ride home via Facebook Messenger? It could be possible down the road, as Re/codeported that Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick have engaged in preliminary discussions about adding the service, which matches available cars and riders, to the messaging application. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

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