Tag Archive: United States

Mar 27 2014

Comcast, Verizon and AT&T plan on killing off Netflix with bandwidth fees

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Netflix is under siege. I love how the ISPs in the United States are offloading the responsibility of building up and extending their networks to hold and maintain higher bandwidth traffic, while trying to offload the cost of that network expansion to another company— Netflix. Comcast, Verizon and AT&T all have TV customers, all provide …

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Mar 24 2014

Netflix and Enemies of the Internet

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This past week’s been pretty interesting when it comes to the neutrality,Netflix and the future of the Internet. We saw lots of new developments with Netflix and Comcast, as well as openly pointed discussions about backbone Internet service providers upset about Internet service providers charging for Internet service to customers in the last legs of …

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Aug 15 2013

The Encrypted Internet: The Security Effects of Edward Snowden

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Regardless of how individuals may feel about Edward Snowden and the information that he leaked about the surveillance that the NSA was doing; the results of what he provided is going to be a tipping point in how the Internet handles communication going forward. The NSA has confirmed that it doesn’t intentionally collect information on …

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Jun 12 2013

How much do you trust the cloud now?

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Over the past couple of years, there’s been huge push to using the cloud to collaborate on projects and to store personal data and do all kinds of activities, but with the recent revelations that a been in the news about the NSA surveilling people online. The major companies that have been reported as participating …

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Jan 17 2013

It’s New And Exciting – What is Facebook Graph Search?

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Facebook has been working for years collecting and cultivating information about all of their members to reach a point where they can offer some sort of decent and relative search results to their members; to be able to compete directly with Google. Facebook released a new feature yesterday it’s being tested with a select group …

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Sep 24 2012

Roku Application streams music and pictures from your Smartphone – cool.

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Roku has recently updated their remote control application to allow for listening and viewing content from your smart phone to your Roku, and ultimately onto your TV set.  Right now the applications improvements is limited to pictures and music.  The updates to the remote application also lets the Roku users launch shortcuts for Netflix, YouTube, …

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May 22 2012

Review: Battleship [2012] — Just sad.

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This past weekend, I went to the movie theater to watch Battleship. It wasn’t a movie that I really wanted to go see, it was something that my wife thought would be interesting to watch, and pretty much anything with big guns, explosions and aliens is going to draw the interest of my son. Based …

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Jul 11 2011

Movie Review: Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon

The last [according to Shia]/latest Transformers movie was released and it’s going over like gang busters. The absence of Megan Fox didn’t even make a dent in sales, but I wasn’t surprised; she can’t act anyway. It’s all about the transforming robots and the explosions [that only Michael Bay can do]. The latest Transformers just …

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May 31 2011

How to make Phones calls from your Motorola Xoom

Did you buy a Motorola Xoom and think about making phones calls as one of the things you could do with it, as well as all the other cool stuff. Well, I find Google finnicky in the fact that if you have a Motorola Xoom you don’t have an option for Google Voice  [at least …

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May 21 2011

ISP’s see Netflix as a curse and a God send

This past week an article hit Internet about Netflix being the largest single source of Internet traffic on the web. At the same time this article was posted, I could hear the ISPs of the world salivating. This was just the kind of information that they needed to make sure that they keep their customer …

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