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Europe opens up to the cloud — by adding more red tape

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If last weekend’s Amazon outage taught us anything, it’s that the cloud is a complex thing. But it’s particularly convoluted in Europe, where the desire by companies to rely on internet-based services is at odds with the European Union’s relatively tough data protection laws. Trying to reconcile what businesses want...
Europe opens up to the cloud — by adding more red tape

Culture shift: moving from user to client

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The media industry should learn from French railway SNCF's decision to change its terminology over customersFifteen years ago, Louis Gallois, the SNCF (French Railways) chairman decided to change the company's lexicon: passengers were to be referred to as "customers" instead of the old bureaucratese "users" (in French: "clients" v "usagers")....
Culture shift: moving from user to client

Making the Switch to Internet TV

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You may have pondered the notion of dropping your cable TV service in favor of obtaining all of your TV through Internet-based services....
Making the Switch to Internet TV

DoCoMo to launch Google Now-like 'Tap-de-Concier' service with initial 6-month trial

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NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s largest operator, has continued its rollout of content initiatives and focus on its own software after it announced a six-month trial of Tap-de-Concier, a new Google Now-like service. The operator, which doesn’t have a partnership to sell Apple devices, launched a Siri-like voice-powered personal assistant – Shabette Concier —...
DoCoMo to launch Google Now-like 'Tap-de-Concier' service with initial 6-month trial

The State of the Internet: Now Bigger, Faster & Mobile

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Internet as we know it is not only getting bigger and faster, but it is also becoming more mobile with more and more people accessing Internet-based services from their smartphones. These are some of the key findings of Akamai’s The State of the Internet report for the fourth quarter of...
The State of the Internet: Now Bigger, Faster & Mobile

PayPal offers bug bounty to uncover security holes

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PayPal was one of the first companies to offer a bug reporting program, giving security researchers a way to report flaws with its payment service. But like Google, Facebook and Mozilla, PayPal is now upping the ante with a paid bug bounty program, which will reward researchers for finding holes...
PayPal offers bug bounty to uncover security holes

Xbox One: five key points you need to know

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Microsoft has unveiled its new generation of games console - but what else can it do, and when can you buy one?1. What exactly is the Xbox One?It's the latest games console from Microsoft, announced at an elaborate event co-hosted in Seattle and London this week. It's the first new...
Xbox One: five key points you need to know
MOG just landed on a new device platform: Fords

How to Make the Switch to Internet TV

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You may have pondered the notion of dropping your cable TV service in favor of obtaining all of your TV through Internet-based services. Here's what you should consider before you do....
How to Make the Switch to Internet TV

Memo to Jerry Brown: Sign SB 1161 for all Internet users

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The California legislature passed a bill the prevents regulation of VoIP and other Internet-based services. Gov. Brown would be wise to sign the new law -- and quickly. [Read more]...
Memo to Jerry Brown: Sign SB 1161 for all Internet users

Home Office highlights gaps in online surveillance of criminals

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A quarter of police and agencies' data requests not met, says official, as government prepares to unveil web tracking lawsThe rapidly changing nature of internet-based communications has left the security agencies and the police unable to legally track the online activities of terrorists and serious criminals in 25% of cases,...
Home Office highlights gaps in online surveillance of criminals

Netflix Signs Multi-Year Licensing Agreement With Turner Broadcasting And Warner Bros. Television

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Netflix isn’t all about movies, as you know. The company has been adding more television to its on-demand service, and today the company announced multi-year licensing agreements with both Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros. Television Group. The agreement includes episodes of shows from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation, Adult Swim,...
Netflix Signs Multi-Year Licensing Agreement With Turner Broadcasting And Warner Bros. Television

Saudis Seeking to Regulate Skype

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Saudi Arabia confirmed Sunday it is seeking to regulate local use of Internet-based services such as Skype and Whatsapp, and threatened "suitable measures" if the providers of those services fail to comply with its demands....
Saudis Seeking to Regulate Skype

Apple Makes An Acquisition! (AAPL)

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Apple has made an acqui-hire, buying Particle, a company that specializes in HTML development, Josh Lowensohn at CNET reports. The purchase was made a few weeks ago, and not all of Particle's dozen employees continued on at Apple. Particle had worked with Apple in past on Apple.com, iAd, and iTunes...
Apple Makes An Acquisition! (AAPL)

Global Free Internet Act Introduced In Congress

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Somehow, with little fanfare, last week Rep. Zoe Lofgren (along with Reps. Eshoo, Matsui and Honda) introduced the Global Free Internet Act of 2013, which appears to be a new version of a similar bill from last year. You should read the full bill yourselves, but it points to the...
Global Free Internet Act Introduced In Congress

NYT: iOS Maps another internet services blunder for Apple

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A New York Times report on Friday says Apple's new iOS Maps app and corresponding service is another casualty of the company's lack of focus in offering reliable internet-based services, and reveals the original iPhone wasn't planned to have mapping software until mere weeks before its debut....
NYT: iOS Maps another internet services blunder for Apple

Analyst says Apple may launch new internet service, 'killer iOS app' after meeting with management

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In a note to investors on Thursday, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, who recently met with Apple management, said the company could debut new internet-based services as well as a "killer app" later this year.    ...
Analyst says Apple may launch new internet service, 'killer iOS app' after meeting with management
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