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Amazon’s AWS outage takes down Netflix, Reddit, Medium, and more

Amazon Web Services has been undergoing a widespread outage. At its worst, about 31 services were affected including Netflix, Amazon Video, Nest, reddit, Medium, IMDb, SocialFlow, and Amazon’s own Alexa.com, among many others. 22 more words

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Downloads: The future of streaming

Netflix said it bases its business decisions on hard data backed up by actual experiments it conducts on its customer base. However, three big video-streaming companies all ramped up their offline viewing credentials this month, and there’s a reason why — customers want it. 13 more words

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New Day - New Skype Update

With all the buzz and hype over emojis and GIFs these days, it’s no surprise that another Mobile Messaging giant, Skype, followed suit. Today, Skype announced a brand new update to their platform. 375 more words


Nvidia says Shield owners don’t need no stinkin’ Apple TV

You can access apps on Nvidia’s own TegraZone app store for games, or get apps via Google Play. Shield has Google Chromecast built into it, and you can also play high-end games with PC-style 3D graphics on the Shield as well. 29 more words

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Destiny story revised before release

Destiny developer Bungie made substantial revisions to the game’s story shortly before its originally projected “September 2013” release date, according to new court documents.

The developer, along with Destiny publisher Activision, has been embroiled in a lawsuit with Marty O’Donnell, who composed the soundtracks for Bungie’s Halo games as well as some of Destiny’s. 283 more words

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Netflix is reportedly planning to launch in South Korea in January 2016

Video-streaming service Netflix is reportedly planning to enter the South Korean market in January 2016, with an official announcement due in the coming weeks, according to a report by… 19 more words

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YouTube reportedly plans to give brands more transparency for viewed ads

Google does give analytics to advertisers through its Active View offering, advertisers are looking for ways to really understand if their dollars are being properly utilized. 32 more words

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