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Netflix CFO: Service Will Be Cheaper in High-Piracy Countries

Netflix CFO: Service Will Be Cheaper in High-Piracy Countries

In the category of "Something You Have to Say to Investors but Probably Don't Want the Whole World Knowing," we have a new entry by Netflix CFO David Wells. It's titled, "Netflix Will Be Cheaper in Countries That Pirate More." BGR is … [Read more...]

The Amazon Dash Button: True One-Click Ordering

The Amazon Dash Button: True One-Click Ordering

Amazon has announced the impending arrival of the Amazon Dash Button, one of the most brilliant initiatives the company has ever created. It is literally a branded button that you stick in your house and connect to the Internet. When … [Read more...]

Report: NBC App Coming to Apple TV, Other Platforms; Will Require Cable

Report: NBC App Coming to Apple TV, Other Platforms; Will Require Cable

Word is, Apple is hard at work on an online TV service. But while recent reports have stated that NBC won't be a partner for that project, 9 to 5 Mac reports that an NBC app will still show up on the Apple TV and other platforms -- … [Read more...]

FCC Votes 3-2 for Net Neutrality: The Round-Up

FCC Votes 3-2 for Net Neutrality: The Round-Up

The Internet is neutral -- for now. In a landmark 3-2 decision, the FCC voted to re-classify the Internet as a utility, barring providers from blocking or slowing down certain types of traffic. The agency's vote means that the … [Read more...]

Samsung Revises Smart TV Privacy Policy

Samsung Revises Smart TV Privacy Policy

The other day, news hit that Samsung’s Smart TV line might be listening to your conversations to make its voice command functions work. People started getting upset over the wording of the device line’s privacy policy, which said that … [Read more...]

FCC Chair: Internet Should Be a Utility

FCC Chair: Internet Should Be a Utility

Echoing the sentiments of President Barack Obama from late last year, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler explained his plan for dealing with the Net Neutrality question: the Internet ought to be run like a utility – mostly. Back in November, … [Read more...]

Ride-Sharing Service Uber Enters Pennsylvania with Two-Year Experimental License

Ride-Sharing Service Uber Enters Pennsylvania with Two-Year Experimental License

In the past, living in Pennsylvania meant the closest you got to Uber was being jealous of your friends in New York City and San Francisco. No more. Uber, a ride share service popular with those in larger cities, officially … [Read more...]

Comcast Changes Customer’s Name to Something That Starts With an ‘A’… and it isn’t ‘Ashley’

Comcast Changes Customer’s Name to Something That Starts With an ‘A’… and it isn’t ‘Ashley’

Comcast: the gift that keeps on giving to tech bloggers and stockholders, but unfortunately, not its customers. The latest entry in the Comcast Blunder File comes from The Consumerist, and it is exceptionally bad. A Comcast customer … [Read more...]