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  • (Reuters) - Fandango, a movie ticketing service owned by cable company Comcast Corp, is buying MovieClips from Zefr Inc to boost its film-related content. MovieClips, launched in 2009, licenses movie scenes from various studios, puts them up on YouTube and monetizes them with ads on the site. The MovieClips network consists …

  • The AOL logo is seen at the company's office in New York

    By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK (Reuters) - AOL is making a push into China with its digital video studio Makers, which struck a partnership on Thursday with that country's privately held Sun Media Group. This is AOL's biggest effort in China since it was spun out from Time Warner Inc almost five years ago. China's Sun Media …

  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in Washington

    By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are expected to vote on May 15 on a new set of so-called "net neutrality" rules aimed at making certain that broadband providers do not slow down or block consumers' access to legal Internet content. The rules from the Federal Communications Commission, which released …

  • Investor holds prospectus explaining Facebook stock after attending show for Facebook Inc's initial public offering at the Four Season's Hotel in Boston
    Facebook's next growth engines still warming up Reuters - 14 hours ago

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has a message for Wall Street: Don't expect new revenue streams anytime soon. The world's No. 1 Internet … More »Facebook's next growth engines still warming up

    Investor holds prospectus explaining Facebook stock after attending show for Facebook Inc's initial public offering at the Four Season's Hotel in Boston

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has a message for Wall Street: Don't expect new revenue streams anytime soon. The world's No. 1 Internet social network delivered its strongest revenue growth in several years during the first quarter, as its mobile ad business gained steam. But even as Facebook …

  • A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin
    All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat Reuters - 15 hours ago

    By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved … More »All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat

    A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin

    By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet. Somali pirates help choose their targets by viewing navigational data online, prompting ships to either turn off their navigational devices, …

  • Brazil's President Rousseff attends the opening ceremony for the NETmundial: Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance conference in Sao Paulo
    Brazil's Rousseff praises U.S. for relaxing grip on Internet Reuters - 22 hours ago

    By Esteban Israel SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff praised the United States on Wednesday for its decision to ease control over the Internet and … More »Brazil's Rousseff praises U.S. for relaxing grip on Internet

    Brazil's President Rousseff attends the opening ceremony for the NETmundial: Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance conference in Sao Paulo

    By Esteban Israel SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff praised the United States on Wednesday for its decision to ease control over the Internet and called for a more democratic, transparent network following the U.S. National Security Agency spying scandal. Rousseff spoke at a global conference that …

  • The Netflix logo is is shown on an ipad in Encinitas, California
    Netflix to debut an original Spanish-language series in 2015 Reuters - 23 hours ago

    Netflix Inc on Wednesday announced its first original Spanish-language television series, a bid by the video-streaming company to attract subscribers in Latin America … More »Netflix to debut an original Spanish-language series in 2015

    The Netflix logo is is shown on an ipad in Encinitas, California

    Netflix Inc on Wednesday announced its first original Spanish-language television series, a bid by the video-streaming company to attract subscribers in Latin America and Spanish speakers in the United States Netflix said the series, a 13-episode comedy about a family feud among the heirs to a soccer club, is slated to …

  • The logo for HBO is pictured at the Cable portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills
    Amazon grabs rights to stream older HBO shows Reuters - 23 hours ago

    Amazon.com's streaming video service will offer some older shows from premium-cable channel HBO starting next month, a deal that intensifies both companies' competition … More »Amazon grabs rights to stream older HBO shows

    The logo for HBO is pictured at the Cable portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills

    Amazon.com's streaming video service will offer some older shows from premium-cable channel HBO starting next month, a deal that intensifies both companies' competition with subscription-video service Netflix. This is the first time HBO, owned by Time Warner Inc, has licensed its award-winning programming to an online …

  • NYPD graduate Lormel polishes her badge backstage before her induction ceremony in New York
    NYPD Twitter campaign backfires, thousands of negative tweets Reuters - 23 hours ago

    By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York Police Department campaign to burnish its image via social media instead produced a flood of pictures of apparent … More »NYPD Twitter campaign backfires, thousands of negative tweets

    NYPD graduate Lormel polishes her badge backstage before her induction ceremony in New York

    By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York Police Department campaign to burnish its image via social media instead produced a flood of pictures of apparent police brutality and tweets critical of the force being shared at a rate of thousands an hour. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said on Wednesday he would …

  • A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris
    Exclusive: FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks Reuters - 23 hours ago

    By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - The FBI has warned healthcare providers their cybersecurity systems are lax compared to other sectors, making them vulnerable to attacks … More »Exclusive: FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks

    A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris

    By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - The FBI has warned healthcare providers their cybersecurity systems are lax compared to other sectors, making them vulnerable to attacks by hackers searching for Americans' personal medical records and health insurance data. Health data is far more valuable to hackers on the black market …

  • Opinion: #MyNYPD campaign is a huge failure, but would #MySAPS be wors … Yahoo South Africa News - Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    The #MyNYPD campaign was the social media fail of the week. But what would happen if we had a #MySAPS campaign? More »Opinion: #MyNYPD campaign is a huge failure, but would #MySAPS be wors …

    The #MyNYPD campaign was the social media fail of the week. But what would happen if we had a #MySAPS campaign?

  • Avaaz activists hold illustrations of former NSA contractor Snowden as they deliver a petition in Brasilia
    Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights Reuters - Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects … More »Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights

    Avaaz activists hold illustrations of former NSA contractor Snowden as they deliver a petition in Brasilia

    By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations. President Dilma Rousseff, who was the target of U.S. espionage according to documents …

  • NSA data gathering facility in Bluffdale, south of Salt Lake City, Utah
    Brazil conference will plot Internet's future post NSA spying Reuters - Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    By Esteban Israel and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A global conference in Brazil on the future of the Internet in the wake of U.S. spying revelations … More »Brazil conference will plot Internet's future post NSA spying

    NSA data gathering facility in Bluffdale, south of Salt Lake City, Utah

    By Esteban Israel and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A global conference in Brazil on the future of the Internet in the wake of U.S. spying revelations might be much less anti-American than first thought after Washington said it was willing to loosen its control over the Web. Bowing to the demands of Brazil …

  • An At&T logo is seen atop a store in Beverly Hills, California
    AT&T partners with Chernin Group in online video venture Reuters - Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said Tuesday it would partner with The Chernin Group media holding company to invest $500 million in a joint venture for … More »AT&T partners with Chernin Group in online video venture

    An At&T logo is seen atop a store in Beverly Hills, California

    By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said Tuesday it would partner with The Chernin Group media holding company to invest $500 million in a joint venture for web-based video services, making it the latest company aiming to tap the growing consumer demand for online video. The move follows announcements by Verizon …

  • Netflix hints at plans to launch in more European markets
    Netflix hints at plans to launch in more European markets AFP Relax - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    After several months of rumors and reports of setbacks due to local regulations, plans to launch in France and Germany were indirectly confirmed by a Netflix executive. … More »Netflix hints at plans to launch in more European markets

    Netflix hints at plans to launch in more European markets

    After several months of rumors and reports of setbacks due to local regulations, plans to launch in France and Germany were indirectly confirmed by a Netflix executive. On an investor's call regarding Netflix's quarterly financial results, the company's Chief Content Officer and Vice President Ted Sarandos was questioned …

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