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Judge says Aereo must shut for good as live TV, but service may survive as a cloud DVR

gigaom.com — The story of Aereo, the streaming TV service that rattled the broadcast industry before the Supreme Court shut it down, is not over just yet it seems. On Thursday, a federal judge in New York slapped Aereo with an expected injunction, but also hinted how the service might survive in the future.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @Techmeme: Judge says Aereo must shut for good as live TV, but service may survive as a cloud DVR gigaom.com/2014/10/23/jud… techmeme.com/141023/p41#a14…

Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

A fascinating scenario: 'Judge says Aereo must shut for good as live TV, but service may survive as a cloud DVR' lnkd.in/bDBhxGY

Oct 23, 2014

Aereo is officially dead as a live TV service, but judge gives new life to the DVR question gigaom.com/2014/10/23/jud… tip @Techmeme

Ford cars will soon start scanning the streets for wayward pedestrians

gigaom.com — The new 2015 Mondeo will be the Ford car to own to engage in people watching - quite literally. The European vehicle will use radar and cameras to scan the road and sidewalks ahead to look for pedestrians in the vehicle's path or about to enter it.
Oct 23, 2014

Ford cars will soon start scanning the streets for wayward pedestrians gigaom.com/2014/10/23/for… via @gigaom

Responding to DVD subscription decline, Netflix closes call center

gigaom.com — Netflix is closing a call center devoted to its DVD subscription business in Hillsboro, Oregon, letting go of 188 remaining employees, according to a report by the Oregonian. The news is just the latest sign for Netflix shifting priorities away from its DVD business as the number of subscribers still paying for those iconic red envelopes continues to decline.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @gigaom: Responding to DVD subscription decline, Netflix closes call center dlvr.it/7J7gT2

Amazon Web Services, back on growth track

gigaom.com — Amazon Web Services, appears to be back on a fast path, according to Amazon's latest earnings release. In the now mythic North American Sales, Other category, sales were a healthy $1.34 billion, up pretty substantially fro $960 million for the year ago quarter and $1.17 sequentially.

Microsoft again cites strong cloud growth in its latest earnings

gigaom.com — As has become its custom, Microsoft claimed strong cloud momentum for its third quarter earnings. For the quarter ending September 30, the company's commercial cloud business including Office 365, Azure and Dynamics CRM, saw revenue up 128 percent year over year, according to Microsoft.
Oct 24, 2014

$msft again cites strong cloud growth in its latest earnings gigaom.com/2014/10/23/mic… via @gigaom

Oct 23, 2014

Microsoft again cites strong cloud growth in its latest earnings gigaom.com/2014/10/23/mic… via @gigaom

Structure Connect 2014 recap: The internet of things is about the services, not the sensors

gigaom.com — The internet of things will be so large - and is such a broad topic - that there are a lot of different ways to approach it. For every person concerned about the security of the internet of things, there are other people who want to make the data it produces more sharable and portable.
Oct 23, 2014

Structure Connect 2014 recap: The internet of things is about the services, not the sensors gigaom.com/2014/10/23/str… via @gigaom

Prizm want to build a context-aware music streaming adapter

gigaom.com — This is cool: A French startup wants to build a music streaming adapter that is contextually aware of its environment, and adapts both the music it plays and the volume to the people, conversations and noise level in the room.
Oct 23, 2014

Prizm want to build a context-aware music streaming adapter gigaom.com/2014/10/23/pri… via @gigaom

NSA aims for the clouds

gigaom.com — The National Security Agency is currently hiring technical professionals who can bring innovation and surprise to cloud computing. While the final output of these professionals will be known only by a few, it's easy to see why developers would be interested in the world's leading signals intelligence agency.

HP’s Helion OpenStack is here

gigaom.com — A few months ago, Hewlett-Packard threw its hat into the ring with plans to build and offer it's own OpenStack distribution. Now it, aka Helion, is broadly available. Also available is HP Helion Development Platform which combines OpenStack integrated with Cloud Foundry PaaS capabilities.