In The Fight Between Netflix And Cable Operators, High-Quality Streaming Video Is Being Held Hostage

netflixbuilding4

Last week at CES, Netflix announced that a number of ISPs had adopted its Open Connect technology, which provides a more direct connection between it and a cable operator, lowering the cost of delivery and increasing the quality of its streaming video. And for those who do participate, Netflix has a bonus: Due to those efficiencies, it will be able to offer up Super HD and 3D video to their broadband subscribers.

But here’s the flip side: One cable provider is arguing that because Netflix ...

Read the source article

Other articlesgo to homepage

Terminal’s Containers Pioneer A New Way Of Developing Apps From The CloudComments Off

Terminal, a San Francisco-based startup founded by some ex-Facebook and Google technical talent, is trying to transform the way we do software development. They’ve built system supporting containers, or ultra-fast virtual machines that will let developers write, ship and collaborate on code directly from the browser. While there are other somewhat comparable startups like Docker,… Read More

Yep, Apple Will Shut Down Beats Music App And Roll It Into iTunesComments Off

Condescending Wonka Last month I reported that Apple would shut down Beats Music and likely add streaming music to iTunes. Apple denied, specifically, that Beats Music would be shut down. Shortly thereafter, ‘unnamed sources familiar with the matter’ conveniently surfaced to engage in a battle of semantics about whether Apple might modify Beats Music over time, including its brand. As we noted at… Read More

The Queen’s First Tweet Is A Royal MysteryComments Off

Screenshot 2014-10-24 12.48.43 Think about your first tweet. Mine was sent from a desktop, but I’m sure plenty of people sent their first tweet from a smartphone.
But before you can ever send a tweet, you have to sign up for an account. And, of course, you have to type out an actual message. Only then can you press that little blue Tweet button and begin your Twitter journey.
The Queen, however, does things a bit… Read More

Amazon Quietly Launches A Functional App Store Within Its Main Android ApplicationComments Off

amazon-angled Until recently, if you wanted to install an application from Amazon’s own Appstore onto your Android device, you would have to install the Amazon Appstore app separately. And this is a bit of a hassle, since you can’t exactly just download the app from Google Play. But last month, Amazon quietly rolled out a new feature within its main Amazon application on Android which now includes… Read More

IBM Earnings Reflect Just How Difficult Transformation Really IsComments Off

IBM logo on earthscape. The news came out this week that IBM had another bad quarterly report card. Unfortunately for IBM it marked the 10th straight quarter of falling revenue, indicating that maybe something’s not quite right at Big Blue. IBM’s earnings illustrate the challenge they face as they transform themselves into a cloud-centric company.
It could be that it will take some time for that… Read More

read more
Facebook Twitter RSS

855-200-1776

Ext. 1 - Leave a Message Line |Ext. 2 - Join us On-Air |Ext. 3 - Business Office | Ext. 4 - Sales |Ext. 6 - Small Business RX

support@am1100theflag.com

AM1100 The Flag

The 50,000 watt blow torch of the prairie: AM1100 The Flag. Proudly owned and operated by the Bakken Beacon Media network.
Prize Disclaimer