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Netflix hasn't said in a while how many subscribers it has in each of its international markets, but a new report estimates that there are 4.5 million subscribers in the U.K. alone. Report: Netflix has 4.5 million subscribers in the U.K., 3 million in Canada originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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A spot check of Home Depot's push into the connected home yields uneven results. Revolv, but no Wink hubs at my Home Depot originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Sales in the Amazon Web Services category are down slightly quarter to quarter, but were up 32 percent year over year. Sign of stress or just business as usual? AWS sales are off slightly originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Amazon saw a steeper-than-expected net loss in its Q2 earnings report, sending stock down in after-hours trading. Amazon’s Q2 loss sends stock falling; company expects huge operating loss next quarter originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The partnership centers around using bioprinted tissue to discover new drugs. The announcement comes ahead of Organovo's commercial launch later this year. Johnson & Johnson partners with Organovo to consider 3D-printing living tissue originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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During Facebook's earnings call yesterday it seemed like things couldn't get any better for the company, with both revenue and engagement growing rapidly. But this morning, the company one upped itself again, hitting the highest stock price on record since going public. The world is looking rosy for Facebook as its stock hits a record high originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Calling all rockstar energy entrepreneurs. There's a kick@ss opportunity for five of you. Introducing M37: A brand new type of R&D program for energy entrepreneurs originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Ambient lighting for your television viewing may be a good reason to pick up a few Hue light bulbs. If you want to try out the experience here are two apps to download. Sharknado 2 will be terrible. But it will look cool in your house under lighting from Philips originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The social scrapbook, which processes about a petabyte of data daily, uses the Hadoop-as-a-service startup Qubole to handle Hadoop jobs and Puppet for its data processing configuration. Pinterest explains how it runs a souped-up version of Hadoop originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Oculus’ second-generation developer kits for its virtual reality headset are now shipping, according to emails sent to developers last night. The news first surfaced on a Reddit thread before being picked up by Road to VR. Oculus community manager Andres Hernandez confirmed the shipments in the Reddit […] Oculus begins shipping its next generation developer kit originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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LoopPay’s digital credit card has attracted the attention of credit card titan Visa, which may be just be looking for alternatives to plastic. LoopPay said on Thursday that Visa has made a strategic investment in the company of an undisclosed sum. LoopPay makes programmable keychain fobs […] Visa invests in wireless credit card maker LoopPay originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The mobile-payment industry is forecasted to account for as much as $1 trillion in global transactions by 2015. Mobile applications are becoming the new website. If you don’t have one available, you are missing a major market. Mobile adoption has accelerated like never before. Sponsored post: How to plan, develop, test and launch a modern mobile application originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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A year after launch, Chromecast streaming sticks have been used 400 million times to cast media to TVs. But the bigger story is that Chromecast is starting to change our concept of a TV itself. Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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What should we do about the growing number of camera-equipped drones flying through U.S. neighborhoods? President Obama is developing some ideas. White House working on privacy guidelines for consumer drones originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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A sub-$200 device from ZTE comes with the Google Now Launcher pre-installed, although ZTE says it's not abandoning its homegrown Android skin. ZTE’s newest mid-range phone is running the stock Google Now interface originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Square Register's sales, refund and settlement data can now all be used as triggers for IFTTT recipes. A merchant can generate alerts whenever a sale occurs, or have a little more fun with smart appliances. Square joins the internet of things, integrating its sales data with IFTTT originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The startup recently canceled its crowdfunding campaign and shifted from consumer to enterprise customers. It will focus on industrial and medical applications before returning to working on a device for the general population. Atheer plans an augmented reality-equipped hardhat originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The flaw could de-anonymize many users, but it's not a vulnerability in Tails itself, as I2P isn't used by default in the live operating system. Researchers find serious flaw in I2P, an anonymizing layer used in “amnesic” OS Tails originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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There's nothing like a Star Trek reference (yay Tribbles!) to help explain complex stuff like quantum computing. Still confused about quantum computing? This may help originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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In this Gigaom webinar, the panelists will examine the current state of enterprise-mobility programs and the reasons behind them, discuss the untapped potential of a properly executed mobility strategy, and outline concrete steps and examples that businesses can take to reboot their own mobility efforts. Gigaom Research webinar: enabling secure productivity with user-first enterprise mobility originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Another day, another Hadoop investment. This time, it's Hewlett-Packard bankrolling Hortonworks to the tune of $50 million. Your move, Cloudera. HP joins the Hadoop backers club, pours $50M into Hortonworks originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The entire debate over what to do about big broadband companies boils down to one phrase: Title II, which is the FCC's only source of real power. Here's an explanation of what it is and why insiders think the FCC won't dare use it. Title II is the only path to net neutrality. Here’s why almost nobody thinks the FCC will take it originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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On this week's Structure Show, Andrew Clay Shafer talks about his new gig at Pivotal, his issues with OpenStack, and updates us on why incubators still suck. Devops guru on Cloud Foundry, OpenStack and why startups should steer clear of incubators originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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PTC, a supply chain management software company has become a surprise buyer of industrial internet companies. Today it said it would buy Axeda in a deal valued at $170 million. PTC to buy Axeda its second acqusition for the industrial internet of things originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Twitter picked a rather opportune moment to publish its horrifying staff diversity statistics: During Facebook's quarter two earnings release. Twitter airs its unflattering diversity numbers when all eyes are on Facebook’s second quarter earnings originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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