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Google Fiber Could be Coming to North Carolina

Google is holding events in Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte next week according to WRAL TechWire, and it’s very possible they will relate to Google Fiber. According to the publication’s source, Google could begin building the network as soon as this April. 12 more words

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32 Sites Blocked in India Over Content from ISIS

Following an order issued by the Department of Telecom in India, ISPs have blocked 32 sites including Vimeo, Dailymotion, GitHub and Pastebin across the country. […] Indian ruling party BJP’s National Head Arvind Gupta confirmed the block order via Twitter, citing ‘anti-India content’ hosted on those sites from terrorist outfit ISIS […] While Gupta claims that those sites which remove the objectionable content in question will be unblocked, the block order is problematic for a number of reasons: it doesn’t clearly state to ISPs why they have to block these sites and for how long; furthermore, the blocks are site-wide and affect users who depend on these online services for work. 11 more words

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4 Cool New Startups at The Next Web Conference

The Next Web Conference has attracted several amazing startups from around the world that are trying to solve problems in our daily lives.

Here are four of the coolest startups at the event: 466 more words

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Roku Strikes Fresh Deal to Integrate Rdio More Deeply into Its Platform

All Roku users where the service is available will be able to use Rdio’s free internet radio options, but if you’re a paying Rdio customer you can also access Rdio Unlimited, the company’s paid, on-demand streaming service. 62 more words

Streaming Apps & Devices

Business and Culture Collide at New York's TNW Conference

Tech entrepreneurs, investors and journalists will descend onto Wall Street this Wednesday for the annual U.S. installment of The Next Web Conference.

The theme of the event is “Where business and culture collide,” and the keynote speakers will tackle a variety of topics, ranging from management strategy, big data, marketing and more. 146 more words

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The marketer’s guide to the benefits of Vimeo over YouTube

It’s very hard to argue against YouTube’s dominance in terms of volume, audience, and reach. Yet, when it comes to creating online video for your business, there might be a better choice. 147 more words

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