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  • News: Amazon Prime snags HBO shows with three-year delay

    Amazon has inked a major deal with HBO, bringing the network's original series to Amazon Prime members at no extra charge.

  • News: Bing for schools out of pilot stage, promises ad-free search

    Microsoft is throwing open an advertisement-free version of its Bing search engine to all eligible kindergarten to 12th grade schools in the U.S., after completing the pilot stage of this program that was first run in five large public school districts.

  • News: Brazil's senate passes Internet legislation ahead of NETmundial conference

    Brazil's Federal Senate has passed a proposed Internet law that aims to guarantee freedom of expression and privacy to the country's Internet users, and also requires foreign Internet service providers to fall in line with the country's rules.

  • News: Dorian Nakamoto thanks Bitcoin users for donations

    The cash-strapped man Newsweek magazine named as the creator of Bitcoin has thanked supporters who donated over US$23,000 of the virtual currency to him.

  • News: Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted

    Reddit has removed from its front page the popular r/technology subreddit after what it called bad editorial choices by the page's moderators.

  • News: Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

    Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.

  • News: Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis

    Salesforce.com recently celebrated its 15th year in existence, and as the SaaS (software-as-a-service) vendor races toward US$5 billion in revenue its influence on the industry is being felt more than ever. At the same time, some signs indicate that Salesforce.com is having a few growing pains, as well as showing some trappings of the mega-vendors it once mocked with its "End of Software" marketing campaign.

  • News: Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business

    If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that streaming video provider Aereo violates the copyrights of TV networks, it may also put cloud storage services at risk, the company's lawyer argued Monday.

  • News: Netflix to introduce price increase

    Netflix has confirmed that it will increase its prices for new customers so it can invest in new content and service quality.

  • News: With "Baidu Inside," the Chinese firm takes aim at hardware market

    Printers, air quality monitors, and weighing scales aren't exactly in the realm of Baidu, China's largest search engine. But that's starting to change under a new company initiative that seeks to bring Baidu technology to smart devices, including household appliances.

  • News: Merchants, buyers on Dark Web get their own search engine

    A search engine for the Dark Web has been launched in beta to provide easier access to marketplaces selling illegal drugs and hacking tools and services.

  • News: AT&T lays out plan for gigabit Internet dominance, setting up Google Fiber showdown

    The wave of next-generation Internet speeds is coming, as Google Fiber and AT&T's U-Verse with GigaPower networks lead the charge. These fiber-optic networks offer blazing data speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second; what's more users on these networks can download huge files like HD movies in a matter of seconds as opposed to the minutes it takes on traditional networks.

  • News: Netflix plans price hike for new U.S. customers

    Netflix announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2014 on Monday, adding 4 million new streaming subscribers to bring its total subscriber base to more than 48 million. That's still significantly less than HBO's 130 million subscribers, but Netflix's streaming revenue topped $1 billion--that's a major milestone, since no individual quarter in 2013 cracked the billion-dollar revenue mark.

  • News: Twitter Readies Design Changes As It Unveils New Ad Offerings

    Twitter has taken a slow approach in the rollout of new ad products and changes to the user interface, but that's beginning to change. Following its deeper integration with MoPub, Twitter is expected to reveal a series of new ad products alongside a refined and more feature-rich user experience.

  • News: Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass

    Google Glass-wearing, iPhone-toting techies who can't be bothered to look at their smartphones for texts can instead peer into a different screen out of the corner of their eye.

  • News: Aereo court case: Consumer control over TV vs. broadcaster copyrights

    The ability of television viewers to control and watch programs may be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a copyright infringement case brought by TV networks against Aereo, a service that streams over-the-air television online.

  • News: Spreecast takes on Google Hangouts with a YouTube- and Reddit-inspired redesign

    If YouTube has taught us anything, it's that humans will watch just about any video you put in front of them. Cats playing keyboards? Why not? We can't get enough. Live-streaming service Spreecast is taking video to the next level with interactive features that turn the lens around, because as much as we love watching videos, we love starring in them even more.

  • News: Silicon Valley episode 3: What's in a name

    If Silicon Valley had a soapier (and hackier) bent, some of the big reveals in the third episode would be played up as can-you-believe-it-style twists. But in the episode entitled "Articles of Incorporation," the twists are merely there to re-emphasize what a bumpy road awaits Richard (Thomas Middlemarch) as he tries to turn Pied Piper into the next billion-dollar company. And the chief bump this week is that Richard doesn't actually have the right to call his company Pied Piper--there's a sprinkler system maker doing business under that moniker, and if it's going to give up that name, its founder wants to be paid his share of Richard's still-theoretical riches.

  • News: Most but not all sites have fixed Heartbleed flaw

    The world's top 1,000 websites have been patched to protect their servers against the "Heartbleed" exploit, but up to 2% of the top million were still vulnerable as of last week.

  • News: NTT launches browser-to-browser chatroom with avatars

    If you don't mind being represented by a feline avatar, NTT Communications has a quirky video chatroom just for you.

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