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Can Lexis-Nexis build a Hadoop-killer?

gigaom.com
Lexis-Nexis is a giant company, part of the Reed Elsevier information empire, but when it comes to handling big data, it is in the unusual position of being the underdog. The leader of the pack is Hadoop, which has already amassed a large and rapidly-growing following for its ability to...
Can Lexis-Nexis build a Hadoop-killer?

Netflix Is Bluffing And It Will Be Their Downfall

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Armando Kirwin is a filmmaker and consultant whose previous work has included Paramount Pictures, Microsoft, several startups, 13 feature films, and a handful of TV shows. Follow him on Twitter. In case you haven’t noticed, wannabe Hollywood analysts, er sorry, I mean tech bloggers the world over, are breathlessly opining and propagating...
Netflix Is Bluffing And It Will Be Their Downfall
CBS considers producing original content for streaming services

Argentine soccer club Boca Juniors brings optical fiber and high-speed wi-fi to its stadium

thenextweb.com
Argentine soccer club Boca Juniors has closed a deal with Internet and cable TV provider Fibertel to install high-speed wi-fi and optical fiber in its home stadium, FayerWayer reports. Familiarly known as “La Bombonera,” the Alberto J. Armando stadium is located in Buenos Aires’ neighborhood of La Boca. Inaugurated in...
Argentine soccer club Boca Juniors brings optical fiber and high-speed wi-fi to its stadium
The Sad State Of Video Apps

Plyfe Brings Its Brand-Promoting Games To Mobile, Raises $750K

techcrunch.com
Plyfe, a startup that allows brands to promote themselves through games and rewards, is moving onto mobile today — Plyfe games can now be played on the company mobile website, as well as embedded in smartphone apps. The company is also announcing that it has raised $750,000 in bridge funding...
Plyfe Brings Its Brand-Promoting Games To Mobile, Raises $750K
HBO to offer 'Girls' and 'Veep' premiere episodes for free on YouTube and more
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