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Cablevision Lures Cord Cutters By Pairing Broadband With Free Antennas And Optional HBO Now

Rather than the fight the movement towards streaming content, Cablevision has instead opted to help TV viewers cut the cord. How so? Cablevision was the first pay-TV provider to offer HBO Now ...

Fri 24 Apr 15 from HotHardware

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A Smartphone Eye Exam Service Launches in New York

A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.Your next eye exam could be done with gadgets that connect to a smartphone ...

Wed 22 Apr 15 from MIT Technology Review

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Carphone Warehouse launching flexible 'iD' mobile network next month

Does the UK need another carrier? Carphone Warehouse seems to think so. It's been rumoured for months, but finally the company is ready to unveil its own mobile network. "iD" will arrive in ...

Wed 22 Apr 15 from Engadget

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Review: Plenty of options for HBO online, not enough time

HBO Now, the cable channel's new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse.

Wed 22 Apr 15 from

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Uber to return—legally—to Portland, Oregon

It's been dubbed "Taxis Gone Wild," and for the next 120 days Oregon's largest city will see a big shakeup in an old-school industry.

Wed 22 Apr 15 from

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E.U. Parliament up in arms against raid on research funds

Talks start on where to find money for European stimulus package

Mon 20 Apr 15 from Science Now

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ESPN says Verizon's new FiOS TV packages violate agreements

Breaking up the cable-TV bundle won't be easy. ESPN is objecting to how Verizon is giving its FiOS TV customers more choice. In new plans that went into effect Sunday, Verizon made the ESPN ...

Mon 20 Apr 15 from

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Comcast expands 2-gigabit Internet service

?In the race for speed, Comcast soon will offer the fastest residential Internet speed in the country to its 1.3 million residential customers in South Florida.

Wed 22 Apr 15 from

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The Year Of Mobile Payments

 Ask most people what the state of mobile payments is today, and they’ll tell you it’s just kicking off. With Facebook announcing the option to ‘send money to friends’ ...

Sun 19 Apr 15 from TechCrunch

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Optus to charge Netflix for faster access in Australia?

Featured | Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: Telecoms & NBNAustralia's No.2 telco, Optus, is looking at charging 'OTT' or over-the-top video streaming companies so their services ...

Mon 20 Apr 15 from iTWire

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